Events and Marketing

Singapore, Singapore
16 Jan 2023
15 Feb 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
APAC Events and Marketing - Senior Associate (Singapore-based)

MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. This is an excellent opportunity to join MSCI and be part of the action in the fast-growing region of Asia Pacific.

Events are a key platform to showcase our thought leadership and to build MSCI brand equity. This role will support the business to deepen client engagement and generate leads to increase the adoption of MSCI solutions and services.

Reporting to the Global Head of Sales Impact and APAC Head of Marketing, this role based in Singapore will focus on the strategic direction and content delivery of client events in physical, virtual and hybrid formats. The Senior Associate will have end-to-end responsibility over events in APAC, from concertation to execution, across all product lines working closely with APAC marketing team as well as regional business stakeholders. Working with the global events team, the Senior Associate will manage or support global events where necessary. S/he will also manage third-party events such as sponsorships and collaborations with external organizations.

While with a primary focus on events, this role is part of the APAC Marketing team and will support regional marketing initiatives. S/he will partner with business leaders across business functions and regions. This provides for career exposure and ensures integration across marketing functions.

Some travel is required.

What We Will Offer You
  • At MSCI, we provide competitive benefits programs in every region in which we do business. While our benefits plans vary in availability in our different locations, we offer a broad range of benefits that are part of the value you receive as a MSCI employee. Wherever you are with us, you will find benefits that can help ensure your health and well-being and contribute to your financial security.
  • A hybrid work environment, for the vast majority of employees, offering a more progressive way of working to give you the flexibility, accountability, and responsibility to empower you to perform at your very best. At the center of this way of working is a culture which is built on a strong foundation of trust. We trust our people and they trust our organization's leaders to support them.
  • An inclusive and performance driven culture where you are empowered to maximize your potential in an environment where all individuals are respected and encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work
  • A purposeful approach to Wellbeing to provide you with all the resources you need to be your best at work and in your personal life. Our Here For You Employee Assistance Program provides confidential emotional support with local experts, financial and legal advice in a wide range of issues as well as access to online information, resources and tools. All the services are available for our employees free of charge.
Job Functions/Responsibilities
  • Develop and deliver event plans and activities that align with the business strategy, with appropriate content and target audiences that support business goals
  • Manage event marketing to deliver success for proprietary and non-proprietary events
  • Plan and execute marketing events including physical, virtual and hybrid events. End-to-end responsibility, including planning, content development, speaker management, time management, resourcing, budgeting, translation, onsite support, event measurement, and reporting
  • Manage MSCI sponsorships, participation in industry conferences and events, ensuring fulfillment of benefit entitlements
  • Liaise and negotiate with event organizers and vendors to ensure cost-benefit optimization
  • Develop strategic agenda and content for events. Oversee the development of event agendas with marketing and business including liaison with internal and external speakers and panelists, venue research, arrange speaker prep calls, audio visual requirements, briefing document, manage online event platform, etc. Work with design team to develop client communication materials including invitations, event webpages, banners, nametags, place cards, seating, and speaker introductions, etc.
  • Organize, set up and provide onsite support to events and conferences; supervise vendors
  • Facilitate effective internal and external production resources in order to meet event requirements
  • Conduct post-event analysis, identify and report on event success metrics
  • Manage and monitor budget, ensure timely invoicing and payment
  • Ensure compliance with MSCI brand guidelines and relevant policies and processes, and provide guidance to stakeholders where appropriate
  • General marketing support such as social media, simple copywriting, translation and review as directed from time to time
Key Qualifications
  • Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, or a related field
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in marketing or event planning, including substantial exposure in the financial industry either in-house or with event agency
  • Demonstrable understanding of diverse business landscapes in APAC from working with multinational matrix organizations
  • Strong project management skills and ability to independently lead and manage events on an end-to-end basis
  • Hands-on self-starter who demonstrates initiative and would proactively contributes ideas and solutions, and with ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
  • Outstanding interpersonal and collaborative skills, demonstrating flexibility in approach as well as assertiveness with boundaries. Able to influence and communicate effectively at all levels to achieve common objectives
  • Strong team player with positive attitude who can perform in a fast-pace dynamic team environment
  • Capability in video production and social media is an asset
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word & PowerPoint, and savvy with technology
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills
  • Fluency in Mandarin and/or other Asian languages is highly desirable
How we'll support you
  • Coaching, support and encouragement from experts in your team
  • Access to a wide range of learning opportunities to support your growth and development
  • Customizable learning journeys to help you navigate your professional development
  • Transparent performance-based compensation schemes
  • Employee Resource Groups: MSCI Pride & Allies, MSCI Black Leadership Network, MSCI Women's Leadership Forum, MSCI Women in Tech, MSCI Asian Support Network, MSCI All Abilities, Hola! MSCI and MSCI Climate Action Network.
About MSCI and our teams

MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. With over 50 years of expertise in research, data and technology, we power better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios. We create industry-leading research-enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment process.

Our values define the working environment we strive to create. We are inclusive, we champion bold ideas, we always pursue excellence, and always act with integrity. Personal accountability and responsibility are key to success, and we always work as a team to remain client centric.

At MSCI diversity is at our core and inclusion defines our culture. Our people are empowered to maximize their potential in an environment where all individuals are respected and encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. We work, learn and grow together and we are committed to hiring and promoting qualified women, ethnic minorities and members of the LGBT+ community candidates, who have historically been underrepresented in financial services.

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MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.