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  • Public Relations Account Director Singapore
  • Third Hemisphere in Singapore, , Singapore
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

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Please view the full job posting and submission process here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11TwPKf2rm0-c6UHgAAJA5NHLOiGBJY4q-VsqfV3CXkg/edit?usp=sharing

Please send completed applications to [email protected] and cc [email protected]

THE OPPORTUNITY

Join Mumbrella's "Boutique Agency of the Year" to work with Mumbrella's "PR Professional of the Year" and help us grow into APAC's #1 climate, tech, and finance PR Agency!

This is more than just a PR role. You will be applying your 5 to 10 years’ agency experience to helping our clients shape a more sustainable and progressive future for us all.

Third Hemisphere attracts clients such as Asia’s leading fintech community platform, Southeast Asia’s premier travel technology company, and a global pioneer in cross-border investing technology.

And because we are rapidly-expanding, you will have almost unlimited growth opportunities as you work directly with the founder and executive team.

So if you’re a... fast-starter who has risen quickly through the ranks of your last PR agency, and have aspirations to run your own country division or agency one day - read on!

WHO WE ARE

Third Hemisphere is a specialist climate, technology and finance PR agency for innovators and leaders who are breaking new ground, and changing the world for the better.

Our purpose is to leave a positive global legacy through being an agency of change, influence, and impact for our clients.

We help challenger brands become category leaders through strategic and consistent coverage in tier-1 and industry-specific media, delivered by media, technology, impact, and capital markets experts.

WHY WORK WITH US?
• Purpose: Work with clients who are transforming the world
• Growth opportunities: Help to drive and lead our rapid expansion, including potentially even running an industry or country division in the future
• Empowerment: Flexible and supportive environment to build and challenge you
• Access to leadership: Work with and learn directly from the founder and exec team
• Flexibility: Set your own schedule that works for you
• Good humans only: Unwaveringly supportive, inclusive, and friendly culture

WHAT YOU BRING

Qualifications & Experience
• Five to 10 years’ PR agency experience managing clients and engaging in business development, preferably in B2B, technology, and finance industries
• A wide range of tier-1 business and trade media contacts
• A portfolio of high-quality writing covering a broad range of complex topics in various structures, e.g. editorials, media releases, blogs, key messaging documents
• * A desire to rapidly progress your career, run your own show, and pave your own path
• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, e.g. Public Relations, Media, Journalism, Commerce, Finance

To view full details on the qualifications required as well as responsibilities for the role- please view the full posting here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11TwPKf2rm0-c6UHgAAJA5NHLOiGBJY4q-VsqfV3CXkg/edit?usp=sharing

SCREENING EXERCISE

In order to evaluate your ability to manage a client portfolio and create a compelling and well-structured press release, please complete the screening exercises below.

Please submit both together in the one Google document.

Task 1: Portfolio Management

Managing a client portfolio with ongoing priorities and deadlines can be a tricky balance. The role of an Account Director requires juggling multiple hats, switching from writing and editing activities, facilitating client meetings, and proactively pitching and securing stories with journalists.

Please describe in under 200 words your system for staying organised so all client requirements are met on budget and on time.

Task 2: Writing Exercise

You are a PR and Communications specialist at Third Hemisphere. Your client, Monoova, wants to announce that they’ve won a new client, Qantas, and will also be launching in the Singapore market.

Please write the media release you think Monoova should distribute to announce this news.

You are free to make up all information that you think is relevant to include in this type of release, for instance what the partnership will entail, its size, its length, etc. as well as Monoova’s plans in Singapore. Please also make up appropriate quotes from spokespeople from both companies.

In addition, please provide a very brief pitching strategy below this release, with a quick explanation about who you would pitch this story to, and why. You can include multiple journalists.

Your release should be written in a way that appeals to those specific journalists.

Specs for the press release:
• Format your release with a headline and a body of text going from most to least newsworthy, ending with spokesperson quotes from both parties.
• Use a professional tone and clear language so anyone at all can understand the news, with any jargon explained clearly.
• Use your judgement to include all key points that make the announcement newsworthy, and leave out those that aren’t.
• Include key messaging you have identified from the websites of both companies, or other online sources.

Submission Process

Please send submissions via a single Google doc to [email protected], CC’ing [email protected]

Please also include an attached copy of your resume/CV (PDF
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