Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) Ltd
Country : Singapore
  • Full-time

Head of Innovation and Branding

ACE's vision is to build a vibrant and dynamic startup ecosystem in Singapore.

The Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) was launched in 2003 by the Ministry of Trade & Industry as a national effort to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in Singapore. It was re-restructured in 2014 as a private-led initiative supported by the government to continue its national mandate to drive entrepreneurship initiatives in Singapore. The Senior Minister of State for Ministry of National Development and Ministry of Trade & Industry, Dr Koh Poh Koon is Patron. Working closely with SPRING Singapore, ACE is guided by a board of directors that comprises of experienced entrepreneurs and professionals who are immersed in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Responsibilities

Innovation:

  • Lead a team to develop and contribute to ACE's overall efforts in building ACE’s innovation business. This includes managing and enhancing relationships with key stakeholders and partners and clients, identifying new markets, developing strategies, and construct activities/programmes with in promoting and providing ACE’s innovation services perform directly by ACE’s team or with partners
  • Establish strategic partnerships and enhance relationships with local and foreign entities to create opportunities in driving innovation activities locally or abroad
  • Promote Singapore as a strategic co-innovation hub for start-ups, enterprises and SMEs
  • Oversee and manage the P/L of the services directly under the charge of the Head of Innovation and Brand
  • Lead in the effort of startup scouting and curation of startups for innovation projects
  • Lead in startup delegations on overseas mission trips
  • Work closely with startups to provide consultations and the necessary support to aid their co-innovation endeavours
  • Organise and host foreign delegation visits
  • Prepare and maintain accurate administrative records, including but not limited to minutes, reports and agreements
  • Work closely with Head of Talent to drive innovation managers training services

 

Brand:

  • Lead the branding and communication team in developing marketing and branding strategies for ACE / ACEIC and its engagements
  • Provide leadership in the communication development, work with PR agencies, functional Heads, and communication subcommittee in promoting ACE / ACEIC brand
  • Work with sponsors and partners on promotional activities
  • Manage and control the communication and branding budget to ensure efficient use of budget

 

People Development:

 

  • Work with the HR and Executive Director in developing the team and to create an environment that supports team and individual growth
  • Motivate and provide guidance, advice, and consulting to the team members in building a high-performance team

Requirements

- Degree

- At least 5 years’ experience in Innovation, Marketing and Branding

- Driven and meticulous with a keen eye for details

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, professional and problem solving demeanour

- Ability to collaborate as a team to achieve shared outcomes in a fast paced and dynamic environment


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