Public Relations Manager

About this role:

As a member of the Communications team, you will be responsible for sharing WeLab’s (the “Company”) story to both internal and external stakeholders. The role reports to the Group Head of Strategy and will be responsible for the Company’s global operations across Hong Kong, Mainland China and Indonesia. We're looking for a creative communicator who can effectively connect with stakeholders in person and via written communication.

What you’ll do and what success looks like in this role:

  • Responsible for actively shaping the Company’s overall public relations, external and internal communications strategy
  • Be a strategic thinker to support the development of thought leadership content including speeches and presentations to promote the Company’s brand objectives
  • Have substantial experience dealing with senior executives and the ability to make impactful and succinct presentations to leadership
  • Manage and organize media interviews and events for the senior management team
  • Manage a strong network of media contacts and establish new potential media relations with financial, business and tech media
  • Handle media enquiries and media coordination, eg. press materials, Q&As, interviews, forums etc
  • Collaborate with internal and external parties to develop PR events calendar eg. speaking events, media events, social functions etc to fulfil the Company’s communications strategy

What is required and what we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree holder
  • 8+ years working experience
  • Ability to multi-task and problem-solve in a fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter who can think outside the box with minimal supervision
  • Experience and confidence providing communications guidance to the senior management team
  • Familiarity in the banking or technology sector is an advantage
  • Excellent command of written and verbal communication skills in English & Cantonese. Spoken Mandarin is a strong advantage

WeLab perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Learning and development stipend, because we value lifelong learning and believe the best way to invest in our employees is to encourage them to continue to learn
  • Work hard and laugh lots (chicken wings and french toast, etc.) with a high-performing, fun and diverse team
  • Weekly afternoon teas and fully stocked fridge
  • Coffee stipend
  • Conveniently located office surrounded by diverse and delicious lunch options
  • Lively office with gaming consoles and a ping pong table
  • Fun extracurricular activities with your colleagues like hiking, yoga, badminton, wine tasting, dragon boat racing, rock climbing, etc.
  • Employee referral bonuses

Awards & recognition:

  • KPMG’s 2018 Fintech Top 100 – #7 in China and #23 globally, only Hong Kong fintech recognized on the list for 3 straight years
  • The Asian Banker’s “Best Business Model” and “Best Data Analytics Initiative” in 2018

We offer competitive salary package to the successful candidate. If you are interested in joining this exciting team, please email your resume to us at [email protected]

All information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment purposes only. Information of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed within 12 months of receipt.

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