Venture Capital Investor Relations Specialists
Investor relations specialists are experts in communications, public relations, marketing, and finance. They help venture capital firms manage relationships with current investors and market funds to prospective investors (e.g., high-wealth individuals, funds of funds, pension funds, insurance companies, and family offices).
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Investor relations private equity salaries averaged about $83,631 per year in October 2020, according to ZipRecruiter. Salaries ranged from as low as $29,000 to $128,000 or more. PayScale.com reported the average investor relations associate salary in October 2020 was $68,823, with salaries ranging from $43,000 to $106,000 or more.
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Investor relations professionals travel frequently to meet with current and potential investors. A road show can last anywhere from five to 10 days, and this series of presentations and schmoozing sessions with fund managers, analysts, and investors can be draining. The job can be stressful during busy times such as when a firm is implementing its exit strategy (i.e., IPO, merger, selling the c...
The U.S. Department of Labor does not provide an employment outlook for investor relations specialists, but it does report that job opportunities for marketing managers and public relations specialists are expected to grow by up to 7 percent, much faster than the average, through 2029. The National Venture Capital Association reports that the number of venture capital firms has increased from 8...