Marketing Officer, Singapore (SIN-1772)
East Asia
Country / Territory
Business Support Services
Job Category
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Contract: 6 month Fixed-Term Contract | Location: Singapore | Salary: Pay band 4 (from SGD 2,419 per month) | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 19 March 2019 (23.59 UK time)

Marketing Officer, Singapore (SIN-1772)



Marketing at the British Council is a strategic function which drives awareness, understanding and engagement with us across our diverse audiences. We use insight, knowledge and analysis of our markets and customers to engage them with the British Council’s international cultural relations mission, our products and services in the most impactful and effective way. We lead the development of our brand and use our expertise to tell inspiring stories to enhance our global reputation, build lifelong relationships, engage our staff, and prove the impact of what we do.



As the Marketing Officer, you will provide event, project and administrative support to a range of projects/activities so helping the team to deliver successfully to its goals.  The focus of your role will be on ensuring internal meetings and events and related travel and logistics are well-managed, and people and programme knowledge and data is gathered, recorded, and shared effectively. You will also have to regularly check if the internal SharePoint/TeamSite is up-to-date, marketing support documentation is registered and maintained at all times, and data is collated and cleansed as required.



This is an exciting and new role where you will be an important part of the recently formed East Asia Marketing Leadership Team.  The Leadership Team consists of experts from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines.  This role will give you the opportunity to play a key role coordinating and supporting the Marketing team members and major stakeholder groups across East Asia. The work will be varied and interesting, giving you the opportunity to engage and learn across the different business units and functions (Communications, Insights, Demand Generation, Branding, Technology, Finance, and more) co-ordinating between the Marketing and wider British Council regional and global teams.



Our Marketing Officer should be an enthusiastic and self-motivated person, who enjoys interacting with people. It is essential that you have an undergraduate degree and a minimum of one to two years of relevant work experience in project or programme management in a large and complex organisation. It is also preferred if you have experience of working with Marketing and/or Corporate Communications teams.




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


This is an interesting and absorbing role in which you can support us to build the awareness of the British Council in delivering to the needs of our customers.




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.


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, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.


All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior 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.