Public Relations Associate – Asia

Full-Time
Beijing
Posted 1 month ago

ICR, a leading corporate communications firm, is seeking an Associate to work closely with senior level managers to provide superior media relations support for an exciting range of public and private clients within China, and in other parts of Asia.  This associate serves as a primary day-to-day client contact and is responsible for helping teams drive the tactical execution of plans and campaigns to exceed client expectations. The ideal candidate is passionate about storytelling and media relations and excels in a team environment where management and junior staff work hand in hand to achieve outstanding results.

Responsibilities:

  • Play a significant role in the research, planning and development of strategic and creative corporate communications programs
  • Maintain strong relationships with business, technology and industry media
  • Assist with financial transactions, new product launches, events and other major media milestones
  • Develop client content, including contributed articles, press releases, media pitches, and digital content
  • Proactive media relations to achieve quality placements
  • Maintain and enhance client relations
  • Understand the client’s overall business objectives and strategies in order to effectively promote specific campaigns
  • Manage media results reporting process
  • Assist with new business pitches and pitch prep

Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing, verbal and presentation skills in both Mandarin Chinese, and English
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills; able to work quickly under pressure, handling and prioritizing multiple assignments
  • Creative and energetic personality
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow up
  • Understanding of technology trends and evolving PR landscape (earned/owned/paid media)
  • S/B.A in public relations, marketing, business communications or related field preferred

About ICR

Established in 1998, ICR partners with companies to develop and execute strategic communications programs that achieve business goals, build credibility, and enhance the long-term value of the enterprise. The firm’s highly differentiated service model, which pairs capital markets veterans with senior communications professionals, brings deep sector knowledge and relationships to clients in more than 20 industries. Today, ICR is one of the largest and most experienced independent advisory firms in North America maintaining offices in Connecticut, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Beijing. www.icrinc.com

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