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

The Asian Banker, headquartered in Singapore and with offices in Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Dubai and Beijing, 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, now pushing westward into Central Asia, Africa the Middle East. The Company's core services include research, publications and organizing forums for decision-makers in the industry. In line with our expansion into new market segments and region, we are looking for high-calibre individuals for the following position.

Senior Researcher(Singapore)

Responsibilities:

  • Strategic business research and/or consulting experience, ideally focusing on banking, financial services, international trade or a related industry
  • Researching, writing and publishing a series of reports on a topic-by-topic basis that would also contribute to a benchmarking library on the subject matter
  • Able to contribute to new, commercially-viable research topics and project origination and ensure all research projects undertaken are delivered in a timely manner and of top quality
  • Contributing articles to the Company’s flagship publication
  • Researching and presenting at the Company’s own or client’s briefings/events
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and professional interaction with the industry at all levels, through formal presentation sessions and social settings (where required) in order to understand the industry
  • Assist in the formulation of the Company’s conference agenda (where required) and
  • Contributing to the reputation of the company and its research business through all forms of client contact, speaking engagements, press interviews and general availability for marketing and related activities

Requirements

  • 4-5 years of relevant experience
  • Fluent in English (Speaking and Writing)
  • Background in business strategy, benchmarking, and related research work is preferred
  • Strong analytical and conceptual thinking, including a sound understanding of developing and executing research methodologies (essential)
  • Excellent organizing project management and multi-tasking capabilities
  • A good bachelor degree in a related field (Masters Preferred)
  • Must be a team-player with leadership potential
  • Based in Singapore and willing to travel frequently
  • Interest in growing within a dynamic, fast growing, and multicultural organization

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

Senior Researcher/Researcher (Middle East Africa)

Responsibilities:

  • Strategic business research and/or consulting experience, ideally focusing on banking, financial services, international trade or a related industry
  • Researching, writing and publishing a series of reports on a topic-by-topic basis that would also contribute to a benchmarking library on the subject matter
  • Able to contribute to new, commercially-viable research topics and project origination and ensure all research projects undertaken are delivered in a timely manner and of top quality
  • Contributing articles to the Company’s flagship publication
  • Researching and presenting at the Company’s own or client’s briefings/events
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and professional interaction with the industry at all levels, through formal presentation sessions and social settings (where required) in order to understand the industry
  • Assist in the formulation of the Company’s conference agenda (where required) and
  • Contributing to the reputation of the company and its research business through all forms of client contact, speaking engagements, press interviews and general availability for marketing and related activities

Requirements

  • A good bachelor degree in a related field (Masters Preferred)
  • Fluent in English & Arabic (Speaking and Writing)
  • Demonstrate strong aptitude and 7 – 8 years proven work experience as a Research Professional in a Financial & Banking services industry is a must
  • Strong analytical and conceptual thinking, including a sound understanding of developing and executing research methodologies (essential)
  • Excellent organizing project management and multi-tasking capabilities
  • Must be a team-player with leadership potential
  • Based in Dubai and willing to travel frequently
  • Interest in growing within a dynamic, fast growing, and multicultural organization

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

Senior Sales & Business Development Manager(Singapore)

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Achieve personal sales commitments and targets.
  • Selling the full range of intelligence based products and business propositions to clients of the Company within assigned budgets and sales targets.
  • Developing a sales capability by building networks and relationships with third parties and other intermediaries and potential clients of the Company.
  • Promoting the products, services, activities and general reputation of the Company in such a way that will build goodwill in the marketplace and result in strong sales revenue.
  • Initiate and execute marketing and sales program that will result in successful sales and revenue contributing to the company’s bottom-line.
  • Manage a regional sales team such that it is functioning to the optimum in generating their individual sales targets.  This requires managing the sales pipelines very judiciously, ensuring that products are clearly defined and understood and that these products are clearly being monitored in the pipeline.
  • Plan and manage the output by identifying products and clients to target.
  • Grow the sales team and sales figures to reflect the growth of the Company in new geographies as well as into new product lines.

Pre-requisites

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Experience working with remote sales teams in a fast paced environment
  • Strong business acumen and execution skill.
  • Mature with the ability to interact with senior executives face to face
  • Leadership capability and good team player.
  • Pleasant personality
  • Good university degree

Please send resume or CV with current qualifications, relevant experience (if any);
Duration available and contact details to akoh@theasianbanker.com
Please visit www.theasianbanker.com for more information on us.

Research Analyst(Manila)

Responsibilities:

  • Providing support to in-house senior research and editorial staff in different projects underway
  • Initiating and outlining research and editorial ideas
  • Collating data through interviews, online research as well as contact with central banks, leading financial institutions and service providers
  • Writing topical research notes, articles and analyses for our publication and online platforms
  • Doing telephone interviews/surveys with senior bankers
  • Providing data and analytical support for our industry research and consulting related projects
  • Developing and managing client contacts through networking, speaking engagements, industry events, press interviews and digital-content based research products.

Requirements

  • Possess a relevant degree (Masters preferred)
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills is a must.
  • Demonstrate strong aptitude and 5 – 6 years proven work experience as a Research Professional in a Financial & Banking services industry is a must.
  • Strong desktop research and data discovery skills
  • Excellent skills in the use of relevant statistical, Excel and PowerPoint software;
  • Able to formulate, execute and co-ordinate research projects independently.
  • Candidates with strong client relationship, corporate presentation and writing skills will be viewed favourably.
  • Must be a team-player

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

Marketing Manager(Beijing/Manila)

The Role
We are currently focused on strengthening and expand our Marketing team in order to facilitate our planned growth for the coming years.

