Project Assistant, Communications and Public Affairs
Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently owned global communication and business strategy firm with offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and many of the top companies on the Fortune 500. The firm is a majority women-owned business.
About APCO in Southeast Asia
APCO is a full-service strategic advisory and advocacy consultancy founded in 1984. Our solutions range from advisory, public affairs, strategic communications, government relations, market access/trade strategy, media relations, geopolitical risk assessment and digital/social content and engagement strategy.
APCO has strong expertise and extensive experience serving the healthcare, technology, philanthropy, education, financial, energy, food, consumer products and retail sectors. It has established multiple partnerships across sectors, particularly those in the area of social impact, emerging technologies and with experts in health, technology and CSR/sustainability. At the 2020 Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards, APCO was named one of the top firms to work for in Asia Pacific. In addition, the Southeast Asia team was a finalist in both the top consultancy in SEA in the categories of corporate/financial and healthcare.
APCO’s hub office in Singapore has supported leading clients from multinational companies and international organizations to governments and NGOs since 2006. APCO offers insights to help navigate the many dynamic markets in the region with its presence across the region, including Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines, Myanmar and Cambodia. The Southeast Asia team also supports many clients throughout Asia Pacific markets including Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand.
With a proud history in Southeast Asia, APCO has successfully helped many organizations navigate the region’s complex business and social landscape throughout its rapid growth.
This position is based in Bangkok,Thailand.
While APCO Project Assistants are encouraged to develop their interest in either public relations or public affairs and policy advocacy, they will gain exposure in both practice areas. The following are specific duties performed on a daily basis:
• Provide general research and intelligence to the office (monitoring media, institutional developments, policy updates).
• Actively support new business opportunities by contributing to brainstorms, conducting research, compiling bios and preparing decks.
• Editing of policy reports and other client deliverables.
• Writing analytical pieces on policy, current events and business trends.
• Active participation in brainstorming and strategy sessions.
• Support media relations
• Support event coordination and logistics.
• Providing administrative assistance to projects on a limited basis.
• Other similar duties as assigned.