Head of Investor Relations

Job Description / Skills Required

Reporting to the CFO, the Head of Investor Relations is Groupon’s strategic megaphone, communicating our financial results, business strategy, and operations to the investment community. The Head of IR will serve as a key advisor to the CEO, CFO, and Board on the investor relations strategy. Through succinct company messaging, the Head of IR will ensure that Groupon’s strategy and progress are clear to the analyst and investor community. Behind the scenes, the Head of IR will conduct peer research, establish a robust investor relations process, and lead the quarterly earnings process.

Description:

Serve as a key corporate spokesperson with investors, analysts, rating agencies, and other stakeholders.

Establish process, protocols, and systems to build a best in class investor relations function.

Maintain strong company and sector expertise; Stay current on all company and related industry activity in order to be responsive to investors and to communicate effectively with management.

Conduct regular meetings with the investment community to discuss key topics; Provide feedback related to discussions with the investment community and the reaction to the company's business strategies, market developments, and external events to internal stakeholders.

Leads the use of targeting to identify good-fit institutional investors; contacts the analysts at those institutions to encourage interest and investment through conferences. presentations, and meetings.

Lead the quarterly earnings process, which includes creating all communication materials, drafting earnings releases, call scripts, accompanying presentations, as well as preparing talking points and relevant Q&A.

Develop presentations for investor, corporate communications and and other events.

Work closely with the heads of the Public Relations, FP&A, Accounting, Marketing, Sales, and Product organizations.

Prepare senior leaders internally for meetings with the investment community.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in finance, mathematics, economic, other quantitative field or equivalent experience

10+ years of varied financial experience specifically related to Investor Relations

Working knowledge of and high degree of interest in equity markets, securities regulations/disclosure requirements, and IR practice

Solid understanding of Groupon’s business strategy and trends in the ecommerce and tech industry

Outstanding analytical/financial and data management skills

Proficient in Microsoft Suite of tools

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

High energy, self-motivated, creative and organized

Attention to detail and a strong focus on teamwork

Ability to be proactive and work independently

Comfortable around senior executives

Ability to adapt to change, reprioritize, and multitask

CPA, CFA or MBA degree

Equity or capital market experience

Professional experience in an analytical/quantitative business role

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.