Trainee: Business Communications, Asia Pacific - Communication / Marketing - Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Last update 2024-06-16
Expires 2024-07-16
ID #2168288532
Trainee: Business Communications, Asia Pacific - Communication / Marketing - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong,
Modified May 25, 2024


Based in Hong Kong, supervised by the business communications leads for Asia Pacific and working in coordination with the local communications teams plus the French headquarters, the main missions of the trainee are: Activating and managing 360-communication plans to promote business expertise and achievements Supporting the senior representatives and experts in business lines (Global Banking and Advisory, Global Transaction and Payment Services, Global Markets), such as media & social media spokespeople, marketing teams Working in close collaboration with the global business communications teamsand media relations team when relevant, to ensure consistency with global strategy Primary Responsibilities Planning Contribute to the design and implementation of strategic communications approach to communicate business and sustainable finance expertise, from strategic planning to delivery Support 360 communications, coordinate with external consultancies and internal stakeholders to ensure smooth execution where appropriate Coordinate with regional, local and global teams, contribute to weekly updates and take part in brainstorms and strategy discussions Content creation Conduct desktop research and use a broad range of in-house resources to build opinions and ideas Facilitate content compilation for all communications materials Assist in business content amplification, including drafting and crafting of social media posts and articles for internal and external stakeholders, and follow up as appropriate Contribute to regular communications materials, working with regional colleagues to gather multimedia content and edit text as needed Media relations News clippings as needed Maintain and update our record, including but not limited to spokesperson list, media log, media list Support of awards-related activities Administrative supports Handle relevant reporting, such as performance analysis and regular communications metrics, sourcing, and administrative work Profile required Bachelor's degree in business administration / communications / finance Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English Strong writing skills with creative thinking Communications experience in the financial services sector and general knowledge of the financial services industry will be an advantage Experience in traditional and social media strategy planning and execution in Asia Relationship and adaptation skills: a team player with ability to coordinate multiple stakeholders at all levels Service-driven, dynamic and open-minded: a doer with ability to steer business and support functions towards a common goal Excellent attention to detail and accuracy Trustworthy, with sensitivity to confidential matters, and transparent Reliable and proactive, with a collaborative spirit, strong client focus and flexible approach, and can work in agile environment Dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture and value diverse perspectives Behavioral Skills Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions Innovation - Technology: I adopt new technologies in the solutions and projects I work on Responsibility - Performance: I strive for high performance Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge This is a fixed term 12 month Trainee contract with Societe Generale.

You will form part of the team on a full time basis.

In order to apply for the Trainee position please ensure you have completed your qualification and will be available to work full time for the duration of the Trainee contract.

Why join us As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks.

Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator.

You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

Business insight Company Description Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups.

Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth.

Committed to the positive transformations of the world's societies and economies, Societe Generale seeks to build together with its clients, a better and sustainable future through responsible and innovative financial solutions.

Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 117,000 employees and supports 25 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors worldwide (figures as of August 2023).

We have a presence in 11 locations across Asia Pacific.

With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong - a core hub of the worldwide Societe Generale Group - we employ around 2,300 employees in the region.

In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai supports the Group in Asia Pacific and globally with customised business solutions.

Department Description The Communication department of Societe Generale Asia-Pacific ensures: The definition and implementation of the communication strategy, in line with the company's identity and objectives in the region, as well as with the directions and organisation given by Societe Generale group's Communication division The support of the wholesale banking strategy and expertise, principally in Corporate & Investment banking (Global Markets, Global Banking & Advisory, Global Transaction Banking), with Corporate & Social Responsibility and Innovation as key enablers The promotion of Societe Generale's brand positioning, its purpose, missions and values, to its internal and external stakeholders The department consists of a team split across following locations: Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Japan, and Singapore for SE Asia.

Structured around communication leads to support key areas of focus - Corporate identity & commitments / Business strategy & expertise / Data & Innovation / Corporate & Social responsibility - the department encompasses also expertise on the following channels: Editorial and digital communications Branding and advertising Partnerships and citizenship Media relations Events We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company.

Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents , regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 2400056 A Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch Starting date: immediate Publication date: 2024/02/26

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Trainee: business communications, asia pacific - communication / marketing - hong kong, hong kong

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