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GM China Social Impact Lead

  • Location
    • Shanghai, Shanghai
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Primary responsibilities as Social Impact Lead is to: 

  • Lead social impact activities in China, including engagement with Safe Kids, Junior Achievements.
  • Collaborate with ESG project teams to identify storytelling opportunities and draft the annual sustainability report to show GM’s achievements in ESG.
  • Work with global team to identify methodology that can effectively track the impact of GM’s communication work in China.
  • Identify opportunity for communication efforts based on data.
  • Stay on alert for breaking news that may have impact on GM’s business.
  • Deliver timely update to related stakeholders on breaking news with judgement.
  • Provide analysis reports on GM/industry topics that incorporate media insights and inhouse intelligence.
  • Support crisis communication with real-time inputs on media sentiment on related topics.

III. Knowledge, Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

  • Knowledge:

Knowledge of communication across corporate and products

Deep understanding of media and social media landscape

Understanding of the automotive industry and overall business/social environment in China

  • Skills: 
  • Fluent English speaking/writing skills

News judgement


Ability to learn on the fly continuously, especially on new methodology and technical tools

Strong interpersonal skills to build trust with internal stakeholders across the functions and cultures

  • Preferred Experience:

Corporate Communication, Media Relations, Executive Communication, Social Impact, Internal Communication

  • Education: 

Degree of Communication, Journalism, Automotive or other related areas 

  • Competencies: 

Ethics & Values; Composure; Decision Quality; Influence without Authority; Proven ability to think out of the box; Dealing with Ambiguity; Functional/Technical skills; Managerial Courage; Customer Focus; Organizational Agility; Ability to process information from variety of sources to make decisions

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