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Associate Communications Manager
Associate Communications Manager
Post Date: 23 Dec 2022


About Sotheby’s
Established in 1744, Sotheby’s is the world’s premier destination for art and luxury. Synonymous with innovation, Sotheby’s promotes access, connoisseurship and preservation of fine art and rare objects through auctions, private sales and retail locations. Our trusted global marketplace is supported by a network of specialists spanning 40 countries and 50 categories, which include Contemporary Art, Modern and Impressionist Art, Old Masters, Chinese Works of Art, Jewelry, Watches, Wine and Spirits, and Interiors, among many others.

Responsibilities Include (but Not Limited To)

  • Develop and execute media plans to maximise exposure for Sotheby’s sales, selling exhibitions and events, as well as to elevate the Company’s profile in Asia; work in coordination with specialist departments, global press offices and regional offices
  • Write and edit English press releases and other communications materials
  • Pitch stories to pan-Asia media outlets and arrange interviews for executives
  • Organise press calls and events
  • Work with the global team to drive Sotheby’s social media presence such as WeChat, Weibo Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Write and edit digital content and manage social media posts regularly
  • Handle media enquiries. Monitor media coverage and provide analysis when necessary
  • Participate in travelling exhibitions when required

Skills / Competencies / Experience

  • Strong English and Chinese writing skills is essential (native-level fluency)
  • Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Degree holder of Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Translation or related discipline with an art background is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years or above of experience in media relations, corporate communications and / or copywriting. Experience in PR agency is a bonus. Preferably with art PR background
  • Hands-on Chinese writing and social media expertise is an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Able to communicate effectively with all levels and a diverse international audience
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated
  • Able to multitask in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Able to deal with change and uncertainty

To view our Candidate Privacy Notice for the US, please click here .To view our Candidate Privacy Notice for the UK, Hong Kong, France and Switzerland, please click here .The Company is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race (including, without limitation, traits historically associated with race, such as natural hair, hair texture, and protective and treated or untreated hairstyles), color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership/union status, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic predisposition, genetic information, reproductive health decision, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, alienage or citizenship status, domestic violence victim status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province or local law. The Company complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it operates.


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