Covanta Energy’s advice for new IR professionals

Nov 16, 2009
<p>Marisa Jacobs gives key advice to those seeking a career in IR</p>

IR is not simply a subdivision of PR. ‘It requires a different range of skills, especially a keen awareness of financial issues and business strategy,’ explains Marisa Jacobs, vice president of investor relations and corporate communications at Covanta Energy.

As a result, it is important that the prospective IR professional learn as much about business, strategic planning and financial issues as possible.

Jacobs adds that, in an ever-evolving sector, it is crucial to keep up with current events and developments in financial markets.

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