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Business Development Associate for Venture Capital company, specialising in Climate Change & Climate

Q Networkers
London, United Kingdom
£30k - £40k
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Job Function
Private Equity/Venture Capital
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Company

Our client is a venture capital investor, specialising in climate change and climate tech.

The team are on a mission to deliver outstanding investor returns whilst making a positive environmental impact and combating climate change.

They back early stage companies that are looking to scale with the potential of returning large returns to investors.

Active in sectors such as; electric transport, consumer businesses, renewable energy technologies & sustainable building materials to name a few.

Last year investment inflow increased by 300%. The flagship investment vehicle is currently 'The Climate Change Fund' marketed at retail clients including high net worth individuals & financial advisers.

Job Description

We are looking for a business development associate to join the sales/fundraising team.

You will be working closely with the sales director and fundraising team to increase inflows into funds and investment opportunities.

The main target demographic for the current investment funds are retail clients - These include high net worth individuals and financial advisors / wealth managers across the UK.

The core responsibility for the role will be to identify new potential target investors (often these will be financial advisers), outreach (call / email) these targets, qualify they are interested in the proposition and arrange meetings for the sales director.

Job scope will also include assisting with existing investor clients, answering queries &

presenting to potential clients.

Duties will include:
  • Research new target investors
  • Cold call and develop relationships with these target investors.
  • Assist developing relationships with known clients
  • Maintaining and update the CRM database
  • Assisting with marketing outreach

Experience & key competencies

  • Self motivated
  • 1-2 years sales experience required
  • Financial services background preferred but not essential
  • (Prior experience selling to IFAs a bonus)
  • CRM experience preferred

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