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Associate, Public Relations & Social Media

Creative
Full-time
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Bandar Puchong Jaya, Selangor

About The Job

What you will be doing
  • Provide support on development and implementation of client campaigns and new business proposals
  • Develop, build and maintain a media and influencer contact base, and keeping close in contact them
  • Reach out and engage with journalists, bloggers, influencers on regular basis, via phone calls, email, messenger services, face to face 
  • Build the reputation of the brands and clients the agency represents – maintaining high level of engagement among the consumers, followers  
  • Monitoring media, influencers, blogs, on trends, trending stories, content which clients could leverage on 
  • Working on developing the content, press release, speech etc for the clients 
  • Working with clients, keeping them up to date on the progress 
  • Suggest, modify strategies from time to time, with approval from clients 
  • Executing, supervising, overseeing the clients’ agreed projects 
  • Prepare reports on monthly, quarterly and annually basis on projects carried out 
  • Manage the business budget and report 

Job Requirements

Skills + Requirements
  • If you could join us immediately, we will give you the priority!
  • For associate position, we are ok with 1 year, or no experience 
  • We will consider you for senior associate, if you have 3 years working experience in a public relations agency 
  • Degree in Public Relations, Mass Communications or Journalism
  • Or degree in any field with an interest to work in PR industry  
  • Multi-lingual with above average proficiency - English, Bahasa Malaysia, Cantonese 广东话, Mandarin 华语/普通话, Tamil, Iban, Kadazan etc
  • Experience in client servicing, partners collaboration and liaison
  • Managing, working on retainer accounts with excellent client servicing capabilities
  • Functioning as a team form conceptualising, to implementing and monitoring the PR campaigns
  • Developing and presenting winning proposals to clients
  • Confident communicator and presenter, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and ability to track progress of PR projects, punctuality counts 
  • Ability to deliver results
  • MS Office, Social Media apps, a must!
  • Finally, the right attitude!
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Why join us? 
Be a part of a dynamic and unique team that:-
  • Is creative
  • Fun
  • Team player
  • Does not scare nor shy easily
  • Plans, develops and implements PR + social media strategies
  • Is on the social media, all the time 
  • Works with the media, social influencers, key influencers everyday
  • Also works with the exciting clients, daily
  • Researches, reports (helps us get better, know better)
  • Writes speeches, press releases, letters, articles etc
  • Develops proposals
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To Apply!
  • A complete resume, inclusive of information about your blog, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram profiles
  • Your current and past working experience, please only state the interesting facts!
  • Includes past campaigns you have developed, worked on
  • Writing samples
  • Current and expected salary. Please, include the last drawn payslip as a form of support
  • A recent photograph (just selfie will do)
  • Email everything to hire.me(at)aboutcom.com.my or just send them through FB Messenger (aboutcom.my)
  • Only qualified and shortlisted candidates will be contacted, so be quick to answer phone calls, WhatsApp messages, emails etc 
  • The recruitment process - you will receive WhatsApp message from us, answer the questions, and wait for us to get back to you on the interview date.  Good luck and thanks!

Our Culture

WHAT WE OFFER

Our services include communications strategy, media and investor relations, crisis communications, event management, social media, content marketing, spokesperson training and media monitoring. 

Established on January 2, 2002,  for 17 years we deliver results to 80 brands including established multinationals, public-listed corporations and fast-growing, emerging SMEs.

WHAT WE DO

About Communication is a client-focused public relations practice driven by only one value: results.

Our team offers full-service public relations, digital and creative services and event production capabilities to an international client base across diverse industry sectors. 
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