European Public Real Estate Association seeks Director of European Investor Outreach

European Public Real Estate Association 5<y Senior Level  Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium 31 Jan 2017

Job Description

We are looking to strengthen our Investor Outreach (IO) team by hiring an energetic and creative self-starter to head the European IO department.

Director of European Investor Outreach

  • Head up the existing UK and Continental IO team.
  • Align EPRA’s IO strategy and message across the company and all markets.
  • Lead all EPRA IO initiative in Europe including:
    • Representing the listed real estate sector and engaging with investors and in particular institutional investors.
    • Advocating the merit of the sector by adopting a Research backed case for investment allocation to listed European companies and REITs.
    • Promoting member company’s Investor Relations (IR) messages via EPRA established events.
    • Organising and attending private wealth management events across Europe.
    • Building on the IO teams work in meeting with and enhancing the relationship with European investors to achieve the team’s targets.
    • Building relationship with index and member property company’s investor teams and leading EPRA’s membership relationship to attract new and retain existing EPRA members.
    • Attending and speaking at IO related conferences.
    • Maintaining IR relationships with EPRA’s global peer organisations.
  • Head EPRA’s IR Committee and manage all stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Research and Indices to promote EPRA’s research within the Investor community
  • Work with the Director of Finance in the promotion and communication of EPRA’s Best Practices Recommendations initiatives to the investor community.
  • Monitor investor relevant regulation in relation to the EU and national parliaments together with the public affairs and finance teams (such as MiFID II, Solvency II, ESMA etc.)

Desired Skills & Requirements

  • Finance or economics degree preferred, MBA an advantage.
  • At least 10 years of experience in the real estate sector, preferably in a sell-side analyst role in an investment bank, investor relations role in a property company or a fund manager background.
  • 5-10 years of Senior management experience, manging teams in an international and fast paced environment.
  • Understanding and evidence of working with real estate investors – in the listed sector advantageous.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills.
  • Team player, showing the ability to support other team members and other areas of the business.
  • Results driven self-starter, able to manage several projects in a fast-paced dynamic finance environment.
  • Solid networking skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact with senior industry executives.
  • Excellent Excel & PowerPoint skills and some knowledge of databases would be advantageous.
  • Fluency in English; knowledge of other languages is an asset.
  • Based within commuting distance of Brussels – or able to relocate – with international travel.


  • Industry competitive based on experience.


To apply please submit your resume and motivation letter via email until 27 February 2016 to: and

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