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Lead/Senior Lead, Network and Partnership Development (SGN - Northeast Asia)

Apply Now Work type: Permanent, Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Others

About Singapore Global Network

The Singapore Global Network (SGN) is a division in the Economic Development Board tasked to re-energise Singapore’s efforts in building a strong and extensive ecosystem of overseas Family, Friends, Fans (3F) for Singapore. SGN leads the Whole-Of-Government effort to coordinate across agencies and strengthen our collective networks whose skills, affinity and influence could help build linkages to global business and talent communities, and enhance the international mindshare of Singapore as a leading globally-connected city.


The officer in this role will be part of the Northeast Asia team in Singapore HQ to build SGN’s networks in China through SGN’s digital and non-digital product offerings and cultivate partners to expand SGN’s engagement capacity and capability. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Identify opportunities to grow SGN’s networks and develop partnerships, strategies or projects to engage our overseas Singaporeans, Friends and Fans of Singapore as potential talent, connectors and advocates for Singapore;
  • Build a community around overseas Singaporeans, Friends and Fans of Singapore using social media channels in China. This includes developing and executing content marketing strategy with marketing agencies and community partners to meet business objectives and maximise user engagement.
  • Develop and implement online/offline engagement initiatives with 3F networks/partners that best achieve SGN’s outcomes. For example: dialogues, forums, campaigns, webinars, networking events etc.
  • Grow a network of multipliers and partners and forge tactical collaborations with them in line with SGN’s mandate; and,
  • Collaborate with Singapore Government agencies to optimise ground assets for greater whole-of-Government efficiency and impact;
  • Deliver community insights to inform SGN’s strategy development and operational planning.


  • A university degree in any discipline with at least three years of working experience in business development, marketing or community building. Prior experience in managing operations or social media channels in China will be a bonus.
  • Good writing and verbal communication skills in both English and Chinese languages.
  • Strong analytical, strategic and lateral thinking skills to translate insights and data into ideas and plans.
  • Energetic, curious and able to think out of the box.
  • Eager to ideate and experiment.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Exceptional organisational and project management skills, able to manage multiple complex projects concurrently.
  • Sociable, empathetic and able to engage a varied profile and sizes of audience.
  • Team player with ability to work independently and cross-functionally
  • Willing to travel when required.
  • Singaporean

Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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