Senior Director Investor Relations

Location
New York City Metropolitan Area, New York, United States
Posted
Oct 30, 2020
Ref
2255444360
Hotbed
Pharm Country
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
The Position

The Senior Director will report to the CBO/CFO to execute an investor/public relations strategy that enables the organization to cultivate meaningful relationships with targeted external audiences through communications, positioning and media coverage. He/She will help create content for internal and external communications and handle Ovid's day to day IR/PR operations.

Additional Responsibilities

· Manage content development for Ovid stakeholders, investor presentations, materials for management scripts, Board of Directors and other disclosure-related documents (including Q&A for quarterly earnings calls, prep for meetings with analysts and investors and contribution to SEC documents, etc.).

· Support CBO/CFO in day-to-day management of inquiries from investors and stock analysts, ensuring that information provided follows applicable SEC rules and regulation.

· Manage writing of press releases, compose corporate and IR slide decks, prepare materials for external communications and analyze effectiveness of all IR/PR efforts.

· Plan and ensure execution of key analyst and investor events and communications, including road shows, and/or analyst and investor meetings.

· Develop timely, accurate, differentiated messages, and learn about effective strategies for communicating with the investor community.

· Maintain database of the investor community and record all investor interactions and feedback.

· Maintain investor relations, corporate website and social media sites to ensure that content is updated.

· In partnership with other departments, monitor competitor and broader external environment to understand potential impact on Ovid's business and update the senior management team.

· Leverage social media to educate and engage audiences through innovative initiatives.

· Drive deliverables with Investor and public relations agencies.

· Under the direction of the CBO/CFO manage communications activities that promote, enhance, and protect the organization's brand reputation.

· Actively drive strong teamwork and collaboration with an enterprise-wide perspective.

· Understand and values importance of compliance.



Credentials, Knowledge & Abilities

· 3+years' experience in all phases of investor and public relations for internal and external audiences, in public companies within the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.

· Advanced scientific degree a plus, with a preference for a PhD and/or MBA. Must enjoy exploring new scientific ideas and learning about and helping drive new and compelling ways of expressing innovation in the company.

· Possess very strong English language, grammar and writing skills and experience across multiple communication platforms, including print, online and social media.

· Demonstrated experience in executing a comprehensive and superior investor and public relations strategy to articulate the organization's mission, accomplishments and goals.

· Exceptional interpersonal skills with proven ability to build, enhance and maintain relationships with senior executives, investors, analysts, and the media.

· Extensive successful externally focused writing and editing experience with a variety of print and online communications media.

· Exceptional oral and presentation skills.

· Ability to grow in a role, work independently, show flexibility, and be willing to demonstrate accountability for execution of responsibilities.

· Sparkling, compelling personality. Positive optimistic worldview and ability to consistently act and speak with utter honesty, realistically but with positive emphasis. Must take a highly ethical stance and behave with the highest standards of integrity.

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