Alan Soh

Administrative Support Specialist and Volunteer in Singapore

Alan Soh

Administrative Support Specialist and Volunteer in Singapore

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Alan Soh is a hard-of-hearing administrative support professional with more than 8 years of progressive experience in administrative management, new media, customer services and marketing communications.

He wears a digital hearing aid in left ear, and had undergone a cochlear implant surgery on his right inborn dead ear in December 2011.

He possess an innate desire to motivate others, coupled with the ability to communicate comfortably at all levels, therefore ensuring an excellent working relationship with everyone to achieve specific work goals.

One of his greatest strengths is his ability to liaise and coordinate event projects with external customers, stakeholders and working partners with the desired outcome in mind. Operates with a strong sense of urgency.

Because of his own condition, Alan, a single bachelor, is open-minded, patient and supportive towards others especially youths and people with disabilities in Singapore.

Outside work and studies, he volunteers as well. His passion lies in youth development.

Alan has accumulated more than 10 years of experiences in project liaison & coordination, publicity & marketing, photo-journalism, events planning & management.

He was the first hard-of-hearing youth to be invited by National Youth Council (NYC) to join another 39 youths in the inaugural Young ChangeMakers (YCM*) Youth Panel in 2005, which assess and funds community projects initiated by informal youth groups or individuals.

He also represented Singapore at the 9th Korea-ASEAN Future Oriented Youth Exchange Programme (Seoul, South Korea) in 2007.

He was one of the 18 youth mentors invited to participate in a mentoring programme (for Secondary 1 – 3 under performing students) from April to Dec 2012 at his alma mater – Yishun Town Secondary School.

More recently, he took part in the marching contingent of People’s Association Youth Movement (PAYM) in National Day Parade 2014, and was handpicked as the “Singaporean of the Day” in August the same year.

Today, he continue to volunteer with groups such as People’s Association, Yishun Town Alumni, and National Youth Council.

He speaks English, Mandarin and Teochew dialect.

Presently Alan is advancing his studies in the Advanced Diploma in Mass Communication course at Management Development Institute of Singapore, on the merit of being given SkillsFuture Study Award 2017 (for People with Disabilities category).

  • Work
    • Mass Communications student
  • Education
    • Management Development Institute of Singapore