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Vice President Investor Relations

Semrush Inc
life insurance, parental leave, 401(k)
United States, Massachusetts, Boston
800 Boylston Street (Show on map)
May 19, 2023

Hi there!

We are Semrush, a global IT company developing our own product-a platform for digital marketers. New stars are born here, so don't miss your chance. This is our Vice President Investor Relations role.

Tasks in the role
  • Ensure Semrush is strategically positioned with external audiences, including institutional investors and research analysts.

  • Build relationships with key investor targets and help increase the company's investor base.

  • Handle first-line communications between the company and the investment community, including buy-side investors and sell-side analysts, both domestic and international.

  • Develop and implement campaigns to proactively target new prospective institutional investors.

  • Educate the investor community about the company's strategy and financial model.

  • Drive the quarterly earnings process, including development of the narrative, earnings release, prepared remarks, investor materials, and Q&A. Coordinate efforts across Legal, Comms, and our Executive team.

  • Coordinate with our Legal team to develop the annual shareholder letter and engage with investors regarding our proxy.

  • Prepare other internal and external market materials, including investor presentations, market trend reports, trading analyses, and stock ownership.

  • Partner with business and finance leaders to understand and translate important trends to investors. Track company peers and market developments, including coverage of comparable company analysis, benchmarking, competitive analysis, and peer-company earnings reviews.

  • Advise senior management on current investor sentiment, as well as expected investment community reaction to various strategic decisions.

  • Prepare executives for communications with investors, including collecting and presenting support data and drafting scripts and presentations, as well as coaching for best results.

  • Provide regular updates to our Executive Team and the board of directors regarding our investor relations strategy, activities, and results.

  • Works closely with the Communications and Legal teams on the full range of external and internal communications.

Who we are looking for
  • 15+ years of progressive experience in accounting and finance or other capital markets experience such as sell-side, buy-side, or investor relations-related consulting.

  • Deep experience developing and executing comprehensive and proactive investor relations strategies for fast-growing SaaS technology public companies, possess relationships with key investment banks, equity research analysts, and investors in the SaaS space.

  • Strong investor relations experience is preferred as a number one at a public technology company (public company experience is a must).

  • Experience communicating with shareholders, the general investment community, and other stakeholders to develop and maintain positive relationships.

  • Knowledge of SEC disclosure requirements and filings, accounting concepts, and financial analysis.

  • Broad knowledge of stock exchange rules and regulations and proven experience in working with Wall Street.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and proactively with other functions to understand the company's story and vision.

  • Demonstrated history of relationship building, which will be crucial both inside the company and with the investment community.

  • Strong financial acumen, understanding of financial statements, and analytical skills.

  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to think and act strategically.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated success in developing and articulating recommendations/opinions.

  • Proven project management skills with keen attention to detail.

  • Self-starter with a demonstrated history of delivering results.

  • Bachelor's degree is required; MBA, CPA, or CFA is preferred.

They say there are no perfect candidates, but that might well be you, if
  • You share our common values: Trust, as we prefer to speak up and be our true selves; Sense of Ownership, as it's not worth wasting time on something you don't believe in; and enthusiasm for Constant Change, as we are always looking to make things better.

We will try to create all the right conditions for you to work and rest comfortably
  • This offer stands for the "hybrid" work format: some days, you work from the office, and some #wfh. Trust us, it's an efficient way of work. Proven!

  • Low cost medical, dental, and vision plans.

  • Dependent Care Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts.

  • Employee Assistance Program.

  • 401(k) plan with flexible ways to save and fully vested employer match up to 4%.

  • Unlimited PTO.

  • Paid parental leave.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program.

  • Short-term and Long-term Disability.

  • Accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, Life Insurance.

  • Travel Insurance.

  • Corporate Events.

  • Snacks, coffee, tea.

  • Free Parking for employees (Prudential Center)

A bit about the team

Working in this team will offer an enriching experience, learning, and creatively solving tasks. You'll have unlimited opportunities to grow under our new CFO, who will motivate you to be your best self, think big, and take intelligent risks, but most importantly, have fun.

Finally, a little more about our company

Semrush is a leading online visibility management SaaS platform that enables businesses globally to run search engine optimization, pay-per-click, content, social media, and competitive research campaigns and get measurable results from online marketing.

We've been developing our product for 14 years and awarded G2's Top 100 Software Products, Global and US Search Awards 2021, Great Place to Work Certification, Deloitte Technology Fast 500, and many more. In March 2021, Semrush went public and started trading on the NYSE with the SEMR ticker.

10,000,000+ users in America, Europe, Asia, and Australia have already tried Semrush, and over 1,000 people worldwide are working on its development. The Semrush team is constantly growing.

Our new colleague, we are waiting for you!

Semrush is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or medical condition, including medical characteristics, genetic identity, marital status, military service, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications.


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