Associate, Youth Programmes – Marketing & Community Department

Cyberjaya

General

Service Level Agreement (SLA)

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To execute the Youth & Community programmes and initiatives especially the University Startup Challenge (USC) as well as assist in the administration, procurement, documentation and the  prepare summaries and reports of the events/ programmes/ activities undertaken to be furnished to internal and external stakeholders.

To support the development of entrepreneurial talent by catalysing creativity & innovation in youth and community.


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Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in either of the following fields: Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Management, Communications, Event Management or other relevant qualifications.
  • Prior experience with community engagement, event management and partnership engagement would be an added advantage.
  • Bachelor's Degree in either of the following fields: Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Management, Communications, Event Management or other relevant qualifications.
  • Prior experience with community engagement, event management and partnership engagement would be an added advantage.
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills and other office software
  • Basic Wordpress skills
  • People oriented, a quick learner and thrive on the excitement of a goal oriented team
  • Good communication and project management skills
  • Experienced in event management and event promotion
  • Experienced in government events and programs
  • Basic knowledge of the startup ecosystem would be an added advantage
  • Basic knowledge in Adobe Creative Cloud would be an added advantage

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Responsibilities

  • Identify, engage and initiate the relationship with partners, speakers, mentors, and judges who are part of the programmes/ activities/ events;
  • Liaise with programme partners to obtain relevant information and conveys the MaGIC expectations as well as scope of support for each programme/ activity/ event;
  • Prepare execution details and proposals for the programmes/ activities/ events (e.g. proposed speakers/ judges/ facilitators/ mentors, event timeline, event venue, sourcing for vendors/ suppliers, Letter of Partnerships, staff deployment and budget utilisation update);
  • Liaise with internal teams e.g. Marcom and Digital Media team to publicise and promote the programmes/ activities/ events;
  • Source for programmes/ activities/ events participants via on-ground promotional activities, social media promotions, etc.;
  • Execute pre-event preparations e.g. liaising with speakers, prepare information packs, collaterals, freebies (give-away items), etc;
  • Communicate with vendors/ suppliers, handle events enquiry and ensure that programmes/ events/ activities proceeds smoothly and within the budget allocated;
  • Assist in community engagement programmes and initiatives such as Partnership Programmes, University Startup Challenge, MaGIC Ecosystem Builder Programme (MEBP), etc.;
  • Assist in the event setup and preparations as well as dismantling/ removal/ safe keeping of event items efficiently;
  • Prepare post-event reports  with improvement suggestions to increase the quality and participants’ engagement in programmes/ activities/ events executed;
  • Recommend new partnerships or events opportunities;
  • Prepare monthly reports to track the performance metrics such as number of events, details of participants, survey feedbacks, budget utilised, list of viable ideas, list of winners details, number of partnerships undertaken, etc.;
  • Record issues and problems faced during programmes/ activities/ events and highlight to the Programme Lead/ Head of Department (HOD) for solutions;
  • Seek approval from HOD on budget required prior to each event execution;
  • Prepare event documentations such as Letter of Partnerships, MoUs, Memos, Purchase Orders (POs), etc prior to each event execution;
  • Keep track of budget spent for events/ programmes/ activities and follow up on payment from Finance Department;
  • Execute additional initiatives from time to time as agreed with HOD.

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About

Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC)

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MaGIC discovers and empowers technology startups and social innovators through creativity, innovation and technology adoption, and develops a vibrant and sustainable entrepreneurship ecosystem in Malaysia. Since its inception in 2014, MaGIC has provided its community of start-ups, investors and ecosystem players with capacity building programmes, market & funding opportunities and regulatory assistance that impacted more than 100,000 aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs with overall value creation of RM1.9 billion. As an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), MaGIC facilitates, navigates and enables the ecosystem with the mission of strengthening Malaysia’s position as an emerging innovation nation.