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Corporate Affairs Manager – Banking and Financial Services


An exciting opportunity has arisen to support Macquarie’s Banking and Financial Services Group through engagement with media and other external stakeholders. 

Banking and Financial Services is Macquarie’s retail banking and financial services business and this business-aligned role, which sits within the central Corporate Affairs Division, is a key "go to" point for this groups three business divisions and their media and external communications requirements. 

You will be comfortable managing multiple priorities and thrive on delivering quality output at speed. You will need outstanding stakeholder management skills, as you will work collaboratively across the Macquarie and Banking and Financial Services ecosystem.

In return you will become part of an engaged, high performing team with an inclusive and collaborative culture!

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing a day-to-day contact point for the businesses on media and issues management matters
  • proactive media engagement to assist in the positioning and promotion of this groups businesses and products
  • drafting materials, including media releases and briefing documents, to a high standard
  • working on issues management activities, where required
  • reviewing external materials to ensure risks are mitigated and quality upheld
  • liaising with Macquarie’s central Corporate Affairs team to ensure a consistent and collaborative approach.

About you:

This role requires a practical and hands-on approach to media and external communications activities, and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a busy team environment.  To be successful, you will have:

  • A minimum of five years communications experience, ideally within financial or professional services
  • strong written and verbal communication skills, and high attention to detail
  • a collaborative work style as part of a busy team, while also working autonomously on key tasks
  • outstanding judgement and stakeholder management skills
  • a high level of professionalism and diplomacy
  • the ability to think and react quickly as the situation requires
  • enthusiasm, a keenness to learn and a results orientated approach to work.

If this sounds like your next career move, we would like to hear from you!

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.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: FMG-965116
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-level, Marketing & Communications
Group: Financial Management Group
Division: Corporate Affairs
Recruiter: Jodi Rutherford
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