Intern/Associate, White Rook Advisory

Organisation :

White Rook Advisory

Location : Singapore

Function : Internship

Organisation type : For Profit Organization

Industry : Advisor

Posted on : 05 Jan 2018

Application Deadline : 05 Feb 2018

White Rook Advisory, formed in the year 2017 and proudly headquartered in Singapore, aims to be a leading advisory firm with a unique Asia focus. It provides clients with strategic thinking and program execution across a full range of public affairs, advocacy, crisis management and consulting. White Rook Advisory fulfills its mission by supporting common objectives and encouraging dialogue with external stakeholders and thought leaders including professionals, government bodies, non-governmental organizations and the private sector utilizing both qualitative and quantitative research.

If you are looking for an opportunity to hone your intellectual gymnastics skills, and pick a few new ones along the way, take the first step.

I. Job Summary:

Support the Principals by (i) monitoring policy and market development issues in the assigned space, (ii) developing materials (including data trends & analysis) for use and engagement of stakeholders in Asia Pacific, (iii) developing and maintaining communication channels/materials (e.g. website, toolkits for local associations etc.) and (iv) working on task-oriented projects that may require routine and standard information, and (v) assisting in day-to-day administration.

II. Primary Responsibilities:

 Research and media monitoring on developments related to or have potential impact to the clients.
 Develop information materials, data sets and infographics in addition to market analysis of trends
 Engage in research and preparation of position papers and reports
 Pro-actively develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders
 Content development for digital media
 Maintain and update the White Rook website
 Coordinate arrangements for meetings and teleconferences and the production and distribution of materials
 Handle routine calls and public inquiries
 Assist with administrative tasks, such as compilation of contact database, preparation of finance claims, procurement of office supplies and equipment, and maintenance of file records
 Maintain continuity of office operations when the Principal is overseas or out-of-office

III. Organizational Structure:

 The Associate reports to and works under the supervision of the Principal.

IV. Skills Required:
 Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
 Must have good interpersonal skills
 Understand the principles of perception management
 Ability to generate ideas and think creatively
 Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
 Ability to organize and prioritize work under pressure
 Ability to work with detailed information
 Proficient in computer skills and use of office equipment

V. Recommended Background:
 A Degree from a reputable university. Some work experience in public affairs, consulting or related fields preferred. The Associate reports to and works under the supervision of the Principal.