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Manager, Branding & Communications (12-month contract) in Singapore at CYCLE AND CARRIAGE

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

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Job Description

Joining JC&C is a distinctive opportunity to develop your career within a successful organization where everyone respects each other and enjoys working together. We recognize your performance in both tangible and intangible ways, by providing you development opportunities and making you feel respected.

People are our driving strength of the company’s success, which is rooted in the expertise, passion and dedication of our people. This is motivated by the desire to deliver excellence in customer service and product innovation.

The Communications Manager will primarily drive and support the public relations and corporate communication needs of Jardine Cycle & Carriage (JC&C). The central element of the work will focus on the implementation of the anniversary campaigns.


The Opportunity 


  • Support the JC&C PR and corporate communications function. Responsibilities in developing media releases and statements and other corporate and financial communications materials such as corporate presentations, videos and speeches, execute communications plans, as well as provide support for the delivery of 120th anniversary campaigns.

  • Support the communications needs of JC&C’s Direct Motor Interests business. Responsibilities include developing and updating corporate presentations, publishing the 1899 blog by identifying, drafting and featuring stories from the region, as well as oversee the SEO and maintenance of the Cycle & Carriage regional website and provide guidance on other Cycle & Carriage websites to ensure on-brand execution.

  • Coordinate the continued roll-out of the new Cycle & Carriage brand and serve as brand guardian in Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar. Manage regional pre/post anniversary campaign brand research by liaising with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Work with external agencies and internal stakeholders to conceptualise, develop and execute brand communications materials. Projects include developing and managing Cycle & Carriage websites, videos, presentations, internal brand awareness materials and toolkits, and other communications materials.

  • Provide support to the communications needs of CSR initiative, MINDSET, a mental health registered charity.


Job Requirements

Do you have the following requirements?

  • Graduate from a recognized university
  • Knowledgeable in communications, with minimum 7 years’ experience
  • Solid ability in project management
  • Outstanding ability to write and edit contents, messages, reports, articles, briefing notes, speeches, and other materials. A flair for creative writing is a plus.
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Confident, resourceful and able to work independently
  • Team player; ability to work with people of various functions and management levels
  • Organised, with a keen attention to detail and excellent proof-reading skills
  • Excellent IT skills - Strong proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and experience with web and design software will be a plus


About the Company

Jardine Cycle & Carriage (“JC&C”) is a leading Singapore-listed company and a member of the Jardine Matheson Group. It has an interest of just over 50% in Astra International (“Astra”), a premier listed Indonesian conglomerate, as well as Direct Motor Interests and Other Interests in Southeast Asia. Together with its subsidiaries and associates, JC&C employs more than 250,000 people across Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Myanmar.

JC&C's Direct Motor Interests (DMI) operates in Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar under the Cycle & Carriage banner, and through Tunas Ridean in Indonesia and Truong Hai Auto Corporation in Vietnam, representing brands including Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Toyota, Mazda, Mitsubishi and Kia. As the largest automotive dealer group in ASEAN, we are seeking individuals who are passionate about making a difference in this fast-changing industry.

We have a constant mission to strive towards being an Employer of Choice in the countries we operate in. Some of our better performing countries have consistently being recognised for commendable people practices such as:

  • HR Asia’s Best Companies to Work for in 2015 - 2018;
  • Finalist in HR Excellence Awards 2016 for Recruitment and Leadership Development.
  • Winner of Innovative Talent Acquisition Strategy Award in the Annual Jardine Matheson HR Conference 2016
  • Winner of Excellence In Innovative Use of HR Technology in HR Excellence Awards 2017
  • Merit for Singapore Health Award as awarded by Health Promotion Board
  • Accolades achieved during the Annual Jardine Matheson HR Conference 2017, where we clinch the Best Employer Brand, Best Work-Life Balance and Best HR Team Awards.
  • Winner in Best Transformation of Employee Experience in the Annual Jardine Matheson HR Conference 2018

The emphasis on employee experience has been on the forefront of the C&C’s people practices. Keen for a career conversation? Connect with us to find out more.

(You would be notified if you are shortlisted. By submitting your application, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data contained in this document by Jardine Cycle & Carriage and / or Cycle & Carriage Singapore, for assessing your career application).