Job ref no.: CT3119337-01#7600

Associate V Corporate Communications (Media Relations) (Mainland market focused)

Hong Kong Exchange

Associate – Corporate Communications (Media Relations) (Mainland market focused) (Requisition ID: IRC3953)

HKEX is looking for a bright and high-energy communicator to help manage the Group’s engagement with the news media, with a particular focus on the Mainland Chinese press.
The Media Relations team, part of the Group’s broader Communications Team, is responsible for accurately communicating HKEX’s strategy and news messages, maintaining the group’s high standards of transparency and managing HKEX’s local and international reputation among media and the public, primarily through regular communication with the media. The team works closely with the HKEX Board, senior management and the business to ensure that HKEX is accurately portrayed in the media.
The successful candidate will be an individual who has a strong grasp of the Mainland Chinese and Hong Kong news and social media landscapes. They will display sound judgment, integrity, professionalism and teamwork, and want to be part of a dynamic fun team in an influential and complex business. Fluency in Mandarin, Cantonese and English is a must, as well as excellent Chinese writing skills. We are also looking for someone who could develop lasting professional relations with journalists, while representing one of Hong Kong’s most iconic businesses in the local and Mainland markets. This person should possess the drive to advance in their communications career, and be interested in developing their professional skills in a dynamic and high profile business environment.
Job Responsibilities:
  • To promote and protect HKEX’s reputation in the media
  • To detect public relations opportunities and issues as they emerge and working with other units of the company to address to capitalize or respond to them as needed them
  • To draft Chinese-language press lines, news releases as well as anticipated media questions and answers, and help prepare daily news digest
  • To coordinate media relations activities including interviews and media enquiries
  • To oversee and take part in frequent media campaigns through story pitches, placed articles
  • To frequently monitor news media and social media
  • To provide internal insight, monitoring and updates to Group executives on the fast paced evolving media landscape
  • To work with other members of the Communications team, including internal communications, social, digital and brand teams, and with other key HKEX stakeholders to deliver consistency and accuracy in all HKEX communications
  • To, from time to time, work on speeches, presentations and events
  • To act as a company spokesperson and addressing media questions
    Requirements for the ideal candidate:
  • University degree in any discipline
  • Minimum three years’ experience in corporate communications, corproate broking, investor relations journalism, or another professional customer-facing role
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken Chinese and English; fluency in Putonghua a must
  • Experience with various social media platforms
  • Be reliable, dependable, and an excellent team player
  • A knack for creative thinking, excellent judgement, integrity, professionalism and positivity are likely to all be attributes of the successful candidate.
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Job ref no. CT3119337-01#7600
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Job Function
  • Central
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 years - 6 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree