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Account/ PR Executives (Five-day Work)Catchon & Company Limited
Account/ PR Executives (Five-day Work)Catchon & Company Limited

Job Highlights

  • 1-3 year(s) related PR work experience
  • Excellent oral & written Eng & Chi language skills
  • Works well under pressure; “deadline” oriented

Job Description

Job Summary 

Looking for new challenges in PR, brand development and communications? Want to hone your skills with an award-winning agency? Join CatchOn as an Account Executive to be on the frontline of this exciting and fast-changing industry. We’re looking for candidates with 1-2 years of experience to be part of our Account Services team. You’ll be working across our prestigious portfolio of hospitality, F&B, design and lifestyle clients. This is your opportunity to build your skills in client relations, account management, digital content and media relations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaise directly with clients and provide first-level client counsel in consultation with senior team members
  • Take ownership to oversee account activities such as monitoring earned media coverage and compiling monthly media coverage and clipping reports
  • Assist in drafting high-quality and error-free content such as press releases, itineraries, fact sheets, trend reports and social media posts
  • Cultivate a pool of media contacts and proactively pitch media interviews 
  • Participate in strategy meetings, brainstorming sessions, media interviews events and research studies
  • Provide client support at on-site events such as photo shoots, restaurant openings and special events
  • Seek ways to improve and streamline processes for our clients
  • Give guidance and training to Account Coordinators, provide first-level editing of content developed by Account Coordinators and delegate tasks accordingly

Skills & Values

  • 1-2 years of experience in PR, marketing, advertising or a related field 
  • University graduate (degree in Communication, Marketing or Public Relations preferred) 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Cantonese (Mandarin is advantageous)
  • Social media savvy with previous SEO or SEM experience is a plus
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Chinese word processing); basic knowledge in Photoshop is an advantage
  • Creative problem solver with a keen attention to detail
  • Strong time management and organizational skills 
  • A team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

Values
We look for candidates who can demonstrate, understand and apply our workplace values, including:

  • Creativity: Imagination untethered who dares to be different.
  • Confidence: Wisdom and maturity. Common sense and critical thinking.
  • Integrity: Trustworthiness and dependability.
  • Passion: Driven from within. Demonstrates commitment and ownership.
  • Collaboration: An emphasis on teamwork and a win/win mentality

Shanghai

In addition to the above qualifications for our Hong Kong team, we look for the following skills in candidates for our Shanghai team.

  • Local market experience in China and general knowledge of Chinese media channels
  • Comfortable with popular Chinese social media platforms such as WeChat and Weibo
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Mandarin is required
  • CET-6 or above

 

 

Additional Information

Career Level
Entry Level
Qualification
Degree
Years of Experience
1 year
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Catchon & Company Limited

 

#DoYouCatchOn?

 

About CatchOn
CatchOn was founded in 2000 out of a simple desire to do good work with and for good people. Through the years, we’ve worked with people -- partners, employees, clients –- who share the same vision. We joined the Finn Partners, a global integrated PR and marketing agency, in January 2019.

 

Central to our philosophy and uniqueness is the ‘hybrid’ nature of our consultancy. With combined expertise in brand development, marketing communications, market research and PR, we help create and communicate new businesses and brands, and reinvent existing ones. We synergistically work together to deliver breakthrough results for our clients.

 

We have offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai and an impressive client portfolio in hospitality, F&B, design, lifestyle and luxury. Known for our dynamic and nurturing corporate culture and longstanding client relationships, our agency continues to grow and we are always on the look-out for strong talent.

 

About Finn Partners, Inc.

Founded in late 2011 on the core principles of innovation and collaborative partnership, Finn Partners has more than tripled in size in seven years, becoming one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company’s record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world through a common philosophy. With more than 650 professionals, FINN provides its clients with global access and capabilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Medical insurance, Performance bonus