West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Assistant Manager, Event Management (Ref:18079K)

26/08/2018
Hong Kong Island (Cyberport Office)




M+ is a museum dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, and interpreting visual art, design and architecture, moving image, and Hong Kong visual culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, we are building one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary visual culture in the world, with a bold ambition to establish ourselves as one of the world’s leading cultural institutions. Our aim is to create a new kind of museum that reflects our unique time and place, a museum that builds on Hong Kong’s historic balance of the local and international to define a distinctive and innovative voice for Asia’s twenty-first century.

 

Reporting to the Head, Development of M Plus Museum Limited, the candidate will play a key role in managing all major fundraising events from concept generation, planning to execution, aiming to drive significant financial impact to the Company in the format of major gifts or sponsorship.

 

You will be responsible for:

  • working closely with the team to manage all major fundraising events in different geographical locations for M+ as part of an intense events programme, including but not limited to annual VIP dinners, cocktail events, talks, conferences, etc. as required to drive fundraising target of different aspects;
  • working closely with internal stakeholders on formulating new corporate events and deriving event schedule within overall event calendar;
  • managing event budgets and drive procurement process for external vendors such as event management company, PR firm, caterers, photographers and production house to ensure all relevant stakeholders are collaborating seamlessly, delivering excellent service quality and meeting deadline as committed;
  • developing and managing event logistics, RSVPs and all event communications such as brochures, leaflets, website content, social media platform and e-marketing to facilitate promotion of events.

 

You should:

  • possess a recognised university degree in event management, marketing or other relevant disciplines;
  • have at least 5 years of relevant project or event management experience dealing with high-end audience and products, preferably in event organiser, event management agency or other relevant industries;
  • possess experience in managing sizable events in HK or other countries for corporate, affluence and high social status individuals with a high level of sophistication;
  • have outstanding negotiation, organisation, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • demonstrate high level of confident, reliable, independent and initiative; and
  • have excellent presentation and communication skills in both oral and written English.

 




For interested parties, please submit your application along with your CV on or before 26 August 2018 via online application or by mail quoting the reference number, name of the position, expected salary and your availability to:

Ms. Michelle Cheng

West Kowloon Cultural District Authority 

Units 608-613, Level 6, Core C, Cyberport 3,

100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from 26 August 2018 may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.

For more information

http://www.westkowloon.hk or contact

Ms. Michelle Cheng at 2200-0220



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