Associate - Media Relations - Corporate Communications Associate - Media Relations - Corporate  …

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Jan 22
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Jan 22
Associate - Media Relations - Corporate Communications
HKEX is looking for an enthusiastic associate to join its award-winning Communications Team. The successful candidate would help manage the Group's external engagement, including interactions with print and broadcast media, as well as social media, and would play a key role in supporting senior corporate executives at conferences and working across HKEX's campaigns and projects.

The Media Relations team, part of the Group's Communications Team, is responsible for accurately communicating HKEX's strategy and new developments, maintaining the Group's high standards of transparency and managing HKEX's local and international reputation, primarily through regular communication with the media and through developing informative content on its social media platforms. The team works closely with the HKEX Board, executive, senior management and the business to ensure that HKEX is accurately represented.

The successful candidate will be an individual who is bright, engaged and has a strong interest in the local, international news and social media landscapes. They will display, along with sound news judgment, integrity, professionalism and teamwork, and want to be part of a dynamic fun team in a highly visible influential and complex business.

Excellent English writing abilities are a must, and ideally both strong Cantonese and Putonghua skills. We are looking for someone who is eager to develop lasting professional relations with journalists and other HKEX stakeholders, while representing one of Hong Kong's most iconic businesses. 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:

• Promote and protect HKEX's reputation in the media

• Build and develop media relations with local and international journalists and KOLs

• Identify public relations opportunities and issues as they emerge, working with the business to respond or capitalise on them to optimise HKEX's positioning

• Draft English-language press lines, news releases as well as anticipated media questions and answers, and help prepare daily news digest

• Write briefing notes, and speeches, for senior executives ahead of conferences or important meetings

• Coordinate media relations activities including interviews and media enquiries

• Assist in the development of social media content to support initiatives and other business projects

• Oversee and take part in frequent media and social media campaigns through story pitches, placed articles, content creation

• Frequently monitor news media and social media

• Provide internal insight, monitoring and updates to Group executives on the fast paced evolving media landscape

• Work with other members of the Communications team and with other key HKEX stakeholders to deliver consistency and accuracy in all HKEX communications.


• University degree in any discipline

• Minimum two years' experience in corporate communications, investor relations, journalism, marketing, or another professional customer-facing role

• Excellent command of both written and spoken English, as well as ideally fluency in Cantonese and Putonghua

• Strong track record of relevant published English writing a plus

• Experience with various social media platforms

• Be enthusiastic, 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.

Applicants who do not hear from us within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. Personal data provided will only be used for the purpose of employment application to HKEX.
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