Senior Manager, Public Affairs

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide strategic counsel on current local and international public policies, affairs and issues
    • Conduct regular news monitoring and issues reports
    • Conduct background research, information gathering and interpreting
    • Assist in strategic planning and execution of major events, conferences and projects to support the organization’s mission
    • Support senior management on copywriting and editing, writing speeches, letters and presentation materials, both in English and Chinese, to high levels in government departments, and other external stakeholders
    • Handle and manage any critical issues affecting the organization image
    • Monitor, keep abreast of and analyse public policy development, local and international news or political issues etc. and prepare consultation responses
    • Enhance meaningful relationships with targeted, high-level external audiences
    • Establish regular contact with political advisers, government and non-government organizations or regulators

    Requirements:

    • University degree or above, preferably in politics or communications
    • 10 – 15 years of relevant experience in public affairs, media relations or editorial
    • Excellent writing and speaking skills in both English and Chinese
    • Good networking skills
    • Knowledge and passion in local and international public affairs and political issues
    • Ability to write analytically on public issues