Investor Search Specialist

Mendel Partners

Term: 6 weeks (minimum)

Status: Unpaid

Qualifications: None

Location: Office is Surrey, UK but can be remote any global location

Hours: Completely flexible. Ideally looking for a at least 2-3 days per week. Flexible on working hours. Work would be more targeted around number of investors contacted per day

Sector: Biotech Consultancy

Closing Date:

Ideal Start Date:

About the Company

Mendel Partners is a start-up Executive Recruitment and Investor Search services company, exclusively dedicated to the advanced therapies and rare diseases sector.

A core strategy for the business is to develop a dedicated Biotech start-up services model, building core relationships with promising conceptual, pre-commercial and early-stage clients as they attempt to transfer into commercially viable Biotech organisations.

The main purpose of this strategy will be to win exclusive, multi-faceted business by building value for our clients well-ahead of them becoming visible to our large competitor market. This will lead to short-, mid- and long-term revenue generation capabilities across our Executive Recruitment and Investor Search services, and through the utilisation of our unique combination of fee-for-service, funding-first and equity-partner contract models.

As a proud supporter of the rare youth initiative, we are currently offering real world opportunities as an Investor Search Specialist to join us for 6 weeks+ work experience.


About the Role

The Investor Search Specialist plays a critical role supporting Biotech clients in identifying, attracting, and securing interest from multiple private investors relevant to their fundraising needs which will directly impact and enhance the opportunity of bringing life-changing and life-saving treatments to waiting patients and their families.


Key Responsibilities

  • Qualification and analysis of Biotech client needs to establish most suitable Target Investor Profiles (TIPs)

  • Identification and shortlisting of investment organisations against TIPs

  • Use of CipherBio life sciences investor database software

  • Use of LinkedIn Recruiter Software

  • Competitor & technology landscape mapping

  • Disease area research

  • In-house database interrogation

  • Identification of industry and project relevant conferences, summits, organisations, membership groups and other similar outfits of interest that may offer expanded or high-volume access to TIPs


  • Identification, analysis and selection of most appropriate individual contacts against TIPs

  • Consultation and reporting with Managing Director on TIP selection processes and progress

  • Submission of client investment opportunities to TIPs

  • Record keeping of TIP outreach progress (using Excel)

  • Arranging introductions between engaged TIPs and clients

  • Attendance to introductory meetings/VCs between TIPs/Clients (for learning and development purposes)


Experience, qualifications and skills (E = Essential / P = Preferable)

  • Clear communicator both written and verbal – good command of the English language (E)

  • Self-Disciplined, able to manage own time efficiently with confidence towards meeting time-sensitive project deadlines (E)

  • Good at having fun while you work! 😊 (E)

  • Basic use of Excel (P)

  • Basic use of Outlook (P)


Operational Requirements (if any)

  • Own laptop and reliable internet required (E)

  • Full training & support provided

  • Direct support and assistance for onward career objectives also provided by Managing Director. 15 years recruitment experience & 5 years training & development experience to gain from.