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Senior Communications Officer (Investment Operations) (5543)


  • Organization: AIIB - Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
  • Location: Beijing
  • Grade: Junior level - Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Impact investing, Social venture capital
  • Closing Date:

About AIIB 

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank whose mission is financing the Infrastructure for Tomorrow—infrastructure with sustainability at its core. We began operations in Beijing in January 2016 and have since grown to 109 approved members worldwide. We are capitalized at USD100 billion and AAA rated by the major international credit rating agencies. Collaborating with partners, AIIB meets clients’ needs by unlocking new capital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity. 

The mission and vision of AIIB’s Communications Department (COM) is to build stakeholder trust by creating breakthrough communications that show how AIIB empowers people through infrastructure. COM helps AIIB effectively tell its story. Whether it’s official communications for use by and within the Bank, or processing institutional documents, or communicating with staff, or informing external audiences about what we do and why we do it—we provide strategic advice and support on how to craft messages, get media coverage, share on social media and build awareness with our internal and external stakeholders.

The Senior Communications Officer (Investment Operations) will help build AIIB’s brand through integrated communications campaigns that effectively communicate the Bank’s investment operations to stakeholders, in particular for Investment Operations (IO) audiences. They will build positive relationships with diverse stakeholders through strategic communication, media relations, and engagement activities. This position will report to the Communications Department.

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Develop communications strategies and implement high-quality, multi-channel communications activities that bring AIIB’s mission to life; incorporate a data-driven evaluation program to measure the effectiveness of IO communications strategies tied to measurable results.
  • Collaborate with multiple internal and external business partners to ensure alignment and understanding of media opportunities and issues.
  • Be a trusted advisor to staff and collaborate with teams across AIIB’s IO business to surface stories which demonstrate how AIIB is fulfilling its mandate and turn those stories into compelling content for omnichannel communication activities and outreach efforts and that will resonate with both internal and external audiences in key business development and focus markets.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with journalists and media outlets (print, TV, radio, web, etc.), managing global / regional / local media profiling of AIIB on different media platforms (print, broadcast and digital).
  • Write effective communications materials, including but not limited to press releases, backgrounders, briefing notes, speeches and key messages targeted to Investment Operations audiences and in alignment with the broader Communications Department’s objectives, plans and programs.
  • Develop and manage various events to build brand awareness of AIIB, its investments and related activities, and ensure that communication opportunities are maximized.
  • Conduct media and speech training, and coach executives to be strong communicators with both internal and external audiences.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Master's degree in communications, public relations, journalism, or a related field.
  • 8 - 10 years of progressive experience in communications, with a focus on integrated promotional strategy, media relations, public relations, or corporate communications.
  • Experience in the financial services, capital markets or development sector is highly desirable.
  • Proven track record of developing and executing successful communications strategies.
  • Strong understanding of global / regional / local media landscapes and experience working with journalists.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate a diverse team.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, multicultural environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with various stakeholders.

AIIB is committed to diversity, transparency, and inclusion. We believe our strength comes from having a team with the right diverse skills, experiences and abilities selected through a merit-based competitive process. We actively encourage applications from people from both within and outside AIIB members, regardless of nationality, religion, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation. 

Join us and help create a prosperous and sustainable Asia while growing your career in a diverse and innovative environment. 

Previous experience and qualifications will determine the grade and job title at which successful applicants will enter AIIB. 

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.