Head of Business Development

  • Location: Fairfield County, CT, Connecticut
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #37269
  • Salary: $250,000

Role Overview – Head of Business Development:
Our client, a global equity hedge fund, is seeking an experienced Head of Business Development to lead fundraising efforts for a new fund launch. Reporting to the Partner, the ideal candidate will have a proven track record of raising capital from institutional investors, particularly Sovereign Wealth Funds, Consultants, and Family Offices.

Total Compensation: $250,000 – $300,000 base salary + $250,000 – $300,000 bonus (up to $800,000 total for exceptional candidates)
Location/Office Policy: Fairfield County, CT (primarily in-office when not traveling)

Responsibilities of the Head of Business Development include:
•    Develop and execute fundraising strategy for new fund launch
•    Cultivate and maintain relationships with key institutional investors
•    Collaborate with the investment team to articulate fund strategy and edge
•    Create and deliver compelling marketing materials and presentations
•    Manage due diligence process and respond to investor inquiries
•    Provide market insights and feedback to inform product development
•    Collaborate with operations and legal teams to onboard new investors
•    Represent the firm at industry conferences and events

Qualifications of the Head of Business Development include:
•    15-20 years of relevant business development experience, preferably in long-only or concentrated L/S equity strategies
•    Proven ability to raise significant capital from institutional investors
•    Strong existing relationships with Sovereign Wealth Funds, Consultants, and Family Offices
•    Deep understanding of hedge fund strategies, terms, and structures
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills
•    Ability to travel extensively (50%+)
•    Team player with entrepreneurial drive and the ability to thrive in a lean organization
•    Highest standards of integrity and professionalism
•    Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, Atlantic Group will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

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Job ID: 37269