The Head of Investor Relations fosters and improves relations between an organization and its shareholders as well as the general financial community in order to maximize the value of the organization’s stock. Plans and directs all aspects of an organization’s investor relations policies, objectives, and initiatives. Being a Head of Investor Relations requires a bachelor’s degree. Ensures the availability of financial reports to investors and manages the proxy solicitation process. In addition, Head of Investor Relations typically reports to top management. The Head of Investor Relations manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Working as a Head of Investor Relations typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function.
Head of Investor Relations Job Description Template
Our company is looking for a Head of Investor Relations to join our team.
- Respond to inquiries from investors, analysts, and members of the media;
- Analyze forecasts, data, and assumptions to provide aggregated view of expectations and implications for investor/analyst perception;
- Establish processes and systems to build a leading investor relations function;
- Develop IR Plan to expand and enhance coverage of the company;
- Monitor analyst reports, peer news, and media reports to communicate internally about competitive information;
- Maintain active investor/analyst database of interactions with the financial community and the press;
- Communicate proactively and build relationships with current investors and analysts, and target potential new investors and analysts;
- Serve on Disclosure Committee to ensure consistency in disclosures and messaging.
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills;
- Established credibility with the investment community and healthcare technology and/or the biotechnology industry;
- Collaborative style working across internal and external teams;
- Direct work experience in the investment community on the buy or sell-side;
- Strong understanding of SEC, NASDAQ and FDA regulations impacting communications;
- High literacy in financial statements and valuation models;
- Strong understanding of financial statements and valuation models.