Jetten W&S Partner
careers in motion

(Utrecht, fulltime

​Would you like to work at a global investmentfund active in aquaculture? Do you want to work at an organisation that globally creates positive environmental and social impact? This is the opportunity you have been waiting for! 

​The company: Aqua-Spark (
Utrecht) makes investments in sustainable aquaculture businesses that generate investment returns, while creating positive social and environmental impact. The fund is building an eco system of small to medium sized enterprises across the global aquaculture value chain to make aquaculture more sustainable, healthier and more accessible for all. 


In this role you are responsible for assisting the Development & Investor Relation Director with building relationships with potential investors and maintaining sustainable relationships with internal and external stakeholders within the worldwide Aqua-Spark network. You will report directly to the Development & Investor Relations Director.

Fundraising Assistant (80%)).

  • Building pro-actively relationships with potential investors and maintaining sustainable relationships with investors worldwide;
  • Organizing presentations and meetings for the potential investors;
  • Assisting in giving presentions to potential investors;
  • Keeping the database of the potential investors up-to-date, as well as all the information on the investor platforms;
  • Finalizing the investment process after the deal is closed, filing the subscription documents, sending Investor package to investors, etc.;
  • Sharing newsarticles on investees on social media;
  • Making sure to being updated about all aspects of the fund and the aquaculture industry to be able to inform the followers and the network.

Investor Relations responsibities (10%):

  • Writing and designing quarterly investor-updates (newsletters, social media);
  • Keep the investors network updated on all developments of the fund, announcements, answering questions from investors;
  • Co-organising the global Annual Investor Gathering.

Managing Networks (10%)

  • Assisting in giving presentations on platforms (like Toniic. Reallife and investor groups);
  • Take care of social media, search for interesting articles to share with followers on social media FB and Twitter and LinkedIn);
  • Cooperating with the dealflow team: selecting the right expert for information for research and due diligence;
  • Keeping a list of potential co-investors and selecting potential investors if necessary.

Required personal skills
The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business or similar discipline and has professional experience for at least 2 years in a similar position as a Fundraising Manager and/or Investor Relations experience for example in impact investing, corporate finance or business development.
​We are especially interested in candidates who are adaptable, good-humored, relentless problem solvers, have customer service experience, are comfortable with basic technology, and are passionate about the impact of  aquaculture globally.. You recognise yourself in the profile:

  • You are a great for building community, love networking and connecting people and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Administrative, organizing & time management skills;
  • Open­minded, self­reliant, flexible and excited about being part of a diverse, fast­paced  environment;
  • Entrepeneurship, team player;
  • Eager to learn, have broad interests with an understanding of world business, financial affairs and awareness of trends of  aqua/agriculture/the global food production;
  • Alignment with Aqua-Spark values and interested toward key components of the Aqua-Spark approach;
  • Hands­on approach to problem­solving and able to see new, creative ways around obstacles;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and preferably a second language;
  • Proficient in Apple, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook); familiarity with databases, excellent IT/computer skills in general. 

What is in it for you?
 At Aqua-Spark you will uniquely, exponentially build your professional and personal network. 
You'll have a good salary package with attractive secondary benefits and a truly impactful role within a great entrepreneurial and global organisation which is growing fast.

Contact information

For more information or if you would like to apply directly, please contact Marjolein Jetten by sending an e-mail: We are looking forward to receiving your application!