PR Newswire: news distribution, targeting and monitoring

Careers

PR Newswire offers a variety of excellent employment opportunities in marketing, sales, editorial and customer service. We are continually looking for bright, energetic and customer-focused people who will help us deliver excellent service to our fast-growing customer base in the public and investor relations industries. Individuals who are interested in joining us should be college educated, be well-spoken, multi-lingual (Mandarin and English), have a solid understanding of the media and be ready to accept the challenges presented by the market driven economy of China. If you believe you have special capabilities that would fit well within such an organization, please contact our human resources department at hr@prnasia.com.

Please click here to read more about our opening in China.


English Editor (native speaker)

Location: Beijing

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Format client press releases, proofread documents or edit translations with speed and accuracy;
  • Offer professional suggestions to customers on how to improve their press releases
  • Write professional English releases for customers.
  • Ensure that all clients are handled to the highest customer service standards;
  • Ensure that the team's routine workflow runs smoothly and that tasks are managed properly;
  • Working in a technical environment - Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the operations department's distribution platforms and processes;
  • Maintain seamless collaboration with colleagues in other functions such as sales, client services, finance, etc., and provide help as needed;
  • Provide regular (daily, weekly) feedback of operations activities to Supervisor.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • High proficiency in English press release writing is a must;
  • Fluency in spoken English and proficiency in conversational Mandarin is required;
  • Possess an excellent phone manner – in English and Mandarin.
  • Hold BA degree in related field (English, Communications, etc.), with a minimum three years of related work experience and one year of management experience;
  • Possess solid judgment and initiative;
  • Solid computer skills – Windows and Microsoft Office;
  • High level of self-motivation, energy and accountability;
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure;
  • Be available to work late and on weekends, if needed;
  • Have an understanding of Multimedia, SEO and content creation, including knowledge on press release development, blogging, social media and effective presentations; and
  • Feel comfortable speaking in public and interacting with clients and other stakeholders
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Account Manager for Japanese Market

Location: Tokyo

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the product sales including content distribution, media monitoring, multimedia & professional services, in Japanese market;
  • Develop the business, and accomplish individual sales target;
  • Provide professional advice and solutions combined with PR Newswire product regarding to the clients requirements;
  • Make analysis of the market periodically.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or above;
  • Minimum of 3 years commercial or sales experience, including BD experience in Japanese market;
  • Fluent Japanese and English skill as working language is a must;
  • Have media or marketing experience and knowledge;
  • Good communication and expression skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and have strong initiative.
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Regional Marketing Manager

Location: Hong Kong

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

The Marketing Manager is responsible for supporting PR Newswire’s revenue generating efforts in the Asia-Pacific (excluding China) through effective and results-focused marketing campaigns. Your key activities will include:

  • Execute regional marketing plan with special emphasis in providing sales support to teams in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Korea, Vietnam, and Australia
  • Maintain and expand local marketing channels: owned events, sponsored events, social media, professional association partnerships, newsletters/blogs, press releases, PRN website, and other digital marketing channels
  • Consistently create original content. Localize this content for each key market and distribute through marketing channels with the aim of generating qualified leads
  • Create, update, enhance and maintain a comprehensive set of marketing collateral (company brochure, case studies, product flyer, sales presentations, videos etc.) internally or when necessary engage and provide brief to external vendors (creative design, production)
  • Actively pursuing partnerships/sponsorship opportunities with exhibitions/conferences, professional & industry associations, industry bloggers, and other influential thought leaders
  • Communicate, collaborate and support proactively with different internal teams to support overall company go-to market strategy

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BA, BS or MBA degree in Marketing, Communications, or other relevant discipline
  • Over 5 years of marketing experience gained from multinational companies, preferably in related industries such as media, business information, public relations and marketing services. Some regional marketing experience is a plus
  • Have regional working experience in executing and localizing lead generation programs encompassing a combination of marketing tactics such as content marketing, digital (online & social) marketing, partnership & affiliate marketing and events management
  • Experience managing a marketing team is preferred
  • Good project management and multitasking skills and able to deliver quality work by deadlines
  • Demonstrated understanding of new and emerging marketing & PR trends
  • Creative, fast learner and self-motivated individual, comfortable with taking initiative and able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Fluency (speaking & writing) in English and Chinese is a must
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Marketing Executive

Location: Hong Kong

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Support the execution of regional marketing plan with special focus on 4 key areas:

Sponsorship & Partnership, Content marketing, Online & Social Media Marketing and Marcom & Event Management.

