You lead a team of communications specialists to formulate, coordinate and execute public communications strategies and plans in support of MINDEF/SAF’s communications objectives. On this, you work with relevant agencies to conceptualise public communications plans, methods of execution and relevant publicity collaterals for various MINDEF/SAF events. You also manage the dissemination of information that goes to the local and foreign media, in both peacetime and emergency. Your challenge lies in demonstrating sensitivity to policy implications and objectives, and having an in-depth understanding of operational considerations so as to enable effective translation of policy intent to operational actions.
You must have a tertiary qualification, preferably in mass communications or social sciences, with at least 5 years’ work experience in the media or communications industry, and in leading and building teams. You need to have a good understanding of Singapore’s media landscape and possess an active interest in Singapore’s political, defence, security and socio-economic developments. Possession of good interpersonal and communication skills is required. A strong command of English is essential, and being proficient in a vernacular language is advantageous.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Posted on: 11 Feb 2019
Ministry of Defence
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