Media Relations Senior Assistant Manager - Singapur, Singapore - Nanyang Technological University

    Nanyang Technological University
    Nanyang Technological University Singapur, Singapore

    1 month ago

    nanyang technological university background
    Full time Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations

    The Corporate Communications Office (CCO) works to enhance the University's reputation by raising awareness of NTU's vision and mission and achievements in education, research and innovation. The media relations role helps to build awareness of the University's activities and strengths by optimising media publicity for the University on various media and communication platforms, working closely with both internal and external stakeholders, its industry and academic partners, and various government ministries and agencies.

    CCO is home to a world-class team of communicators that has won international, regional and local awards in public relations, marketing and communication over the last decade.


    The Senior Assistant Manager, Media Relations is to source newsworthy and impactful stories across the University in the areas of education, research and innovation, with a focus on science communication, and to conceptualise and develop communciation plans that result in sustained and positive publicity for the University.

    With a strong nose for news and the abilty to sift through information, you are to translate NTU's research discoveries and innovations into positive stories in local and international media and the University's various communication platforms.

    A versatile and passionate communicator, you are to develop communication plans for media publicity projects that may include new corporate initiatives and announcements, launch of academic and research programmes, and various achievements by the University and the NTU community to engage the University's stakeholders.

    You will help develop and implement integrated communication strategies that highlight the University's strengths in research and innovation, with a strong focus on sustainability research, that cut across the different communication functions of the Corporate Communications Office, to obtain sustained and favourable publicity in local and international media.

    We need someone creative who enjoys developing publicity worthy content and who has the analytical ability to sift through information and zoom in to find the gems and apply a sharp focus to get the job done ahead of time, and at the highest quality.


  • Bachelor's degree in communication, journalism, or other applicable disciplines.
  • 3 to 5 years' experience in journalism is preferred, or experience in editorial writing or in a media relations role in a large organisation.
  • Excellent news sense and experience of news and feature writing and editing, and ability to convey messages succinctly, responsibly, and accurately.
  • An exemplary writer with exceptional editing, writing and storytelling skills, as well as editorial packaging abilities and the ability to use multimedia storytelling to advance stories.
  • Demonstrated ability to tailor communications for a broad range of audiences and on both print and digital platforms.
  • Hiring Institution: NTU