Senior Corporate Affairs Manager

Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Job type: Permanent
Status: Live

We are currently assisting our client, a leading global financial technology company, in advancing their business expansion efforts. They are looking for a motivated Senior Corporate Affairs Manager to join their international team. They are in search of an experienced communications specialist with a proven history of effectively handling media relations and communications. Based in London, this individual will collaborate with senior executives across all business sectors to bolster the company's communication strategy throughout the EMEA region.


  • As an integral member of the leadership team, you will craft and execute a corporate affairs strategy, which includes crisis communication and issues management, media relations, brand communications, stakeholder engagement, public affairs, corporate social responsibility and social media engagement
  • Oversee the implementation of strategic initiatives in collaboration with the communication team, both internally and externally. This includes supervising all communication campaigns and exploring creative approaches to disseminate and highlight information about the business to target audiences.
  • Managing inbound media inquiries and ensuring timely and robust responses to all news stories
  • Offering counsel on media relations and journalist inquiries to both the Corporate Affairs team and EMEA executives
  • Compiling various media documents including reports, briefing notes, communication plans, press releases, thought leadership pieces, talking points, Q&A materials, media pitches, and speaking notes tailored for senior executives
  • Conducting internal media training sessions for senior executives
  • Assisting in devising and executing PR strategies across the firm
  • Supporting proactive and reactive communication initiatives
  • Formulate and put into action a comprehensive internal communications strategy with the goal of enhancing communication effectiveness throughout the organisation
  • Identifying and supporting event and award opportunities for the firm


  • Experience in corporate / financial communications, with an understanding of the public affairs landscape
  • Established relevant media contacts
  • Capacity to quickly comprehend technical intricacies and articulate them clearly and succinctly for media consumption
  • Proficiency in prioritisation and multitasking within dynamic and demanding environments.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively within a team while also taking individual accountability
  • Strong interpersonal skills enabling effective interaction with senior-level colleagues and external contacts
  • Track record in managing reputational risk and providing strategic guidance
  • Exceptional attention to detail

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