Senior Manager/Manager, Policy Comms (SEA)
4d ago

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Get to know our Team :

The Communications team is responsible for telling the Grab story around the world. Whether it’s speaking to media and online influencers, industry commentators, thought leaders or the wider community, the Communications team is the voice of Grab.

The Communications team is a strategic partner and solution provider to the multiple business functions in Grab to help them drive their business objectives.

The team ensures that internal and external stakeholders understand and support Grab’s vision and business strategy, including corporate partnerships, new products, partner programmes, marketing campaigns and internal programmes .

Get to know the Role :

Grab is seeking a Communications Manager to support its policy communications efforts in Southeast Asia. We are looking for someone who is passionate about Grab’s mission, is an excellent writer, and has a proven track record of executing high-

profile, creative campaigns and handling corporate issues and public affairs matters. The role requires managing proactive and reactive communications, from developing policy positions to managing issues.

You will work closely with the public affairs team.

The day-to-day activities :

Create and implement a long term policy communications strategy to support Grab’s commitment and investments into impacting the lives of people in Southeast Asia as an everyday super app

Provide communications counsel and lead communications activities on Grab’s most pressing policy issues in the region

Create sustainable programmes that help educate key stakeholders, including press, policy makers and public about Grab’s approach on policy issues

Work with Grab’s public affairs, legal and safety teams to tackle issues and build proactive communications moments

Develop messaging on Grab's policy work in this region with ability to distil complex policy concepts into plain language

The must haves :

8-10+ years professional experience in communications, with proven track record managing complex policy or crisis communications issues

Self-starter with a desire to tackle hard issues

Excellent writing, strong project management and decision-making skills

Ability to build strong relationships with a diverse range of editors, reporters and thought leaders

Experience managing diverse cross-functional stakeholder relations in fast-paced and ambiguous environments

Good-to-haves :

Integrated marketing communications

Internet sector experience preferred

Experience working in a regional or global team

Experience working in a fast-growth company

Get to know Grab :

Grab is more than just the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia. We use data and technology to improve everything from transportation to payments and financial services across a region of more than 620 million people.

We work with governments, drivers, passengers, merchants, and the community, to solve critical problems in Southeast Asia.

Grab began as a taxi-hailing app in 2012, but we have since extended our product platform to include GrabCar, GrabShare, GrabBike, GrabHitch, GrabExpress, GrabFood, GrabCoach, GrabShuttle, GrabCycle.

We recently launched our fintech platform GrabFinancial, which consists of payments, lending and insurance. Our latest addition is GrabVentures, an in-

house incubation platform. We are focused on pioneering new commuting and payment alternatives for drivers and passengers with an emphasis on convenience, safety, and reliability.

Currently, we offer services in 8 countries. Our R&D offices are in Singapore, Seattle, Beijing, Bangalore, Jakarta and Vietnam.

We aspire to unlock the true potential of Southeast Asia and look for like-minded individuals to join us on this ride.

If you share our vision of driving South East Asia forward, apply to join our team today.

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