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Last Updated: 3/20/24

Job Description

Role Description:

The Director of Investor Relations for Zoetis will help to plan, execute, and manage the investor relations program, conveying Zoetis’ transformative vision, strategy, and compelling investment thesis. Sustain and enhance Zoetis best in class IR program through transparent, thoughtful, and credible communication to the street


  • Maintain strong company and sector expertise. Continually gather, monitor, and report on marketplace intelligence to inform, educate and coach company management about financial and industry trends, shareholder concerns, and competitor actions that may impact the company. Stay apprised of market opinions, attitudes and reactions across the animal health industry and broader market. Communicate critical points to senior management.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with research analysts, institutional investors, and retail brokers. Provide timely and consistent communications regarding Zoetis’s business model, strategy, and operational and financial objectives, as well as establish realistic expectations for the Company’s performance.
  • Partner with the CEO and CFO to lead and manage the Company’s participation on quarterly earnings calls, investment conference calls and in-house meetings, road shows, analyst days and one-on-one meetings
  • Conduct analysis and research in support of the earnings call process, including the analysis of competitor operating results and industry trends. Specifically, s/he will leverage competitive intelligence to craft a concise and differentiating message that sets Zoetis apart from its peer group.
  • Track the models utilized by sell-side analysts to value/evaluate the company’s performance and communicate this information to senior leadership and other key internal constituents.
  • Coordinate efforts of external firms including surveillance experts, consultants, floor traders and NYSE/NASDAQ to ensure understanding of current trends impacting publicly traded companies and to maximize the efforts of the Investor Relations department.
  • Coordinate with corporate communications and legal departments on key communication issues to ensure the Company is delivering a consistent message and adhering to applicable SEC regulations on Financial Disclosures.
  • Create and implement investor targeting plans that enhance our current investor base, attract new investors familiar with our sector and outreach to other sectors, styles and new geographies that may be relevant
  • Converse in ESG concepts and advocate Zoetis strategy
  • Understanding of disclosure laws, SEC and NYSE requirements and sound corporate governance practices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

The candidate will have a strong work ethic and be highly productive in a dynamic, collaborative, and challenging environment. This position offers broad exposure to all aspects of the Company’s business, as well as significant interaction with business leaders.

The candidate should have the following key attributes:

  • Possess a strong cultural acumen and adeptness in a multitude of different environments with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Naturally connects with others and builds strong relationships, demonstrating emotional intelligence, and an ability to inspire trust and confidence of others both within and outside of the company
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to write cogently and persuasively, speak articulately, think quickly in fielding questions in a public setting and create powerful presentations.
  • Demonstrated an ability to distill complex information rapidly and accurately, and transform it into a concise and readily understandable message
  • Demonstrated financial and analytical skills, including knowledge of financial statements, valuation, capital structure, accounting, return on investment, profitability measures and operating metrics
  • Experience working at companies with an excellent track record of performance and displayed leadership capability in working with senior executives


  • 10+ years of experience in a corporate finance function, analyst, or investor relations role
  • MBA, CPA, or CFA preferred

Full time



Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [Register to View] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Company Details

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.