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Singapore Communications LeadSingapore



Marketing & Communications
Posted on Friday, March 3, 2023

Get to know our Team:

The Communications team is responsible for telling the Grab story around the world. Whether it's speaking to media and online influencers, industry commentators, thought leaders or the wider community, the Communications team is the voice of Grab.

Get to know the role:

The Communications team will drive Grab’s growth by promoting and protecting its brand and reputation, ensuring its position as the leading online-to-offline mobile platform in Southeast Asia. This is a unique opportunity to help shape a high‐growth start-up operating in a fast‐paced and dynamic global industry.

You will work with key stakeholders from business, marketing and public affairs teams to develop communications strategies, and execute PR plans to drive business goals. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the media landscape in Singapore and will build and maintain relationships with key media contacts pivotal for the business. Experience with managing crises and issues is advantageous.

Day-to-day responsibilities

  • Develop comms strategies to position Grab as a Singapore tech leader, and to grow Grab’s core businesses

  • Create, implement and manage public relations programmes that are in line with company’s vision and business objectives

  • Proactively promote stories and other publicity opportunities that are advantageous to Grab

  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with the key media in Singapore

  • Drive content development, including media materials and other formats of content, to support campaigns and education of stakeholders

  • Manage the response to incidents, issues or crisis situations, and pre-empt and mitigate potential issues

  • Build strong working relationships with Grab business stakeholders and management, and drive regular planning and reporting meetings with them

  • Provide communications counsel and serve as an effective filter for the various business units in helping to determine the credibility, defensibility and news value of Grab messages

  • Organise and oversee media engagements, speaking opportunities, media training and press office

  • Analyse metrics to determine the output and value of PR results and use the data as a critical planning tool

  • Manage the PR agency according to budget and business requirements

Skill-sets we need you to have:

  • Required: 10 years of experience in PR, media relations, crisis/issues management

  • Good-to-have: social media, integrated communications experience

  • A creative and collaborative self-starter who can work independently, and be comfortable in a high-growth, fast-paced and dynamic environment

  • Experience in tech sector preferred

  • Excellent command of English (written and spoken)

  • Hands-on and motivated by challenging work.

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Equal opportunity

Grab is an equal opportunity employer. We owe our success to the talents of our globally-diverse team and the varying perspectives they add to our thriving community.

Recruitment agencies

Grab does not accept unsolicited resumes sent by recruiting agencies. Please do not forward resumes to our job postings, Grab employees or other parts of the business. Grab will not be liable to pay any fees to agencies for candidates hired as a result of unrequested resumes.