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Manager, Group Strategic Communications

Date: 16-Jan-2021

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel

Responsibilities 

 

  • Work with a team of communications professionals to proactively engage media on key developments in Singtel’s strategy, business plans, products, solutions and innovations. 
  • Oversee media announcements for Singtel’s Business Units (consumer, digital and enterprise) including news releases, interviews, events and online updates. 
  • Develop and carry out an active, effective and efficient media engagement programme. 
  • Advise Business and Support Units in developing and implementing media related activities to achieve positive coverage. 
  • Craft compelling key messages, media statements and speeches for senior management. 
  • Work with key stakeholders, including senior management, on issues and crisis management. 
  • Leverage Singtel’s online and social networks to drive a greater sense of community engagement and customer experience. 
  • Ensure alignment of messages for internal and external communications. 
  • Liaise with selected regulators, partners, communities and industry associations in media matters. 

 

The Ideal Candidate

  • A degree from a recognised university, preferably specialising in Corporate Communications. 
  • Possess minimum 8 years’ experience in communications including media relations, marketing communications, social media and events management. Annual report experience is an added advantage.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Excellent media relations and interpersonal/networking skills. 
  • Experience working directly with top management. 
  • Knowledge of info communications operations and business environment is advantageous. 
  • Proficient in both English and Chinese language (spoken and written). 
  • Experience in internet/intranet content management/design is an added advantage. 
  • Good team player, self-motivated, results oriented with multi-tasking capabilities and a good attitude.