Assistant Manager, Strategic Communications & Corporate Management (2-year contract), ISE

Singapore Management University| Date Posted: 31-May-2019
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Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

  • Communications, Writing and Research
    • Conceptualise, develop and implement content for the Institute’s branding, strategic pillars and differentiative positioning to various stakeholders (government/internal/external) and target audiences
    • Lead and support the development of the key propositions and narrative messages
    • Help to translate the Institute’s future strategies into business proposals and plans
    • Supportive role in content creation from research output or professional programmes in the form of articles or publications
    • Manage all public relations communications on behalf of the Institute within mainstream, social media or digital platforms
    • Liaise and support media related queries
  • Industry Engagement
    • Supportive role to organise, manage and implement industry forums, new campaigns and related events
    • Build and cultivate relationships with the Institute stakeholders including leaders from the business community, public agencies, academia and corporate clients
  • Marketing
    • Represent and support the Institute in fronting all marketing and outreach initiatives
    • Support and create communications, publicity materials and content which may include promotional collaterals, press releases, communications literature, case studies and speeches
    • Work with external vendor or marketing agency


  • Bachelor Degree preferably majoring in Mass Communications, Political Science or Business Administration
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience, preferably in public/government affairs and corporate communications
  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and work effectively with staffs, faculty and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Demonstrated strong planning, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated good organizational capabilities with an eye for details
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Highly committed with good service-oriented attitude

Other Informations

Candidates who do not possess the stipulated qualifications but have relevant work experience may still apply. Remuneration and appointment terms shall commensurate with qualifications and experience. SMU reserves the right to modify the appointment terms where necessary.

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