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Investor Relations / PR
The investor relations team deals with any communication flowing to current or potential investors, about the organization they work for, which might be a bank, an oil company or another listed company.
Investor relations are responsible for crafting the communications delivered from the company to investors, and for responding to communications about the company in the media.
Brand creation, protection and awareness, reputation management, media exposure, client feedback, are all important elements of investor relations.
Many large companies outsource their investor relations to public relations (PR) agencies. Within the agencies different teams focus on particular industries such as banks and financial services, energy companies, consumer goods manufacturers etc.
Communications from the Company
Whenever the company needs to convey information to its shareholders, the investor relations team will take the lead in planning, producing and distributing the communication. The communications are typically presented to all clients simultaneously, including results announcements, statements to the media and press releases.
Communications about the Company
Investor relations occasionally have to deal with communication messages investors are exposed to from sources outside of the company. In some circumstances this involves responding to negative news stories or PR situations.Often the investor relations team or their PR advisors will be given an opportunity to present the company in a positive light by responding to a relevant story in the media.
Investor Relations Manager Careers
An investor relations manager typically starts out in a junior marketing role. Alternatively analysts may switch to investors relations after some time spent as equity research analysts.
An investor relations manager needs to be a professional communicator, able to present themselves well in person and in writing, and keeping up to date with the latest industry news is essential.