Account Executive, Sandpiper, Singapore

Account Executive – Singapore, Sandpiper

Sandpiper, one of the fastest growing reputation and policy management consultancies in the world, is seeking a talented and entrepreneurial individual to join our team in Singapore.  The successful candidate will be based in Singapore but will work for our clients across the Asia Pacific region. 

Sandpiper is a multi-award-winning agency that so far in 2023 has been named Asia Pacific Large Consultancy of the Year by both PR Week and the PRCA; is the second fastest growing firm in Asia Pacific and the 14th fastest growing PR firm in the world.  In Asia Pacific we are the only firm to have a dedicated professional services practice and are the largest public affairs agency in China.   

Our team are trusted advisors to industry leaders and market disruptors. We combine strong regional market and industry understanding with global perspectives.  Our expertise spans corporate communications, healthcare, financial services, and capital markets communications, professional services, ESG and sustainability, brand PR, media relations, public affairs and public policy, and technology. 

Operating with one global P&L, we harness new technologies to deliver advisory backed by rigorous research and deep insights, and to meet the evolving needs of our clients quickly and effectively wherever they are in the world. 

Our firm is built around a simple proposition: by hiring the right people to do smart thinking, and equipping them with the right technologies and tools, we deliver  results and business benefits for our clients. Our clients are diverse, ranging from the world’s leading asset managers, insurers, and banks to disruptive technology firms that are reshaping the way commerce is carried out. 

We partner with some of the world’s leading businesses and brands to develop effective, evidence-based communications strategies and programmes. 

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced, energetic, and creative professional, who is excited by the proposition of advising local and international clients. 

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 1 year experience, with some experience working in consultancy and be a self-starter who thrives in a highly empowered environment.  

We want all our colleagues to participate in shaping client strategies and contributing to the growth and management of our business, and we highly value fresh thinking and fresh ideas!  

Our multinational team of senior advisers combines local knowledge with a global perspective. We believe a deep understanding of the sectors in which our clients operate is a prerequisite of strategic counsel and campaigns that make our clients stand out. 


  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Capable of multi-tasking on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment – managing priorities and meeting deadlines, while maintaining a high level of attention to detail
  • Able to think out of the box with a good understanding of the business world and business/technology/ESG/Healthcare news
  • Bachelor’s degree at a minimum (a plus if it is in related fields such as communications, English, journalism)

Roles and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for supporting Sandpiper’s client work in Singapore and across the Asia Pacific region when required. Your role will also include:  

  • Draft, edit, localise, or translate editorial for a range of client communication deliverables including news releases, features, customer stories, DM material, advertorials, etc. 
  • Demonstrate understanding and awareness of key media; to actively sell stories into the media; and to build relationships with journalists 
  • Monitor and follow up editorial opportunities on behalf of clients as directed 
  • Assist in the delivery of agreed client programmes / actions with responsibility for providing timely and clear reporting on progress 
  • Attend and participate in client progress/briefing meetings where required. 
  • Demonstrate awareness of social media trends and advocates and assist team members in creating and implementing traditional and social media campaigns 
  • Conduct new business research and attend networking events for leads 
  • Actively deepen knowledge of clients’ business, issues, and relevant media to support teams in the delivery of overall business objectives.  
  • To update and maintain in-house media lists, as required 

What we offer

An opportunity to work at a fast-growing agency where you can have genuine responsibility and if you choose, autonomy to create new products and services that are aligned with the evolution of the communications industry and changing client needs. 

At Sandpiper, we also offer a collaborative and stimulating work environment as well as attractive remuneration and benefits. 

If you want to work for the agency of the future, not the past; are bored doing the same thing every day and want to have more influence over your career – then come and join us! Send your CV and cover letter to