Sponsorship & Partnership

  • Identify and pursue sponsorships and partnership opportunities with events, professional & industry associations, chambers of commerce and relevant influencers.
  • Coordinate with all internal/external stakeholders and provide necessary marketing & logistic support to ensure the sponsorships/partnerships are executed in the most efficient and timely manner.

Content Marketing

  • Create or assist in the production of content such as blogs, eBook, case studies, whitepaper, video, infographics and etc. Promote content via owned and social channels.
  • Develop and manage content editorial calendar to fuel lead generation

Online & Social Media Marketing

  • Effective management of social media channels on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to drive engagement and followers. Set up, manage and report on results for paid advertising campaigns.
  • Nurture and engage customers and leads through email marketing activities and apply email marketing best practices to drive open/click-through rates.

Marcom and Event Management

  • Constantly maintain a comprehensive set of marketing collateral such as company brochure, case studies, product sheets, sales presentations, videos and etc, Develop ad hoc marketing and sales materials whenever necessary.
  • Brief and liaise with the internal/external designer for creative and production requirements. Ensure deliverables are received by agreed deadlines.
  • Write press releases and perform basic but creative copywriting.
  • Manage website content to ensure a consistent showcase of new and evergreen content to drive downloads and website visits. Monitor website statistic via Google Analytics.
  • Manage customer events by providing pre, through and post-marketing support. Liaise and coordinate with other teams to drive attendance.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BA or BS degree in Marketing, Communications, or other relevant disciplines
  • 2 - 4 years of marketing experience gained from multinational companies, preferably in related industries such as media, business information, public relations and marketing services.
  • Exposed to a broad spectrum of marketing and communications techniques. Enjoy keeping abreast of latest marketing and PR trends.
  • Possess working experience in content marketing and familiar with content management process. If no prior experience, a strong passion for writing and storytelling is highly preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English is a must. Good command in Mandarin and Cantonese is also preferred
  • Possess analytical mind and have a basic understanding of Google Analytics and AdWords.
  • Ability to think creatively and have a keen eye for visual design. Basic knowledge of designing application such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign or Photoshop is a plus but not a must.
  • An organized, resourceful, fast learner, problem solver, and self-motivated individual. Comfortable with taking initiative and working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good project management and multitasking skills to meet deadlines.
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Editor / Associate Editor

Location:Hong Kong

Main Job Responsibilities:

  • Format press releases, proofread documents or edit translations with speed and accuracy
  • Offer professional suggestions to customers on how to improve their press releases
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding on distribution platforms and processes
  • Ensure that all client requests are handled to the highest customer service standards
  • Ensure routine workflow runs smoothly within the team, including seamless collaboration with colleagues in other functions such as sales, client services, finance, etc.
  • Provide regular and timely feedback on operation activities to supervisors as needed
  • Work on shift basis, with occasional overnight, weekend or public holiday duties

 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or above in related disciplines (e.g. English, Communications, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including high proficiency in written English, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese, as well as fluency in spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua
  • Solid computer skills, including Windows, Microsoft Office, and Chinese word processing
  • Strong ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure
  • Highly self-motivated with energy and accountability
  • Possess solid judgment and initiative
  • Be flexible with working schedule, including overtime if needed

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • At least 1 year experience in the PR/Marketing/Copywriting field
  • Understanding on SEO
  • Knowledge in HTML/photo/video editing
  • Experience in content creation, including press release development, blogging, new media and presentations
  • Feel comfortable speaking in public and interacting with various stakeholders
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Client Relations Manager

