Contract type: Permanent
Location: Federal Territories - Kuala Lumpur
Industry: Others
Salary: [Depending on years of relevant experience]
Start date: 08 Jul 2021
Job Reference: 46309
Contact details: Ailina Khalid
Contact email:
Contact-phone: +60 3 2202 1000
Job published: 28 days ago


  • Be an integral part in shaping the pioneering, agile, and exciting APAC Communications team at KL SSC (‘Hub’)
  • Manage and support the country internal and external communications activities, including crisis communications and sustainability communications across Japan.
  • Ensure a consistent strategy across all communications channels
  • Collaborate with teams on ground in Japan and in the hub, to ensure service quality to stakeholders
  • Develop and implement the country external and internal communications strategy
  • Responsible for content development across various mediums, such as press releases, Q&A, press conference briefing, interview briefing document, staff profiling, Japan country report, social engagement event such as Kids’ Lab, beach clean-up, intranet articles, internal communication campaigns, management message, event survey, performance reporting, etc.
  • Manage the news release distribution process in Japan
  • Support media interview of country management, while working with the senior communications colleague on-ground in Japan
  • Build and maintain media relations where possible, remotely – for eg: handling queries after new release distribution, briefing journalists, etc, while working with the senior communications colleague on-ground in Japan
  • Develop concept and content for annual country report
  • Update corporate website – translating and/or creating articles; ensuring the website is up to date according to global updates
  • Update corporate presentations (global and country)
    Support corporate business development communication projects
  • Responsible for Japan intranet updates – maintaining relevant content, creating interesting and interactive content for employees across Japan
  • Develop the internal newsletter “Chem Chem in Japan” as a chief editor – create content and make it rich and relevant for internal audiences. Use the latest tools to make it interactive and engaging
  • Support internal communication events such as social engagement activities, company-wide communication meeting, employee engagement event, etc
  • Support crisis com-related content – statements, Q&A, internal message, etc., by collaborating with colleagues on ground in Japan
  • Support corporate projects such as Company Japan’s Employee Engagement Project and Japan Sustainability Roadmap – development of newsletter, presentation development support, etc.
  • Support roll out global/regional communications campaigns and initiatives


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in public relations, mass communication, or related fields
  • Significantly demonstrated success in internal and external communications in a multicultural corporate environment.
  • Generalist communicators will be preferred.
  • Minimum experience of 6-8 years in relevant role
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities at once
  • Excellent command of Japanese in spoken and written form
  • Working knowledge of Japanese markets
  • Attention to detail, creative and results orientated
  • Excellent working knowledge of basic computer programs