Day: September 8, 2020

Internships & Jobs: Training Vision Institute, MOE, and Sport Singapore (Singapore Sports Council) are hiring


Do you know that it’s advisable to discuss your strengths only and avoid touching on your weaknesses during an interview? Unless the interviewer brings the topic up, it would be safer to state the former. Need more job advice? Hop over to read our career-related articles here.

Meanwhile, here are some fresh job openings from the Training Vision Institute, MOE, and Sport Singapore (formerly known as the Singapore Sports Council) for your consideration.

#1: Training Vision Institute – Business Development Trainee
Training Vision Institute

Image Credits: Training Vision Institute

Allowance / Remuneration: S$2,500 – 3,000 monthly

Training Vision Institute is one of the leading training providers and human capital consultancy firms in Singapore since 1991. The institute believes passionately in developing human capital – an essential that contributes to the success of an individual, an organization, and a nation.

They are a WDA accredited Continuing Education & Training Centre for WSQ Employability Skills and EDGE (Executive Development & Growth for Excellence). The company provides an integrated and holistic approach to the design and methodology of training and capability development. They also offer consultancy services where customized solutions are created to suit various companies’ needs.

With 5 accessible centres, superior trainers, and excellent training methodology, Training Vision Institute makes the ideal partner for individuals’ learning needs.

Job Qualifications
  • Candidates must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies/ Administration/ Management/ Finance/ Accountancy/ Banking or equivalent.
  • Prior work experience not required for this position
  • Preferably entry-level specialized in Marketing/ Business Development or equivalent
  • Meticulous and resourceful
  • Good organization and interpersonal skills
  • Independent worker, ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Good teamwork and presentation skills
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work irregular hours at times to support events and activities
Key Responsibilities

Digital Marketing

  • Carry out digital marketing campaign activities and monitor digital marketing channels’ performance.
  • Execute digital marketing campaigns across different marketing channels to promote online presence with corporate clients and channel partners.

Events Planning and Management

  • Collect information, prepare reports to evaluate events, and coordinate event planning activities.
  • Implement and monitor event planning activities according to agreed timelines and budgetary requirements.

Market Profiling

  • Collect demographic data and/or psychographic descriptions of consumer profiles from various information sources.

Market Research & Analysis

  • Collect data by conducting research, support the analysis of market trends and developments and prepare research documentation.
  • Analyse market trends and developments to forecast emerging market needs.
  • Interpret and aggregate data and information, including categorisation, to provide observations relevant to research objectives.

Market Campaign Management

  • Conduct pre-campaign testing and collect information pertaining to campaign performance.
  • Execute marketing campaigns based on creative briefs, ensure compliance with budgetary requirements and collaborate with partners closely

Marketing Communications Plan Development

  • Support efforts in developing marketing communications plans.
  • Implement promotional briefs and assess the effectiveness of selected media options.

Social Media Marketing

  • Track social media activities and recommend improvements to social media marketing and promotion efforts.
  • Identify innovative marketing opportunities to enhance customer and corporate client engagement.

Public Relations Management

  • Manage public relations business communications with corporate clients and channel partners.

Support in Channel Partnering

  • Engage and support manager for potential channel partners to increase market share and maximize revenue
How to apply?

Apply and view the job post in full here.

#2: Ministry of Education – Education and Career Guidance (ECG) Counsellor
Education and Career Guidance (ECG) Counsellor

Image Credits: SAJC

Allowance / Remuneration: Not stated

The Ministry of Education (MOE) formulates and implements education policies on education structure, curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment. It oversees the management and development of Government-funded schools, and the Institute of Technical Education, polytechnics and universities.

Job Qualifications
  • At least 5 years of working experience. Good industry knowledge and/or experience in education and career counselling would be an advantage
  • Passion for working with young people, especially in guiding them on their education and career pathways
  • An open mind, flexibility, and cultural sensitivity
  • A positive and encouraging nature
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and networking skills
  • Strong collaborative and time management skills
  • Ability to develop system and structures
Key Responsibilities

Direct services to students through

  • Providing individual and group counselling services for secondary, JC/CI or polytechnics and ITE students as well as students in the transition from secondary schools to JC/CI/polytechnics/ITE and JC/CI/polytechnics/ITE to Institutes of Higher Learning (IHL)/workforce respectively
  • Conducting ECG workshops and small group sessions for students to help them explore their strengths, interests, aspirations, education and career pathways, including admissions and employment preparation, by using ECG counselling tools and techniques

System support and development through

  • Enhancing ECG capacity for school/polytechnic/ITE personnel by equipping teachers/lecturers with basic ECG advising skills and organising platforms for the sharing of labour market information, latest industry trends and up-to-date polytechnics, ITE and IHL course information 
  • Conducting consultation with teachers/lecturers to provide feedback on students’ ECG needs and synergize ECG efforts and resources
  • Engaging students through conducting ECG talks and organizing career fairs and industry experiences 
  • Organizing ECG outreach to parents 

Establishing strong partnerships

  • With relevant industries and community partners to gather the latest labour market and career information 
  • With employers and community partners to organize ECG experiences or provide useful ECG resources for students 
  • Between MOE schools, polytechnics, ITE, IHL, and government agencies to facilitate students’ transition to tertiary institutions and into the workforce
How to apply?

