• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 2019-07-24

Communications Manager

  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Full time

Communications Manager

About SC (Standard Chartered) Ventures
SC Ventures was set up in March 2018 as a new business unit to promote innovation, invest in disruptive financial technology, and explore alternative business models. Our activities are organised in three pillars:

eXellerator - we facilitate innovation, experimentation, intrapreneurship and culture change. We partner with clients, the Bank's businesses and fintechs to develop solutions to business problems

Investments - we operate an investment fund focused on fintech companies with capabilities that support our businesses and ventures, professionally managed and supported by independent advisors

Business Ventures - we build new business models in banking to create optionality for the Group, operating as separate, independently-managed companies

We are a global team of forty present in Singapore, Hong Kong, London, and also expanding to Africa. Our projects are across our footprint markets. Together, we are Rewiring the DNA in Banking

We currently have an excellent opportunity as a Communications Manager within the SC Ventures HK region.

The Role Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute communications plans which support the objectives of SC Ventures in Hong Kong and the GCNA region
  • Curating and develop content for internal and external communications channels
  • Development and promotion of success stories and case studies
  • Responsible for the logistics of communications for SC Ventures-specific events for internal and external audiences
  • Develop and manage new channels, and content formats to create more engagement for GCNA audience
  • Manage communications around strategy and organisational change
  • Provide advice to stakeholders on best practices and tools - improve the stakeholder experience through an engagement model with other teams , ensuring the appropriate volume and frequency of communications reaching stakeholders
  • Play the role of strategic communications owner within SC Ventures team in HKG
  • Track and analyse metrics to measure reach and effectiveness across all channels; identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensure that deliverables adhere to brand and design standards, and that they promote a consistent and positive image for SC Ventures
  • Build a strong GCNA community for SC Ventures' internal initiatives and external platforms

Our Ideal Candidate
  • Highly driven person with a passion for innovation, is energetic and has a 'can do' spirit
  • Experience with latest best practice and trends in communications and audience engagement
  • Proven ability to execute
  • Journalism / content development background an advantage
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Strong editorial/writing skills
  • Comfortable with technology, digital channels and social network sites
  • Strong emphasis on multi-tasking and ability to prioritise workload
  • Willingness to work in a complex, global and multicultural organisation
  • A good fit with Standard Chartered's and SC Ventures' culture and values
  • Chinese language - written and verbal (Mandarin) - capability
  • Understanding of media design like photography, video, graphic, website, mobile will be an advantage


Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.