Reporting to the Marketing Team Head, you will be responsible for coordinating and implementing the marketing activities, to enable the marketing department to meet KPI targets, as well as general administrative support to the marketing department.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the relationships with business partners to coordinate and implement marketing activities such as adverts, emails, mailings, banners etc.
  • Carrying out research to actively promote The Asian Banker conferences on relevant websites ensuring all listings are live and up to date.
  • Designing and deploying email campaigns, for all of our conferences as well as organizing the data and tracking results.
  • Present extensive industry knowledge and identify new markets for growth
  • Demonstrate quality customer service and focus on building strong sustainable client relationships
  • Continuously be able to establish rapport in the industry
  • Actively contribute to our client’s market share in the region
  • Pro-actively and independently ‘hunt’ for new business as well as ‘farm’ from existing customers
  • Be responsible for negotiating and signing new project contracts for the company
  • General administrative duties

Skills/ Characteristics

  • Candidates must possess at least a Degree in Marketing, Business or Marketing Communications.
  • 5-6 years’ experience in Events (Conferences & Seminars) marketing and demonstrate a strong aptitude of B2B direct marketing
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills; excellent spoken and written skills
  • Strong planning and organization skills
  • Able to multi-task, good team player, highly responsible, meticulous, independent and fast learning
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Please send resume or CV with current qualifications, relevant experience (if any);
Duration available and contact details to akoh@theasianbanker.com
Please visit www.theasianbanker.com for more information on us

Programme Manager(Beijing)

Responsibilities:

  • Producing the agenda for top notch strategic conferences and meetingswith solid content and identification and management of highest-level industry speakers or resources for the major and minor conferences, forums and/or training products
  • Research current trends across all verticals in banking to generate content for the programmes
  • Identification and management of speakers or resources
  • Develop creative marketing collaterals that promote the programme to the financial services community
  • Identify and develop alliances with strategic partners
  • Overall project management from planning, strategizing and execution of these programmes

Requirements

  • 2-5 years of experience in content development for a research or conference based organization
  • Candidates with prior journalism experience and a flair for financial services are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to engage effectively with senior executives from the industry.
  • Superior research and analytical skills with a creative slant
  • Ability to organize, manage and implement the entire project management lifecycle
  • Possessing a good Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Ability to support sales by building networks and relationships with clients, speakers, the media, associates, partners, third parties and other intermediaries and potential clients of the Company
  • Conversational mandarin is required to engage with clients and working partners in the region

This is either an executive or managerial position, depending on the experience level of the candidate.Interested candidates please write to sgoh@theasianbanker.com with your updated CV, including your education background and work experiences.

Executive, Social Media (Based in Manila)

Responsibilities:

  • Translate complex language and ideas into useful and visually appealing digital, audience-focused formats (including social media, blogs, special landing pages, and web content).
  • Engage and work with marketing team to develop and distribute content to the social media community.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the organisations social media strategy, including the socialisation of online content (print and multimedia) and make recommendations for the effective use of existing and future platforms.
  • Maintain our social media channels by creating high-level, quality multimedia content crafted for engagement, brand standards and search engine optimisation.
  • Create and update social media calendars, strategy, and process communications.
  • Review, edit and incorporate ongoing feedback into monthly and quarterly social media monitoring and progress reports.
  • Serve as a community manager by using online tools and in-person networking to maintain relationships both online and off
  • Leverage social media management and Web-based analytics tools to determine effectiveness of content approach and act on needed improvements.
  • Stay abreast of new trends, outlets and tools in the social media space.
  • Cross-promote and repurpose content to related site sections, site homepage, interior pages, and social media.
  • Develop and maintain synergistic relationships with marketing managers and in-house stakeholders to generate content ideas and respond to requests for assistance on various digital initiatives.
  • Conduct research and translate anecdotal or qualitative data into recommendations and plans for digital media campaigns.
  • Implement and manage campaigns, coordinated with all facets of the organisation.
  • Assist in special web-related marketing and communications projects as needed in support of the departmen
Requirements:
  • Possess a good Bachelor's degree, with specialisation in Marketing or related field
  • 2-3 years of digital content marketing/development and community management
  • Experience in B2B Marketing highly preferred
  • Excellent English skills and the ability to identify, investigate and execute opportunities for content development.
  • Extensive working knowledge of web-based communications and various social media platforms.
  • Must be tech savvy. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and video editing software.
  • Experience in sourcing and managing content development and publishing.
  • Proven project management skills for planning, organising, managing time, and setting priorities.
  • Discretion needed to identify threats and opportunities in user-generated content.
  • Focus on maintaining high productivity amid competing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; strong collaborator/team player.

If you are close match on the above criteria, please email your CV to aviterbo@theasianbanker.com. Please state your current and expected salary; and your work pass status/record (if applicable) in your cover letter.

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
Intern, Business Development & Sales (Singapore)

The Asian Banker, headquartered in Singapore with offices in Kuala Lumpur, Beijing and Manila, 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". The Company’s core services include research, publication and forums for decision-makers in the industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiating and conducting primary research to generate business & 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 to cross/ up sell Asian Banker products and services to existing clients;
  • Undertake any other duties or projects as assigned by your superior.
  • Assisting in public relations activity
  • Assisting in email campaigns
  • Maintaining and updating company website
  • A good academic background from a reputable Local / Australia / UK university.
  • Written and verbal English language skills as well as telephone etiquette is an important prerequisite.
  • Deep interest or passion for Business Development & Sales.
  • High sense of professionalism and cross-cultural awareness
  • Teamwork and cross-functional ability
  • Be computer proficient and familiar with Microsoft & other applications.
  • Prefer to have someone who is familiar with photo and video editing

If you are close match on the above criteria, please email your CV to akoh@theasianbanker.com. Please state your current and expected salary; and your work pass status/record in Singapore (if applicable) in your cover letter.