PR Manager - Hong Kong or Singapore Based

Opportunity

Supporting the growth of its business in Asia Pacific and Japan, M&G is seeking a PR Manager for its Corporate Communications team. The role will support M&G's media activities in Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan - possibly other markets in time.

For the right candidate we will consider someone based out of either Hong Kong or Singapore, reporting to the Associate Director, Corporate Communications in London.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead PR initiatives for a growing business with a real breadth of capabilities. We are looking for someone to support and advise our internal clients, including a new head of the region and our key spokespeople.

Responsibilities

  • Co-ordination of all public relations activities for M&G in Asia
  • Develop and execute a media relations strategy supporting M&G's Asia business in its current locations: Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan
  • Reputation management
  • Day to day management of PR agencies in Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan - ensure they are kept up-to-date with M&G's investment views, investment solutions and business development initiatives.
  • Organisation of media events
  • Organise, brief and accompany spokespeople to interviews
  • Bring existing press/industry relationships and cultivate new contacts in Asia Pacific (and if possible, Japan)
  • Create content for press releases, byline articles and presentations
  • Work closely with the distribution and investment teams in the region as well as fund management, marketing and communications teams in London
  • Maintain and develop reporting standards to be presented to Asia team and UK headquarters