Hedge fund investor relations specialists market new hedge funds to potential investors such as pension plans, endowments, family offices, foundations, and high-net-worth individuals. They also manage relationships with current investors (who are known as limited partners).
Minimum Education Level
Investment relations officers in North America earned median salaries that ranged from $150,000 to $199,999 in 2019, according to IR Magazine’s Global Investor Relations Salary and Careers Report 2020. Heads of investor relations earned median pay of $200,000 to $249,999.
Investor relations professionals receive benefits such as paid vacation days and sick leave, healt...
Investor relations specialists work in comfortable offices. Those at small firms may be the only IR professional on staff. This can be stressful during busy times. Investor relations specialists travel frequently to meet with limited partners, potential investors, representatives of companies, and colleagues at satellite offices. A majority of hedge fund professionals work between 40 and 60 hou...
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) does not provide an employment outlook for investor relations specialists, but it does report that job opportunities for market research analysts, marketing specialists, and public relations specialists who work for firms that deal with securities, commodity contracts, and other financial investments will be good through 2028. Investors and government regulato...