Corporate Affairs Specialist

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating unforgettable experiences - from city breaks, hotels and holidays to theatre and spa days. lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is part of lm group, a publicly-traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Each month, our websites and mobile apps (available in 17 languages and 40 countries) reach 43 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences.

More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to providing our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel-related products and services

Job Description

lastminute.com is looking for a Corporate Affairs Specialist for its Legal & Corporate Department team based in Chiasso.

Key Responsibilities

  • managing of board and shareholders meetings for each subsidiary of lm group (e.g. call notices, minutes and filing);

  • liaising with foreign consultant for the relevant activity regarding the subsidiaries based worldwide;

  • drafting of powers of attorney/proxies and confidentiality agreements;

  • assistance to internal and external auditors/advisors involved in specific corporate transactions (e.g. M&A, due diligence, new-co incorporations, shares/assets deals etc.);

  • cooperation with finance dept. for annual accounts approval processes;

  • managing of anti-money laundering directive representations;

  • coordination of related parties mapping process and any activity linked to SIX Swiss Exchange fulfilments, e.g. insider trading regulations and code of conduct rules.

Skills and Experience

  • at least 2-year experience in corporate affairs at a law firm and/or structured company

  • Fluent in English and Italian language

  • Thorough and meticulous with extreme attention to detail

  • Proactive team player

  • Self-motivated, tenacious, uses initiative and problem solver

  • Work to tight deadlines with a can-do attitude

  • Strong communicator internal / external