West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Assistant Manager, Communications and Public Affairs (Community Outreach) (Ref:19260)

Kowloon (Tsim Sha Tsui)

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

You will be responsible for:

  • assisting in developing public engagement strategy and driving community outreach initiatives so as to enhance the public understanding of the work of the Authority and foster support from local community;
  • planning, leading and organising community outreach programmes and initiatives of the District;
  • cultivating relations and liaising with government organisations, arts and cultural programme partners, and NGO/community groups;
  • coordinating communication materials for Consultation Panel and liaising with the Working Group under Consultation Panel on youth and community engagement initiatives and programme review;
  • arranging visits and preparing communications materials including press releases, speeches, and presentation materials, etc;
  • handling and coordinating responses to enquiries from community groups, District Councils when required;
  • assisting in message development, internal and external stakeholders’ liaison in crisis communications and issues handling; and
  • driving and executing ad-hoc communications projects when required.


You should:

  • possess a recognised university degree or above in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or related discipline;
  • have at least 5 years of relevant and solid experience in public relations, events management, media relations, corporate communications, corporate social responsibility and community engagement;
  • have proven experience in engaging government bodies, NGOs, community groups; arts and culture groups;
  • possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, be a good team player with creativity and dynamism, attention to details, and able to multi-task and meet tight deadlines and work under pressure;
  • be able to plan, execute and manage projects independently to achieve the communications goals;
  • have high adaptability to an environment of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity;
  • 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 15 December 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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