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Work for an Industry Leader in Providing Business Intelligence to the Financial Services Industry

The Asian Banker, headquartered in Singapore with offices in Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai, Beijing and Dubai, is the foremost provider of integrated business intelligence to the financial services industry in the Asia-Pacific region.

The Asian Banker is an established brand name in the financial services industry, covering the "business of banking" from Japan to Australia and are now pushing westward into Central Asia and the Middle East. The Company’s core services include research, publications, organizing forums for decision-makers in the industry.

Management Executive

The ideal candidate is someone who has strong accounting and administrative background who can play an increasing important role in managing the company’s growth. You will work closely with the senior management and business managers to achieve the company’s goals.

You will be involved actively in building a cost and budget process for the organization which includes cost management, budgeting project, sales projections and finance administration. You will execute them by talking to the business managers every day to collect data and monitor performance.

The core job description, which will give you an idea of your working day, include:

  • Manage monthly and annual budgets at all levels
  • Manage cost reports by product and by business line
  • Negotiate with business owners on meeting cost, sales and revenue targets
  • Track sales pipelines and negotiate with sales staff in meeting sales targets
  • Support the administrative activities of finance (APs, ACs, payroll and external bookkeeper)
  • Manage the supplier procurement approval process
  • Report to the management during strategy meetings and suggest improvements.

Requirements

We are open to a bright young candidate who is seeking a career where he or she can be trained to take on management roles. The candidate we are looking for should have the following capabilities:

  • Strong accounting and/or book-keeping experience
  • Familiar with budgeting
  • Strong business sense
  • Interested in being involved in the business
  • Develop into a management role
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Interested candidates please write to sszhang@theasianbanker.com with your updated CV, including your education background and work experiences.

Senior Manager/Head of Technology (Based in Kuala Lumpur)

The technology division of the Asian Banker comprises of the following sub- divisions: website design services, content management system (using Modx system), application development (application support such as HR, finance and procurement), and app development (both iOS and android).

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Project management for all client and internal deliverables
  • System design for internal application development
  • Commercializing internal systems for eventual selling as standalone solutions
  • Working with clients on projects
  • Staff and administration matters, working with teams on web design to application development
  • Based in Kuala Lumpur but serving the company internationally

Requirements

The ideal candidate we are looking for should have the following skills:

  • System development and project management experience in a technology based organization
  • User acceptance skills
  • Business analysis skills
  • HR and staff administration skills
  • Business development skills and ability to make projects commercially viable

Interested candidates please write to sszhang@theasianbanker.com with your updated CV, including your education background and work experiences.

Online Editor/Senior Writer (Based in Kuala Lumpur or Manila)

Responsibilities:

  • Initiate, organize, execute and deliver editorial research assignments accurately and professionally in a timely manner
  • Collate and administer information about the industries that are relevant to the Company’s products and services from a wide range of formal and informal sources
  • Manage content of the Company’s website effectively for clients of the Company
  • Conduct and publish interviews from a wide source of industry practitioners
  • Apply high sub editing and journalistic standards in the execution of your works
  • Source for quotes, pictures and write/rewrite news snippets
  • Update announcement columns, new journal issues, reports or other material
  • Organize and administrate teleconsultation sessions

Requirements:

  • Possess at least a tertiary qualification in relevant field
  • Strong business or banking, consulting, research or writing background
  • Strong command of the English language
  • Sub-editing experience, preferably with websites or online publications
  • Be comfortable with the use of CMS such as Wordpress, Joomla, or ModX
  • Be able to work under pressure independently with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge of Social Media tools is a plus, but not critical
*Note: Selected applicants will be required to sit for a mandatory 3-hour written examination.

Interested candidates please write to sszhang@theasianbanker.com with your updated CV, including your education background and work experiences.

Social Media Editor (Based in Manila)

The Social Media Editor will implement the company’s total content in a manner to generate inbound traffic and encourage product adoption.

