Careers

PR Newswire, a Cision Ltd. company (NYSE: CISN), is a leading global provider of news distribution and earned media software and services.  In conjunction with Cision’s cloud-based communications product suite, PR Newswire's services enable marketers, corporate communicators, and investor relations officers to identify key influencers, engage target audiences, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact.  Combining the world's largest multi-channel, multi-cultural content dissemination network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire powers the stories of organizations around the world. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions.

To support PR Newswire’s further expansion in Asia Pacific, we invite candidates with the right skill set and strong motivation to apply for this position. Long-term career development and promotion opportunities will be provided to individual with the passion to learn and grow within the organization. Please do not hesitate to contact our HR department through hkhr@prnasia.com.

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Accountant/Assistant Accountant

Hong Kong

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable accounting cycle
  • Perform daily accounting operations including invoice preparation, vouchers, cheque payments, data and journal entry to Accounting System, sales report analysis etc.
  • Handle bank reconciliation and reconcile inter-company balance on month end closing
  • Assist in month-end closing and ad hoc report

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • University degree holder in finance or accounting preferred
  • 1-2 years working experience with solid finance & accounting experience in Multinational or sizable companies
  • Familiar in MS Excel and knowledge in Word, Chinese word processing & accounting software
  • Mature with stable, self-motivated initiative and good senses of responsibility
  • Willing to work overtime and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Immediate available is preferred
  • Less experience will be considered as Assistant Accountant

Editor/Associated Editor

Hong Kong

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Format press releases, proofread documents or edit translations with speed and accuracy
  • Offer professional suggestions to customers on how to improve their press releases
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding on distribution platforms and processes
  • Ensure that all client requests are handled to the highest customer service standards
  • Ensure routine workflow runs smoothly within the team, including seamless collaboration with colleagues in other functions such as sales, client services, finance, etc.
  • Provide regular and timely feedback on operation activities to supervisors as needed
  • Work on shift basis, with occasional overnight, weekend or public holiday duties

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • At least 1 year experience in the PR/Marketing/Copywriting field
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or above in related disciplines (e.g. English, Communications, etc.)
  • Understanding on SEO
  • Knowledge in HTML/photo/video editing
  • Experience in content creation, including press release development, blogging, new media and presentations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including high proficiency in written English, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese, as well as fluency in spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua
  • Solid computer skills, including Windows, Microsoft Office, and Chinese word processing
  • Strong ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure
  • Highly self-motivated with energy and accountability
  • Possess solid judgment and initiative
  • Be flexible with working schedule, including overtime if needed.

Audience Development Specialist

Hong Kong

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • As an Audience Development Specialist, you will reach out to the media including journalists, editors, bloggers and any content creator to introduce PR Newswire’s services for the media;
  • Expand PR Newswire Asia’s distribution network to online websites, bloggers, database, multimedia channels and financial terminals in APAC;
  • Daily management of PR Newswire Asia’s social media presence (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and etc.) in terms of content contributing and online engagement;
  • Assist our client services and marketing team if/when required.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • University degree;
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in related functions, experience preferably in the areas of social media, corporate communications, public relations, or marketing services;
  • Good understanding of new media, public relations, investor relations and marketing communications industries;
  • Energetic, digital savvy and passion for media and social media. A fast learner;
  • High level of self-motivation, energy and accountability; strong ability to work both independently and as a team member in a fast-paced working environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications and problem-solving skills;
  • Fluent speaking and writing in English and Mandarin;
  • Proficiency in Internet and PC software, esp. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Business Development Manager

Hong Kong

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To develop new business sales across marketing, corporate communications, public relations and/or investor relations segments through telephone, via emails, and through face to face meetings
  • To reach or exceed specific quarterly and annual targets by achieving pre-set criteria on revenue generated, with primary focus on outbound wire distribution, multimedia services and corporate workflow solutions
  • To ensure that all clients are handled to the highest standards and everything is known about their corporate IR, PR and marketing communications requirements throughout the year
  • To stay ahead of competition by following up on all leads and opportunities to ensure that PR Newswire maximizes the chance of winning business and by keeping regular contact with clients and prospects
  • To provide regular (weekly, monthly and ad hoc) feedback of sales activities to the Supervisor, including client wins/losses, competition activities, and product feedback.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 years of new business sales development experience, preferably in the relevant industries such as corporate communications, marketing, public relations, investor relations, advertising and/or media sales;
  • A solid track record of consistently delivering or exceeding sales targets and other relevant KPIs;
  • High level of self-motivation, energy and accountability; ability to work both independently and as a team in a fast-paced working environment;
  • Competent in territory management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; mature and engaging personalities;
  • Fluent speaking and writing in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Proficiency in Internet and PC software, esp. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • User knowledge and experience in CRM system is preferred. Salesforce is an advantage

