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Investor Relations Lead at Squarespace (Greater NYC Area, NY)

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Squarespace is seeking an Investor Relations Lead to support the company’s efforts in building and executing the investor relations program. They will play a meaningful role in supporting the program and maximizing shareholder value by helping drive education of our long-term strategy and business model via effective communication. This will be achieved by the team telling a cohesive and data-driven story about our strategy, positioning, value proposition, financial results, and operations to the financial community including new and existing investors, shareholders, and research analysts. 


This role will work cross-functionally across Squarespace, including legal, accounting, FP&A, product, marketing and communications, to gain a strong fundamental understanding of our business and ensure the company is successfully communicating its strategic and financial positioning with the investor community in a unified message. This is a highly visible opportunity where you can have a measurable impact at a leading technology company.

This role reports into the Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Development and is based in New York.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build out Squarespace’s IR capabilities by executing an effective and world-class investor relations strategy via crafting and articulating the long-term vision and constantly improving our communication, strategy and outreach
  • Support the creation of materials including: earnings press releases, scripts, Q&A, investor presentations, fact sheets, financial and legal back-up, pre-event preparation, post-event reporting, transcript reviews, SEC filings, as well as other ad hoc analytical and presentation requests (including Board materials)
  • Support the Company’s participation in investor and analyst events such as conferences, meetings, non-deal roadshows, including logistics, background materials and the preparation of senior executives
  • Help manage and continuously improve our communication and targeting strategy with equity research and investor relationships by maintaining detailed notes, summarizing highlights, and logging interactions
  • Review analyst models, identifying key underlying assumptions and themes, and build relationships with sell-side associates while maintaining the consensus model
  • Stay ahead of financial trends and shareholder issues that could affect our business, including monitoring and reporting on competitor’s research reports, public investor engagements, news, earnings and other relevant sources
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the Company’s strategy, operations, and financial history and consistently stay current on the Company’s business initiatives and financial performance metrics, supporting the team with modeling, data/industry analysis, and relevant insights
  • Collaborate and build relationships across internal functions to facilitate two way flow of information and ensure key strategy and investor messaging is reflect in all external materials
  • Collaborate with and manage third-party service providers, including those for the investor relations website, surveillance, and targeting.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 5 years of investor relations or equivalent experience both in a publicly traded company and equity research
  • Strong and detailed knowledge of financial statements, equity valuation models, and capital market trends
  • Ability and comfort working independently across cross-functional internal teams and external relationships
  • Superb communication skills, both spoken and written. Able to create engaging investment messages across all audiences
  • Deep understanding of Reg FD and other SEC disclosure rules, regulations and filing requirements
  • Worked with technology companies, preferably software, SaaS, and/or consumer Internet, with particular understanding of key performance indicators
  • Exceptional attention to detail, excellent judgment/discretion, mature personality, high integrity, team player, strong work ethic and intellectually curious
  • Expertise working with GSuite, Excel and other IR specific tools and applications

About Squarespace

Squarespace makes beautiful products to help people with creative ideas succeed. By blending elegant design and sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people — from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the world’s most iconic businesses — to share their stories with the world. Squarespace’s team of more than 1,200 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin, Los Angeles and Portland. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com/about.

Benefits & Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you and your dependent children
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Free lunch and snacks at all offices
  • Education reimbursement
  • Dog-friendly workplace in New York office
  • Commuter benefit in the form of reduced tax (Ireland) and pretax (US)

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


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Where we are

Squarespace is headquartered in the West Village of Manhattan, within walking distance from the 1, A, C, E, B, D, F, and M trains.

Technology we use

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What are Squarespace Perks + Benefits

Squarespace Benefits Overview

Flexible PTO policy for full time employees
20 weeks paid leave to welcome a child through any of the ways to form a family for all genders
Up to 12 weeks paid personal care leave
Up to 20 weeks paid leave to care for a family member
Bereavement leave for loss of a loved one
$20,000 benefit for fertility planning & treatment, adoption & surrogacy
Unlimited free virtual family planning visits with OB/GYNs, doulas & midwives
Subsidized backup care for family, infant, child, adult, or elder dependents
Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) to support child care & parenting, helping aging parents & more
Virtual counseling sessions with licensed therapists fully covered with HealthJoy
100% paid Headspace app subscriptions
Access to mental healthcare apps, Talkspace & Ginger
100% paid premiums on health benefits for you, your dependent children & domestic partner
$5,000 tuition reimbursement per year
2 complimentary Squarespace sites & subscription to Unfold

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Squarespace offers virtual counseling sessions with licensed therapists fully covered with HealthJoy. 100% paid Headspace app subscriptions and access to mental healthcare apps, Talkspace & Ginger.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
All employees have full access to LinkedIn Learning.
Online course subscriptions available

An Insider's view of Squarespace

What does your typical day look like?

My days are usually split between weekly one-on-ones with my team and pockets of time where I can focus on what I need to get done for the week. The dedicated time to speak one on one with my team is the best place for me to hear about their wins, understand and coach them through their challenges, and help them move forward.

Trish

Technical Program Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I first stepped into Squarespace as an intern, and it’s been a crash course in all things advertising and design since then. I’ve worked on some cool projects, from developing a microsite built to celebrate our awesome customers called Makers & Dreamers to creating content for our product that tons of users will come across.

Gina

Art Director

What is your vision for the company?

My role is to lead the creation of a shared vision, strategy, and plan toward the development of a learning culture at Squarespace. We envision Squarespace becoming a place where people come to not just do their career’s best work, but also as a place where they learn and grow in unimaginable ways.

Jason

Director of Learning & Development

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