Senior Executive Assistant (Events and Communications), HKU Jockey Club Enterprise Sustainability Global Research Institute (at the rank of Clerk I)

Hong Kong University
July 26, 2024
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Senior Executive Assistant (Events and Communications), HKU Jockey Club

Enterprise Sustainability Global Research Institute (at the rank of Clerk I)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 527112 Work type: Full-time Department: HKU Jockey Club Enterprise Sustainability Global Research Institute (07009) Categories: Executive / Technical / Support Hong Kong

Senior Executive Assistant (Events and Communications), HKU Jockey Club Enterprise Sustainability Global Research Institute (at the rank of Clerk I) in the Faculty of Business and Economics (Ref. 527112) (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 subject to satisfactory performance)

About the Institute

HKU Jockey Club Enterprise Sustainability Global Research Institute, a strategic collaboration between The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), aspires to establish as a world-class hub for Environmental, Social, and Governance best practices SY1 for Hong Kong, Asia and beyond. Bringing together distinguished global scholars from diverse fields, our mission is to foster a multidisciplinary approach to ESG research and training, as well as to forge partnerships with private and public sectors for sustainability initiatives and responsible leadership advocacy.

As a leading institute in ESG research, we are dedicated to creating meaningful, lasting impact through pioneering studies, actionable insights, ESG index development, start-up incubation and transformative projects. Our objective is to equip the next generation of ESG professionals and leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary to promote responsible and sustainable growth.

In our pursuit of excellence, we recognise the importance of collaboration and knowledge exchange. We are committed to facilitating dialogues and cooperation among regulators, corporates, NGOs, and academics, to ensure the development and dissemination of best practices in ESG. Together, we aim to shape a more sustainable, equitable, and responsible future for all stakeholders.

Applicants should possess a good bachelor's degree with at least 2 years' of full-time work experience, preferably in events management, public relations, communications, or a related field. They should have excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua), strong organisational skills, and the ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the planning, organisation and execution of events and activities for the Institute
  • Coordinating with internal and external stakeholders to ensure smooth and successful events
  • Supporting the team in public relations, communications, and outreach activities
  • Creating and managing content for the Institute's website, social media, and other communication channels
  • Assisting in the preparation of promotional materials, press releases, and newsletters
  • Providing administrative support for various projects and initiatives
  • Performing other duties as assigned by management
  • The successful candidate will be required to work at the HKU campus and may be required to work outside normal office hours and on weekends, and might travel to Mainland China and abroad occasionally. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview and/or written test.

    Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisements (Ref: 526046, 526347 and 525993) need not re-apply.

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

    The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until July 26, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

    Advertised: Jul 9, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Jul 26, 2024 (HK Time)

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