Fundraising and Investor Relations Associate

  • Job Title: Fundraising and Investor Relations Associate
  • Location: Home working, meetings and events in London and around the UK as required
  • Reporting To: Operations Director
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract: Contract

About Social Tech Trust

The cost-of-living crisis, global economic downturn and continuing pandemic are contributing to an uncertain environment where it is more important than ever that we find solutions to the challenges people face. Tech is not a panacea, but it is part of almost every solution. We are working to ensure that early-stage companies are able to do good with technology.

Social Tech Trust is at an exciting stage.  Our vision is a world where social transformation is the driving force behind tech. We’ve already invested more than £30m in 300 socially motivated initiatives over the last decade. We’re now ready to scale our impact by creating a new investment fund for early-stage social tech ventures. Our fund is based on a flexible VC model that combines elements of revenue-based investment and venture capital to enable social tech ventures to build their sustainability and increase their impact.

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion: Having worked with many organisations that champion equality, diversity and inclusion from a range of backgrounds and perspectives, we’re committed to the same principles in our own employment practices. We actively welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, socio economic background, sexual orientation or age.

Our approach to recruitment: We know that well qualified people often screen themselves out as they can’t tick all the boxes of the job description, or their imposter syndrome kicks in. No-one can do everything perfectly, so we are looking to build a team with complementary skills and the right attitude and values. So, if you are wavering, we encourage you to apply.

About this role

We’re recruiting for an entrepreneurial Fundraising and Investor Relations Associate to join our team and play a key role in raising the investment fund. The role will focus on supporting the ongoing fundraise through investor research and engagement, supporting the investment team and working with our Marketing and Communications Manager to create compelling materials that will engage and motivate investors.  We need someone who is confident to talk about financial instruments, fund structures and the wider investment landscape.

This role is suited to someone who has both strategic insight and the ability to roll their sleeves up and get things done. We’re seeking someone who can work flexibly within an ambitious team and can see tasks through to completion working quickly whilst delivering quality outputs. The post holder will have strong attention to detail and excellent communications skills with the confidence to reach out to investors and partners. They will be able to bring their experience to the role and support the development of our investment strategy.

Operations Director

Home working, meetings and events in London and around the UK as required

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