Location: Hong Kong

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • As a Client Relations Manager, you will oversee daily activities at the Client Relations Team
  • Analyze customer feedback and root causes of enquiries and complaints; identify areas for improvement to enhance service quality
  • Collaborate with other internal teams to ensure a smooth service delivery workflow
  • Motivate and manage a team of staff to raise our service standards and enhance relations with clients
  • Attend client meetings when needed

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related discipline
  • 5 years of experience of Customer Service, Public Relations, Investor Relations or Marketing Services will be an advantage
  • Good understanding in the public relations, investor relations and marketing communications industries as well as the media communities
  • High level of self-motivation, Good interpersonal, communications and problem-solving skills
  • Customer-oriented
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English is a must
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Human Resources & Administrative Assistant

Location: Hong Kong

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform day-to-day Office & HR administrative support
  • Manage office administration to ensure overall company productivity and cost effectiveness
  • Responsible for office supplies & replenishment, organize staff activities, etc.
  • Coordinate and arrange technical support service activities
  • Duties include preparing reports & filing, and carry on ad hoc project as assigned.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Degree, Higher Diploma or above in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or related disciplines
  • Minimum 2 years solid working experience in Office Administration
  • Fluent speaking and writing in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Proficiency in MS Office application such as Word, Excel & Chinese Word processing
  • Detail-minded, willing to learn, self-motivated, strong numeric sense, independent and with good communication skills
  • Immediate Available is preferred
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Finance Supervisor / Senior Accountant

Location: Hong Kong

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and handle the financial operations of subsidiary companies in the foreign countries
  • Demonstrate effective financial governance across the Asia region in line with Group requirements and local auditing and tax standards
  • Key point of contact for auditors and tax consultants to ensure timely and accurate lodgement of tax and statutory reporting obligations in Asia
  • Assist an effective, accurate and timely month end close and accounting process for local and oversea
  • Responsible and assists to analyze monthly operating results against budget
  • Assist to prepare various kind of financial and management reports timely
  • Assisting in projects to further develop finance systems and processes in line with changing business needs

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in Finance / Accounting
  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g. ACCA, CIMA, CPA, etc)
  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience and at least 2 years experiences of handling oversea accounts individual
  • Strong analytical and coordination skills, self-motivated with strong sense of responsibility
  • Proactive, organized, independent, able to meet required deadline and work under pressure
  • Mature, responsible, detailed-minded and well-organized
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, Proficiency in English and Chinese (including Mandarin)
  • Good computer skills including Excel and PowerPoint
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Assistant Accountant

Location: Hong Kong

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable accounting cycle
  • Perform daily accounting operations including invoice preparation, vouchers, cheque payments, data and journal entry to Accounting System, sales report analysis etc.
  • Handle bank reconciliation and reconcile inter-company balance on month end closing
  • Assist in month-end closing and ad hoc report

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • University degree holder in finance or accounting preferred
  • 1-2 years working experience with solid finance & accounting experience in Multinational or sizable companies
  • Familiar in MS Excel and knowledge in Word, Chinese word processing & accounting software
  • Mature with stable, self-motivated initiative and good senses of responsibility
  • Willing to work overtime and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Immediate available is preferred
  • Less experience will be considered as Accounts Clerk
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Audience Development Executive

Location: Hong Kong/Tokyo

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • As an Audience Development Executive, you will reach out to the media including journalists, editors, bloggers and any content creator to introduce PR Newswire’s services for the media;
  • Expand PR Newswire Asia’s distribution network to online websites, bloggers, database, multimedia channels and financial terminals in APAC;
  • Daily management of PR Newswire Asia’s social media presence (e.g. Facebook, Twitter and etc.) in terms of content contributing and online engagement;
  • Assist our client services and marketing team if/when required.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • University degree;
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in related functions, experience preferably in the areas of social media, corporate communications, public relations, or marketing services;
  • Good understanding of new media, public relations, investor relations and marketing communications industries;
  • Energetic, digital savvy and passion for media and social media. A fast learner;
  • High level of self-motivation, energy and accountability; strong ability to work both independently and as a team member in a fast-paced working environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications and problem-solving skills;
  • Fluent speaking and writing in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Proficiency in Internet and PC software, esp. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
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Business Development Manager

