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INVESTOR RELATIONS ASSOCIATE

Responsibilities

  • Main:

    • Building and qualifying a deep investor network, both across the continent and globally

    • Securing funding for the portfolio.

    • Creating systems, tools, and practices that enable our portfolio ventures to successfully raise funding.

    • Make direct introductions and help founders strategically engage with potential investors.

    • Maintain a community of investors

    • Provide deal flow support to investors

    • Matchmaking between Investors and startups

    • Plan And manage logistics at VC unconference events across the continent

    • Develop reports through analysis of the data and research.

    • Lead and manage the Digital Collective Africa community

  • AfricArise

    • Involvement in all aspects of due diligence on new investments (business analysis, industry thesis,

    • Sourcing investments, competitive landscape, business/pricing model, and financial modeling / deal structuring)

    • Organise an Investment committee meeting

  • AfricArena

    • Support with sourcing speakers and participants at events

    • Support in securing partnerships and sponsorships for the AfricArena tour

    • Support in Logistics

Requirements

  • Excellent written and spoken Communication skills

  • Stakeholder management

  • Project management

  • Business development

  • Event Planning & Coordination

  • Interpersonal and relational skills

  • Google suit competence

  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills with an ability to develop and maintain effective business
    relationships

  • Self-starter with a superior work ethic and uncompromising personal integrity

  • Ability to work in a high-pressure dynamic environment

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment with limited supervision (including proactively seeking guidance when needed)

Your Profile

  • Residing in Cape Town, South Africa or willing to relocate

  • Bachelors in Entrepreneurship/Business Management/Similar

  • 3 – 5 experience in venture and investment relations

  • Previous working experience in a similar role

  • Autonomous, organized and ability to manage several parallel projects.

  • Passionate about story-telling, community building, networking

  • Fast learner and builds working relationships quickly

  • Highly passionate about emerging technology, emerging markets, and the startup ecosystem.

  • All-rounder in marketing with good understanding of various marketing platforms and tools

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