The core job description, which will give you an idea of your working day, include

  • Manage the entire online content of the publication
  • Manage presence in social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others
  • Ensure Search Engine Optimization
  • Increase readership by building of our database of readers
  • Manage social media community/marketing activities and day-to-day activities including online advocacy, community-outreach efforts, promotions, etc
  • Become an advocate of the company in social media spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where appropriate
  • Monitor new trends in social media tools, trends and applications

Requirements

  • Possess at least a tertiary qualification in relevant fields
  • Intuitive knowledge of Social Media such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube
  • Multimedia (videos, sound files) skills
  • Trained in Search Engine Optimization
  • Comfortable with the use of CMS such as Workpress, Joomla and ModX
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and visual
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Good technical understanding and can pick up new tools quickly
  • Strong command of the English language

Interested candidates please write to sszhang@theasianbanker.com with your updated CV, including your education background and work experiences.

Tele Sales Executive & Sales Team Leader- Manila

Work for the Industry’s Best in Providing Integrated Business Intelligence to the Financial Services Industry

The Asian Banker, headquartered in Singapore with offices in Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai, and Beijing,; is the foremost provider of integrated business intelligence to the financial services industry in the Asia- Pacific region. The Asian Banker is a renowned brand name in the financial services industry, covering the "business of banking". The Company’s core services include research, publications, training and forums for decision-makers in the industry.

Core responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Initiate and conduct primary research to generate sales lead, identify potential clients and client’s needs;
  • Call and market a range of Asian Banker products and services to potential clients;
  • Identify opportunities of cross/ up selling of Asian Banker products and services to existing clients;
  • Attain individual and group sales targets;
  • Undertake any other duties or projects as assigned by superior.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in any discipline with a recognized institution in the Philippines;
  • Possess at least 2 year of telesales experience to qualify for the executive positions and at least 5 years of telesales experience, of which 2 years in managerial position, to qualify for the team leader position;
  • Prior telemarketing experience in the events, conference, training institutions or Business Process Outsourcing space will have an added advantage;
  • Effective English communication skills and telephone etiquette;
  • Results oriented and highly driven;
  • Able to excel in a fast paced environment;
  • A good listener;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Windows Office programs;
  • Ability to speak Mandarin, Vietnamese, Thai, etc will have an added advantage.

If you are interested in working in a fast paced, dynamic and rewarding work environment and you meet the requirements of the role, please forward your c.v. and covering letter to recruitment@theasianbanker.com

Only successful applicants will be contacted for interview

Internship or Traineeship in Financial Services: Research and/or Editorial

(Singaporean/SPR/Foreign Students with WHP pass) or Foreigners eligible for MOM-WP in Service sector welcome to apply.

(Singapore based) Mon-Fri 0900-1800hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting research and editorial staff in their daily work
  • Collecting information and data from internal and external sources
  • Analysing data based on innovative and traditional research techniques
  • Conceptualising findings for reports and presentations
  • Preparing articles or research notes
  • Engaging bankers on the phone and face to face to arrange and conduct interviews
  • Transcribing interviews, speeches and training sessions

Requirements:

  • Completion/pursuit of a diploma or bachelor's degree, preferably either in finance, banking, accountancy, economics, mathematics or journalism
  • Strong academic results
  • Practical experience in research or editorial work
  • Ability to work independently under the guidance of our analysts
  • Strong command of English (oral/written) is mandatory, Chinese speakers preferred
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and
Internship in Financial Services: (1) Research Assistant

The Asian Banker is a Singapore-headquartered strategic intelligence provider for the financial services industry in the Asia Pacific region, in the form of publications, research, conventions, and other industry gatherings. We are currently seeking investigative individuals with key analytical abilities to join us and be a part of our team. This position is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Who should apply?