Apply and view the job post in full here.

#3: Sport Singapore (Singapore Sports Council) – Senior Manager / Manager, Volunteer Engagement & Partnership
Sport Singapore

Image Credits: Sport Singapore

Allowance / Remuneration: Not stated

A statutory board of the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, Sport Singapore’s core purpose is to inspire the Singapore spirit and transform Singapore through sport. Through innovative, fun and meaningful sporting experiences, their mission is to reach out and serve communities across Singapore with passion and pride. 

With Vision 2030 – Singapore’s sports master plan, their mandate goes beyond winning medals. Sport Singapore uses sport to create greater sporting opportunities and access, more inclusivity, and integration, as well as broader development of capabilities. At Sport Singapore, the team works with a vast network of public-private-people sector partners for individuals to live better through sports.

Job Qualifications
  • Strong project management, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong analytical and conceptualizations
  • Ability to work in teams, multi-task, and adapt to change
  • Able to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced environment, both in teams as well as independently
  • Positive vibes with strong interpersonal skills to interact with people of different age range
Key Responsibilities

They are looking for someone to develop sports volunteerism and raise the quality of sports volunteering by providing leadership and guidance to the team in areas of recruitment, opportunities, learning and growth, recognition, and continuous engagement of sports volunteers.

  • Build a nationwide movement by being a platform that offers multi-faceted and meaningful opportunities for Team Nila to give back through sport.
  • Enrich and empower by providing leadership training programmes for Team Nila who are committed and have displayed leadership qualities.
  • Deepen volunteer engagement by offering meaningful opportunities through deliberate designing of programmes and actively engaging Team Nila via various platforms i.e. social media, celebrations, and appreciations.
  • Create pilots and support activities for social lab and experimentation
How to apply?

Apply and view the job post in full here.

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Amazing Hokkaido Celebrates Turning 1 with Free Dishes and 1-for-1 Anniversary Promotions till 10 October!


Amazing Hokkaido turns 1 this month! To celebrate this joyous occasion, the Japanese restaurant and bar will be rolling out 2 attractive promotions for all its guests from 10 September to 10 October!

Free Dish Promotion

Order any individual hotpot, choosing from Original Seafood Shio, Prawn Shio, Shrimp Miso Bisque or Spicy Miso, and get 1 of the following dishes free:

  • Deep-fried chicken wings (5 pcs)
  • Tori karaage (5 pcs)
  • Fried potato
  • Hotate croquette
  • Edamame
  • Negi toro maki

1-for-1 Authentic Hokkaido Yakitori Skewers

Choose from Amazing Hokkaido’s top-selling Muroran Yakitori and any of the Tsukune skewers (worth S$3.90)! Grilled to perfection, these skewers are best enjoyed with cold beers.


  • This promotion is only valid for dine-ins
  • 1 for 1 Yakitori Skewer is limited to 2 sets per table
  • A Muroran Skewer must be ordered within each of the 1 for 1 Yakitori Skewer Set
  • The above promotions are not valid for Tuesdays, Fridays or Saturdays

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G will be available for pre-order at $2,888 from 9 September


Samsung’s latest foldable device will be available in Singapore from 18 September

Take your mobile experience to the next level. Meet the Galaxy Z Fold2, Samsung’s latest foldable smartphone that unfolds to a tablet-like display when opened.

Samsung has announced that the all-new foldable device will be available in Singapore from 18 September 2020, Friday. It will be available at a recommended retail price of $2,888 (including GST).

The device supports 5G and will be available in Mystic Bronze and Mystic Black.

Consumers can pre-order or register their interest with local telcos, Samsung Online Store and Samsung Experience Stores and selected Consumer Electronics & IT Store from 9 September 2020, Wednesday, 10am.


Pre-Order / Registration of Interest at Telecommunication Operators

Consumers can visit the following URLs for more information on pre-order / registration of interest for
the Galaxy Z Fold2 5G:

Pre-Order at Samsung Online Store / Samsung Experience Stores

Consumers can also pre-order their Galaxy Z Fold2 5G without contract via the Samsung Online Store or by visiting the following Samsung Experience Stores during their opening hours:

  • Central: [email protected] #B2-24/25/26 Tel: 6836 1809, Bugis Junction #01-63/63A Tel: 6338 7911, Chinatown Point #01-48 Tel: 6222 7911, VivoCity #02-28/29 Tel: 6376 9150
  • East: Bedok Mall #B1-07 Tel: 6844 9310, Tampines Mall #02-29 Tel: 6782 9575
  • North: Causeway Point #01-01 Tel: 6891 1011, NEX #04-42 Tel: 6636 7392
  • West: Jurong Point #B1-09/10/11 Tel: 6791 2272, Westgate #01-01 Tel: 6369 9175

Pre-order at Selected Consumer Electronics & IT Stores
Pre-order for the Galaxy Z Fold2 5G will also be available online at the respective websites of selected
consumer electronics & IT stores (Best Denki, Challenger/Hachi, Courts, Gain City and Harvey Norman).
More information is available at the following URLs:

You can find more about the device and the produce specifications here.





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