Careers

We would like to meet you if you possess the following traits:

  • Open minded, excited about new ideas and executing challenging tasks
  • Keen to drive startup development and innovation projects
  • Self-starter, fast-learner and willing to learn
  • Highly positive, motivated and full of energy
  • Team player, fun-loving, outgoing with good people skills
  • Pride yourself to deliver quality work

Assistant Manager / Manager / Senior Manager – Communications & Engagement

Job Description:

  • As a Manager, you will work with a team to maintain and build ACE’s corporate image, social media platforms and media relations.
  • Conceptualise and execute corporate events involving business leaders and/or Government officials.
  • Identify areas of opportunity to implement digital marketing strategies. To track, analyse and improve reach and effectiveness.
  • Drive ecosystem engagements and increase Company’s visibility.
  • Promote ACE’s work and employees to raise ACE’s standing in the Singapore economy.
  • Provide communications support and counsel to colleagues.
  • Track effectiveness of ACE’s programmes and events.
  • Draft press releases and media materials and ensure alignment of strategic messaging across all channels.
  • Design and create marketing collaterals.
  • Draft and provide timely responses to queries and requests by stakeholders via business email accounts.
  • Develop project charters, programme playbooks, prepare and maintain accurate administrative briefs/records, including meeting minutes and sensing reports.
  • Track department’s budget utilisation and ensure effective use of budget and resources.
  • Provide regular updates to the Management on the progress of relevant programmes and activities during meetings or in writing as and when as required.
  • Assist to maintain and update the ACE website.
  • Front or participate in any Special Projects, or undertake any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or the Management.
  • The new hires will report to the Head of Communications and Engagement.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Communications, Arts, Humanities or other relevant fields.
  • At least 2-3 or 5-6 years (for SM) of work experience in Communications/ Public Relations/ Digital Marketing/ Event Management. Fresh graduates with the relevant skillsets may also apply. Designation and compensation will be commensurate with the experience and relevant skills.
  • Adept at digital marketing, event and stakeholder management.
  • Strong interpersonal and writing skills with an excellent command of the English language.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively with external parties and agencies (e.g. Govt officials, industry leaders and PR agency).
  • Resourceful, meticulous, and passionate about a Communications career.
  • Attention to detail with good organisational skills.
  • Experience using Mailchimp, LinkedIn, and WordPress.
  • Demonstrated expertise in working with journalists and securing positive media coverage.

Note: There will be a writing test for shortlisted candidates.

Please write to careers@ace.org.sg and joseph@ace.org.sg with the subject title “Job Application: Communications & Engagement” with your resume and expected salary. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Manager – Startup Development (BACECAMP / Mentorship)

Job Description:

  • Report to Deputy Director – Startup Development.
  • Develop strategy and plans to engage and grow the mentoring community.
  • Organise focused workshops and events that will create value for startups in the programme and increase ACE’s branding and recognition among the community members.
  • Collaborate with LaunchPad residents (startups, incubators, investors, service providers, etc.) to build the community and enhance the vibrancy of JTC LaunchPad@one-north.
  • Develop relationships with sponsors and solicit sponsorships and support for BACECAMP development.
  • Design and execute strategic BACECAMP programme.
  • Develop project charters, programme playbooks, prepare and maintain accurate administrative records, including but not limited to minutes, reports, agreements, etc.
  • Develop programme budget and track programme budget utilisation to ensure effective use of budget and resources.
  • You may be required to assist with the KPI reporting coordination relating to the members and operations verticals.
  • Provide regular updates to the Management on the progress of the programmes and activities during meetings or in writing as and when as required; and
  • Front or participate in assigned Special Projects, or undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor or the Management from time-to-time.

Requirements:

  • A good degree in a relevant field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar capacity.
  • Highly responsible, efficient, meticulous with excellent interpersonal skills and problem solving mindset.
  • Ability to collaborate as a team to achieve shared outcomes in a fast paced and dynamic environment is critical to success.

Assistant Manager / Manager  – Human Resources

Job Description:

  • Manage the HR functions under the supervision of Deputy Director, Finance and HR
  • Handle full spectrum of HR operations which include employee relations, learning & development, performance management, compensation and benefits administration
  • Lead the recruiting and selection process which includes sourcing, shortlisting, interviewing, etc
  • Manage employees’ on-boarding and off-boarding processes
  • Support in reviewing staff insurance benefits and handle medical claims for staff
  • Work closely with the Company’s appointed vendor for the timely preparation of Staff Payroll, annual IR8A, etc
  • Organise staff related and/or team-bonding events
  • Update the Company’s Employee Handbook
  • Maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide support on ad hoc tasks assigned by the reporting officer and CEO.

Requirements:

  • Diploma/Degree in Human Resources or other relevant fields
  • 3-5 years of relevant Human Resources and Administration experience
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel etc.)
  • Possesses working knowledge of Employment Act and HR best practice
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence with excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Resourceful, meticulous, and ability to maintain a high level of integrity
  • Ability to deal with sensitive information with discretion and to maintain confidentiality at all times

Assistant Manager / Manager – Risk Capital/International

Job Description:

  • Develop and promote market immersion programmes, joint events, conferences, business missions and ensure the successful execution of such programmes within budget and contributes to revenue targets.
  • Organise market insights sessions for Singapore & international startups looking to gain insights on the country’s startup & innovation landscape and doing business in those countries.
  • Establish strategic partnerships and enhance relationships with local and foreign entities to create opportunities in driving opportunities for Singapore startups locally or abroad.
  • Work closely with startups and enterprises and develop deep market insights of assigned markets to identify business opportunities for the startups. Assist to develop deep understanding of the managed startups business and established deep relationship with the startups founders and team.
  • Work with international partners to facilitate overseas business matching for Singapore startups.
  • Organise regional startup pitching sessions for Singapore startups to pitch to overseas government agencies, investors and enterprises.
  • Conduct market analysis, environment scanning and produce market insights reports to enhance consulting capabilities and advisory services to the startups.
  • Organise delegation visit programmes for international delegations looking to understand the Singapore startup ecosystem and contributes to revenue targets.
  • Organise 1-on-1 country-specific market advisory clinics for Singapore startups looking to receive consultations on go-to-market strategy and incorporation matters.
  • Develop project charters, programme playbooks, prepare and maintain accurate administrative records, including but not limited to minutes, reports, agreements, etc.
  • Support scouting of international startups for specific corporate innovation projects organised by ACE.
  • Organise regional Meet the VC sessions for Singapore startups looking to do fundraising in regional markets.
  • Organise preparation courses for selected startups for Meet the VC sessions (e.g. financial modelling, legal fundraising documents etc)
  • Develop programme budget and track programme budget utilisation to ensure effective use of budget and resources.
  • Provide regular updates on the progress of the programmes and activities during meetings or in writing as and when as required.
  • Assist to front or participate in any Special Projects, or undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor or the Management.

Requirements:

  • Degree in a relevant field
  • At least 3-4 years of working experience related to international business development and/or partnerships
  • Have experience in programme/project management
  • Self-motivated and able to collaborate effectively as a team to achieve shared outcomes in a fast paced and dynamic environment

Intern

  • Assist to conceptualise and organise corporate events.
  • Work closely with the team in executing marketing strategies for ACE and its engagements, including but not limited to creating content pieces, event photography and engagements on social media.
  • Able to work with multiple sources of data to input and manage the internal membership system.
  • Assist with partnership engagements and business development activities.
  • Identify opportunities or gaps through data insights and provide feedback.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Any other duties when required.

Interested applicants please write to careers@ace.org.sg with the subject title “Job Application: <Role Applied>” with your resume. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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