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Head of Communications Asia Pacific

  •   Marketing, Marcom, Corpcom, PR
  •   Singapore
  •   $130k – $210k yearly

Our client is a foreign MNC in the chemical and energy sector.

Reports  to : Head of Marketing & Communications, AP

Manage a team of : 1-2 Communications Manager

Purpose of the role : 

  • A strategic thinker to act as a trusted adviser to regional business heads, key businesses and HR to ensure the internal and external communications aligns with business priorities and overall communications plans and delivers a consistent tone of voice and style.
  • Partnering with the cluster Communications teams, the person will drive the effectiveness of company-wide communications programs, campaigns and strategies, in partnership with Global Corporate Communications, APAC HR and regional teams.
  • The person will lead a team of 1-2 connecting internal stakeholders and experts, ensuring the right stories are being told in the best way to maximise efficiency and impact, and help  Asia Pacific succinctly articulate messages.

Responsibilities : 

Internal Communications

  • Develop and implement internal communications programmes and activities, including change communcations and business; create and deliver plans that drive employees’ understanding of company goals and key initiatives in Asia Pacific through engagement and alignment with the company’s business strategy.
  • Competent in using an appropriate mix of electronic and print channels so that all employees have line-of-sight to the company’s goals, and understand how they contribute to delivering the company’s business goals
  • Develops measurement criteria and processes that effectively evaluate internal communications programs
  • Regularly aligns with Global Internal Communications to exchange news and information that impact on business goals and messaging, actively exchanging knowledge on best practices
  • Develops understanding of cross-functional subject matters and deliver news and information to the relevant areas of the business.
  • Ad hoc project work to meet business needs, as required

 

External Communications

  • Develop and implement initiatives such as but not limited to discussion forums, newsletters to engage and inform external stakeholders (customers, communities, government agencies, prospective employees, investors and joint venture partners) of key developments in Asia Pacific.
  • Write speeches /develop presentations as required for senior leaders
  • Offer external communications counsel and support in establishing and actively managing an integrated communications approach, involving internal, digital and external (PR) communications wherever necessary

Required Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree, or the equivalent in prior marketing, journalism or communications experience. Master’s degree, highly desired.
  • 10 years of experience across corporate communications, preferably within the construction consultancy, advisory, legal, architecture, or real estate industries.
  • Superior written, analytical and oral communications skills; very detail oriented. Strong copywriting skills and ability to identify and shape key messages.
  • An ability to identify critical messages and unique selling points, and clearly and effectively communicate them, and to modify standard text to meet the specific requirements of each new assignment.
  • A proven ability to successfully mentor and supervise employees.
  • Passionate about and focused on doing the right things to support business success.
  • Should be a self-starter and possess a strong ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously to tight deadlines, with an ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Strong writer and editor. Creative visual storyteller. Inquisitive. Creativity, critical thinking, ability and confidence to advise senior managers and problem solve, to shape digital communications strategies and plans.
  • Results-oriented, creative and meticulous with keen eye for detail
  • Ability to show visual communications and writing samples across a variety of communications channels

Job & Company Detail

Job Industry

Chemicals

Address

Singapore

Job Function

Marketing, Marcom, Corpcom, PR

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