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Investor Relations Associate in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 1/23/2019

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    Raleigh, NC
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Career Description

Job Description


The Investor Relations Associate is the first point of contact for equity research analysts (sell-side), portfolio managers, institutional investors (buy-side), and other investors for Advance Auto Parts. The IR Associate reports to and provides experienced administrative, project management and event support to the Vice President, Investor Relations. Often self-directed, the role requires an experienced and confident professional, who can work with people at all levels internally and externally. A highly visible role, this person is an articulate and persuasive communicator dealing with confidential information and demanding constituencies. The position works closely with other departments and outside shareholders and vendors.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist with producing materials for quarterly earnings reporting, investor conferences, non-deal roadshows, property tours and other investor/analyst events, including producing and updating investor profiles, as needed
  • Provide best-in-class service in the management of inbound investor and analyst requests and coordinate timely responses with multiple internal departments
  • Assist in the tracking and analysis of sell-side research on company, peers and industry to assess trends, client demographics, and historical account information
  • Produce and distribute daily and weekly reports on recent sell-side research to senior management
  • Manage and maintain customer relationship management (“CRM”) system, and master Investor Relations calendar, with all Investor Relations activities, including meetings, calls, marketing trips and conferences with the investment community, in order to compile standardized quarterly reports, communications, and respond to ad hoc requests
  • Coordinate webcasting and logistics for quarterly and annual earnings calls through appropriate vendor(s) (Nasdaq) and coordinate with AAP’s Corporate Communications, website team and IT support staff
  • Provide organizational, contract, logistical and administrative support for all investor / analyst meetings, IR-related meetings and conferences, including coordination of Non-Deal Road Shows and facility tours
  • Prepare board presentations together with the VP, Investor Relations on topics including peer financial results, stock price performance, industry benchmarking, changes to investor base, and corporate access
  • Maintain current contact list for the investment community
  • Manage the Annual Report and Proxy printing and distribution process, including vendor management and communications
  • Maintain and update the investor relations section of the Company’s website
  • Assist with the management of external relationships including the NYSE, designated market makers, stock surveillance and other firms, including purchase orders and vendor payment processing
  • Serve as a cross-functional partner for our FP&A, accounting and investor relations team on various projects and analyses
  • Complete special projects as needed


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High level of proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills with senior executive leadership
  • Exceptional analytical skills and superior attention to detail
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision while accomplishing team and company goals
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • An energetic, efficient, and resourceful team player and individual contributor
  • Ability to work flexible schedule
  • Experience working in Investor Relations during a time of a successful company transformation is a plus


  • Associate degree, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of combined experience in investor relations, finance, FP&A, or executive support role


This position has no supervisory responsibilities



The physical demands 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 is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.