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Senior Executive, Public Relations and Content
Posted on 15 Nov 2022 9 days left for application

Job Purpose

The incumbent is responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating internal and external communications strategy and materials to effectively support MDEC's communication narratives and maximise positive exposure locally and internationally.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing different content types, including press releases, editorial pieces, email, blogs and articles related to the Digital Economy.
  • Assist in the liaison with Governmental Ministries and agencies to develop and deliver written materials, speeches, reports and similar.
  • Oversee the administrative activities and operations of Strategic Communications Department including all matters related to Procurement and Finance.
  • Work together with different departments to create innovative content ideas. Follow an editorial calendar, collaborating with other members of the content production team to ensure timely delivery of materials.
  • Liaise and able to perform media management as well as possessing good media relations, rapport and contacts.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree holder in Communication, Business, Public Relations, Media Studies or related field. 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Public Relations or similar field. 
  • Proven record of excellent writing demonstrated in a professional portfolio.
  • An impeccable grasp of the Bahasa Malaysia (BM) and English, including idioms and current trends in slang and expressions.
  • Proficiency with computers, especially writing programs, such as Google Docs and Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Competency Required

  • Experience in putting together content for government leaders, C-Level executives and its stakeholders.
  • Experience in dealing with the media and assisting in managing effective PR initiatives.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with teams in MDEC, its partners, the government and Malaysians as a whole.


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