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Senior Manager/Assistant Vice President Public Affairs

Apply Now Work type: Permanent, Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Marketing and Facilitation

EDB – Creating Economic Growth and Job Opportunities for Singapore



You will be part of a dynamic team managing EDB’s corporate reputation. You will conceive, develop and implement strategies to position EDB and the various industries under EDB’s mandate.



In this role, your responsibilities will include:



  • Take a data driven approach to develop and execute strategic communications plans to position EDB, as well as identify opportunities to position and profile industry sectors in Singapore. This includes identifying media and speaking opportunities as well as platforms where EDB can gain mindshare and managing all aspects of the engagements.
  • Coordinate strategic communication planning and analyse trends to inform and shape communications strategies and approaches.
  • Develop narratives to ensure a coherent image and messaging for EDB and assigned industry sectors and ensure that all external communications, speeches and info materials align with the core narrative.
  • Provide communications counsel and support to internal stakeholders for their public and media engagements.
  • Collaborate with Singapore government agencies for greater whole of government impact
  • 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 industry development 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 8 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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