Investor Relations Lead

Aptos Labs

Aptos Labs

Administration
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Aptos is a people-first blockchain on a mission to help billions of people achieve universal and fair access to decentralized assets in a safe and scalable way.

Founded by some of the original creators and maintainers that researched, designed, and built the Diem blockchain to serve this purpose, we have dedicated several years toward this mission. We believe the open-source Diem technology we have developed is an important foundation of a safe and scalable web3 world where everyone has more equitable opportunities to grow and access financial assets with lower fees and fewer intermediaries.

Aptos (Ohlone for "The People") encompasses our mission and ethos for why we build.

About The Role

We are searching for an experienced and self-driven Investor Relations Lead to join our team. As the Investor Relations Lead, you will build out a world-class investor relations program. As an excellent communicator, this role will be a thought leader in shaping Aptos’s investor messaging and in establishing the financial narrative externally. This is a highly visible role and will partner closely with executive leadership, finance, legal, marketing, communications and other groups across Aptos.

You will be working closely with our Head of Strategy as well as our CEO as you build out our investment function. We’re interested in working with people that have developed and maintained accurate accounts of company affairs and have managed investor reporting requirements. You will have enormous autonomy to sculpt our IR practices and processes, taking full ownership over these processes when dealing with future equity and token funding rounds. Your ability to source new investment opportunities and understand our investors’ needs will be crucial to your success.

What you'll be doing:

  • Lead the development of a robust investor relations strategy and framework for Aptos
  • Be as spokesperson of Aptos within the investor community
  • Clearly articulate Aptos’s strategy, progress against KPIs, and financial performance to the investor community, thereby providing investors with accurate, useful, and relevant information about Aptos
  • Monitor and report on industry and peer company information and practices by tracking research reports, news, earnings calls and other relevant resources
  • Be the first point of contact for all equity or token holders, and respond to them promptly on all channels.
  • Work closely with our internal teams to deliver Board and investor requests promptly
  • Proactively schedule regular check-ins with our investors and activate investors appropriately
  • Support ecosystem projects in their fundraising efforts by connecting them with the best investors in our network.

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas: equity research, investment banking, investor relations, or management consulting.
  • Deep understanding of financial modeling, valuation, investing, and investment management landscape - particularly within the financial services, fintech, & consumer tech
  • A passion and deep understanding for web3 ecosystems and knowledge of the current Layer 1 landscape
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills - ability to distill complex topics into a concise, consumable format
  • Ability to build strong relationships internally and externally with senior executives, analysts, and investors
  • Resourcefulness and the ability to bring creative, data-driven solutions to every problem and never see a challenge as a dead-end
  • Ability to drive projects independently, thrive on autonomy, and manage multiple initiatives while maintaining a high quality of work
  • Experience working at a fast-growing technology company

The base salary range for this full-time position is $115-$160k. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and typical maximum target for new hire salaries for the position of a candidate based in the Bay Area at any level. We do hire exceptionally talented professionals with decades of experience in their field. As such, our range may be higher than what is displayed. Our base salary ranges are determined by experience and location, and we hire at all levels for multiple roles. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location, job-related skills demonstrated during the interviews, working experience, and relevant education or training. Please note that the compensation details listed in role postings reflect the base salary only and do not include equity, tokens, or benefits.

Our Benefits

  • 100% insurance premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision for you and your dependents (US Employees)
  • Equipment of your choice
  • Flexible vacation time, 11 holidays, and floating company days off
  • Competitive Salary
  • Equity (RSUs)
  • Protocol Token Grants
  • 401k matching (US Employees)
  • Fun and inclusive in-person and digital events

Aptos is committed to diversity in the workplace, and we’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not hire on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

We are committed to providing a safe and secure hiring process for all applicants. Unfortunately, there are individuals who may attempt to impersonate Aptos or our employees for fraudulent purposes.
To protect yourself, please be aware of the following:
  • We will never ask you for payment of any kind during the application or onboarding process, including fees for background checks, training, or equipment.
  • We will always communicate with you using our official company email domain.
  • We will never request your personal financial information, such as your social security number or bank account details, during the initial application stages or via email or a video/voice call when onboarding.
If you encounter any suspicious activity or requests that seem out of the ordinary, please do not hesitate to report it to us at security@aptoslabs.com.