Monday, June 24, 2013
Director, Investor Relations & Business Development -- BIO
BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY ORGANIZATION 1201 MARYLAND AVE., SW SUITE 900 WASHINGTON, D.C. 20024 JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title: Director, Investor Relations & Business Development Department: Business Development Reports to: Executive Vice President, Emerging Companies & Business Development Location: Washington, D.C. E-Mail Resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org Primary Purpose of the Position: The Director, Investor Relations & Business Development shall be responsible for the leadership of the BIO’s programming and partnering activities for BIO’s investor and business development conferences and events. . Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: The specific responsibilities of the Director include: 1. managing the team, including managers, coordinators, and temp staff responsible for: a. event programming and recruitment of companies to present investor and partnering events; panel topics and speakers, etc. b. leading the programming for BIO’s training programs and workshops. c. relationship management operations at investor and partnering events; d. partnering and one-on-one meeting operations, including oversight of the partnering web & database application (vision, product development, back end needs), its data, and the customer services elements of partnering; e. managing consultants employed for programmatic or relationship management 2. Conduct outreach to key constituencies (investors, banks, corporate business development and investor relations officers, etc.) for BIO’s events. 3. In conjunction with the Ex Vice President as well as other members of the team, developing programmatic and strategic direction of BIO’s investor and business development conferences and programs. 4. Leading customer service efforts, including company presentations, partnering and otherwise. 5. developing ways to improve the link between BIO’s policy staff in Washington and the investment community. 6. attending and participating in relevant events to build up industry knowledge, and creating a visible presence with investors, business development professionals and bank analysts to BIO’s company members. 7. working with a cross-functional team to develop event pricing and budgets, scheduling, marketing strategies, and other elements that are intricately involved in successful execution. 8. Leading work with the Emerging Companies Board Governing Board Business Development Committee. 9. Work across functions to support selected program areas at the BIO International Convention. 10. Undertaking outreach efforts with affiliated organizations (NIRI, LES, etc.) Knowledge and Skills Required: • Outstanding manager who understands how to manage a strong, professional team of substantial experience and diverse skill • Excellent knowledge of Wall Street, including buy and sell-side firms, personnel, and activities. • Awareness and understanding of biotech and pharma business development • Understanding of European and Asian biotech sectors • Awareness of BIO's portfolio of events and training programs • Outstanding comprehension of customer service practices and methods • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal - strong presentation abilities • Project management skills • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, industry databases, etc. • Willingness to proactively network and develop contacts in the investment community • Travel up to 30% Education and Experience Required: Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Finance or related field. MBA, JD, or advanced degree preferred. Substantial managerial experience 8-10 years of business development, investor relations, Wall Street or comparable consulting experience preferable in or related to the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry Experience planning investor conferences and organizing committees Supervisory Authority: • Supervision of consultants and support staff a regular part of position. • Supervision of selected directors, managers, and coordinators personnel a part of the position.