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Assistant Manager/Manager (Corporate Communications), Dean's Office

Date: 10-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

About Us

Founded in the same year that Singapore gained independence, NUS Business School stands today among the world’s leading business schools. It is distinctive for offering the best of global business knowledge with deep Asian insights, preparing students to lead Asian businesses to international success and to help global businesses succeed in Asia.

 

For more than 50 years, NUS Business School has offered a rigorous, relevant and rewarding business education to outstanding students from across the world. That would not have been possible without a group of dedicated professionals who are passionate about building a positive environment to grow and groom future business leaders. And we are looking to add to our BIZ family!

 

To learn more about the NUS Business School, please visit https://bschool.nus.edu.sg/

Job Description

• Build and develop good relations with both local and international media, pitch and explore media opportunities, facilitate media interview requests, monitor and report on media coverage
• Develop and execute communication strategies to build brand awareness, leadership and engagement that supports the NUS Business School’s positioning as a world class educational institution
• Develop content (press releases, commentaries, stories, news and event coverage, videos) for both English and Mandarin-speaking audiences
• Provide marketing strategies and support for programmes and events globally, but with a greater focus in the Asia Pacific and Greater China regions
• Manage the Chinese social media accounts (WeChat, Weibo)
• Oversee procurement of services used by the Corporate Communications office
• Manage corporate sustainability and branding initiatives

Qualifications

• At least a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional qualifications
• Minimum 6 years of working experience in a corporate communications/public relations/ journalism related function
• Strong oral and written communication skills in both English and Mandarin, due to frequent liaising with Mandarin-speaking stakeholders. Able to translate content and ideas into both languages.
• Keen interest and ability to tell stories via writing
• A good social media account operator, with past experience in managing both Chinese and English social media accounts is preferred
• A good team player: Work closely with other departments/faculty to develop content for Chinese coverage and media consumption
• Excellent time and project management skills, able to coordinate with colleagues from various departments, manage vendors and liaise with external stakeholders

 

(Appointment job grade will commensurate with the selected candidate's experience)

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

 

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: School of Business

Department : Dean's Office (BIZ)

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 16462