This position provides a great learning experience for successful applicants to gain valuable research skills and in depth knowledge of the financial services industry. Individuals will be rotated across diverse projects and gain valuable networking opportunities with banking practitioners.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct regular interviews with bankers and IT vendors related to the Financial Services Industry
  • Gather data for research reports on industry-specific issues Assist in collating country and bank data
  • Conduct primary research and regular, extensive surveys
  • Manage and update The Asian Banker banker database
  • Analyze new and on-going developments in the financial services industry

Requirements:

  • Completion/pursuit of a bachelor's degree or higher, preferably in finance, banking, accountancy, economics, business, mathematics or journalism
  • Strong command of the English language is CRUCIAL
  • Inquisitive and able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge of the global financial services industry a plus, but not critical

*Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Selected applicants will be required to sit for a mandatory 3-hour written examination.

Advertising Sales (manila based)

A corporate sales executive with The Asian Banker is trained to sell consultatively, think strategically and design integrated marketing programmes with a push and pull factor to meet a client needs.

Responsibilities:

A performance-based position with the opportunity to be rewarded generously, the pre-requisites are:

  • The candidate should have a strong and proven track record in advertising sales, preferably for a trade publication.
  • Strong telephone sales skills, research skills coupled with good working English.
  • Candidates must be able to make a phone or face to face presentation to our corporate clients
  • Good academic qualification from a reputable university or with relevant sales experience for foreign candidates
  • Persona and confidence in engaging with senior-management of financial institutions and multi-national corporations
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Tertiary qualifications
    GCE "A" Level or entry level poly and college level Singaporeans
    Good academic qualification from a reputable university or with relevant sales experience for foreign candidates

Please email your resume to recruitment@theasianbanker.com
Visit us at www.theasianbanker.com

Sales & Business Development Managers/Executives (Beijing &/or Singapore based)

This job entails meeting with clients in China, including Hong Kong and Taiwan, closing sales for research, publications and conference products. Clients include banks as well as technology companies that sell to banks. Must meet sales targets.

Responsibilities:

  • University graduate with experience in selling knowledge-based products.
  • Strong sales, customer management and presentation skills required
  • Ability to interact with clients at Senior Management level
  • Ability to design creative solutions around research and event type products
  • Preferably someone with proven consulting, publishing or services industry sales experience
  • Good English and Chinese language is essential
  • 3-5 years work experience
  • Works with limited guidance on deals/opportunities/projects within defined criteria.
  • Strong execution skills, not just in meeting bottomlines but in ensuring that deliverables are met
  • Native Beijing-based Chinese preferred.

To apply, email your CV to recruitment@theasianbanker.com. Visit www.theasianbanker.com for more on us.

Research Analysts/ Journalists/Writers (Beijing &/or Singapore based)

This job entails developing an understanding of current issues in the banking industry (prior knowledge not required but must be acquired on-the-job), meeting and conducting interviews with senior bankers in China, including Hong Kong and Taiwan, getting to know them over time, writing incisive articles, contributing to research data collection and participating in a variety of research and consulting projects. Candidates who have strong consulting background may be required to make presentations to clients, including the banks and regulators.

  • University graduates or higher, preferably from a good foreign university.
  • Preferably with some experience in research or writing or show flair for this industry.
  • Strong writing skills in English is a must for all candidates.
    (For non-Chinese candidates, ability to speak in Chinese is desirable but not a pre-requisite. But candidates must demonstrate experience in interacting with Chinese executives well).
  • Ability to interact with bankers at all levels.
  • Those with presentation skills will be considered for research and consulting related position.
  • 3-5 years work experience
  • Works well with limited guidance on research projects, strong resourcefulness in procuring interviews and interacting with senior people.
  • Banking related experience is not a prerequisite, but must demonstrate strong business conceptual skills.
  • Seniority of position depending on experience.

To apply, email your CV to recruitment@theasianbanker.com.
Visit www.theasianbanker.com for more on us.

Client Information Administration Executives (Beijing &/or Singapore based)

This job involves maintaining a database of all the senior bankers across the Asia Pacific region (not only China), and ensuring that we keep a good working relationship with them. It involves collecting data, and updating our Excel

  • University or college graduate. As this is an junior level position, fresh graduates may apply
  • Prefers administration and support position.
  • Strong project execution and client relationship skills.
  • Ability to interact with bankers at all levels from different countries, and get their personal information.
  • Ability to use Excel and other databases.
  • Good English and Chinese language is essential
  • Works with limited guidance on projects.
  • Native Beijing-based Chinese preferred but foreigners welcome.

