West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Senior Communications and Public Affairs Officer (Ref:19117K)

Kowloon (Tsim Sha Tsui)

(Candidates with less experience may be considered for the post of Communications and Public Affairs Officer)

You will be responsible for:

  • assisting in implementing integrated PR and publicity plans to promote various iconic venues, programmes and initiatives of visual arts, performing arts and West Kowloon Cultural District as a whole in Hong Kong, Mainland China and overseas;
  • liaising and maintaining a constructive relationship with local, PRC and overseas media / KOLs; assisting in planning and organising media / KOL events and familiarisation visits;
  • organising PR events and publicity campaigns of the District and liaising with arts and cultural programme partners of other government organisations for joint PR collaboration opportunities;
  • preparing communications collaterals including press releases, fact sheets, presentation materials and other writing assignments if required;
  • assisting in message development and media handling, internal and external stakeholders liaison in crisis communications and issues handling;
  • working with external agencies, outsourced vendors and business partners on public relations and communications initiatives as necessary; and
  • handling daily media activities and operations, including enquiries, interviews, photo / video shooting, press release distribution, media coverage analysis and reporting and press contact lists maintenance.


You should:

  • possess a recognised university degree in Public Affairs, Journalism, Communications or related disciplines;
  • have at least 3 years of relevant and solid experience in media / KOL relations, crisis communications, issues management, corporate communications, events management, internal communications, and sound knowledge of social media;
  • be able to execute projects independently with guidance to achieve the communications goals;
  • possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, be a good team player with creativity and dynamism and able to multi-task and meet tight deadlines and work under pressure;
  • be passionate about arts and culture; and
  • have excellent spoken and written English and Chinese; be proficient in Putonghua.

For interested parties, please submit your application with detailed CV on or before 18 August 2019. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.  The review of applications will continue until the post is filled.

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Your data may be accessed by our appointed recruitment consultants who have agreed to keep confidence of all personal data in not less than the standards applicable to us. Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from the submission date 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. Airy Shum at 2200-0127

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