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AD/Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Company: Arcellx
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Arcellx, Inc. ( is a clinical-stage biotechnology company reimagining cell therapy by engineering innovative immunotherapies for patients with cancer and other incurable diseases. Arcellx believes that cell therapies are one of the forward pillars of medicine and our mission is to advance humanity by developing cell therapies that are safer, more effective, and more broadly accessible. Our offices are located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and Redwood City, California.

Reporting to the Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, you will be an integral player in the department, responsible for assisting with the development and execution of the company's investor relations and media program. The ideal candidate is an individual who thrives in a start-up and ever-revolving environment, who possesses strong verbal and written communications skills and strong analytical skills. You should have a growth and development mindset, the ability to stay self-motivated, and must be highly collaborative.

At Arcellx, we value passion, curiosity, determination, and diversity, and look for candidates who demonstrate a genuine interest in our mission and alignment with our values.

Key Responsibilities:

This opportunity is located in Arcellx's Redwood City, California, office and is an in-person role (this is not a remote work opportunity), The AD/Director will manage the day-to-day operations of the department and will collaborate with the department VP in developing and executing the IR and Corporate Communications strategy, operating plans, and budget.

Investor Relations:

  • Educate and update investors and security analysts about the company to achieve a fair relative stock price, manage perceptions of active and passive investors with respect to the company's business objectives, identify and land large new holders of the stock.
  • Accurately represent and reflect the company, its strategies, its results, and prospects in a balanced way.
  • Execute the analysis for and creation of periodic feedback reports about the company's stock price, brokerage analysts' estimates and perceptions, industry and peer companies, and the overall stock market and help convey these findings.
  • Manage the company's participation in investor conferences and non-deal roadshows.
  • Maintain investor relations portion of the corporate website.
  • Assist with the planning and execution of the annual shareholder meeting partnering with the legal and finance teams.
  • Manage the capital markets database and intelligence system that supports the investor relations program.
  • Prepare briefing materials for investor and analyst meetings. Handles logistics for conference calls and webcasts.
    Corporate Communications:
    • Manage external agencies and budget to support Arcellx's public relations programs through overall messaging, media relations, thought leadership, issues management, and digital/social media presence.
    • Draft and finalize all company press releases.
    • Develop and manage corporate news flow calendar.
    • Collaborate across teams to support the company's attendance at medical meetings.
    • Update corporate presentation as needed.
    • Support the internal communications initiative around employee engagement and serve as a communications resource to other functions as needed.
    • Collaborate in the preparation of conference call scripts and practice questions.
    • Executes the distribution of company news releases across the wire.
      • Bachelor's degree required.
      • 6+ years of broad investor relations, finance and/ or corporate communications experience for a publicly traded biotech or pharmaceutical company preferred or a consulting agency.
      • Understanding of SEC compliance, reporting and disclosure guidelines.
      • A good understanding of strategic communication, public relations, and the media.
      • A clear and thorough understanding of the financial modeling techniques used by security analysts to project a company's operating and financial performance and the resulting value for its stock.
      • An in-depth understanding of the financial and investment markets.
      • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
      • Must be able to travel 3-5 times per year.
        • An energetic, efficient, and resourceful team player and individual contributor.
        • A person with an insatiable appetite to learn more.
        • Commitment to integrity and always doing what's right.
        • Strong interpersonal skills, superior intellect, and an outstanding ability to communicate using these qualities and skills.
        • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously. Can produce top-quality work with little oversight.
        • Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
        • Direct and candid. Challenges the status quo.
        • Able to build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with colleagues.
          Salary Range: $180,000 - $250,000 per year.


Keywords: Arcellx, Redwood City , AD/Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, Executive , Redwood City, California

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