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Sales & Investor Relations Associate



Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2023

Location: Connecticut, New Jersey, New York - hybrid

Sales & Investor Relations Associate

Techstars is seeking an experienced sales professional with a strong background in investor relations to join our team as a Sales and Investor Relations Associate. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) through effective sales and marketing strategies. You will also work closely with the Investor Relations team to create marketing materials and thought leadership content to enhance our brand image and maintain a robust pipeline of potential investors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and cultivate relationships with RIAs and other potential prospects to develop a robust pipeline of business opportunities
  • Collaborate with the capital formation team to develop and execute sales and marketing plans to increase business opportunities with RIAs
  • Utilize digital and traditional tactics to influence RIAs and other potential prospects
  • Foster strong relationships with existing investors by staying informed about their objectives, risk tolerances, and other relevant factors
  • Liaise with the Techstars revenue team on our joint initiative(s) with prospective partners who want innovation coupled with fund returns
  • Collaborate with the IR team to develop and maintain marketing materials and thought leadership
  • Work with the revenue team on joint initiatives with prospective partners who want innovation coupled with fund returns


  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, business or related field preferred
  • 3 years of experience in sales and investor relations
  • Proven track record in identifying, cultivating, and maintaining relationships with RIAs and other prospects
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Proficiency in Google Suit, Salesforce, and other relevant software applications.

Compensation: $90,000 - $110,000 + 10% bonus

About Techstars

The Techstars worldwide network helps entrepreneurs succeed. Founded in 2006, Techstars began with three simple ideas—entrepreneurs create a better future for everyone, collaboration drives innovation, and great ideas can come from anywhere. Now we are on a mission to enable every person on the planet to contribute to, and benefit from, the success of entrepreneurs. In addition to operating accelerator programs and venture capital funds, we do this by connecting startups, investors, corporations, and cities to help build thriving startup communities. Techstars has invested in more than 3,000 companies that today have a combined market cap valuation of $97.9 Billion.

Techstars is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental handicaps or disabilities, marital status, Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity nor any other basis prohibited by law.

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