Associate – Singapore, Membership, Operations (Singapore)

Reports to: President & CEO
Based In: Washington, DC


This role, based in the Council’s regional HQ in Singapore, will support 3 functional domains: Membership team, Singapore portfolio team, and Special Assistant to the Council’s SVP & Regional Managing Director. 

Please note –  The Council is unable to sponsor work visas for applicants. This full-time position is open to Singaporean Citizens & PRs only. 


Special Assistant to SVP / Regional MD 

  • Prepare briefing documents for membership team and SVP & Regional Managing Director ahead of key meetings 
  • Identify priority meetings for SVP & Regional Managing Director including engagements with senior representatives of member companies 
  • Support SVP & Regional Managing Director in strategic initiatives such as drafting of op-eds, developing talking points for media engagements, and drafting remarks as necessary 
  • Review documents, media quotations, and content requiring endorsement or signature from SVP & Regional Managing Director  


  • Identify key stakeholders in Singapore (e.g., Government) for outreach & potential collaboration opportunities on a regular basis 
  • Formulate strategies for engaging key Singapore stakeholders, both for general relationship building and issue-specific collaboration 
  • Support Singapore team in execution of in-person events, roundtables, business missions, and forums 
  • Manage relationships with Singapore-based stakeholders, such as Government and  US-ABC members based in Singapore 
  • Work with members to develop submissions for Singapore Government policy / regulatory consultations 
  • Draft and review analytical updates for Singapore portfolio,  and curate relevant news clippings and newsletters every month  for US-ABC membership 
  • Regularly draft invitations for Singapore-related calls and  events 

Membership & Operations 

  • Consistently engage with all member companies via a mix of written outreach, virtual, and in person interactions 
  • Assist membership team in regular database maintenance of member contact information and record keeping  
  • Support development and implementation of strategic council-wide membership and operational initiatives 


  • A combined 2+ years of professional experience or specialized study in government, consulting, public policy, or business development facing roles (including internship experience)

  • Strong attention to detail in attending to member requests, adhering to internal operational SOPs, and preparing for meetings & engagements 

  • Strong short form written communication and ability to summarize complex ideas & concepts – emails, memos, summaries, formal letters, briefing papers 

  • Documentation & consistency in follow up 

  • Strong tendency toward internal communication across time zones and geographies 

  • Charismatic external communicator while engaging with members and stakeholders 

  • Strong degree of professionalism in formal settings & high-level engagements and in engaging with senior level stakeholders 

  • Broad interest in Singapore political environment & ASEAN geopolitics 

Application Procedures

To apply for the Associate - Singapore, Membership, Operations position, please follow the steps below:

  • Prepare your resume and cover letter, ensuring they highlight your relevant skills and experience for the role.
  • Send your application materials as email attachments to
  • In the subject line of your email, clearly state: "Application for Associate - Singapore, Membership, Operations Position."