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Public Relations Intern

Funding Societies, Modalku Group
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Jun 6, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Funding Societies " Modalku is the largest SME digital financing platform in Southeast Asia. We are licensed in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, and registered in Malaysia. We are backed by Sequoia India and Softbank Ventures Asia Corp amongst many others and provides business financing to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which is crowdfunded by individual and institutional investors. And here at Funding Societies " Modalku we live by our core values:
  • Grow Relentlessly: Striving to become our best, most authentic selves.
  • Enable Teamwork, Disable Politics: Only by forging togetherness, can we help each other succeed.
  • Test " Measure " Act: Staying curious and reinventing ourselves, through innovation and experimentation.
  • Focus on Impact: Creating impact through bias for action and tangible results.
  • Serve with Obsession: Building win-win relationships for the long-term by having a customer obsession.
The Public Relations Intern will be given exposure to a broad spectrum of integrated communications capabilities and develop skills that are required to be competitive in today's business environment, and produce value-added services and results for Funding Societies. This role is based in Singapore.
What you will do:
  • Monitor and prepare summaries of a variety of news and communication formats (traditional media, blogs, online outlets, etc.)
  • Conduct secondary research for the purpose of PR campaigns with guidance.
  • Support the draft of written material intended to represent the brand's key messaging and point of view (Press releases, interview pointers, company or product fact sheets etc.)
  • Assist with media event planning and support (including logistics, onsite support and development of collaterals.)
  • Support media pitching and media follow-up activities
  • Work closely with the Regional Communications team on cross-market initiatives which may span across multiple channels regionally.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to proof-read and fact-check written material.
  • When required, assist with any other ad hoc tasks assigned.

What we are looking for:
  • Has excellent comprehension and communication skills to manage the different stakeholders when performing assigned tasks.
  • Is an organized multi-tasker who's able to work independently in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Is someone who is actively seeking ways to improve execution approaches to achieve the set deliverables based on his/her understanding of the trends of the market.
  • Is someone with exceptional understanding of the digital content writing nuances, which include social media captions (the use of hashtags, emojis, acronyms) and press releases.
  • Be familiar with editing tools such as Photoshop/ Canva, and an additional experience with content creation is a plus, even if not professionally.
  • Undergraduates/fresh graduates with a Marketing/Communication/PR degree.
  • Compassionate to understand customers' needs based on the interactions via social media platforms.
  • Be willing to fulfill the duration of the internship requirement for a minimum of 3 months (maximum 6 months.)

  • Time off - We would love you to take time off to rest and rejuvenate. We offer flexible paid vacations as well as many other observed holidays by country. We also like to have our people take a day off for special days like birthdays and work anniversaries.
  • Flexible Working - We believe in giving back the control of work & life to our people. We trust our people and love to provide the space to accommodate each and everyone's working style and personal life.
  • Medical Benefits - We offer health insurance coverage for our employees and dependents. Our people focus on our mission knowing we have their back for their loved ones too.
  • Mental Health and Wellness - We understand that our team productivity is directly linked to our mental and physical health. Hence we have Wellness Wednesdays and we engage partners to provide well-being coaching. And we have our Great FSMK Workout sessions too to keep everyone healthy and fit!
  • Learning & Development - We believe learning should never end and we support everyone with self-learning L&D allowances.
  • Tech Support - We provide a company laptop for our employees and the best possible support for the right equipment/tools to enable high productivity

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