Job Details

Job title

Director, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications

Job Type
Full Time
Salary
not disclosed
Location
Burnaby
, British Columbia
Date Posted
24/03/2014 - 15:30
Closing Date
31/05/2014 - 15:30 PAST CLOSING DATE
Job Description

Summary: 

Reporting to the EVP and Chief Financial Officer, the Director, Investor Relations –oversees Investor Relations and Corporate Communications activities for Tekmira.

Education & Qualifications: 

• University degree in Business Administration, Communications or a Life Sciences discipline
• 5+ years of progressive investor relations experience with a demonstrated understanding of the requirements of a public company
• Previous experience in a biotechnology or biopharmaceutical company preferred

Duties & Responsibilities: 

• US capital market emphasis
• Serve as key liaison to the investment community and shareholders
• Contacts with investors, analysts and the media
• Raise awareness of company within international financial markets
• Strategy, leadership and execution related to the IR program
• Development of investor targeting and ongoing investor management
• Build up and stimulation of research analyst coverage
• Coordinate the production of corporate communication materials including corporate news releases, quarterly and annual reports, fact sheets, investor and media backgrounders
• Coordinate the release and distribution of communications materials
• Create corporate and financial presentations
• Oversee the Corporate web site, coordinating regular updates and preparing written content
• Organize corporate events
• Assists in the implementation and evaluation of approved communication strategies
• Responds to both internal and public enquiries
• Other related duties as assigned

Skills & Competencies: 

• Excellent writing skills as well as solid understanding of the workings of a public company, including how to present financial information.
• Strong attention to detail matched with a high standard when creating material for external audiences
• Excellent interpersonal skills: Proven track record of building and maintaining relationships with investors and shareholders
• Ability to juggle multiple priorities and flexibility to work to tight deadlines

Other Information: 

How to Apply
We invite you to send your cover letter and resume in PDF format, to careers@tekmirapharm.com. Please ensure your submission is in PDF format (ideally in one document) indicating your surname in the filename and position title in the subject line of the email. For example: smithjane-cover-CV.pdf. We will keep your resume in a database for one year, and contact you should a position that matches your skills become available.

About your Application
We greatly appreciate your interest in being a part of Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, however, because of the volume of resumes we receive, we are only able to contact you should you be considered for a position.