Primary contact for existing and potential Metro Denver EDC investors and responsible for:
Recruiting new investors and retaining investors, according to the Metro Denver EDC annual budget and annual goals set in the Investor Relations Director annual commission plan. The commission plan is reviewed annually.
Preparing annual strategy and implementation plan for investor recruitment and retention in conjunction with Metro Denver EDC CEO and Vice President.
Key liaison between senior leadership and key investors.
Lead strategy and implementation role for Metro Denver EDC capital campaigns.
Run all investor programs including sponsorships for all Metro Denver EDC events.
Monitor investor representation on Metro Denver EDC Executive Committee, Board of Governors, industry coalition, and committee assignments to maximize investor engagement.
Provide all on-going, communication with investors through one-on-one meetings, telephone conversations, investor briefings, and communication materials (printed and electronic).
Retain existing investors and manage investor involvement through monthly contact and personalized service.
Engage Chamber/Metro Denver EDC leadership and staff in recruitment and retention efforts.
Responsible for Investor Relations Communications and Database Management
Develops and implements communication plan annually.
Assists CEO and staff in public speaking engagements whenever necessary to market the Metro Denver EDC to the community and its partners.
Creates investor printed and electronic marketing and informational materials for recruitment and retention.
Manages and maintains investor database with the most current investor information, including primary and secondary contacts, addresses, and committee preferences.
Responsible for Investor Events
Responsible for sponsorship fundraising and investor relations management for all Metro Denver EDC events.
Manages Investor outreach by taking a lead role in holiday party, investor monthly luncheons, annual new company/CEO reception, and other activities to ensure investor engagement.
Responsible for Investor Revenue Management
Maintains detailed investor financials showing status of accounts receivable, and investor retention.
Responsible for investor billing, managing statements, and invoices.
Coordinates with Vice President budgeting and accounting of investor revenues.
Assists the Vice President, CEO and Chamber Executive staff as appropriate as well as the Chamber and Metro Denver EDC staff as needed
Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated track record in sales and customer relations in a non-profit or business setting with a minimum of 7 years of experience in economic development industry with an emphasis in investor development, retention and fundraising or direct business experience, preferably in sales and customer service.
SKILLS: Excellent interpersonal and telephone skills, strong business writing skills, thorough knowledge of MS Office software, including: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with customer databases such as Salesforce, Dynamics 365.
Ability to develop relationships and inspire confidence, trust and respect from internal and external contacts, as well as maintaining a dialogue and open communications with them. Ability to convey information via highly discreet, trustworthy interactions internally and externally. Must exhibit excellent judgment regarding people and information.
Ability to speak knowledgeably on economic development, public policy, and community issues.
Excellent communication skills to include public speaking.
Adept in making cold-calls.
Familiarity with working in a non-profit setting and experience working in the Metro Denver and Northern Colorado business community preferred.
Ability to work in teams as well as ability to recruit and manage volunteers. Willingness to pitch in on the small tasks as well as taking a lead on larger projects.
Demonstrate leadership skills and the ability to operate independently and proactively.
Has a proven track record of closing deals and demonstrates the ability to facilitate professional relations and connect investors.
Good command of the English language; sense of urgency when necessary; attention to detail and quality; excellent task follow through; ability to prioritize; dependability.
EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computer, fax machine, AV equipment, printer, scanner and telephone system.
Normal business office environment. Early mornings (7 a.m.) and some evening hours (approximately to 8 p.m.) will be required at various times each month. A reliable car is required to meet with potential members throughout the metro area and to travel to various functions.