Corporate Press Manager, Asia Pacific

Pioneer a brighter future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make an impact and help create a better world. For those around us, for each other and for the next generation. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Corporate Functions, you will help empower the people and the business to deliver the biological answers that will pave the way for a brighter future.

Corporate Press Manager, Asia Pacific
As part of Novozymes’ global Media Relations & Social Media team you will be responsible for our media relations activities in Asia Pacific (AP). Your main task is to build relationships with journalists from key AP mainstream/business/trade media and blogs, just as you will also work closely with correspondents from large international media such as FT, Economist, WSJ, Bloomberg and Reuters.

You will develop messages, pitches, announcements and briefing materials to support the corporate profiling of Novozymes in AP. Your main goal is to secure strong and positive media coverage that supports our company reputation, sales and brand.

You will be tasked with briefing and advising all levels of management on media relations.

You will organize executive media days and other events to raise our profile in the media.

In cooperation with our Social Media Manager in Denmark and colleagues from Novozymes China, you will also be involved in engaging, exciting and interacting with key stakeholders via our corporate AP social media accounts, such as WeChat, Youku, RenRen, Sina Weibo, QQ, QZone etc. You will help develop and drive an AP social media strategy in order to build our brand and boost our influence and sales. You will ensure alignment with regional marketing and sales management and our other communications activities, and you will analyze (and match) relevant stakeholders and channels.
You will be based in Beijing and report to the Head of Media Relations & Social Media in Novozymes’ headquarter in Denmark.

In this position you need to have:
  • Master’s degree in communications, journalist training or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in media relations and corporate communications – preferably with a large international organization or PR agency
  • Solid understanding of media agendas and ability to spot and develop a good media story
  • Strong relations to relevant journalists and international correspondents
  • Social media experience
  • Solid understanding of business
  • Impact to advise top managers on media relations and influence across all levels and functions.
  • Ability to create cross-functional engagement and support for your projects and ideas
  • You are an excellent writer
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English and Chinese
Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together.

Rethink tomorrow
Novozymes is the world leader in bioinnovation. Together with customers across a broad array of industries, we create tomorrow’s biosolutions, improving our customers’ business and the use of our planet’s resources. With over 700 products used in 130 countries, Novozymes’ bioinnovations improve industrial performance and safeguard the world’s resources by offering superior and sustainable solutions for tomorrow’s ever-changing marketplace.

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City Beijing
Country China
Job Area Communications and Public Affairs
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