We are hiring a passionate Business Development manager to drive business growth and attract potential investors to the company's two funds. These funds offer tax incentives to UK investors who support small and early-stage businesses, making them an attractive investment opportunity.
Job Location : London, United Kingdom
Market Research: Conduct thorough market research to identify potential target investors, industry trends, and competitor offerings. Use this information to develop effective business development strategies.
Lead Generation: Generate leads through various channels, including networking events, cold calling, email campaigns, social media outreach, and partnerships with financial advisors and wealth managers.
Investor and Adviser Relations: Build and maintain strong relationships with existing and prospective investors and wealth managers. Provide them with in-depth information about the EIS/SEIS funds, explaining the benefits, risks, and potential returns.
Presentations and Pitches: Prepare and deliver compelling presentations and pitches to potential investors, showcasing the advantages of investing in the EIS/SEIS funds and addressing any queries or concerns they may have.
Compliance and Regulations: Stay updated with the latest regulations and compliance requirements related to EIS/SEIS tax-efficient funds. Ensure that all marketing materials and communications are compliant with the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) guidelines.
Team Collaboration: Collaborate with internal teams, including the investment team and marketing department, to align business development strategies with fund performance and marketing efforts.
Events and Conferences: Represent the company at industry events, conferences, and seminars to raise awareness about the EIS/SEIS funds and expand the network of potential investors.
Reporting: Provide regular reports to the senior management team on the progress of business development activities, including the number of leads generated, investor conversions, and overall performance.
Feedback and Improvement: Gather feedback from investors and industry professionals to identify areas for improvement in fund offerings, marketing strategies, and customer service.
Continuous Learning: Stay informed about the latest developments in the tax-efficient investment landscape, industry best practices, and changes in government policies that may impact EIS/SEIS funds.
Skills and Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in finance, business, economics, or a related field
Proven experience in business development, preferably within the financial services sector or investment industry
In-depth knowledge of EIS and SEIS tax-efficient investment schemes in the UK
Strong understanding of financial products, investment principles, and risk management
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Networking prowess and the ability to build and maintain professional relationships
Self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented
Familiarity with FCA regulations and compliance standards
Analytical mindset and the ability to interpret market data and trends