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CAREERS & CULTURE

At SEC Newgate, everything we do is underpinned by A.C.T.I.O.N.:

As communications strategists and advisors to senior leaders at established blue-chip organisations and start-ups across Asia, we pride ourselves on having a robust set of values that govern the way we work together as a team and with clients.

Aspiring. Always doing better, going higher, moving beyond the obvious.

Curious. Never stop asking, learning, listening, understanding, innovating.

Trusted. Living and breathing our clients' businesses, and helping them seize opportunities and overcome challenges.

Integrity. Honest, reliable, transparent and resolute advisors.

Original. Creative solutions and narratives that align with the fast evolving economic, business, political and societal landscapes globally and regionally.

Nimble. Providing timely intelligence and implementing rapid response strategies in fast moving and complex situations.

We are always ready to talk to talented communicators in Hong Kong SAR, Beijing or Shanghai. If you think a role at SEC Newgate is for you, please send us your CV, with a cover letter telling us why we are right for each other, to newfuture@secnewgate.hk

For the right candidates, SEC Newgate offers:

  • A well-structured career path.

  • A collaborative (and fun) team environment.

  • Comprehensive training programmes.

  • Competitive remuneration packages.

  • Hybrid working policies - one day WFH per week.

  • Best-in-industry leave - 25 days a year.

  • Excellent healthcare benefits, including dental.

 

WE ARE HIRING!

SENIOR CONSULTANT - CORPORATE & FINANCIAL COMMUNICATIONS, AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS

 

THE ROLE

This is a position for candidates with five or more years’ experience in public relations or journalism. The successful applicant will report to an Associate Partner or Partner. You will work with high-calibre organisations who operate across the financial and capital markets, professional services, property and technology sectors. You will have strong media relationships, experience in developing content, and a good understanding of social media platforms. You will be required to co-ordinate and manage programmes for major client accounts and lead smaller client accounts. Candidates with either more or less experience will be considered for other roles.  This position is based in Hong Kong SAR.

 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research to support client briefs and the firm’s new business efforts.

  • Develop and proofread media and social media collateral, including media releases, news jumping alerts, bylined articles, opinion editorials, media briefing notes, and social media posts.

  • Devise social media strategies.

  • Work across multiple client briefs concurrently.

  • Write client activity reports and plans.

  • Independently, develop communication strategies for clients.

  • Contribute to the firm’s marketing and new business programmes, including participating in brainstorms and idea generation, developing proposals and tenders, developing case studies and credentials materials, and attending networking and industry events.

  • Media monitoring and analysis - able to 'red flag' issues proactively.

  • Support junior staff in skills development.

REQUIREMENTS

  • University graduate with approximately five years or more experience in public relations or journalism.

  • Preferably trilingual in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. Bilingual (English/Cantonese or English/Mandarin) candidates will also be considered.

  • Understanding of business issues that impact China, Hong Kong SAR and/or the Asia Pacific region.

  • Strong understanding of the media landscape, and good relations with media based in China, Hong Kong SAR and the region.

  • Understanding of digital and social media, with an interest in learning more.

  • A positive approach to working with cross office teams.

  • Ability to thrive in a pressured environment.

  • An entrepreneurial spirit and can-do attitude.

  • Good interpersonal communications skills and the ability to have fun in the office!

 

Sounds interesting? To apply, send your CV and a cover letter to newfuture@secnewgate.hk

 

We look forward to hearing from you.