INVESTOR RELATIONS MANAGER – WestUrban Capital

The Position

WestUrban Capital is a division of WestUrban Developments Ltd., a vibrant, fast-growing real estate development company based on Vancouver Island. Our team has over 30 years’ expertise in construction management, customized development and planning in Western Canada. We believe that positive relationships are the cornerstone for success, and we strive to build strong teams built on respect, integrity, and safety. Our entrepreneurial culture encourages and empowers our teams to create innovative solutions to overcome challenges. We have made significant investments into our business over the last few years setting the stage for a major expansion in 2023 and beyond. The Investor Relations Manager position is with our capital raising team, which is responsible for the raising of financing and investment in projects. Come join us at this exciting time and be part of something incredible!

 

ROLE SUMMARY

Reporting directly to the Director of Operations, we are currently seeking a high-performing and dynamic team member who will provide a vital link between WestUrban Capital Management and our internal and external stakeholders.  This includes working with investors, analysts, finance managers and our operational teams to support the execution of our strategic direction, financial performance goals, and growth of the Capital group. This role is responsible for development and execution of the Company’s investor relations objectives and plan.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity and responsiveness while creating strong investor relationships with institutions, and high net worth individuals;
  • Implement and manage the investor relations & CRM strategy;
  • Participate in business development efforts, generate and follow up on leads and maintain investor relations databases, to facilitate relationship building with professional asset managers and potential investors;
  • Act as first point of contact to respond to investor inquiries and provide a high level of customer service and client satisfaction;
  • Facilitate management interactions with the investment community through regular participation at conferences, investor events and networking opportunities;
  • Research and write executive-level briefing documents for executive leadership, members of the investment community and in response to external inquiries and disclosures;
  • Prepare investor focused information releases, project proformas and investment brochures;
  • Complete the quarterly reporting process;
  • Contribute to the writing and review of annual disclosure documents; which include key corporate messaging, regarding WestUrban’s investment proposition, strategic initiatives and vision for delivering shareholder value;
  • Other responsibilities as may be required to support the Capital team in achieving objectives.

 

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of capital markets, financial disclosure and accounting practices;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • A high degree of attention to detail and accuracy with an analytical orientation;
  • Proven capacity to learn quickly and to apply knowledge related to aspects of critical importance to the company, senior leadership and the investment community;
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity and trust and operate with uncompromising ethical standards and sense of judgement;
  • Recognized as highly proactive and self-motivated individual, with the ability to operate well under minimal supervision, including effectively working in ambiguous situations:
  • Willing to take initiative and assume ownership and accountability of what needs to be done;
  • Proven ability to prioritize and focus on what matters most, consistently meeting deadlines while operating in a high-pressure environment;
  • Ability to think creatively when problem solving and proactively adapting to challenges;
  • Aptitude for collaboration and preference for working in a team environment.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Finance, Economics or related field;
  • Proven track record of dealing with senior management, executives and sophisticated clients;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of core Finance concepts (accounting, capital, treasury, tax);
  • Advanced computer skills including intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office and Excel;
  • Preference given to candidates with:
      • Financial Designation, CPA, CFA or MBA;
      • 2+ years of experience working in an investor relations role or in related capital market roles
      • Completion or enrollment in the Exempt Market Proficiency (EMP) course

TO APPLY

Please email our HR team at careers@westurban.ca and use the subject line “Investor Relations Manager”.

Finding and keeping the right people is very important to us. We want to offer an opportunity to someone who is passionate not only about building quality apartment buildings, but a chance to build communities that make a lasting impact. We provide a competitive salary starting from $90,000.00 – $120,000.00/year based on experience in addition to the below:

  • Health and Dental plan with Life and Disability Insurance
  • A generous annual profit-sharing program
  • Service recognition and Wellness programs
  • Career development opportunities

We are committed to the principles of employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. This job posting will remain open until the role has been filled.

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