To apply, email your CV to recruitment@theasianbanker.com.
Visit www.theasianbanker.com for more on us.

Intern/Traineeship (Singaporean/SPR/Foreign students with WHP pass)
Temporary Assistant (Graduated students/retirees/and all reliable temporary full time helpers are welcome to apply)
(Singapore based) Mon-Fri 0900 – 1800 hours

At any period throughout the year, intern/traineeship and temporary assistant for minimum duration of 2.5 to 6.0months, Jobs available in our data building, research, forums/events/programmes pre & onsite coordination, and to assist the team in other adhoc duties/projects.

Requirements:

  • Candidates on various positions must be proficient with MS Office applications like Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Good telephone skills and manner
  • Strong personal organizational skills and eye for detail
  • Experience in phone research/telemarketing or customer service is preferred but not essential
  • Able to communicate effectively, to speak fluent English and an Asian language.
  • Minimum ‘O’ level , Diploma and some marketing support/research experience preferred

To apply, email your CV to recruitment@theasianbanker.com.
Visit www.theasianbanker.com for more on us.

Corporate Sales Executives (Singapore based)

A corporate sales executive with The Asian Banker is trained to think broadly and widely in order to design programmes to meet a wide range of client needs. We often design products or programmes that incorporate online, community, research, small group meetings or conferences and advertising elements, depending on whether the client needs to build its brand or its client engagement in the industry. Our products include sponsorships, advertising, event programmes, exhibitions, subscriptions or client communication programmes.

Candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • The candidate should have strong and proven sales capability in a corporate sales environment for closing between US$2000-$30,000 per ticket items in delegate registration, advertising or event sponsorship sales;
  • Strong telephone calling skills. desktop research and data discovery skills, coupled with good working English and able to hold your own with clients;
  • Able to formulate, execute and co-ordinate sales projects independently.
  • Candidates with strong client relationship, corporate presentation and writing skills will be viewed favourably.
  • University or college graduates preferred.

To apply, email your CV to recruitment@theasianbanker.com.
Visit www.theasianbanker.com for more on us.

Research Writers. We are looking for talented individuals to join us as a freelance Research Writer.

Desired Attributes:

Candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • At least 2 years experience in business journalism and in publication business preferably in the banking and finance industy
  • Those with backgound in Corporate Banking/FI Business (such as cash management, payments, trade finance & treasury) preferred
  • Has done strategic research or consulting work for financial institutions
  • Excellent English writing, interviewing & communication skills
  • Excellent conceptualization and stories identification skills
  • Strong in analytical & conceptual thinking
  • Good PowerPoint skills
  • Degree from recognized institutions

If you would like to be notified of any career opportunities, please send your details and we will contact you when we are recruiting in that area. Please email your resume to recruitment@theasianbanker.com. Do visit www.theasianbanker.com for more information on the Company.

Business Development and Conference Managers/Executives (Beijing based)

This is a business development as well as an event management role, and includes preparing, designing and executing our range of business meetings for senior bankers in China, including Hong Kong and Taiwan. Some of the work involves developing proposals and meeting clients to help them meet their business goals.

Candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • University graduate.
  • Relevant experience in knowledge-based products, such as conference producing, journalism, public relations and related products
  • Strong project execution and client relationship skills.
  • Ability to interact with clients at all levels.
  • Ability to write proposals and design winning conferences.
  • Willing to work hard to procure delegates and speakers for conferences.
  • Ability to design creative solutions for events and conferences.
  • Good English and Chinese language is essential
  • 3-5 years work experience
  • Works with limited guidance on deals/opportunities/projects.
  • Native Beijing-based Chinese preferred but foreigners welcome.

To apply, email your CV to recruitment@theasianbanker.com.
Visit www.theasianbanker.com for more on us.

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