Marketing Manager, APAC

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction


  • To be the lead in the East Asia Marketing, responsible for one of the world’s most trusted brands
  • This role will encompass predominantly Trade (Ad Sales) Marketing, Distribution Marketing and minimal Consumer marketing
  • Ad Sales (trade) revenue contributes more than 50% of BBC Global News’ APAC revenue



  • This role reports to Vice President, Marketing and Insights, APAC (based in Singapore). This role will form part of lean Marketing & Insights team in Asia (3 members in Singapore/ East Asia, 2 in Japan, and 3 in India)
  • A very respectful and fair culture
  • Good amount of autonomy
  • East Asia markets include: SE Asia, Australia, HK, China, TW, Korea

Role Responsibility

Job responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Ad Sales team to understand, develop and implement the Trade marketing strategy which will encompass a calendar of activities that supports BBC Advertising initiatives and objectives related to BBC World News and  Often including but not limited to
  • Event management (eg. Virtual webinars, Virtual hospitality, speakers’ luncheon, partnerships and sponsorship at industry events, etc)
  • Briefing and managing agencies to develop creative communications campaigns that achieve BBC World News’ and’s trade marketing objectives throughout the region (brochures, eDM, desk drops, videos, digital  marketing etc)
  • Work with various  media owners for media buys to achieve (eg. LinkedIn, trade marketing publications etc) Research and write creative and media briefs.
  • Propose and execute fresh marketing ideas that meet Marketing objectives: Lead generation, sales team engagement, raise profile within sector, maintain thought leadership position etc.
  • Work closely with our Distribution team to develop and implement a calendar of activities that support our Distribution/Affiliate business and drive higher viewership on partner platforms
  • Manage and monitor budgets.
  • Be mindful of competitor activity in the market and inform the team on competitor activity on a regular basis.



The Ideal Candidate

Ideal Knowledge and Experience:

  • Well versed in marketing especially trade market, covering most of the activities listed above
  • Planning and organisational skills: The ability to plan ahead, be mindful of deadlines and manage a variety of projects at the same time. A good eye for detail required
  • Flawless events execution (virtual and F2F)
  • Excellent production knowledge
  • Comfortable using data to inform marketing
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.  Ability to write clear reports for senior managers.
  • An interest in current affairs with good knowledge and interest in BBC World News and
  • Diplomacy
  • Degree in Marketing or related field


Personal Attributes

  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability and confidence to communicate with people at all levels.
  • Self motivated, with a proven ability to work as part of a small team
  • Flexibility and stamina & tenacity to work in a professional, sophisticated, fast pace and changing
  • environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Possess the bravery to propose and try new ideas
  • The role would suit someone that is passionate about marketing and hungry for a role in which they will not stop learning, will be given autonomy and responsibility to work in a small team with a wide remit on an exciting and one of the world’s best brands.






Package Description

Role: Marketing Manager
Contract type: Permanent, Full-Time
Location: Singapore

Deadline for applications is 19 December 2021


About the Company

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We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

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