Senior Specialist , Investor Relations

Cambridge, MA
July 13 2019
Life Sciences, Biology
Organization Type
Senior Specialist , Investor Relations

The Role:

Under the direction of the Head of Investor Relations, the Senior Specialist of Investor Relations is expected to help develop key communications strategies mainly addressing the investor community and shape cohesive communications plans as part of a cross-functional team that includes the company's Leadership Team, communications, finance, clinical, commercial and legal functions. This is a visible and critical role and is an outstanding opportunity to be a key contributor within an exciting company.

Here's What You'll Do:
  • Help develop, implement, and manage a strategic plan for investor relations
  • Help develop content for key announcements and disclosures, including quarterly financial results conference calls with a focus on the rare genetic disease and early research programs
  • Assist with the creation and management of all IR core materials including review and approval of corporate presentations, press releases, conference call scripts and Q&A documents
  • Provide practical and meaningful Investor Relations support to management, including counseling and advising executives in regard to investor events
  • Ensure timely input, participation, and internal alignment in IR strategies and activities
  • Collaborate closely with Corporate Communications to ensure a consistent message on branding and strategy
  • Assist in developing and executing a strategic investor and sell-side analyst targeting program
  • Track all analyst models and consensus estimates
  • Assist in providing Regulation Fair Disclosure training to all appropriate company spokespersons
  • Maintain and communicate competitive intelligence and analysis on industry peers to leadership team

Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:

Minimum Requirements
  • BA or BS required
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to build and communicate story supported by scientific, clinical and financial data
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-pressure, deadline line driven environment
  • Ability to interact with senior management
  • Ability to support corporate finance activities
  • Ability to manage the communication of sensitive and confidential information
  • Knowledge of SEC regulatory requirements and disclosures
  • Product launch experience in a publicly-traded company is strongly preferred
  • Proven ability to maintain and grow relationships with the investment community
  • Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills to work with others and integrate him/herself smoothly into the broader organization

Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA or MD/PhD or other technical degree is a plus
  • 3-5+ years of relevant work experience, with a demonstrated understanding of the public companies and markets. Experience in or with the biotechnology industry (pharmaceutical or biotech company experience is preferred
  • Ideally 1-2+ years of experience in Investor Relations preferred
  • Product launch experience in a publicly-traded company is strongly preferred

Here's What We'll Bring to the Table:
  • Daily on-site catered lunches [Cambridge]
  • Company-provided iPhone
  • Free parking, monthly subway pass or a subsidized commuter rail pass
  • Free annual corporate membership to Bluebikes
  • Highly competitive healthcare coverage including: medical offered through BCBS (HMO/PPO), dental, and vision offered through VSP
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • 16 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 16 weeks 100% paid family caregiver leave
  • 20 weeks 100% paid medical leave
  • Adoption assistance and discounts to local childcare centers, as well as access to
  • 401k (traditional and Roth offered) with 50% match on first 6% deferred. Match is vested immediately
  • A suite of Moderna paid insurance coverage, including: life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
  • Voluntary legal assistance plan
  • 15 days' vacation and 7 sick days per year, in addition to a discretionary winter shut down and 11 company paid holidays (includes 2 floating holidays)

Why join Moderna

At Moderna, we believe messenger RNA, or mRNA, is the "software of life." Every cell in the body uses mRNA to provide real-time instructions to make the proteins necessary to drive all aspects of biology, including in human health and disease. Given its essential role, we believe mRNA could be used to create a new category of medicines with significant potential to improve the lives of patients.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Moderna currently has strategic alliances for development programs with AstraZeneca, Plc. and Merck, Inc., as well as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense; and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), a division of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Moderna has been ranked in the top ten of Science's list of top biopharma industry employers for the past four years. To learn more, visit .

Our Mission:
Deliver on the promise of mRNA science to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients.

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Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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