Leading our Communications and PR efforts, the Communications Director will build and execute the communications strategy for the Group and its portfolio companies. The job scope includes media relations, corporate profile management, content creation, and coordination with external PR agencies. The candidate will be expected to manage a wide range of topics, from finance to philanthropy, across a range of geographic markets and media outlets. The role will work closely with senior management, and serve as a writer for the CEO.
About the Company
We are an international business group with offices in Singapore and Dubai, with businesses in financial services, healthcare and energy. These businesses employ over 5,000 people around the world. Our investment division has held significant investments in some of the world's largest companies, with a three-decade track record of top-tier performance.
We are passionate about the role that great companies play in advancing prosperity and well-being. We place a special emphasis on good corporate governance towards maximising national prosperity and business sustainability.
What We Are Looking For
We are searching for a motivated and talented individual to join our Communications and Design team.
Building and executing the communications strategy at the Group level and assisting with strategy for investee/portfolio companies
Managing media relations across multiple markets and subject areas
Curating the company story with both internal and external parties
Leading communications response efforts around public transactions and other issue management
Serving as a writer for the CEO and senior management, helping to develop content and articles for internal and external publications, researching and writing thought leadership pieces, and leading preparation for speaking engagements or interviews
Writing of press releases and media backgrounders for the Group and related entities
The successful candidate will have:
At least 6-8 years of Communications / PR agency experience
Background of working with international clients
Experience dealing with international media, particularly the UK. Familiarity with Southeast Asia also a strong plus
Experience with reputation / crisis management projects
Previous journalism and newsroom experience is ideal
Exceptional relational skills, able to represent the company well
Passion for language and storytelling
International background, able to work easily across cultures and geographies
Excellent writing skills and be very well spoken.
Ability to work at speed and multi-task
Positive attitude, be an 'energiser'
Meticulous attention to detail
Hunger to learn. You will be given the opportunity to do work far beyond the scope of a traditional corporate communications role
Attraction of the Role
A unique opportunity to work across a wide portfolio of communications roles and responsibilities, while working within an environment where 'storytelling' and the art of communication is truly valued.
Relocation benefits offered for overseas candidates and their family
Internal Number: 3924245
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