Job #013: (Senior) Specialist - Marketing & Merchant Partnerships

(16 weeks - Part of 'Relaunch Your Career' Program)


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Relaunch Your Career program

Specialist / Senior Specialist – Marketing & Merchant Partnerships

16 weeks from Sept 2019 - Jan 2020, followed by potential permanent role

Mastercard Singapore Office

2 Sept 2019

We are currently hiring for our Relaunch Your Career program. The program runs from September 2019 to January 2020 and is based out of our Singapore office. This is a 16 week paid placement that helps people who have had a career break to return to work. You will have the chance to work on an engaging project at Mastercard, plus on-the-job training, coaching and support. At the end of the 16 weeks, there is a potential permanent role waiting for you. The possibilities are Priceless.

What we offer to help you find your way:

• A 16-week program, on a paid fixed-term contract, with the potential to join us as a permanent hire
• A wealth of learning resources to help you settle in and grow – from learning about our business, to workshops on presentation and networking, online learning and coaching from managers
• A structured ‘Getting Started’ program
• An engaging and stimulating project to work on
• A buddy assigned from day one
• A manager equipped in helping people return to work, with regular check-in sessions


Role (A): Specialist, Marketing & Merchant Partnerships

Program Project – Marketing & Merchant Partnerships

The team procures and manages merchant benefits which powers the Mastercard core product platform:


  • Manage the Contracting and Marketing & Communications processes

  • Develop and launch marketing campaigns, work with internal and external stakeholders on marketing plans, review marketing collaterals, check for accuracy and manage timelines of campaigns & handle all process issues relating to operationalizing the marketing campaigns

  • Support issuers in developing bespoke merchant offer propositions

  • Source for merchants which are aligned with our core product propositions

  • Engage in the sales process to deliver merchant funded offers

  • Deliver digital offer enablement and fulfillment

  • Support multiple issuer new product launches/refresher opportunities

  • Manage projects and timelines on all new and existing projects

  • Be the point of contact and provide engagement support, follow up and work with all stakeholders, and deliver projects on time


Role (B): Senior Specialist, Marketing & Merchant Partnerships

Program Project – Marketing & Merchant Partnerships


In addition to the responsibilities in Role (A), the Senior Specialist in Role (B) will have the following additional responsibilities:


  • Source and Identify pipeline of merchants in key verticals, developing value propositions through markets research / analytics

  • Initiating the sales cycle with potential merchants

  • Provide research and insights support, conduct periodical competitive analysis on issuer and merchant promotions, bundle insights / leverage on data to build value propositions and programs Project management.

About You:
Relaunch Your Career is for people who:

  • Have taken a career break of two or more years

  • Are keen to return to work on a permanent basis

  • Are team players, collaborative, excellent relationship builders and influencers, great problem solvers and adaptable

  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • The candidate needs to have experience in marketing and project management preferably in the financial and banking services industry specializing in payments and cards within Asia Pacific

  • Additional experience working in industries such as FMCG, hospitality and travel industry, especially experience in airlines and hotels is an advantage

  • The individual needs to be proficient on excel and power point skills and data analytical skills to understand insights of marketing campaigns



Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.