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Media Relations Assistant - Project based

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Entry Level

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1. Uploading news stories in AEV-Media Relation’s NewsWire System:

a. Upon receiving the daily ‘Media Watch’ news alert from 3rd party news monitoring agency Media Meter, double check with Google Alerts and social listening tool Digimind if all news articles/pickups for the day are captured

b. Upload articles / pickups to the NewsWire System through the ‘Add News’ Module by filling up relevant fields and ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the information provided.

c. Download / create PDF versions of each news article / pickups; these will be attached to the news uploads in the NewsWire System

d. Upload photo for the top-most story (and three other top stories) when available

2. Review and filter stories that will be included in the NewsWire broadcast according to the parameters set by the Chief External Affairs Officer.

3. Send Newswire Newsletter preview to the AVP-Media Relations for approval or further edits/ corrections

4. Send the approved Newswire Newsletter to its mailing recipients using the ‘Send Email’ module in the NewsWire System

5. Prepare a daily summary of how many articles were uploaded each day per media channels (e.g. print, online, radio, TV)

6. Daily uploading from 7am to 9:30am, from Monday to Friday (Note: News articles / pickups during weekends and holidays shall be uploaded on Mondays and the day following the holiday, respectively))

Other Administrative Tasks

- Follow up billing requirements from supplier and coordination with person handling billing for the RMD team for payment processing

- Facilitate brand item orders for the Media Relations Team

- Assist in supplier coordination for Media Relation requirements