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Director of Communications, Public Affairs & Media Relations

Job Title: Director of Communications, Public Affairs & Media Relations
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Industry: Sales & Marketing, Digital Marketing & E-Commerce
Reference: BBBH9346_1558930941
Contact Name: Connie Au
Contact Email: connie.au@kos-intl.com

Job Description

A Leading & Reputable Brand

20+ years Corporate Communications Background from MNC

Track Record in Public Affairs and Media Engagement

About Our Client

Our client is a widely recognized organization with a solid foothold in Asia. A new opportunity now exists for an experienced communications expert to join their team as Director of Communications.

About the Role

Based in Hong Kong and reporting to the Divisional Head, you will own the annual communications plan for the assigned segments in the region. Overseeing a sizable team, you will lead the media relations strategy, online and offline content development and CSR initiatives to target the right audience. As the function leader, you will offer the advice to every external touch point to prevent the outbreak of corporate issues or turn the crisises into a positive engagement with the community. Overall, you are the gate keeper to enhance and maintain the goodwill of the corporate branding in Asia. To perform your role well, you will have a strong influencing skills and direct your team to build a collaborative relationship with both the internal and external stakeholders.

Requirements

To qualify, successful individual must possess:

    • Degree in communications, PR or other related disciplines
    • 20+ years relevant experience from MNC or sizeable organization
    • Track record in issue and media relations management
    • Background from fast moving and customer centric industry
    • Excellent writing and communication skills in Chinese and English
    • Strategic, solid, detailed, fast pace and energetic
    • Outstanding leadership and inter-personal skills

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