Head of Investor Relations

Head of Investor Relations

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil.  www.indigoag.com

 

 Responsibilities:

  • Develop Indigo’s 2019 Investor Relations Plan
    • Execute plan for existing and potential new investors
    • Develop a robust investor relations strategy and framework
    • Attend key industry conferences and present the mission behind “The Indigo Story”
    • Develop a plan for engaging with equity analysts to support key sell-side coverage
    • Prepare Indigo Executives participating in investor engagement
  • Support the development of Indigo’s equity story
    • Maintain ownership of the Indigo Company Presentation, including driving a refresh of the presentation
  • Take responsibility of maintaining communication with Indigo Investors
    • Hold quarterly calls with key investors and the CFO
    • Effectively communicate quarterly investor updates from the CEO
    • Develop investor confidence and belief in the company’s vision and strategy
    • Create and manage a strong reputation by demonstrating consistent and clear communication between internal and external parties
  • Own the quarterly earnings process
    • Align with management on key financial and strategic messages to be communicated on quarterly earnings call
    • Prepare all key material to ensure a successful call: investor presentation, CEO / CFO scripts, investor Q&A, etc.
    • Organize investor and analyst engagement post-earnings call to maximize messaging associated with company results

 

Competencies:

  • Strong executive presence, inspires trust and confidence
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and adaptable, comfortable with change
  • A strong understanding of macroeconomics, capital markets trends, competitor activities, industry dynamics, and customer trends
  • Financially literate
  • In depth knowledge of SEC laws and securities disclosure

 

Qualifications:

  • 5-10+ years in Investor Relations experience within a public company
  • Very well versed in public company Investor Relations
    • Knowledge of the Industry and competitors
  • Tech Investor Relations experience, preferred
  • Previous experience leading in Investor Relations function is preferred
  • MBA preferred
  • Willingness to travel 25% - 50%

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