Broome Yasar Partnership

Director of Investor Relations

Pay: Attractive remuneration and relocation

Location
North West (but can also work out of their Central London offices).

Our client
Broome Yasar Partnership has been mandated exclusively to search for a Director of Investor Relations for this leading company in its sector. Our client is going through an exciting period of growth and transition with a significant profile amongst its customer base.  

The Role
This individual is an executive who will work closely with the management team and requires extensive investor relations experience.  The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, able to adapt to a fast-paced environment, offer innovative solutions and will have proven verbal and written communication skills. 

Based in their main offices in the North West, the Director of Investor Relations will report into the Group Finance Director and partner closely with senior management and its significant shareholders as well as internal legal counsel, corporate communications, and finance and key business units across the organisation. This individual is responsible for the communication of the company’s strategy and value proposition to the investment community. 

Key drivers

  • The goal of this position is role is to continue to be responsible for investor relations and analysis relating to the investment community. 
  • This position is accountable for creating and presenting a consistently applied messaging to the investment community on behalf of the company. 
  • The Director of Investor Relations will monitor and present to management the opinions of the investment community regarding the company's performance. 
  • They will report directly to the CFO and will assist in the development and co-ordination of the investor relations strategy and activities to broaden interest in the company. 
  • This position plays a critical role in conducting research, analysis and consultation for developing and implementing an investor relations program. 
  • The Director of Relations is expected to establish, develop and maintain long-term business relations with investors, while ensuring a timely response and resolution to all requests.


Responsibilities

  • First point of contact for all investor questions. Respond to shareholder/analyst requests and provide appropriate information to the investment community regarding the Company’s operating results, business strategies, and other publicly communicated corporate news releases
  • Continue to develop a strategic communication strategy to communicate the company's progress through (1) press releases, (2) telephone contact, (3) one-on-one meetings with investors in conjunction with the CFO and other members of Senior Management as necessary, (4) investor conferences (presentations and follow-on meetings) and (5) in-house meetings as necessary
  • Develop with the Board the Company’s key messages and ensure data required by the City are provided in a clear and concise manner on a timely basis, including the Annual Report, Half Year and IMS statements 
  • Work with the Financial PR Company and internal management to ensure that other corporate press releases of a market sensitive nature are produced on a timely basis and to a high standard
  • Draft content for the Operational review in the annual report and oversees the production of the Annual report (with day to day management the responsibility of the Corporate Communications Executive) 
  • Communicate an internal communications programme relating to IR activities to inform and educate these stakeholders on the role of investor relations

Requirements

  • High financial literacy
  • Strong Financial Analysis skills and the ability to read, analyse and interpret financial reports and legal documents 
  • Expert in the compilation and interpretation of important metrics and other relevant information
  • Understanding of the UKLA regulatory framework
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels and within different mediums
  • Proactive and organised, with the ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to respond sensitively and appropriately to confidential issues and information
  • High level of accuracy, consistency and timely responses are essential
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required

Education/Experience

  • Degree educated, with good knowledge of finance and accounting principles
  • Previous experience in Investor Relations required
  • Good knowledge of UKLA and FSA requirements and Capital Markets
  • Knowledge of related Sector/operating markets preferable but not essential
  • Certificate in Investor Relations (CIR) preferable

Date posted: 24 October, 2018

Further information

If you believe your experience and background matches this brief, then please send an introductory email with your CV attached to contact@broomeyasar.com quoting reference number AYUO-561131.  If you do not hear back from the research team immediately then please assume your background does not match our client’s needs and expectations.  Nevertheless, as Broome Yasar Partnership works on a considerable number of mandates throughout the year we may indeed contact you for another role. 

Broome Yasar Partnership is regarded as the leading global investor relations and financial public relations executive recruiter.  We also help to place candidates into senior corporate communications, marketing communications and public relations roles.  All our Partners have had direct and considerable experience of the coal face of investor relations and corporate communications, through their work prior to executive recruitment. For further information please go to www.broomeyasar.com

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