Assistant Manager (Events and Marketing) (at the rank of Executive Officer)

Hong Kong University
December 31, 2023
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Assistant Manager (Events and Marketing) (at the rank of Executive


The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 523684 Work type: Full-time Department: Communications and Public Affairs Office, Registry (60330) Categories: Executive / Technical / Support Hong Kong

Assistant Manager (Events and Marketing) (at the rank of Executive Officer) in the Communications and Public Affairs Office of the Registry (Ref.: 523684) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal)

The Communications and Public Affairs Office (CPAO) of the Registry of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) enhances HKU's reputation through branding, events, digital communications, media relations, and more. The office is also responsible for University events and ceremonies, publications, both external and internal communications, crisis management and community engagement. CPAO is currently elevating and expanding its scope of services. We are looking for talented candidates to join the team.

The key responsibilities of the Assistant Manager (Events and Marketing) are to:

  • Support the Assistant Director and Senior Manager/Manager in the development and execution of effective events, marketing strategy and community engagement plans;
  • formulate and implement effective events, marketing strategy and community engagement plans to promote University initiatives;
  • plan, co-ordinate and manage a wide range of University events, including Congregation, Honorary University Fellowships, Honorary Degree, ceremonies, lectures and forums, awards presentations, corporate visits, and others;
  • develop and execute the publicity plans for the events;
  • engage vendors to prepare events marketing materials, including brochures, booklets, invitations, events video highlights etc.;
  • plan and coordinate project schedules, manage procurement processes to commission third-party service providers for various University initiatives;
  • oversee and manage third-party filming on campus; and
  • perform any other ad-hoc duties (including projects) that may arise from time to time.
  • Requirements:

  • a good University's degree in Marketing, Communications or a relevant discipline;
  • a minimum of five years' experience in events management or marketing;
  • an excellent command of English and Chinese;
  • a good command of PC applications, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • effective communication and presentation skills for liaison with internal Faculties and vendors;
  • the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize different assignments to meet deadlines;
  • excellent time management and resource planning skills;
  • the ability to manage fast-moving projects and collaborate with internal and external cross-functional teams in a complicated environment;
  • self-motivated and able to work under pressure;
  • value integrity, teamwork and take pride in going the extra mile to provide excellent service;
  • experience in Higher Education and Service sectors is a plus;
  • excellent command of web technologies, social media platform trends, data analytics for marketing; and
  • willingness to work outside regular work hours and on duty roster.
  • Compensation and Benefits:

    A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

    How to Apply:

    The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of application will commence as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2023 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

    Advertised: Nov 6, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Dec 31, 2023 (HK Time)

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