Director of Investor Relations at Energy Recovery | Powderkeg

Location: Katy, TX

Employment Type: Full-time


Energy Recovery (NASDAQ: ERII) creates technologies that solve complex challenges for industrial fluid-flow markets worldwide. Building on our pressure exchanger technology platform, we design and manufacture solutions that make industrial processes more efficient and sustainable. What began as a game-changing invention for desalination has grown into a global business advancing the environmental sustainability of customers’ operations in multiple industries. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Energy Recovery has manufacturing, research and development facilities across California and Texas with sales and on-site technical support available globally. For more information, please visit

Job Summary:

Energy Recovery is seeking a qualified candidate for an immediate full-time opening for the position of Director of Investor Relations, with the Finance team in the Houston, TX or San Leandro, CA facility. This position is responsible for providing support of all investor relations activities in order to increase shareholder value, and assisting with investor relations strategies and presentations. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for supporting the VP of Investor Relations with earnings calls, PowerPoint presentations, security analysts’ positions and summaries, and executive level communication between management and the investor community. A suitable candidate will have strong presentation and writing skills, and should be able to collect and synthesize pertinent information from senior management.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Communicating the Company’s financial and operational performance and business outlook to current and potential investors
  • Manage Company relationships with institutional investors and sell-side analysts by demonstrating consistent and clear communication between internal and external parties regarding the company’s vision and strategy for delivering shareholder value
  • Analyze and present financial trends, competitor behavior, shareholder issues, and provide insights on market activity
  • Advise senior management as to industry sentiment and conditions as well as the expected reaction from the investment community regarding proposed transactions, corporate planning/budgeting and operating results
  • Identify investors who are underweight Academy’s stock/securities and develop a strategy to target those investors
  • Responsible for creating and delivering investor relations materials, including earnings releases, presentations and scripts, , etc. for investor conferences and investor roadshows
  • Schedule, arrange and participate with senior management in industry and research analyst conferences with investors and security analysts, conference calls with members of the financial community and roadshows to meet with targeted investors
  • Analyze reports prepared by the investment community concerning Energy Recovery and comparable companies
  • Initiate discussions with sell-side analysts to understand their points of view and demonstrate the confidence to confirm or challenge those viewpoints
  • Anticipate and address investor and analyst issues. Build relationships, respond in a timely manner to analysts’ questions, and gain better understanding of top investors’ behaviors
  • All other projects and duties as assigned

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of GAAP, accounting, and financial principles
  • MBA Preferred
  • Ability to aid in developing presentations and in the logistics of NDRs
  • Familiarity with the impact MIFID II has had on small cap companies
  • Strong understanding of capital markets
  • Ability to communicate business strategies and complex financial information clearly and accurately to a variety of audiences through oral and written means
  • Public speaking skills with the ability to communicate confidently and effectively
  • Ability to weigh factors and make decisions in alignment with strategy and values
  • Create and analyze financial models to determine drivers of company performance relative to analyst and investor models and to effectively position the Company among its competitors
  • Ability to develop and articulate compelling company stories/messaging towards investors and external stakeholders
  • Must be able to help identify potential shareholders with targeted characteristics
  • Attention to details and the highest standards for accuracy and precision
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.
  • Prior experience with financial databases (Bloomberg, Capital IQ, FactSet or other), and investor CRMs (IPREO/Big Dough, other) a plus
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated
  • Knowledge of ESG a plus

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Company
    Energy Recovery
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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