Job ref no.: 90214031 (CT3118290-01#5263)

APAC Communications Assistant


APAC Communications Assistant - 90214031

Primary Location:CN-91-Central and Western

Job Type:Permanent/Regular

Posting Range:3 Dec 2018 - Ongoing

Job Title – Communications Assistant, Asia Pacific
Location – Hong Kong

The role holder will provide support to the head of Corporate Communications for Asia Pacific and broader team on the implementation of the different facets of the regional communications plan that includes related logistical and administrative tasks.
This full-time role provides an opportunity to be across all facets of the Communications and is a starting role within the field of Communications.

Your Role
  • Coordinate and support the distribution of the media monitoring daily emails
  • Manage the media and internal communications toolkit to ensure dashboards and lists are up to date
  • Manage the publications list including subscriptions and distribution amongst the team
  • Support communications including media event logistics such as room bookings, AV arrangements, catering and other related activities
  • Manage the APAC Corporate Communications mailbox and answer queries
  • Book/ arrange meetings and/or conference calls and ensure necessary materials are circulated ahead of time for Communications events including those for media, awards, vendor briefing, townhalls, etc.
  • Supporting the regular reporting for the Communications team as well as keep the various communications activities calendars updated
  • Manage processing of invoices and travel expenses for the team
  • Arrange and coordinate any travel and accommodation as required
  • Provide the broader team with assistance on various communication activities from time to time

Essential Skills
  • Bachelors Degree (Business, Communications or related)
  • 3 to 5 years of work experience ideally within financial services
  • Proficiency in Cantonese and Mandarin would be ideal to facilitate conversations with internal/external stakeholders and clients (spoken and/or written)
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft office)
  • Team Oriented

Desirable Skills
  • Interest and basis understanding of Communications
  • Have worked in fast-paced environment
  • Energetic and self-motivated

About Us
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.

Risk and Control Objective
All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.

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Barclays Values & Diversity
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More job information
Job ref no. 90214031 (CT3118290-01#5263)
  • N/A
Job Function
  • Central
  • Western District
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 years - 5 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Degree