Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Manager

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Sales & Marketing
Salary: HK$70000.00 - HK$80000.00 per annum + bonus
REF: BBBH231682_1563180727

About the opportunity and the client :

Our client is a very sizable organization that attracts high publicity for the year-round campaigns and initiatives. This opportunity is on corporate level and will coordinate the effort with BU/ operation marketing and communications team.

Leading a team of assistant managers and report to the Head of Corporate Communications and PR, the job incumbent will


Responsibilities

  • Cultivate positive relationship with mainstream media (Hong Kong, Chinese mainland and international media), pitch thematic and event-based stories to generate positive coverage at both corporate and project levels
  • Source, supervise and monitor vendors, agencies, freelancers and other outsourced support to deliver quality publicity consistent with rest of the department. Facilitate and supervise the team's use of outsourced support
  • Oversee, supervise and coach the team to ensure quality control, maximum productivity and budget & operational compliance
  • Crisis management - monitor and take pre-emptive measures with media to minimise negative coverage where needed, such as drafting responsive statements and Q&A, and handling media enquiries
  • Manage budget for projects and assist in budget planning for departmental operations
  • Developing and coordinating departmental activities



Requirements

  • University degree in communication, marketing, or other relevant disciplines
  • At least 12 years' solid working experience in editorial and public relations, event PR and event management and marketing communications
  • Outstanding editorial, writing and verbal skills in English and Chinese (including verbal Putonghua) with knowledge of social media content management
  • Strong event PR experience with proven track record in managing issues and press at large-scale events
  • Excellent planning, project management and administrative skills
  • Experience in budgeting at departmental and project levels
  • Solid working relationship with local, Mainland and international media
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong leadership, management and organizational skills; be a team player
  • Highly motivated, with ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work in an agile, adaptable, dynamic, fast-paced environment, as well as to solve complex business challenges and large workload in a timely manner

Contact Mavis Chan on (852) 3103 4326 or click APPLY NOW quoting reference number MC231682.

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