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Regional Account Director (PR) - B2B and Corporate Technology

  • Location:

    Singapore

  • Sector:

    PR/Comms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job ref:

    3743001

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Salary range:

    0 - 0

  • Expiry date:

    2024-03-01

The Role

We are looking for a skilled communications professional to be Regional Client Director for one of this agency's biggest client in APAC. This role should preferably be based in Singapore. This person has around 12 years of PR experience, steeped in B2B tech (particularly software and services), and has played prior account leadership roles on large multi-market client remits.

You will have proven experience working on Corporate Reputation, Thought Leadership and Technology campaigns across diverse APAC markets.

Both a client and people manager, you will possess a blend of strong client management, consulting, content, and team management skills. Impeccable spoken and written English is a must for this role. Clients see you as a reliable go-to consultant with a solid pulse on macro-economic issues and tech trends.

You understand how to develop strategic communications plans and drive nuanced storytelling that takes into consideration the complex landscape and regulatory environments across the region.

The people who succeed at this agency are self-motivated, thrive in collaborative environments, and don’t hesitate to roll up their sleeves and get into the trenches with their teammates.

Responsibilities

A hands-on client leadership role providing day-to-day consultancy and client management to deliver our best work and thinking for one of this agency's biggest APAC clients

● Responsible for managing and motivating account team members across different geographies (Singapore and Hong Kong for now)
● Craft strategic APAC campaign plans with earned media at the heart, augmented by owned, social, and paid media
● A skilled storyteller, able to identify strong narratives and compelling storylines to anchor numerous pan-regional campaigns spanning the client’s technology, executives, customers, and partners
● Able to leverage media knowledge, particularly of pan-regional and global outlets with correspondents in Asia, to guide teams and enable local markets to secure high-impact stories
● Partner with senior consultancy leaders to deliver client trainings and workshops

& You
● Excellent spoken and written English; a great writer who is able to draft strategic plans and PR materials with ease
● Around 12 years of regional PR experience, with proven track record in client satisfaction and consulting leadership
● Deep experience in B2B technology and corporate PR
● Strong comms strategy and pan-regional PR and media experience
● Strong team management experience, with ability to lead hybrid teams across offices
● Proven experience at managing, coaching, and supporting team members with client work and career progression
● Enjoys working on a fast-paced, high-performing account