Senior Marketing Executive

Hong Kong

PR Newswire is looking for a talented and results-driven field marketing specialist for Asia Pacific Region (Excluding China) with responsibility for executing local marketing strategies, assisting with regional/local lead generation and campaign programs to support market awareness and demand generation in support of the regional business growth objectives. Report directly to Regional Marketing Manager; your key activities will include the following:

Demand Generation

  • Nurture and engage customers and prospects through multi-channels on different customer lifecycle stage.
  • Identify and pursue sponsorships and partnership opportunities with events, professional & industry associations, chambers of commerce and relevant influencers.
  • Manage and organise events by providing pre, through and post-marketing support. Liaise and coordinate with other teams to drive engagement.

Thought Leadership

  • Assist in the production of content such as blogs, eBook, case studies, whitepaper, video, infographics and etc. Promote content via owned and social channels.
  • Effective management of social media channels on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to drive engagement and followers. Set up, manage and report on results for paid advertising campaigns.
  • Manage website content to ensure a consistent showcase of new and evergreen content to drive downloads and website visits. Optimise online activities through analysis.

Marcom Management

  • Maintain and produce a comprehensive set of marketing collateral such as company brochure, case studies, product sheets, sales presentations, videos and etc, Develop ad hoc marketing and sales materials whenever necessary.
  • Brief and liaise with the internal/external designer for creative and production requirements.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or other relevant disciplines
  • 4+ years of B2B marketing experience, preferably in related industries such as media, public relations and marketing services.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English is a must. Good command in Mandarin and Cantonese is also preferred
  • Ability to think creatively and have a keen eye for visual design. Basic knowledge of designing application such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign or Photoshop is a plus but not a must.
  • An organised, resourceful, fast learner, problem solver, and self-motivated individual. Comfortable with taking the initiative and working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good project management and multitasking skills to meet deadlines.

Business Development Manager

Australia

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

As a Business Development Manager, your mission is to create a book of business via prospecting and closing net-new accounts in the Australia/ New Zealand region plus manage existing accounts within your territory. This hybrid role allows the Business Development Manager to then continue to oversee these net-new accounts. Your success will be dependent upon your ability to prospect net-new business through networking events, referrals, cold-calling and any other means necessary. Your polished written and verbal communication skills will be important when engaging prospects and existing clients to effectively differentiate our services and value proposition from the competition.

  • Performing cold calls to generate sales leads
  • Qualify leads (both self-generated and via marketing)
  • Build and maintain a consistent pipeline of qualified opportunities
  • Proactively and regularly calls on new and existing customers to drive business conversations to uncover new opportunities, monitor product usage, issues and competitive activity, ensuring a high rate f revenue retention and product renewal.
  • Developing sales proposals and making presentations to prospects, including c-level audiences
  • Working across a variety of customer segment, develop new business sales across marketing, corporate communications, public relations and/or investor relations segments through telephone, email, and via face to face meetings
  • Building strong and broad relationships with multiple points of contacts at each account (e.g., communications, social media, marketing, Investor relations, senior leadership) based upon the ability to add value to their business.
  • Reaching or exceeding specific quarterly and annual targets by achieving pre-set criteria on revenue generated, with primary focus on outbound wire distribution, multimedia services and corporate workflow solutions/ platforms.
  • Managing the sales-cycles and presenting value on our enterprise SaaS applications
  • Providing regular (weekly, monthly and ad hoc) feedback of sales activities to the Supervisor, including client wins/losses, competition activities, and product feedback.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 3-5 years of new business sales development experience, preferably in the relevant industries such as corporate communications, marketing, public relations, investor relations, advertising and/or media sales;
  • A solid track record of consistently delivering or exceeding sales targets and other relevant KPIs;
  • High level of self-motivation, energy and accountability; ability to work both independently and as a team in a fast-paced working environment;
  • Competent in territory management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; mature and engaging personalities;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.
  • Ability to travel to client sites daily, with the potential for travel
  • Proficiency in Internet and PC software, esp. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • User knowledge and experience in CRM system is preferred. Siebel or Salesforce or Goldmine is an advantage
  • Keen interest in industry & business news and understanding of multimedia and social media

