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Cantonese speaking job - Marketing and Corporate Communication Manager (Banking)-London-rj

  • up to £55k depending on experience + bonus
  • Permanent - Hybrid
  • Greater London
  • Ref: 22483

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Your New Job Title: Cantonese speaking Marketing and Corporate Communication Manager (Banking)

The Skills You'll Need: Fluent Cantonese and English in speaking and writing. Solid Marketing experience in Banking / Finance sector

Your New Salary: up to £55k depending on experience + bonus

Job Status: Permanent. Hybrid working (4 days in the office)

To be successful in this role our client has said it is essential that candidates:

  • speak and write fluent Cantonese and English
  • have solid Corporate Communications experience (NOT Marketing Communications or Digital Marketing)
  • have strong written skills on script and press release
  • are good at creative writing and preparing presentation

If that means this job isn’t a match for you please view our other vacancies for one that may be a better fit.


  • To formulate and execute marketing strategy for the branch with an aim to promote businesses and upkeep the reputation of the branch
  • To carry out business support function by way of MI report preparation and data analysis within the Business Development Department to help the department achieving departmental targets.
  • To keep abreast of internal and external regulatory updates and align the departmental manual and procedure with the latest requirements.
  • To perform data analytic in presentation and assist Department Head to formulate business strategies based on historical performance and predictive analysis

What You'll be Doing:

Corporate communications and marketing

  • Design and branding
  • Copywriting, translation and editing
  • Media management
  • Advertising
  • E-channel content management
  • Customer communication
  • Internal communication
  • Events

UK branch strategy

  • Draft annual business plan
  • Draft annual 5-year business plan
  • Draft Powerpoints for GMs meeting (yearly plus ad hoc)

Management papers

  • Draft papers for proposals to Head Office (HO), e.g. project expenditure, organisation realignment / headcount, special expenses


  • Preparation of presentation and reply letter (annually) to regulator
  • Assist in HO Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement updates

Reputation risk management

  • Monitor google reviews, Q&As, and app reviews
  • Collate monthly return

Business Development Committee

  • Call meeting monthly and set agenda
  • Report marketing-related matters for review and approval
  • Assist in carrying out agreed actions
  • Write minutes of meeting
  • Support New Product Evaluation and New Product Approval Process (e.g. completion of forms)

Policy reviews

  • Review those under the purview of Business Development Committee, Executive Committee and ESG Task Force
  • Maintain and regularly update Reputation Risk Management Manual
  • Maintain and regularly update Advertising and Business Policy Guidelines for New Product Approval Procedures (with appendices and annex)

UK Chinese Bankers’ Association

  • Set agenda, prepare papers and chairman’s notes, attend meetings, take minutes (quarterly)
  • Assist in other communications with members and external parties
  • Organise annual dinner (secure venue, invite speakers, process payment)
  • Write speech for the Chairman
  • Assist in other ad hoc activities (e.g. line up professional firms to share in meetings)

Community engagement

  • Act as the contact point for the Chinese community; refer community requests to management / ESG Task Force
  • Sponsorship and donation screening and management
  • Financial literacy content creation and distribution
  • Event organisation, e.g. financial literacy for the community


  • Responsible for customer education materials
  • Write minutes for ESG Task Force (quarterly)
  • Draft responsible citizens return - community activities and ESG Reporting - Quantitative Data Collection (annually)
  • Review write-ups and translations


  • Supplier management (marketing-related)
  • Corporate items order processing and stock management (including store room 5)
  • Manage other corporate items (e.g. core value posters ordering and replacement)
  • Source and order ad hoc customer campaign items locally
  • Market condition highlights for monthly Financial Performance Report (monthly)
  • Manage annual FT contract, usage data and user subscriptions
  • Processing and submitting marketing and community payments

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

Essential skills:

  • University graduate.
  • Proficient in spoken and written Cantonese and English.
  • Solid experience in marketing function in regulated industries.
  • Good knowledge of the UK banking practice and relevant regulatory requirements.
  • IT literate and strong knowledge in the use of Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and good attention to details.
  • Project and event management skills.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience in using PowerBI.
  • Experience in using CRM software.
  • Data analytic skills.

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