Contract type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Salary: RM8,000 - RM10,000
Start date: 28-09-2021
Reference: PR/145842
Contact details: Ailina Khalid
Contact email:
Job published: September 08, 2021 19:02


  • Be an integral part in shaping the pioneering, agile and exciting APAC Communication Services team at the SSC Hub in KL
  • Support the internal and external communications activities for the market of Vietnam, whilst being a part of the APAC Communications Services team at the Hub
  • Collaborate with communication colleagues in the hub and in the legal entities in Vietnam, to ensure consistent and high-quality rollout of the communication strategy across various communications channels (internal and external)
  • Support marketing communications and CSR events, which includes planning events remotely, drafting documentation (speeches, releases, presentations, etc), analysis and post-event evaluation
  • Perform translation and localization of global and regional news releases, website content as well as videos, in consultation with local counterparts; this entails proofreading and copy editing
  • Develop bilingual content for internal communications – social media posts, bi-weekly e-newsletter, message from MD, event speeches, well as ad hoc work based on story opportunities; this includes working closely with business and functional units in the country to develop the stories.
  • Develop content for external communications – Company’s Vietnam’s local corporate website, online publications, social media, copywriting for calendar and agenda, as well as press release and key message documents
  • When needed, communicate with local and regional media outlets; this includes sending press invitation, following up, checking in on RSVP, and distributing press release
  • Review and proofread documents such as key messages, customer letter, invites etc, for spelling, grammar, clarity and clear messaging
  • Regularly update country presentation, backgrounder, boilerplate, and other standard documents
  • Actively collaborate with the team of colleagues providing other specialist services at the Hub (digital, event planning, branding) to better fulfil stakeholder requirements
  • Continuously develop knowledge about the Indonesian market and provide communication services and consultancy


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in public relations, mass communication, or related fields
  • Significant demonstrated success in internal and external communications in a multicultural corporate or agency environment; generalist communicators with a minimum experience of 5 years would be preferred
  • Extensive knowledge about Vietnam and familiarity with its culture are required; some experience living or working in Vietnam will be an asset
  • Actively contribute to a collaborative climate
  • Eagerness to upskill and learn about latest trends in communications
  • Strong command of Vietnamese as well as a good command of English language
  • Strong content development acumen
  • General understanding of the Vietnam market and media landscape, along with some knowledge of regional geopolitical landscapes
  • Excellent working knowledge of basic computer programs