Communications Manager (North, Southwest & Central China) CHI-1458
Region
East Asia
Country
China
Location
Beijing
Department
Business Support Services
Job Category
Communications
Pay Band
Pay Band 6
Vacancy Description
Contract: Permanent | Salary: PB 6/G (From min RMB 15,800 per month) | Start Date: ASAP | Deadline for Applications: 12 March 2018 (23.59 UK time)
 
Details

Communications Manager

Reporting to the Director, Strategic Communications & Corporate Relations, you will manage and implement the corporate communications strategy for the British Council in China, to proactively develop, manage and leverage key media relationships for the British Council in China – with a focus on North, Central and South-west China.

You will plan and implement targeted, efficient and effective integrated, cross-channel internal and external communications campaigns for British Council programmes and projects. Work with SBU teams and our UK press team to raise the profile of the British Council.

 

To be successful, you will bring along at least 3 years of experience in marketing and communications as well as experience of media and press relations. You will possess excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills with exceptional communication, writing and engagement skills in English and Chinese. Editorial skills for online and offline communications and features are also essential for the post.

 

For more information please see Role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours

 

In our commitment to promote Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, if you are using our CV upload function to apply - kindly note that we are not interested in collecting any information that is irrelevant to the job such as marital status, age, photograph, etc. Applications lacking in information will not be considered when we shortlist for any roles.

 

If you prefer to use the British Council application form to apply, kindly download the respective form here:

External candidates - External Application form

Internal candidates - Internal Application form

 

If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply before 12 March 2018 (23:59 UK Time).

 

About the British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

 

What we do in China

The British Council has had a presence in China since 1943, and since 1979 we have been operating as the Cultural and Education Section of the British Embassy in Beijing and the Cultural and Education Section of the Consulate-Generals in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing, and Wuhan. In 2017 we opened our first English centre in Mainland China, based in Nanjing.

 

Our work in China is of great importance to the global British Council operation, both politically and commercially. With more than 750 staff across our offices in China, we operate a wide range of programmes in English, exams, arts, and education in partnership with local authorities and partners.

 

Enquiries about the post can be sent to the East Asia Regional Recruitment team (EA.Recruitment@britishcouncil.org.sg) based in Singapore.

 

If you are an internal candidate: please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance and confirm when the system prompts you to, and that you have discussed the application with both your line and centre manager.

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

 

All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

 

The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.