Business Development Manager

Indonesia

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To develop new business sales across marketing, corporate communications, public relations and/or investor relations segments through telephone, via emails, and through face to face meetings
  • To reach or exceed specific quarterly and annual targets by achieving pre-set criteria on revenue generated, with primary focus on outbound wire distribution, multimedia services and corporate workflow solutions
  • To ensure that all clients are handled to the highest standards and everything is known about their corporate IR, PR and marketing communications requirements throughout the year
  • To stay ahead of competition by following up on all leads and opportunities to ensure that PR Newswire maximizes the chance of winning business and by keeping regular contact with clients and prospects
  • To provide regular (weekly, monthly and ad hoc) feedback of sales activities to the Supervisor, including client wins/losses, competition activities, and product feedback.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 years of new business sales development experience, preferably in the relevant industries such as corporate communications, marketing, public relations, investor relations, advertising and/or media sales;
  • A solid track record of consistently delivering or exceeding sales targets and other relevant KPIs;
  • High level of self-motivation, energy and accountability; ability to work both independently and as a team in a fast-paced working environment;
  • Competent in territory management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; mature and engaging personalities;
  • Native in Indonesian, fluent speaking and writing in English
  • Proficiency in Internet and PC software, esp. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • User knowledge and experience in CRM system is preferred. Salesforce is an advantage

Audience Development Executive

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • As Audience Development Executive, you will reach out to the media including journalists, editors, bloggers and any content creator to introduce PR Newswire’s services to them;
  • Expand PR Newswire Asia’s distribution network to online websites, bloggers, database, multimedia channels and financial terminals in Malaysia
  • Enhance PR Newswire’s Asia’s media database, refreshing the database with up-to-date media outlets & media contacts – keeping track of media moves & important industry updates
  • Daily management of PR Newswire Asia’s social media channel (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and etc.) in terms of content contributing and online engagement, as well as interesting & relevant communications-related blog posts for our company’s blog
  • Assist our client services, sales and marketing team if/when required.
  • Organize internal events for both, clients & the media
  • Assist in crafting, proofreading & translating the company’s internal press announcements when needed
  • Assist in company-wide projects (Conducting media surveys, studies on local media trends / landscape etc.) to align company’s goals & vision

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • University degree;
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in related functions, experience preferably in the areas of social media, corporate communications, public relations, or marketing services;
  • Good understanding of new media, public relations, investor relations and marketing communications industries;
  • Energetic, digital savvy and passion for media and social media. A fast learner;
  • High level of self-motivation, energy and accountability; strong ability to work both independently and as a team member in a fast-paced working environment, great attention to detail ;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications and problem-solving skills & organization skills; Practice good time management ;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English & Bahasa Malaysia
  • Proficiency in Internet and PC software, esp. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Business Development Manager

Malaysia

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To develop new business sales across marketing, corporate communications, public relations and/or investor relations segments through telephone, via emails, and through face to face meetings
  • To reach or exceed specific quarterly and annual targets by achieving pre-set criteria on revenue generated, with primary focus on outbound wire distribution, multimedia services and corporate workflow solutions
  • To ensure that all clients are handled to the highest standards and everything is known about their corporate IR, PR and marketing communications requirements throughout the year
  • To stay ahead of competition by following up on all leads and opportunities to ensure that PR Newswire maximizes the chance of winning business and by keeping regular contact with clients and prospects
  • To provide regular (weekly, monthly and ad hoc) feedback of sales activities to the Supervisor, including client wins/losses, competition activities, and product feedback.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 years of new business sales development experience, preferably in the relevant industries such as corporate communications, marketing, public relations, investor relations, advertising and/or media sales;
  • A solid track record of consistently delivering or exceeding sales targets and other relevant KPIs;
  • High level of self-motivation, energy and accountability; ability to work both independently and as a team in a fast-paced working environment;
  • Competent in territory management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; mature and engaging personalities;
  • Native in Malay, fluent speaking and writing in English
  • Proficiency in Internet and PC software, esp. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • User knowledge and experience in CRM system is preferred. Salesforce is an advantage

Senior Marketing Executive

Singapore

PR Newswire is looking for a talented and results-driven field marketing specialist for Asia Pacific Region (Excluding China) with responsibility for executing local marketing strategies, assisting with regional/local lead generation and campaign programs to support market awareness and demand generation in support of the regional business growth objectives. Report directly to Regional Marketing Manager; your key activities will include the following:

Demand Generation

  • Nurture and engage customers and prospects through multi-channels on different customer lifecycle stage.
  • Identify and pursue sponsorships and partnership opportunities with events, professional & industry associations, chambers of commerce and relevant influencers.
  • Manage and organise events by providing pre, through and post-marketing support. Liaise and coordinate with other teams to drive engagement.

Thought Leadership

  • Assist in the production of content such as blogs, eBook, case studies, whitepaper, video, infographics and etc. Promote content via owned and social channels.
  • Effective management of social media channels on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to drive engagement and followers. Set up, manage and report on results for paid advertising campaigns.
  • Manage website content to ensure a consistent showcase of new and evergreen content to drive downloads and website visits. Optimise online activities through analysis.

