Corporate Affairs Executive 

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Duration: 12 month FTC 
  • Location: London with UK and International Travel

We are Together - Proud to be a Financial Services success story based in South Manchester. Established in 1974, we employ over 700 colleagues.

50  years of successful trading has positioned Together as a market leader, thanks to a common-sense approach to lending. We play our part to turn challenges into opportunities which make our customers' financial ambitions accessible.

We are looking for a  Corporates Affairs Executive  to join us on a 12 month fixed term basis, based in London / Remote.

With a track record of success spanning nearly 50 years, Together is one of the UK’s leading relationship-based expert property lenders with a £4.8bn loan book, leading positions in its key market segments and a strong established presence in international capital markets with publicly traded bonds and mortgage backed securitisations.

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Affairs and based in London, the Corporate Affairs Executive will help to build Together’s corporate reputation with a range of key external stakeholders including media, investors, bankers, research analysts and policy makers to support the Group’s business objectives.

Working closely with the C Suite and colleagues in Treasury, Marketing, PR, Internal Communications and across the wider business, the Corporate Affairs Manager will help to embed Together’s purpose, vision and corporate narrative and to deliver a number of key Group projects including quarterly results reporting, Annual Report, fund raisings, successful participation in conferences in the UK, Europe and North America and public policy engagement.

Together is a business that is never standing-still and provides an exciting place to work for someone who likes to deliver to a high-standard and is comfortable with change.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Director of Corporate Affairs in delivering the Corporate Affairs strategy and plan;
  • Build the Group’s profile with key stakeholders, bringing Together’s purpose and vision to life and ensuring the narrative is consistently reflected through corporate and investor communications;
  • Manage key Group projects including: Quarterly results (drafting external and internal announcements; developing investor presentations, scripts and Q&A; coordinating the results conference calls; managing media outreach); Annual Report (contributing to drafting of the Strategic Report, Sustainability Report and design concepts; working closely with Group Finance, Company Secretarial, Treasury, Marketing and other business units); coordinating Investor days, events and annual surveys; developing the Investor website; managing participation in key bond, ABS and other investor conferences; supporting Together’s fund raising activities; and supporting the Group’s public policy engagement programme;
  • Enhance and manage relationships with key media including financial, business and capital markets editors, correspondents and commentators, including ‘Introduction to Together’ briefings, creating and utilising thought leadership platforms to establish relationships and build profile and positive reputation to support business objectives;
  • Strengthen relationships with investors, bankers, advisors, debt and equity research analysts, peers and other key stakeholders in London;
  • Help manage key advisor relationships including the Group’s reputational PR agency, Public Policy advisor, Investor website agency, Annual Report designers, Results call provider, conference organisers, RNS and event venues suppliers as required;
  • Support and manage responses in the event of potential Group reputational issues.

Qualifications

Experience

  • Confident graduate with experience in corporate / external affairs, financial PR and / or investor relations, ideally including experience gained in a leading London-based agency;
  • Strong oral communication, corporate writing, analytical, research and presentation skills
  • Well-organised and motivated self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic and evolving environment - equally comfortable working remotely or office-based as required;
  • Willingness to travel if required (role based in London but head office in North West England and possibly some international travel);
  • Collegiate, punctual, adaptable and flexible, with a good eye for detail;
  • Excellent Word, Excel and Powerpoint skills.

Benefits working at Together

  • 27 days holiday (increasing with service), plus bank holidays
  • Buy & sell holidays
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Matched pension contribution 
  • Life assurance 
  • Critical illness cover
  • Health cash plan 
  • Private medical insurance
  • Free access to company holiday homes 
  • Travel season ticket loans
  • Ride to work scheme 
  • Free local gym access 
  • Local bar / restaurant discounts 

How to apply 

To apply for this role, please click here. Applications will close on November 30th

Together Money embraces diversity and inclusion, and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Not only do we welcome difference – we celebrate it, support it and really value our colleagues for who they are. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. 

Please include in your application that you heard about this opportunity through the Taylor Bennett Foundation.