Senior Consultant (Media Specialist)

Public relations Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Description

Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Job Responsibilities
• Assist and report to Account Director/Director in the establishment of strong relationships with both local and international business and financial media outlets
• Assist Account Director/Director in the management of client accounts, including staff allocation and work quality
• Design and execute earned media campaigns, with an emphasis on local and international business and financial media outlets
• Make recommendations to Account Director/Director on client activities, particularly for earned media
• Make firm recommendations to clients, particularly in the area of media relations, even when those recommendations may be contrary to a client’s intended course of action
• Make recommendations to Account Director/Director on amending existing client’s media programmes
• Review quality of work by Consultant/Account Executive on assigned accounts. Taking responsibility for all activities conducted by the firm on behalf of assigned clients
• Assure all client files are complete, up-to-date, easily accessible and neat
• Ensure clients are provided with weekly activity updates or reports and that monthly review meetings are held
• Keep Director/Account Director aware of all client developments, opportunities and potential problems
• Help to prepare and draft proposals for extension of activities with current clients and introduction of new business
• Draft new business proposals and presentation for review by Account Director/Director
• Understand the business and industry of clients
Job Requirements:
• 4-6 years’ experience in media relations required; experience working as a PR would be a strong advantage
• Solid understanding of financial media landscape (both local, regional & international outlets)
• Proven track record in designing and executing successful earned media campaigns
• Strong relationships with both local and international business and financial media outlets
• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Business/Mass Communications or similar qualifications or higher in any field
• Excellent written communication skills and fluent in English & Chinese
• Positive and outgoing personality with strong attention to details, good organizational skills and ability to prioritize and multi-task. a confident presence and business style and enjoy working with other talented professionals in a creative, collaborative and fast-paced environment

We offer competitive package to the right candidate. Interested candidates please send your application by email to talent.hongkong@hkstrategies.com


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