Director of Investor Relations

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Spire Global is a space-to-cloud Earth data and analytics company that owns and operates the largest multi-purpose constellation of satellites. Its proprietary data and algorithms provide the most advanced maritime, aviation, and weather tracking in the world. In addition to its constellation, Spire’s data infrastructure includes a global ground station network and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth.

The Role

Spire is hiring a motivated Director of Investor Relations to lead and facilitate Spire's engagement with prospective investors, existing shareholders, and the research analyst community. This person will be responsible for to all investor communication, promoting the company’s brand and reputation to the investment community, and adhering to all listing requirements within the US. This individual will be devising and implementing a strategic investor engagement program, delivering on key reporting activity throughout the financial calendar year, ensuring that company valuations are accurate and well-informed. They will also be focused on shaping strategic, financial and operating decisions that help Spire drive shareholder value. This individual will report to the Head of Communications.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish, implement and continue to coordinate a proactive, strategic investor communication program for Spire
  • Partner with the Head of Communications to support both the CEO and CFO in their financial communication with the financial markets
  • Obtain and maintain meaningful analyst coverage for Spire
  • Support and manage the day-to-day engagement with shareholders and analysts
  • Develop a proactive investor targeting and outreach program that broadens and expands Spire’s investor base in the market
  • Monitor the company’s institutional ownership and trading trends; target and develop relationships with long-term focused investors
  • Develop accurate systems to track and manage analyst consensus
  • Maintain accurate and consistent information for use on the company website, within presentations, and in other external documents
  • In partnership with Spire’s legal team, ensure that the company remains in compliance with all SEC filing requirements
  • Provide advice and counsel to the Head of Communications, the Chief Financial Officer and the rest of senior management regarding financial communications, both strategic and tactical
  • Use sophisticated economic modeling, analytical skills and capital markets expertise to develop a compelling investor narrative that tells Spire’s growth story
  • Serve as a principal spokesperson to the investment community to communicate the company’s business model, strategy, competitive advantage, and operational and financial objectives
  • Liaise with internal teams and take ownership of the development of periodic earnings activities, including press release, scripts, investor presentation, relevant sales materials, Q&A, preparation of senior executives, scheduling, announcements, webcast and conference call logistics as well as post-event communications
  • Assist with the development of presentations for events, investor conferences, road shows, and other activities as necessary
  • Contribute to the development of and liaise with senior management regarding press releases of a price sensitive nature
  • Maintain an awareness of competitor narratives and the data the analyst community is using as sector metrics
  • Keep abreast of best practice IR from competitors and the wider IR landscape and look to implement the highest quality programming for Spire
  • Ensure external IR materials are high quality, refreshed regularly and are in best in class
  • Manage relationships with external advisors and vendors (brokers, IR agency, databases, and other relevant service providers)

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of investor relations experience
  • 5+ years of experience managing and building out investor relations programs


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 10+ years of investor relations experience in a fast-paced environment
  • 5+ Investment banking or direct investing experience
  • Proven experience leading investor relations for a US-listed company, ideally a technology company, with some experience at a space or SaaS data analytics company preferred
  • Operating finance background, with deep knowledge of the operating metrics and financial modeling used by analysts and investors
  • Hands-on experience writing, designing and developing investor materials used for earnings announcements, investor days, conferences, and other activities
  • Proven relationship-building skills, and demonstrated ability to earn the trust and confidence of senior leaders in a high-performance environment

Spire is Global and our success draws upon the diverse viewpoints, skills and experiences of our employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.

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