Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs

Our client, a clinical-stage biotech company with an exciting pipeline, is hiring a Head of Investor Relations and Corporate affairs to develop and execute strategic programs to communicate their scientific vision and business updates. This role will play a crucial role in building and maintaining strong relationships with investors and key stakeholders.

The company is headquartered in NYC and has a Boston office. The role can be done remotely.

In partnership with the CFO, the Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Affairs will act as the primary point of contact with the investment community and work closely with other members of the executive team. This person will design and develop external communications materials to support company positioning in the market.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute investor relations and corporate affairs strategies and tactics to effectively communicate the scientific vision, progress, and performance to the internal and external stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with investors, analysts, and other internal and external stakeholders, and ensure regular communication and engagement.
  • Provide strategic counsel to executive management on investor relations and corporate affairs matters, including messaging, and positioning.
  • Lead the development of key communication materials, such as investor decks, press releases, earnings releases, conference call scripts, and internal presentations to support employee communications.
  • Coordinate and prepare for investor events, including investor conferences and one-on-one meetings.
  • Monitor and analyze market trends, peer group activities, and investor sentiment to inform investor relations strategies and tactics.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including finance, legal, and scientific teams, to ensure alignment and consistency in messaging internally and externally.
  • Serve as a spokesperson for the company with the investment community.


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in scientific background, MS or MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a publicly traded biotech/pharmaceutical company.
  • Strong knowledge of industry trends
  • Deep understanding of capital markets and the financial statements and valuation models used by investors and analysts.
  • Well-versed in SEC and FDA regulations impacting investor and other external communications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to translate complex scientific concepts into clear and concise messaging for investors.
  • High proficiency in PowerPoint/ Google Slides, Nasdaq IR Insights, BusinessWire and other relevant IT platforms
  • Proven track record of success in building and maintaining strong relationships with investors and other stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and financial acumen, with the ability to analyze market trends and financial data to inform investor relations strategies and tactics.
  • Experience developing and executing successful investor relations strategies and tactics.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal teams and external partners.