International Communications & Protocol Officer

Up to £28000 per annum + 40% Bonus, 33 days holiday
29 Mar 2018
26 Apr 2018
Leon Davies
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Reed Marketing & Creative is partnering with the Malaysia Blue Ocean Strategy Institute (MBOSI) who are an academic institute and an advisory think tank. The Institute's mission is to support the Public Sector to achieve its goals by applying blue ocean strategy while establishing a community of BOS thinkers and practitioners. Through National Blue Ocean Strategy, over 80 ministries and agencies - from police and military, to women, youth, and HE organisations - are collaborating to formulate and execute creative blue ocean strategy initiatives that are transforming the nation.

MBOSI are growing their Communications team due to the continuous success of the organisation and are looking for highly creative and disciplined individuals to join its multinational team of high-calibre talents. The team is composed of high achieving expatriates from all over the world. The Institute's mission is to help its clients achieve their future goals and missions by emphasising creativity and innovation.

The opportunity available is to assist the MBOSI international Thought Leaders and which will in turn mean being exposed to working directly with national leaders at the highest levels of international business and politics. The two main elements of the post are Digital Marketing and Executive/Protocol support.

Digital Marketing: Mapping out a digital and social media marketing strategy and collaborate with the existing team to execute, assisting in developing and managing digital marketing contents and campaigns across various social media platforms.

Protocol: Manage, plan, co-ordinate and execute all aspects of protocol support for top management, board members and their distinguished guests, alongside high-level foreign and domestic visits/functions, ceremonies, special events and meetings hosted by senior leadership. Also helping senior leadership forge important relationships and guide them in terms of etiquette to ensure that they avoid making cultural mistakes.


It is essential you have a Bachelor's degree or/and a Masters from a Top Tier University, ideally attained in the UK or US but other regions may be considered, relevant work experience and enthusiasm for diverse cultures (Exposure to diverse cultures could be either through work or life experiences) You should be digital, social media and technology savvy, combined with being a strong writer and be able to monitor your output to ensure it is effective. Excellent verbal and written English is essential, whilst also being a critical thinker with a high ability of multi-tasking. You must have a high level of integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

The 1st stage interview will be via Skype and the 2nd stage will be in KL (Travel and accommodation fully paid for)

Please apply asap to have an initial, confidential conversation.

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