Communications Manager

Permanent contract|Beijing|Communication / Marketing

Communications Manager

Beijing, China Permanent contract Communication / Marketing


Social media platform operations

  • Work closely with Head of COMM to upgrade the company portal in both content and visual. Increase brand visibility in digital and social spere.

Content generation

  • Work closely with business to generate local content to promote pillar business in China. Develop China-related content by leveraging sources from APAC and HQ to drive brand awareness locally. Good interactions with regional COMM to promote China initiative across APAC and wider.

External Event

  • Project leader for external event; liaison with business lines work out a full year event calendar; plan, manage, organize and provide timely support to all external events, including client and media events, roadshow etc.  

Vendor Management

  • Manage vendor documents and information, file hard copies and soft copies of vendor certification, contract or other related documents by vendor’s category; well archive payment vouchers and orders. Check the tendering process of vendor selection, bidding record, payment application to ensure the procedure is complied with the bank’s rules.

Policy and Guidelines

  • Regularly review the policies and guidelines, be responsible for updating old versions; circulate to branches/departments and monitor the implementation to ensure the consistency. 

Budget Reporting

  • To assist making the monthly budget and expense tracking report.

External & Internal Communications

  • Assist in other internal and external communication initiatives: staff engagement (such as the SocGener Club, CSR), media, advertising and sponsorship.

Profile required

Academic  Background (degree and major)

  • Bachelor Degree or above, preferably with a major in Communications & Marketing, Finance or Business Administration

Working Experience /Technical Skills & Know how

  • 5+ year in digital communication or in a multi-national companies.
  • Previous working experience in or knowledge of the financial sector would be preferred but not a must.
  • Experienced in social media platform operations, including Wechat&weibo, keen in brand building on digital media platforms;
  • Proven track of successful experience in operating company social media platforms and websites, know well of success measurement metrics.
  • Creative background with the experience and knowledge of image/video editing tools (for example Photoshop, Adobe Suite) will be needed to tailor content for digital channels Experience in external and internal communications, especially in branding and event management;
  • Strong skills in powerpoint. Good copy-writing skills.

Skills & Competencies

  • Equip with integrity and work ethics;
  • A quick learner and team player, able to work with cross-functional teams with different cultural background.
  • Willing to take ownership;
  • Organized and detail oriented;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Creative thinking, an action taker, and result-driven.

Language Skills

  • Fluent in both oral and written English and Chinese.

Computer Skill

  • Microsoft Words, Excel & PowerPoint.

Others if any  (require to travel, etc)

  • Business trips to local markets upon business needs. May require to work over time.

Business insight

Company Description

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.
ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.
By joining the “Electronic Market Making” entity, you will work in a multi-cultural environment, fostering work/life balance. You will join a fast-growing team, encouraging exploration and implementation of cutting-edge technologies and ideas, with a flat management structure.

Job Summary

A key team member in setting up and taking various internal and external communications actions related to digital, events, branding, advertisement, according to the overall communications strategies and roadmap. Work with regional Comm of different functions to achieve common goal.

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: 22000IWJ
Entity: Societe Generale China Limited
Starting date: 2022/09/14
Publication date: 2022/06/15