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Associate Director / Director Corporate Development And Investor Relations

Terns Pharmaceuticals

Foster City, CA | New York, NY

Posted February 10

Job Description

Company Description

Terns Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing best-in-class single-agent and combination therapies to treat liver disease. Terns has assembled a broad pipeline of orally administered drug candidates for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).  Headquartered in Foster City, CA, Terns combines extensive research and development experience in drug development and experimental combination therapy with a capital-efficient drug discovery and clinical development model to advance its growing pipeline of medicines.   

Position Overview

The Director, Corporate Development and Investor Relations reports to the CFO and will develop, implement, and manage a strategic plan for investor relations that helps ensure fair valuation of the company and accurate understanding of the company story and evolution with both the sell-side and buy-side. In addition, this individual will help drive corporate development strategy and play a key leadership role in financing activities, including financing strategy and managing relationships within the banking community and executing financing activities. The individual will also be expected to closely partner with the Director, Business Development to support the Company’s business development activities, including financial modeling, competitive intelligence, and participation in partnering activities. 

S/he will identify key issues and opportunities for investor communications and develop innovative investor relations strategies and programs, accordingly, ensuring investor relations initiatives are effectively linked to corporate and department goals.  

S/he will develop and maintain close relationships with key investors and analysts by communicating company story on a continuous, transparent, and consistent basis, in compliance with corporate policies and securities regulations.  

Additionally, s/he will develop and lead review of investor-facing communications materials, including corporate announcements, investor presentations, press releases, conference call scripts, Q&As, and backgrounders.  

The successful candidate will ensure adherence to relevant regulatory requirements and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as appropriate. 



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