Marcom Management

  • Maintain and produce a comprehensive set of marketing collateral such as company brochure, case studies, product sheets, sales presentations, videos and etc, Develop ad hoc marketing and sales materials whenever necessary.
  • Brief and liaise with the internal/external designer for creative and production requirements.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or other relevant disciplines
  • 4+ years of B2B marketing experience, preferably in related industries such as media, public relations and marketing services.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English is a must. Good command in Mandarin and Cantonese is also preferred
  • Ability to think creatively and have a keen eye for visual design. Basic knowledge of designing application such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign or Photoshop is a plus but not a must.
  • An organised, resourceful, fast learner, problem solver, and self-motivated individual. Comfortable with taking the initiative and working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good project management and multitasking skills to meet deadlines.

Business Development Manager

Vietnam

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To develop new business sales across marketing, corporate communications, public relations and/or investor relations segments over the telephone, via emails, and through face to face meetings
  • To reach or exceed specific quarterly and annual targets by achieving pre-set criteria on revenue generated, with primary focus on outbound wire distribution, multimedia services and corporate workflow solutions
  • To ensure that all clients are handled to the highest standards and everything is known about their corporate IR, PR and marketing communications requirements throughout the year
  • To stay ahead of competition by following up on all leads and opportunities to ensure that PR Newswire maximizes the chance of winning business and by keeping regular contact with clients and prospects
  • To provide regular (weekly, monthly and ad hoc) feedback of sales activities to the Supervisor, including clients wins/losses, competition activity, product feedback.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 years of new business sales development experience, preferably in the relevant industries such as corporate communications, marketing, public relations, investor relations, advertising and/or media sales;
  • A solid track record of consistently delivering or exceeding sales targets and other relevant KPIs;
  • High level of self-motivation, energy and accountability; ability to work both independently and as a team in a fast-paced working environment;
  • Competent in territory management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; mature and engaging personalities;
  • Fluent speaking and writing in English
  • Proficiency in Internet and PC software, esp. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • User knowledge and experience in CRM system is preferred. Salesforce is an advantage

Audience Development Specialist

Taiwan

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • As an Audience Development Specialist, you will reach out to the media including journalists, editors, bloggers and any content creator to introduce PR Newswire’s services for the media;
  • Expand PR Newswire Asia’s distribution network to online websites, bloggers, database, multimedia channels and financial terminals in APAC;
  • Daily management of PR Newswire Asia’s social media presence (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and etc.) in terms of content contributing and online engagement;
  • Assist our client services and marketing team if/when required.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • University degree;
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in related functions, experience preferably in the areas of social media, corporate communications, public relations, or marketing services;
  • Good understanding of new media, public relations, investor relations and marketing communications industries;
  • Energetic, digital savvy and passion for media and social media. A fast learner;
  • High level of self-motivation, energy and accountability; strong ability to work both independently and as a team member in a fast-paced working environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications and problem-solving skills;
  • Fluent speaking and writing in English and Mandarin
  • Proficiency in Internet and PC software, esp. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Business Development Manager

Taipei

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To develop new business sales across marketing, corporate communications, public relations and/or investor relations segments over the telephone, via emails, and through face to face meetings
  • To reach or exceed specific quarterly and annual targets by achieving pre-set criteria on revenue generated, with primary focus on outbound wire distribution, multimedia services and corporate workflow solutions
  • To ensure that all clients are handled to the highest standards and everything is known about their corporate IR, PR and marketing communications requirements throughout the year
  • To stay ahead of competition by following up on all leads and opportunities to ensure that PR Newswire maximizes the chance of winning business and by keeping regular contact with clients and prospects
  • To provide regular (weekly, monthly and ad hoc) feedback of sales activities to the Supervisor, including clients wins/losses, competition activity, product feedback, etc.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 years of sales and/or new business development experience, preferably in the relevant industries such as corporate communications, marketing, public relations, investor relations, advertising and/or media sales;
  • A solid track record of consistently delivering or exceeding sales targets and other relevant KPIs;
  • High level of self-motivation, energy and accountability; ability to work both independently and as a team in a fast-paced working environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; mature and engaging personalities;
  • High fluency in spoken English is an advantage as well as strong competency in written English is must.
  • Proficiency in Internet and PC software, esp. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • User knowledge and experience in CRM system is preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate conceptual selling and consultative approach to clients/prospects
  • Ability to develop sales strategies and demonstrate strong territory management
  • Strong organization skills.

Contact Information

  • Address:
    Room 1608, 16/F, China Resources Building, 26 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
    Fax:
    852-2572-1808
    Email:
    hkhr@prnasia.com