Location: Vietnam

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To develop new business sales across marketing, corporate communications, public relations and/or investor relations segments over the telephone, via emails, and through face to face meetings
  • To reach or exceed specific quarterly and annual targets by achieving pre-set criteria on revenue generated, with primary focus on outbound wire distribution, multimedia services and corporate workflow solutions
  • To ensure that all clients are handled to the highest standards and everything is known about their corporate IR, PR and marketing communications requirements throughout the year
  • To stay ahead of competition by following up on all leads and opportunities to ensure that PR Newswire maximizes the chance of winning business and by keeping regular contact with clients and prospects
  • To provide regular (weekly, monthly and ad hoc) feedback of sales activities to the Supervisor, including clients wins/losses, competition activity, product feedback, etc.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 years of sales and/or new business development experience, preferably in the relevant industries such as corporate communications, marketing, public relations, investor relations, advertising and/or media sales;
  • A solid track record of consistently delivering or exceeding sales targets and other relevant KPIs;
  • High level of self-motivation, energy and accountability; ability to work both independently and as a team in a fast-paced working environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; mature and engaging personalities;
  • High fluency in spoken English is an advantage as well as strong competency in written English is must
  • Proficiency in Internet and PC software, esp. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • User knowledge and experience in CRM system is preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate conceptual selling and consultative approach to clients/prospects
  • Ability to develop sales strategies and demonstrate strong territory management
  • Strong organization skills.
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Audience Development Executive

Location: Vietnam

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • As an Audience Development Executive, you will reach out to the media including journalists, editors, bloggers and any content creator to introduce PR Newswire’s services for the media;
  • Expand PR Newswire Asia’s distribution network to online websites, bloggers, database, multimedia channels and financial terminals in APAC;
  • Daily management of PR Newswire Asia’s social media presence (e.g. Facebook, Twitter and etc.) in terms of content contributing and online engagement;
  • Assist our client services and marketing team if/when required.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • University degree;
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in related functions, experience preferably in the areas of social media, corporate communications, public relations, or marketing services;
  • Good understanding of new media, public relations, investor relations and marketing communications industries;
  • Energetic, digital savvy and passion for media and social media. A fast learner;
  • High level of self-motivation, energy and accountability; strong ability to work both independently and as a team member in a fast-paced working environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications and problem-solving skills;
  • Fluent speaking and writing in English
  • Proficiency in Internet and PC software, esp. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
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Head of Audience Development, Asia Markets

Location: Hong Kong/Singapore

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate daily activities for the Regional Audience Development team and provide hands-on guidance in order to maximize individual and organizational goals;
  • Lead the team to develop and maintain deep relationships with key contacts (including journalists, editors and bloggers) in the regional media;
  • Develop regional distribution networks focusing on key markets including Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, South Korea, and Australia.
  • Expand PR Newswire’s online syndication network with key website partners and improve media relations in each market;
  • Plan and organize media events regularly (both online and offline mainly in Hong Kong, Taipei, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City, Seoul, and Sydney);
  • Support regional sales team with client meetings and visits, and provide high quality distribution services to the clients;
  • Work closely with other functional leaders and their teams to explore how cross-functional collaborations could improve the level of customer satisfaction;
  • Create original content and working with marketing team in regional content marketing efforts targeting PR/Marketing professionals.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Marketing, Communications or related disciplines;
  • More than 5 years of solid working experience in Media, PR and Marketing, Communications related areas, including a minimum of 3 years in the manager role;
  • Deep understanding of new media (social media and mobile channels);
  • Good connection with the media preferred;
  • Experiences with content marketing (generating original content) would be a plus;
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and unwavering commitment to the Company;
  • Commitment to recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a diverse and high-performance team;
  • Exceptional and effective communicator;
  • Bilingual – English and Chinese (Mandarin and/or Cantonese).
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