Business Develop. & Investor Relations Analyst/Associate - Menlo Equities

September 25, 2017
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Menlo Equities

Menlo Park, California 94025
http://menloequities.com

BACKGROUND:

 

Menlo Equities is headquartered in Menlo Park, California and is a private, vertically integrated commercial real estate investment company engaged in the acquisition, development and operation of properties in western U.S. technology-driven submarkets including: Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Seattle, Portland, Phoenix, Boulder and Austin. 

Since its founding in 1994, Menlo Equities has acquired or developed over 100 properties with a total capitalized value of approximately $5.5 billion.  The firm currently has $2.3 billion of assets under management. 

Our mission is to be the premier, boutique real estate private equity firm focused on generating best-in-class, risk-adjusted investor returns.  Our core investment strategy is to invest only in high-quality office and R&D buildings in the most robust technology-driven markets.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

We are currently seeking a Business Development & Investor Relations Analyst / Associate to join our team in the Menlo Park office.  The Analyst / Associate will work directly with the firm’s SVP of Business Development & Investor Relations and be involved in all facets of Menlo’s capital raising, marketing and investor relations activities. You can expect this position to be challenging and highly fulfilling in a collaborative and fast-paced environment. This is a progressive position that can offer the right candidate a rewarding future in commercial real estate private equity. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain presentations and analysis to support capital raising and marketing efforts and improve quarterly investor reporting
  • Manage the firm’s investor contact management database ensuring data integrity and proper protocols are in place
  • Work collaboratively with the finance, acquisition and asset management teams to prepare quarterly investor reports for the various Menlo investment vehicles and respond to investor inquiries in a timely fashion
  • Develop a web-based investor portal to provide investors with access to fund specific documents and investment reporting / communications
  • Design marketing campaigns and events to build awareness of the firm’s investment vehicles / track record and foster new investor relationships
  • Assist with the coordination of capital raising and investor meeting logistics

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, economics, accounting or related field
  • Recent graduate or up to 5 years of experience in investment management, real estate, consulting, investment banking, or investor relations
  • Strong working knowledge of private equity investment structures and investor reporting
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong financial and analytical skills with ability to interpret information and financial concepts for senior management and the investor community
  • Advanced computer skills, specifically Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Proficiency in Yardi Investor Management is a plus
  • Exceptional detail and organizational skills.  Ability to multi-task, work successfully under pressure and effectively prioritize and manage full-time workload
  • Willingness to take on new challenges, responsibilities and assignments
  • “Hands-on” collaborative work ethic with the ability and desire to work both individually and as part of a broader team to achieve common goals – essential for this position