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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Marketing, Communication & Advertising
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      November 30,2021
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    Investor Relations Officer France

    Oikocredit is a social impact investor and worldwide cooperative with over four decades of experience in leading positive change through investments in financial inclusion, agriculture and renewable energy. Guided by the principle of empowering low-income people to improve their quality of life, Oikocredit supports partner organisations in Africa, Asia and Latin America through loans, investments and capacity building. Oikocredit is financed by individuals and institutions who want to be part of a global movement for social change. Our investments prioritise social impact while safeguarding the environment and generating fair financial returns. We are a global organisation with local presence, able to respond to our partners’ needs and strengthen them by offering more than financing. Oikocredit has more than 200 members of staff in around 20 countries with over 30 nationalities. Read more at

    Oikocredit International is looking for an Investor Relations Officer France (full-time, 36-40 hours) to be preferably based in our office in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.

    Job purpose

    The position will contribute to inflow operations in France. Oikocredit raises equity capital in France via an offering of depository receipts by Stichting International Share Foundation (OISF). We wish to develop our presence in France, both in terms of brand awareness and capital inflow growth. To that end, the IR Officer France is the primary staff member dedicated to developing and executing the marketing approach and sales to investors in France, in close collaboration with the four French support associations (SAs). The IR Officer for France should also be able to perform this task in the context of change processes affecting the investment product.

    Main responisbilities
    The IR Officer France implements approved marketing interventions, monitors market developments in France and actively identifies and proposes opportunities for outreach that can be translated into increased capital inflow.

    S/he develops and tracks indicators to measure the success of marketing interventions and identify progress towards meeting capital raising goals.

    S/he maintains relevant certifications (currently ESUS, Finansol), evaluates continuous compliance with their requirements, and pursues opportunities opened up by them.

    S/he engages closely with the SAs to find synergies with their general promotion work, within the regulatory boundaries requiring all sales to be carried out by OISF.

    S/he engages directly with current and potential investors to inform about and promote investment, preparing to hand over investors for account processing to the Investor and Business Support (IBS) unit within the Operations department.

    In collaboration with the Investor Support unit, s/he maintains the investor journey on the website and in the MyOikocredit app, ensuring that they are customer-friendly and compliant, and collaborates with all relevant departments to implement necessary changes.

    S/he monitors the legal requirements related to OISF’s offering in France. In this respect, s/he cooperates closely with Oikocredit’s Legal and Compliance Unit.

    Importantly, s/he executes the above tasks both in the course of “business as usual” as well as in the context of significant change involving the investment product offering. In this respect, s/he is able to apply marketing and communication approach fit to carry change forward.

    Education, skills and experience

    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in sales to retail customers in a regulated environment, preferably financial products
    • Advanced university degree in marketing, finance, or another relevant field, or an equivalent professional experience
    • Knowledge of the commercial and regulatory aspects of the investment landscape in France
    • Strong customer orientation and communication skills and ability to operate in a multiple stakeholder environment
    • A network of media contacts is an advantage
    • Appreciation of processes in a larger organization
    • Demonstrable alignment with Oikocredit’s values in particular and commitment to the goals of impact investment generally
    • Native level French, fluent English


    • Client and service orientation
    • Initiative (shared Oikocredit competence)
    • Market orientation
    • Convincing ability
    • Cooperation (shared Oikocredit competence)
    • Building and maintaining networks and relations
    • Planning and organizing

    Additional remarks

    • This position is preferably based in the Amersfoort office (Paris could be discussed), reporting to the head of investor sales and marketing. Success in the role requires significant presence in Paris and the rest of France, to build network, be present at events and meet potential and current investors. Some events take place on weekends.
    • Willingness to travel to and within France 20%-25% of the time and internationally about 5%.


    • You will work in an inclusive, international, and diverse environment.
    • You will benefit from a flexible work environment and a good work-life balance.
    • You will have access to training and learning opportunities
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