Investor Relations Director

Corporate New York, New York

Position at Medidata Solutions

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences with the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial and real-world data. Powered by artificial intelligence and delivered by #1 ranked industry experts, the Intelligent Platform for Life Sciences helps pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device companies and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk and optimize outcomes. Medidata serves more than 1,000 customers and partners worldwide and empowers more than 100,000 certified users every day to create hope for millions of patients. Discover the future of life sciences:  


We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. We are still led by our Co-founders, Tarek Sherif and Glen de Vries, and have global operations in US, Europe and Asia with over 2000 employees.

Your Mission:

The Investor Relations Director is the “number two” in the Investor Relations department and will play a key role in supporting the strategic planning, business development, coordination and execution of communication for all investor relations activities, strategies and initiatives. The role involves building and maintaining relationships with analysts and investors, and thoughtful contribution to investor facing materials and communications.

Your Competencies:

  • Work with SVP of IR and management team to thoughtfully craft investor materials and messaging.

  • Become a trusted resource for certain sell-side analysts and investors.

  • Regularly review and provide insights on analyst reports and models.

  • Assist and support the preparation of quarterly earnings deliverables, including press release, conference call scripts, Q&A documents, and ad hoc financial analyses.

  • Contribute and evolve the investor story through investor-facing materials including presentations and IR website content.

  • Help prepare reports and presentations for senior management and the Board on stock performance, institutional ownership, market perception, peer tracking, and financial research.

  • Oversee the planning, scheduling and related logistics as needed for investor conferences, investor meetings, office visits and roadshows. Participate/attend these meetings/events periodically.

  • Develop and manage investor targeting lists as needed.

  • Research, create, build and maintain financial models as needed.

  • Monitor and track stock activity, industry and market trends, and provide analyses and insights.

  • Monitor, assess, and communicate competitive and market information within the organization.

  • Oversee communications documents and briefing information for investor events.

Your Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, with at least ten years of related work experience.

  • At least five years of experience in investor relations or related field within the investment community.

  • Knowledge of software and healthcare industries.

  • Understanding of SEC regulations impacting communications.

  • Strong analytical and research skills.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Outstanding presentation skills in public, group, and one-on-one forums.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative work style.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to quickly analyze and present strategic, corporate, and industry developments as they relate to MDSO.

  • Ability to interact, collaborate and communicate with cross-functional leadership teams.

  • Ability to engage in interesting dialog with investors, anticipates key issues, and frames discussion with company/brand message.

  • Strong presentation creation and delivery skills.


  • MBA in Finance

  • CPS or CFA

Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.

Medidata’s solutions have powered over 14,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.

EEO Statement

Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.