Fund Raising and Investor Relations Analyst

Description

Support the Fundraising and Investor Relations team in the delivery of its annual fundraising target and assist in creating and communicating a consistently applied message to shareholders, to enhance the understanding of Africa50’s value proposition.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist the fundraising team in mapping the potential investors to target within and outside Africa, and synthesizing relevant information to understand potential shareholder interest, suitability, and identifying contacts for engagement
  • Coordinate events such as roadshows, conferences, official visits, and shareholders’ meetings, and assist with their planning and production, including managing the logistics, communicating with shareholders, and preparing relevant documentations
  • Assist the team in the identification and preparation of materials for internal and external presentations
  • Prepare and dispatch correspondence to existing and potential shareholders as per the Fundraising and Investor Relations outreach activities
  • Support the team with regular reporting to shareholders, the Board and the Senior Leadership Team
  • Monitor budgets and handle documentation and procedures related to contracts, such as invoices
  • Keep the CRM database updated with relevant contacts information and other investor relations data and produce regular dashboards when needed
  • Provide recommendations for the continuous improvement of existing processes and contribute to the development of new and innovative business processes and procedures necessary for the support of the team
  • Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor

Candidate Profile

  • Focused and rigorous 3+ years in a similar position
  • Looking for demonstrated academic excellence
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance or a related field. A Masters is a plus
  • Strong relationship to Africa - it could be by origin or a demonstrated long-term interest/commitment. Existing relationships in Africa are a plus
  • Good understanding of the dynamics in the investment environment preferred
  • Excellent communication skills in English and French, both written and spoken
  • Proven high interpersonal skills
  • Very high degree of flexibility, demonstrated capacity to handle a variety of concurrent activities, to judge priorities, and to take initiative, while keeping a clear head in an action-oriented and fast-paced environment
  • High degree of judgment, discretion, and diplomacy in handling confidential and sensitive matters
  • Demonstrated ability to deal tactfully and effectively with contacts at all levels, both inside and outside the organization
  • Proactively follow-through on key deliverables to ensure deadlines are met. High level of motivation, commitment, and reliability are needed
  • Willingness to work overtime and flexibility regarding working hours

How to Apply

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We kindly request that only people meeting all the profile's criteria highlighted above apply to this position. We will contact the shortlisted candidates within four weeks maximum.

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