Senior Executive - Media Relations

Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Kuala Lumpur, MY

Genting Malaysia Berhad

 

Genting Malaysia is a leading multinational conglomerate that is principally involved in the leisure and hospitality business, covering theme parks, casinos, hotels, seaside resorts and entertainment venues in Malaysia, the UK, and the US. It is one of the largest listed companies in Malaysia.

 

With over 50 years of experience and milestones, Genting Malaysia is currently expanding and transforming Resorts World Genting into the leading tourism and entertainment hub via the Genting Integrated Resort Transformation Plan. Under this plan, flagship projects include Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park, the outdoor theme park - Genting SkyWorlds - and the adjacent shopping complex - SkyAvenue, which houses some of the most prestigious lifestyle brands from around the world.  The plaza also features a state-of-the-art cable car system, which connects SkyAvenue to the mid-hill Genting Highlands Premium Outlets, carrying up to 3,600 passengers per hour per way.

If you are searching for a dynamic career full of exciting growth opportunities; look no further and join us today!

 

Senior Executive (Writer) – Corporate Communications & Public Relations

 

Reporting 

The Writer will report to The Vice President of Corporate Communications & Public Relations

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare Collaterals including press releases, speeches, media briefings, Q&As, social media postings and any other content which aligns with the business' objectives 

  • Organise, coordinate and execute PR events and campaigns.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with social, online, print and broadcast media and influencers/KOLs.

  • Assist in managing, developing and implementing effective PR strategies to increase brand equity in all targeted markets and achieve business goals. 

  • Assist in managing and formulating plan for media coverage, align calendars and resolve any media issues that may arise.

  • Prepare communication materials and handle media related matters during a crisis.

  • Monitor, compile and translate the news and media coverage of the organisation.

  • Perform routine administrative tasks such as drafting memos, meeting minutes, department reports, emails and formal letters.

  • Perform any other duties or tasks which may be assigned from time to time by the Head of Department.

 

Requirements:

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication/Public Relations/Journalism or equivalent.

  • At least 5 years of working experience in the Media/Public Relations field.

  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills in English.

  • Familiar and knowledgeable on the latest trends and news media environment in Malaysia.

  • Possess extensive media and influencers/KOL contacts with proven success in PR campaigns and achieving media coverage.

  • Possess excellent organisational and planning skills to execute campaign and events with attention to details.

  • Knowledgeable in crisis communication is an added advantage.

 

Be part of an exciting history-in-the-making, help shape the future with us. This is a golden opportunity for you to establish a strong foundation for a great career within the company. Apply now!


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