AECOM Asia Communications Associate Director (Singapore/Hong Kong based) in Singapore, Singapore
Business Line Support/Cross Services
Position Title Asia Communications Associate Director (Singapore/Hong Kong based)
Singapore - Singapore
This role is part of the Asia Pacific Marketing & Communications Management Office and is responsible for implementation of an integrated external communications strategy across the Asia region through media and social media to elevate AECOM’s brand and support our business focus. The role reports to the Director of Asia Pacific Marketing & Communications, and may be based in Hong Kong or Singapore depending on the current location of the candidate.
Establish and manage media strategies and initiatives located in Asia region and involving Asia-based spokespeople, including relations development with targeted English language media, media opportunities sourcing, media interviews preparation with key spokespeople, media follow-up & media coverage monitoring. Priority focus on media profile in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and Indonesia.
Work collaboratively with Australia & New Zealand, Greater China and Southeast Asia MarComms Team Leaders to ensure media strategy and initiatives including deployment of spokespeople, support both APAC and local communications priorities.
Work in alignment with the direction and processes set by AECOM’s Corporate External Communications Office.
Lead on the development of key messaging and content to align all spokespeople across Asia.
Lead on media interview preparation for key spokespeople in preparation for specific media opportunities
Media releases writing, review, approval & issue in consultation with key parties including APAC External Communications Leader, APAC Chief Counsel, Global Communications
Issues prevention and management as needed
Manage media monitoring process, analysis and reporting to key stakeholders
Lead on the development of a coordinated calendar of APAC external and internal social media campaigns that support media and business initiatives
Over 15 years of experience in external communications in one or more of our priority Asian marketplaces; media experience in India a plus
Ability to target and establish relationships with key contacts in relevant media
Prior experience of working in or with public relations firms
Articulate and versatile English writer with ability to adapt writing style for different genres (media, and internal and external social media); Chinese language skills a plus
Skilled in using key social media platforms to drive positive engagement with AECOM
Multi-tasker, with strong time management, such as ability to develop copy under tight deadlines
Attention to detail and accuracy
Strong interpersonal skills and able to work with all levels of co-workers and different cultures
Strong team-worker – consultative, collaborative, supportive
Working in a multinational organization
Knowledge of the infrastructure industry preferred
Location: Singapore or Hong Kong
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Job Category Marketing
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 187560BR
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