Head of PR & Corporate Comms, Singapore

About the Company

At Next Gen Foods, we believe a new era is coming. An era where we are actively thinking about what we eat, and how that impacts our health, planet, and each other. We believe saving the planet can be easy and enjoyable, and small moments can create a big impact. By changing what we eat, we can change the future of the planet – one bite at a time.

With this ethos at heart, we set ourselves a bold mission: To make leaving a better world for our kids a pleasure, not a pain; by using plants to create delicious and satisfying foods that will make you forget why animals were ever needed for food.

Since starting Next Gen Foods in 2020, we have experienced rapid growth. We attribute this to the expertise of our team, our unparalleled R&D know how, and our unwavering commitment to the mission. As we continue our success and expand our global footprint, we seek to grow our team with best in class talent.

Position : Head of PR & Corporate Comms

Job Description

  • Operate as the lead contact for Global PR on Next Gen Foods and its subsidiary brands
  • Work in partnership with PR agencies to develop and implement a communications strategy for Next Gen Foods and its subsidiary brands that generates positive brand awareness, maximum publicity, and brand love
  • Develop and manage crisis response strategy, initiatives, and messages. Maintaining all crisis communication plans and protocols
  • Oversee the management of the press inbox, including vetting and reviewing inbound media inquiries, speaking requests, and partnership opportunities
  • Oversees corporate communications and branding in various online and print platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook
  • Oversees the development and maintenance of the corporate website including methods to deliver message, ease of navigation, and clarity of information; ensures that all content is current and relevant
  • Acts as corporate spokesperson and responds to members of the media in a timely manner; composes and distributes press releases as needed
  • Develops and maintains positive professional relationships with various members of the media
  • Assists executive leadership in developing presentations, speeches, and other important corporate or brand messages
  • Contribute to the development of diverse external and internal content – including blog posts, press releases, talking points, media interviews, and more
  • Manage Next Gen Food’s external speaking program, including generating a roadmap of high-impact speaking opportunities across the globe, vetting incoming requests, coordinating logistics for speakers, maintaining a detailed calendar of speaking events, and developing preparation materials for speakers
  • Analyse media coverage to identify trends and keep Next Gen Foods employees up to date on important news stories in an easily digestible format
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A minimum of 8+ years of experience in PR, Corporate Comms, and Media
  • Exceptional listening, problem-solving, and verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Organized with attention to detail
  • Superior ability to write in a journalistic style that is customary for corporate and external publications
  • Ability to offer sound media relations advice to senior leadership
  • Excellent managerial and organizational abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with corporate management, employees, media, and the larger community
  • Ability to coordinate efforts of various teams in order to present a coherent message

What We Offer

  • A unique opportunity to join a dynamic start up environment led by a visionary management team
  • Fast paced learning curve for willing learners
  • Fun and energetic team
  • Excellent career progression development opportunities in a company expected to scale rapidly
  • Opportunities to influence and initiate strategic changes to the business

 

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