External Affairs Associate  


  • Makati, Philippines
    Unit 301, Unit 301, 916 Arnaiz Ave, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full timeFULL_TIME

Posted 2 months ago and deadline of application is on 28 Apr

Recruiter was hiring 2 days ago


Job Description

We are a venture builder and private investment outfit that has partners in the Philippines and abroad. Our office is looking for a very experienced, driven and self-motivated External Affairs Associate with a proven background in customer service, client relationship management, and conflict resolution. The successful candidate should be responsible for providing support for the development and communications activities with external parties as well as promoting the public image of the company and advancing its financial sustainability.

  • Works alongside the External Affairs team and reports to the President of External Affairs.
  • Works closely with senior leadership to support time-sensitive activities, including calendar management, prospect research, and other administrative tasks.
  • Serves as the designated support person on all corporate and special events.
  • Crafts and disseminates program information to key stakeholders, including reports, presentations and meeting summaries as needed.
  • Works closely with the communications team to ensure proper brand exposure especially on the website, newsletter, programs and print collaterals.
  • Provides administrative support for staff in the field and major events.
  • Represent the company at offsite community events, as needed
  • Takes notes and keep detailed records when attending meetings and other corporate events.
  • Performs other relevant tasks as required by management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Mass Communication, or any related field.
  • Experience working on Mac OS or Windows 10.
  • Full competency in Microsoft Office and other relevant software.
  • Preferably at least two-to-three years of experience in customer service, client relationship management, and conflict resolution.
  • Superior English communication and negotiation skills. Can command authority among a very diverse audience from mid-level technicians and engineers to top-level executives and business owners.
  • Good control of any conversations and meetings.
  • Professional; extremely competent.
  • Superior problem-solver with the initiative to do what needs to be done and not wait around for things to happen.
  • Confident to know exactly when to reach out to key executives and decision-makers and get them involved without any hesitation.
  • Effective communicator in every medium: emails, conference calls, formal communique (memos), etc.
  • Willing to work in Makati City.​​​​​​

Perks and Benefits

  • Mobile Phone DiscountMobile Phone Discount
  • FlexitimeFlexitime
  • Single Parent LeaveSingle Parent Leave
  • Company CarCompany Car
  • Paid Sick LeavePaid Sick Leave
  • Employee DiscountsEmployee Discounts
  • Performance BonusPerformance Bonus
  • Paid Bereavement/Family LeavePaid Bereavement/Family Leave
  • Free Lunch or SnacksFree Lunch or Snacks
  • Paid HolidaysPaid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation LeavePaid Vacation Leave
  • Transportation AllowancesTransportation Allowances
  • Maternity & Paternity LeaveMaternity & Paternity Leave

Required Skills

  • Organizing and Planning
  • Telephone Skills
  • Relationship Management
  • Time Management
  • Public Relations (PR)

Jobs Summary

Job Level
Entry Level / Junior, Apprentice
Job Category
Administration and Coordination
Educational Requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
Unit 301, 916 Arnaiz Ave, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
235 openings

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About Katalyst.ph

Katalyst.ph represents a network of family offices as a marketing and engagement front-end in the Philippines. These family offices are venture builders who build Filipino startups that are changing the world. Comprised of a team of dedicated professionals, Katalyst evaluates startup opportunities based on their impact to the local community. Katalyst.ph’s role is to build strategic partnership and investment opportunities for these startups to thrive. Though Katalyst.ph receives prospective business partners and associates abroad, the firm's focus is on serving the Filipino market first, with the goal of driving progress for the greater Philippines. Learn more about us at http://www.katalyst.ph/

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