West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Senior Communications and Public Affairs Officer (Stakeholder Engagement) (Ref:19256)

Kowloon (Tsim Sha Tsui)

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

You will be responsible for:

  • implementing stakeholder engagement initiatives so as to build, enhance and protect the brand reputation of the West Kowloon Cultural District and the Authority;
  • monitoring public affairs issues, in particular the political and social issues in Hong Kong, arts and culture related matters in international markets, and preparing corporate messages in response to issues if required;
  • planning, organising and implementing corporate events including stakeholder engagement programmes and delegation visits, and coordinating with internal key functions and external stakeholders;
  • managing database of corporate stakeholders;
  • supporting message development, stakeholder communications and media handling in the event of major issues or crisis;
  • producing a range of corporate communications materials and announcements; and
  • preparing background research on current local and international issues, papers, speeches, letters and presentation materials, driving and executing ad-hoc communications projects when required.


You should:

  • possess a recognised university degree or above in Politics/Government Relations/International Relations, Journalism, Communications or related discipline;
  • have at least 3 years of relevant and solid experience in public affairs, stakeholder engagement, media relations, crisis communications and issues management, corporate communications, and internal communications;
  • have experiences in planning and organising stakeholder engagement events, VIP and delegation visits;
  • have solid experience in coordinating with external stakeholders from different background including government, political parties, and professional institutions;
  • possess thorough understanding about political, social and economic environment and issues in Hong Kong; sound knowledge of PRC political and business environment is a plus;
  • possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, be a good team player with analytical mind, attention to details, 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 8 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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