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JP-2017_BMC_Corporate Communications_Manager
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Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo JP
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Full Time
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"Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed?  With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations."

Role summary:
Develop and implement media activity plans to build Manulife Japan's profile in the market to support business growth.
Manage and execute financial disclosures in an effective and timely manner to increase transparency.

Develop company key message aligned with business strategy to deliver consistent and appealing mesage to external audience.
Manage financial disclosure including publishing quarterly financial results and annual statutory report which complies with the regulatory requirements in a timely fashion
Produce company brochure.
Lead and manage crisis communications.
Day to day strategic management of PR agency to maximize its capabilities to deliver expected outcome.
Liaise with corporate and regional offices to obtain useful information and support and share best practices.
Support Internal Communications and other functions of the BMC team for major company initiatives
Enhance media relations
Proactive approach to key journalists on regular basis to build solid relationships.
Pitch stories to media and key influencers to generate positive media exposure opportunities.
Develop effective press release and prepare Q&A materials.
Plan and coordinate media related events such as interviews, press conferences, media round table and paid/free publicity, etc.
Handle day to day media inquiries.
Develop press kit and fact sheet to provide necessary information to help reporters understand Manulife's business and services.

Commutation allowance and Variable Incentive Bonus are paid based on our Work Rules.

Working Hours:
Standard Working Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm (Full-Flextime system available) 

Social Insurance (Health Insurance, Employees' Pension, Unemployment Insurance, Worker's Accident Insurance), Benefit One, Training system (include Japanese lesson / English lesson), Childcare Leave/Family care Leave, Baby-sitter support program, wiwiw System (Support program for those who take Childcare Leave), Retirement Pension (only for Regular employee).

Saturdays and Sundays
National Holidays
Year-end and new year holidays (December 30, December 31, January 2 and January 3)
Annual Paid Holiday
For Regular employee, other special holidays are available (e.g. Anniversary Leave, etc.)

Shinjuku Head Office, Tokyo Opera city, 3-20-2 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo Japan

About Manulife Manulife is a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Clients look to Manulife for strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking solutions for their most significant financial decisions. Our international network of employees, agents and distribution partners offers financial protection and wealth management products and services to millions of clients. We also provide asset management services to institutional customers. Funds under management by Manulife and its subsidiaries were approximately C$ 888 billion (US$663 billion) as at September 30, 2015. Our group of companies operates as Manulife in Canada and Asia and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and under '945' on the SEHK. Manulife can be found on the Internet at

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