• Negotiable
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank Singapore
  • 2018-05-24

External Communications Manager, Corporate Affairs, Singapore

  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type: Full time

External Communications Manager, Corporate Affairs, Singapore

We are currently looking for an External Communications Manager, Corporate Affairs to be based in Singapore.


  • Assist the team in the development and execution of external communications strategies and projects across the Bank's country Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Corporate & Institutional Banking and Private Banking segments and on key themes such as talent, digitisation and community engagement.
  • Provide support in the development of story angles that would appeal to the media and are aligned with business priorities.
  • Development of communications materials including speeches, press releases and briefing notes and content for social media engagement.
  • Develop and maintain a network of key press contacts.
  • Ensure appropriate media training for spokespeople and ensure access to the press is controlled.
  • Review and upload media monitoring services on a daily basis.
  • Lead and manage the governance component within the Corporate Affairs team - coordinate with regional markets for reporting purposes, advise markets on potential governance issues.
  • Organise media events such as media meetings, briefings and press conferences.
  • Assist in issues management, provide support to manage crises and pro-actively deal with threats to Standard Chartered reputation.


  • Strong track record of around 3 to 5 years' relevant experience gained within a multinational environment.
  • Outstanding written communications abilities
  • Good understanding of financial services
  • Awareness of the local business and political environments
  • Strong planning skills
  • Superior inter-personal and presentational skills
  • Diplomatic - able to work in a matrixed environment
  • Good attitude - an eagerness to learn; takes initiative; team player; responsible; ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Ability to do the ground work, at the same time, lead on projects and initiatives


  • Graduate degree in a communications related discipline

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