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Senior Director
Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
Posted on 10/1/2022
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • BA/BS required; degree in the life sciences or finance preferred
  • 10+ years of biotech/pharma industry experience, 4+ years of Corporate Communications or IR experience at a public biotech/pharma/life science company
  • High attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong planning, organizational, time, and project management skills to prioritize and complete multiple assignments and coordinate workflow
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to anticipate needs, be proactive, and exercise independent decision-making
  • Ability to perform in a high-pressure environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to draft engaging and impactful messages
  • Work with the CFO and executive team to develop and implement a comprehensive, best-in-class Corp Communications and IR program that aligns with company strategy and leverages a strong understanding of the investment, biotech, and pharmaceutical communities to enhance the perception and visibility of Alector
  • Collaborate with various functions within Alector, including the executive team, clinical science, medical affairs, regulatory, corporate communication, finance, business development, and legal teams to develop consistent messaging and flow across all external collateral materials
  • Lead and/or consult on the production of all communications-related materials including presentations, press releases, social media content, corporate brochures, videos, interview briefs, and more
  • Manage interactions and communications with existing and potential shareholders and sell-side analysts; be responsive to information needs in compliance with company policies and securities regulations
  • Manage external communication agency relationships
  • Collaborate with company leadership to advance engagement with sell-side analysts, with the goal of supporting coverage that recognizes the portfolio value and aligns with the corporate growth trajectory
  • Gather real-time insights and analysis from analyst reports, shareholder filings, investment sentiment, and competitor activity, and effectively prepare Alector leadership team/other internal stakeholders for external interactions
  • Share market intelligence and investor perceptions of the company's performance, and make sure investors are represented as a key stakeholder in the formation/execution of program strategy and communications
  • Partner with legal to develop securities filings/other disclosures and ensure compliance with company policies and securities regulations
  • Oversee ongoing analysis of shareholder base and refinement of investor targeting strategy
  • Assist in development of strategic communications directed to the investment community related to corporate and product milestones, quarterly financial results, annual report, and other disclosures, including press releases, conference call scripts, slides, and Q&A
  • Direct the IR section of corporate website including managing core messaging and updates to the company corporate presentation
  • Manage media and investor relations firms and assist in other external press relations
  • Help organize, plan, attend and track company road shows, presentations, speaking engagements, and conferences
  • Serve as primary contact and resource for fielding investor calls, requests for information, and shareholder questions
  • Manage other third-party vendors and resources

51-200 employees

Company Overview
Alector is combining state-of-the-art antibody technology and recent discoveries in neuroimmunology and human genetics to develop novel.