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Manager, Public Affairs (Sustainability) (1+1 year contract)

Apply Now Work type: Contract, Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Corporate Development

EDB – Creating Economic Growth and Job Opportunities for Singapore



You will be part of a dynamic team managing EDB’s corporate reputation. You will develop and execute EDB's overarching public communications strategy and plans related to sustainability and ensure alignment of messaging to that of other whole of government stakeholders.


In this role, your responsibilities will include:


  • Take a data driven approach to develop and execute strategic communications plans to position EDB’s sustainability efforts. This includes identifying media and speaking opportunities as well as platforms where EDB can gain mindshare and managing all aspects of the engagements.
  • Develop narratives to ensure alignment of messaging with whole of government narrative.
  • Manage media relations, industry speaking engagements and support the organisation's communication needs related to sustainability.
  • Write media briefs and press releases for events and launches.
  • Provide communications counsel and support to internal stakeholders for their public and media engagements.
  • Keep abreast of media landscapes, narratives and trends both domestically and overseas to pre-empt and maximize media opportunities.
  • Undertake regular reviews to assess and measure the effectiveness of messaging and communications efforts and propose enhancements, where applicable.
  • Other tasks, as assigned



The deliverables for this role include:


  • Communications strategies and plans to drive corporate reputation and sustainability objectives
  • Messaging narratives
  • Analytical reports to measure the effectiveness of messaging and communications efforts
  • Day to day relationship management with internal and external stakeholders



The successful candidate should have/be:


  • At least 3 years of corporate communications, public affairs or journalism experience in either the public or private sectors.
  • Strong understanding of the domestic and international media landscape and proven track record in public communications and media management.
  • A keen ability in fostering strong partnerships, engaging and influencing external stakeholders to meet objectives.
  • Good analytical skills, with the ability to identify and distil pertinent issues, draw conclusions, and develop solutions that address business needs.
  • Demonstrated experience in on-line listening and analytics
  • Excellent written, communication and presentation skills
  • Sound knowledge of the full spectrum of communication methodologies and tools.
  • Able to work independently and at the same time, work effectively across teams.
  • Singaporean



Join us today to make an impact!
Interested applicants can find out more on our EDB Careers Page (www.sedb.com/careers), or apply directly here.



We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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