PR and Conferences Manager

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PR and Conferences Manager

December 22, 2016

Job Summary:

Join the team shaping the future of Addiction Treatment. Solace Sabah is looking for a highly motivated, Public Relations Manager. This person will join the marketing team as a key member and will be responsible for driving the news agenda and securing Solace Sabah position as an industry thought leader.As our Public Relations Representative, you will be responsible for planning and leading the implementation of PR plans and initiatives for Solace Sabah events, new attractions and other special projects to help garner coverage about the destination in key media geographies and segments.This opportunity will allow you to develop media materials, including; press releases, packages, pitch points, and building relationships with key media around the world.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute an ongoing campaign to secure Solace Sabah position as an industry thought leader.
  • Develop and execute effective, long-term media relations strategies.
  • Write and edit press releases, pitches, PR plans and related materials.
  • Develop and manage relationships with health trade and business press.
  • Identify, create and execute speaking opportunities for Solace Sabah Spokespeople, including at major industry events. Draft presentations that provide value for attendees.
  • Secure recognition for our industry leading services, including applying for awards that relate to our services and company.
  • Expand our Clinical Advisory Board to create a steady flow of insights and information to and from leading customers and thought leaders in the industry.
  • Work with our partners to drive marketing collaboration among industry leaders.
  • As appropriate, collaborate with peers in Marketing, Sales, and Product Management on other initiatives to drive success of Solace Sabah in the marketplace.
  • Create all necessary budgets, schedules, and timelines.
  • Establish KPIs, measure results, continuously improve investments, process and outcomes.
  • Develop Relationships with Jornalists in Americas, South East and South Pacific Areas.
  • Manage News Wire Subscriptions.
  • Write Compelling Press Releases for Media Outlets.
  • Manage Digital PR: Guest Posting, Blogging, Article Distribution, Social Media.
  • Develop and use social marketing techniques to reach out the professional referent community.
  • Build and maintain a list of relevant media, analysts, and pundits.
  • Craft the pitch for various topics/angles.
  • Pitch and secure interviews for company executives with targeted media, analysts, and pundits.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree, Master's Degree, Advertising/Media, Mass Communications, Marketing or equivalent.
  • Required skill(s): journalism, advertisement editing, writing press releases, Communication Skill.
  • Required language(s): Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese, English
  • At least 3 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
  • Preferably Senior Executives specializing in Public Relations/Communications or equivalent.