Head (VP or ED), Investor Relations: Remote-based, Pre-IPO Biotech, Proven Leadership Team: RETAINED SEARCH

Cornerstone Search Group
November 3, 2021
REMOTE | Greater New York City Area, United States of America
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Head (VP or ED), Investor Relations – report to CEO: Remote-based, Pre-IPO Biotech, Proven Leadership Team: RETAINED SEARCH

Cornerstone has been Retained by a Pre-IPO Biotech with a leadership team that has an impressive and proven track record.  Work alongside a knowledgeable, efficient, and close-knit executive team as they drive towards curative/first in class therapies.  This is an opportunity to join a unique and talented team and bring curative therapies to patients while being rewarded with the benefits of Pre-IPO stock ownership.

The Head (Vice President or Executive Director), Investor Relations and Corporate Communications will report directly to the CEO and will offer a great deal of autonomy to the appropriate candidate that can work remotely while having the ability to travel when needed to meet externally across various mediums.  You will work alongside a CEO that has a proven track record in raising money and ultimately building successful companies.


  • Develop, direct and serve as the hands-on leader across Investor Relations (IR) and External Communications programs to promote the company’s investment proposition to various audiences.
  • Point-person for enhancing and growing company exposure through corporate branding, communications, website/social media, etc.
  • Confirms the company is appropriately and strategically positioned with analysts, investors, media, advocacy, and all other relevant stakeholders.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with relevant and prominent buy and sell-side analysts.
  • In accordance with the CEO and CFO, design and execute investor relations and communications strategy and tactical plans.
  • Manage and cultivate external relationships to build positive and consistent communication with the investment community.
  • Monitors external coverage of the company in trade and business news across various platforms and develops KPIs to measure impact
  • Develop communication materials to include, but not limited to Q&A, presentations, scripts, messaging, talking points, etc. in relation to analyst events, roadshows, conferences, one-on-one meetings, etc.
  • Design and implement a proactive investor segmentation strategy with a view to expanding the company’s long-term investor base.
  • Interact with the investment community, communicating the company vision and story.
  • Benchmark the competitive landscape and industry trends to inform best-in-class IR program as the company grows.
  • Collaborate with legal counsel, ensuring compliance on regulatory matters.
  • Communicate effectively with and ensure that the executive team is up-to-date on investor and analyst perceptions of the company.
  • Establish and coordinate media interactions.
  • Track analysts' models and estimates, compile internal quarterly consensus for multiple company stakeholders, and communicate quarterly consensus to external stakeholders, as needed.
  • Maintain master investor and target communication list and target lists; track all investor interactions.


  • Bachelor degree is required. MBA or other advanced degree is desired.
  • 7+ years of relevant investor relations experience in the Biotechnology and/or Pharmaceutical Industry. Our client is looking to hire a Head that can take ownership of the function.  They are open to someone with more experience that is not afraid to be hands-on or also a Director or Senior Director that is ready to take the next step in their career.
  • Existing relationships within the financial, industry analyst, media, and institutional investor communities.
  • Must be able to collaborate effectively with executives and senior leaders.


Thomas J. Fascia | Partner

E: tfascia@cornerstonesg.com

P: 973-656-0220 x717

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomasfascia

CORNERSTONE SEARCH GROUP – Pharma & Biotech Executive Search

PO Box 5657 | Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 USA


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