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Associate – Senior Associate, Corporate

Hong Kong SAR

About the Role

We're currently seeking a conversation-starter, a reputation-guarder, an idea-launcher and a team-player to join our Hong Kong Office in the Corporate Practice.

Associates are resourceful task managers who are counted on for tactical program execution by servicing multiple clients and handling core public relations tasks with a dynamic team. They learn the business of the agency, its clients and its internal processes and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support account lead to manage client relationships on a day-to-day basis and implement local and regional communication strategies and program activities in conjunction with team members
  • Monitor and track client, competitor, industry and cultural news and prepare coverage reports
  • Provide media relations support – conducting research, maintaining and building target media lists, drafting media materials, pitching to journalists, and managing media relationships and opportunities
  • Translate and develop well-written bilingual article summaries, and prepare media materials
  • Co-ordinate with external and internal parties to ensure the smooth execution of clients’ events
  • Perform general reporting and administrative duties

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent ideally in the field of PR, Communications, Marketing, Business or Journalism
  • 1-3 years of PR experience or relevant industry experience, preferably at a PR agency or in-house communications team.
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English and Chinese
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Organized to handle various ongoing work streams
  • Self-motivated team player, and keen to take ownership of tasks
  • Proficient in MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Keen to develop your career in the PR industry and value professionalism

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