Analyst, Investor Relations (London)

Job Title: Analyst, Investor Relations

Location: London

Employment Type: Full-Time

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Team Overview: Investor Relations (“IR”) is the team responsible within LaSalle for all client relationship, capital raising, and marketing activities to clients and prospects globally. The team consists of over 35 professionals located in 12 offices worldwide. LaSalle has over 500 institutional clients globally, invested in both private real estate as well as public securities investment programs.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a global team and have exposure to a global and diverse real estate product offering, including private equity, private debt and public REITs and work closely with a number of senior professionals within IR, as well as in the fund management and research & strategy teams. This role will be based in London to support the European and Global IR teams in the marketing of LaSalle funds, the development of new business proposition and products, together with providing information to existing and prospective institutional clients and other parts of the business.

 

Role and Key Accountabilities:

  • Actively participate in the capital raising process to drive efficiencies and improve client relations
  • Create and update marketing materials (introductory fliers, investor pitchbooks) and presentations used to promote LaSalle’s business and products to existing and prospective clients globally.
  • Write and coordinate RFP (Request for Proposal) and RFI (Request for Information) responses, working closely with the responsible fund team, client relationship manager, other members of IR, and legal & compliance.
  • Support the IR team in addressing client requests and promoting new products.
  • Track and analyse capital raise efforts on existing and proposed funds.
  • Continuously evolve and update internal databases to track both existing and new investor relations and capital flows in the market (incl. competitor analysis). 
  • Complete and submit industry capital raising surveys.

 

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with financial background ideally with at least two years’ work experience.
  • Real estate background or strong interest preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to liaise with senior personnel and manage their expectations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to drive initiatives and work to tight and competing deadlines.
  • Project management skills with ability to gather and collate information efficiently from a variety of sources, organise deadlines and anticipate requests.
  • Strong numerical, analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Desire to learn with ability to think critically and creatively.
  • High attention to detail and quality.
  • Strong sense of teamwork and ability to work within a multi-functional business (Compliance, Legal, Marketing, Research, Portfolio Management).
  • Desire to participate in on-the-job training to learn new and enhance existing skills (industry conferences and training)
  • Computer literate in all Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

 

LaSalle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community