Associate (IR-Asia)

Posted 2 months ago

ICR, one of the most highly-regarded Strategic Communications firms, is seeking a native English speaker to fill an Investor Relations Associate position in its Beijing office.

Responsibilities of an IR Associate include:

  • Draft, review, and edit all clients’ press releases and investor communications materials and ensure that they are written in a concise, accurate, and grammatically correct manner
  • Ascertain that the tone, style, syntax, and punctuation of the written materials are aligned with the those typical of western financial newswire and investor preferences
  • Interact with other bilingual IR associates to bridge the east-west cultural divide and ensure that Chinese ideas are properly expressed in the English writings
  • Work with the MS Office Suite to ensure the final copies are properly and consistently laid out and formatted
  • Track and report on our client’s competitor/peer business developments and financial results
  • Prepare reports and analysis for client outlining investor feedback, financial results, stock price performance, changes to institutional shareholder base
  • Assist senior members of the Asia team in preparing for client’s quarterly earnings calls, including drafting earnings releases, management Q&A preparation, and investor feedback
  • Develop client marketing materials, including corporate press releases, letters to shareholders, investor fact sheets, and IR website content


 Job Requirements:

  • Native English speaker with excellent writing skills and strong grasp of grammar
  • Master’s Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or any writing-centric degrees preferred
  • Strong self-motivation with the ability to work calmly, quickly, and accurately on multiple projects, and manage a large workload in a fast-paced, open-space environment
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload and take on new tasks as they arise to accommodate schedules and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and collaboratively with bilingual colleagues
  • Attention to detail and effective time management skills
  • Strong analytical thinking and critical reasoning skills
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to ensure proper layout and formatting of the final proof
  • Financial services industry experience preferred, but not required
  • Strong interest in or understanding of the equity markets a plus


If interested, please email your resume and cover letter outlining why you think you are suitable for this position, your career goals and your desired compensation. Thank you!

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