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Senior Director
Investor Relations & Corporate Development
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Management
Research
Writing
Requirements
  • 14+ years of relevant experience in investor relations, management consulting, investment banking or strategic finance
  • Experience at a high-growth Fintech, or Financial Services organization would be a plus
  • BA/BS degree in finance, economics, business, or related fields
  • Exceptional financial modeling skills, ability to build complex, scalable and easy to digest financial models
  • Clearly demonstrable strength in connecting with capital markets
  • Excellent project management capabilities; ability to balance multiple tasks under deadlines to produce key deliverables
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills and the ability to simply complex concepts to facilitate broader organizational understanding
  • Excellent communicator with outstanding verbal, writing, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently across multiple groups in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong ability to turn complex data sets into actionable analysis
  • Personal Characteristics
  • Passion or intellectual curiosity for the crypto landscape
  • Inspiring leader with a strong focus on team inclusion, engagement and development
  • Ability to be strategic but also able to get into the weeds and lead by example when needed
  • Passionate brand ambassador both internally and externally
  • Engaging and inspiring communicator
  • High level of technical expertise and knowledge
Responsibilities
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to grow existing investor relationships
  • Work in partnership with our Strategy and Research teams to develop and enhance Kraken's external messaging and collateral
  • Monitor equity and debt trends in capital markets, as well as investor sentiment. Provide expert counsel to the executive team on how these dynamics should or should not be addressed
  • Collaborate with function leaders to present persuasive, consistent corporate messaging and tailored communications to investors and employees
  • Respond to investor enquiries, build relationships with the investment community, collect investor feedback, and gather insight on perceptions of company to inform messaging
  • Perform research and provide business, industry, competitive, and market insights to key internal, and often external, stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain an overall IR strategy that prioritizes clear and effective communications with institutional investors and sell-side analysts
  • Act as a spokesperson for the company at investor and industry conferences
  • Work in partnership with Corp Development, Finance partners and Strategy to evaluate and execute M&A and other investment opportunities, including analyzing valuation and returns
  • Coordinate financial oversight of transaction due diligence
  • Work with Corp Development and Tax to help with deal structuring and other transaction related matters
  • Proven ability to develop, manage, and lead a team, as well as establishing and implementing procedures and a performance culture
  • Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills as an influencer and partner to internal and external stakeholders
  • A demonstrable track record in handling sensitive information and exercising excellent judgment in expediting company and investor/prospect matters
  • A first-hand experience of how to behave in this environment developed directly via experience in a start-up or scale-up organization
  • Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to produce high-quality, accurate work in a fast-paced environment
Kraken

1,001-5,000 employees

Cryptocurrency exchange
Company mission
Kraken's mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.
Benefits
  • Competitive salary and equity plan
  • 401k contribution plan
  • Vacation & Generous PTO
  • Paid Tranings
Company Values
  • Remote Friendly: 90% of Krakenites work remotely, we believe people do their best work wherever they're happiest
  • Flexibility and Autonomy: We are highly results-focused vs. time-focused. We want you to work when and how you need to keep you at your most proactive.
  • Diversity: Our Team is spread across 60 countries. By joining Kraken you'll be part of a truly multicultural organization that values diversity and inclusion.
  • Kindness: From executive leadership onwards, we are committed to making Kraken a welcoming and respectful community.