A great opportunity for you to join our Corporate Affairs team as a Sr. Manager, Corporate Communications in our New York City, NY office.
As the world’s largest investor in infrastructure and renewable energy, and with a leading presence in commodities, Macquarie Group provides essential services to communities every day and into the future by financing vital climate solutions. We’re looking for a corporate communications professional to help tell our story.
Working as part of a global team and reporting to the Head of Corporate Affairs, Americas, the individual will be responsible for representing Macquarie to the media, including through proactive media pitching and positioning, reactive media and issues management, as well as supporting our ongoing content marketing and social media efforts centred on our activities in the Americas region.
Your key responsibilities will include:
- proactively planning, positioning, developing and executing strategic corporate and business communications initiatives in partnership with business groups.
- supporting transactions and activities in the Americas through tactical message development, including capital markets, advisory, commodities, asset management and other areas where Macquarie has specific sector expertise.
- responding to media requests and pitch Macquarie's executives and expertise to appropriate journalists.
- working in close coordination with other team members to develop communications strategies in support of brand, sponsorship, events, business and product initiatives across multiple channels such as digital, content marketing and social media.
- managing time-sensitive reputational issues as they arise, working closely with internal stakeholders.
- interacting with team members around the world to ensure informed, consistent and coordinated external stakeholder relations and communications.
To be successful, you will have 7-10+ years’ corporate communications experience, including a media relations background, and bachelor’s degree. You will also need experience in developing social media, content marketing and thought leadership.
Additionally, you will leverage your excellent Media relations skills, existing relationships with journalists covering financial services/markets, and experience in developing effective PR strategies and campaigns that deliver strong business results.
You will get the chance to work with a wide range of senior stakeholders, located across the Americas and as part of a global team. Flexibility to travel as needed, attend events as required and to work, if needed, outside of standard office hours.
Finally, a deep understanding of the financial services industry, including knowledge of investment banking, particularly advisory, corporate finance and the capital markets, and knowledge of commodities, energy markets and infrastructure would be a plus.
About the Financial Management Group
The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate affairs.
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Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.
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We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.