Wood Dale, IL, United States
Finance, Pr, Executive, Manager
Director, Investor Relations','9885','!*!AAR is a leading provider of aviation services to the worldwide commercial aerospace and government/defense industries. AAR combines a close-to-the-customer business model with a broad menu of capabilities to help customers operate more efficiently, lower costs and maintain high levels of quality, safety and service. We are a financially stable, dedicated partner with an enduring commitment to innovation, execution, continuous improvement and customer value. At AAR we are committed to doing it right, and we have built our core values based on that premise.SUMMARY:This role will develop the investor narrative and create the systems and infrastructure to continue building sell-side coverage while actively engaging the company’s global investor base.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Investors / Analysts:Serves as the key point of contact for the investment community.Plans and oversees preparation for Investor Day meetings and Non-Deal Road Shows – including venue, presentation, invitations, follow up, etc.Monitors analyst reports and summarizes for senior management.Builds an understanding of the company among key groups that influence perceptions, including analysts, portfolio managers, research directors, heads of institutional investment departments and the stock exchange representatives.Organizes briefings for groups and individuals and set up meetings with senior company executives, such as the CEO or CFO with key financial opinion leaders.Build and manage professional relationships with sell side equity research analysts.Track monthly turnover in shareholder base to identify and evaluate changes in the holder mix based on investment style, holding periods and geographic concentrations.Communication:Organizes research into the attitudes of investors, analysts, and regulators; analyze the results, and recommend a communication strategy to improve the perception of the company in the financial community.Communicate the company’s markets, opportunities, strategies, business model and financial performance as well as be knowledgeable of the company’s products, operations, people and values.Develop investor presentations and marketing materials for quarterly earnings calls, institutional investor conferences, annual meetings and the IR website.Serve as central source for educating and updating investors on the Company’s performance and acts as primary spokesperson for analysts and investor communications.Provide information to management and the Board about the Company’s shareholders, changes in share ownership and will work to increase the Company’s base of shareholders in a manner consistent with strategy.Reporting:Prepares press releases and assist with the production of SEC filings and annual reports for shareholders.Strategy:Provides feedback to management regarding the investment community’s perception of how the company is being managed and their view of its financial results.Analyze competitor performance to create industry trend reports.Evaluate industry trends to assess company performance relative to macro drivers.Establishes the optimum type and mix of shareholders and creates that mix through a variety of targeting initiatives.CORE COMPETENCIES: Commitment to company values and ethicsDependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accuratelyMotivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energyAnalytical skills: must be able to gather information and use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solvingCommunication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skillsIndependent: must have the ability to carry out and follow through on tasks with minimal supervisionStrong judgment and decision making','!*!QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Masters degree (M.A.) or equivalent; or twelve years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Four or more years of public company investor relations experience preferredAviation experience preferredPHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, PTO, as well as, opportunities for professional development and growth. Our newly remodeled Wood Dale office also has an on-site cafeteria and fitness center. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply through the career section on www.aarcorp.com. ','Finance','United States-Illinois-Wood Dale','','Full-time','Exempt','Exempt','Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran','Director, Investor Relations
Website : http://www.aarcorp.com
AAR is a leading provider of diverse products and services to the worldwide commercial aviation and government/defense industries. AAR combines a close-to-the-customer business model with a broad range of capabilities to help customers operate more efficiently, lower costs and maintain high levels of quality, safety and service. AAR is a financially stable, dedicated partner with an enduring commitment to innovation, execution, continuous improvement and customer value.