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Dow Jones Communications Manager, APAC in HONG KONG, Hong Kong

Job Description:

About the role:

Dow Jones is seeking a Communications Manager to drive our media relations and internal communications efforts in the APAC region. Reporting to the Director of Communications, APAC, this role will be responsible for developing and executing a regional communications strategy to enhance our organization's reputation and drive employee engagement.

Based in our Hong Kong or Singapore office, you will have the opportunity to manage a busy press office, coordinate high-profile events and gather compelling stories from our regional news bureaus and product teams.

You will:

  • Lead regional media relations efforts and pitching to promote Dow Jones and its brands, including the flagship Wall Street Journal, across major territories across APAC

  • Create thought leadership platforms and narratives that resonate with a C-Suite and consumer audience

  • Remain current on daily news headlines, identifying opportunities to newsjack or insert Dow Jones and our reporting where appropriate

  • Draft media pitches, press releases, proactive commentary and bylined articles to amplify Dow Jones's journalism, products and people

  • Develop briefing materials for media interviews and public speaking engagements

  • Collaborate with Director of Communications, APAC to build strong relationships with and advise leaders on communications opportunities, pitching strategies, stories and tactics

  • Support internal communication strategies to promote APAC news and achievements that help build a sense of community across the region

  • Proactively identify potential stories from across teams and geographies, building these into the global communications calendar

  • Support communication activities and support the coordination of regional employee events, townhalls, fireside chats and all-hands meetings

  • Collaborate with the communications team in the U.S. and international markets to employ communication channels in creative ways that resonate with audiences and align with the overall strategy

You have:

  • Minimum of five years agency experience in PR and corporate communications at an agency and/or in-house in a multinational or APAC-focused role

  • Strong media relations experience with expert knowledge of the ever-evolving news landscape and established relationships with relevant national and broadcast media in across APAC

  • Storytelling and messaging, with solid experience of articulating complex issues in an easy-to-digest manner

  • Experience building and executing communications strategies and plans across traditional and digital channels

  • A motivated and energetic team player

  • A diverse mix of experience of external and internal communications is preferred, as well as a working knowledge of social media.

  • Degree in Communications, Public Relations and/or a background in Journalism, or a related field

APAC Benefits

  • Comprehensive Insurance & Retirement plans

  • Paid Time Off and Leaves

  • Education Benefits

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Career Growth Programs

  • Access to Dow Jones Products

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Employee Well-being Support & Fitness Programs

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - Communications

Job Category: Communications & Corporate Affairs

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 39752