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Marketing and Communications Manager



Job Description

The Marketing and Communications Manager will develop and execute marketing and communications efforts for the Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) region, including PR and media relations, conferences, events, and content to support investor relations and fundraising. He/she will develop opportunities to raise awareness and profile of HarbourVest through media relationships and executive speaking opportunities; will organize and oversee HarbourVest-hosted events for EMEA clients and prospects; and will support the efforts of HarbourVest’s investor relations (IR) team with marketing collateral and content, including presentations and requests for proposals (RFPs). The Marketing and Communications Manager will ensure that EMEA marketing and communications efforts are aligned with HarbourVest’s global marketing and communications strategies and with the firm’s key priorities. Specific responsibilities include communication strategy, project planning, project management, writing, editing, and production, as well as working with external vendors and contacts.

This individual will be based in London and a member of the global marketing team, which is based primarily in Boston. This team manages marketing and communications activities for HarbourVest’s private markets products and solutions. The Marketing and Communications Manager will work closely with local marketing team members, EMEA investor relations team, and Boston-based marketing team members. This role will also coordinate with HarbourVest’s Asia-based marketing and IR team and the HVPE team (a listed investment company for which HarbourVest serves as the investment manager) to ensure collaboration on HVPE and HarbourVest messaging. This role will manage one to two direct reports.

Additional skills should include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), writing, editing, proofreading, and vendor management.


8-10 years experience in marketing and communications roles with specific experience in communications, PR/media relations, marketing content development, and/or events. Experience showing increasing levels of responsibility and leadership, including management of a team. Asset management, financial services, or private equity experience required.

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