Ref.: 201800765
Posting Title: Assistant Manager (at the rank of Executive Officer)
Department: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Closing Date: June 28, 2018
 

 

Assistant Manager (at the rank of Executive Officer) in the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 201800765) (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 funding availability and satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a good Bachelor’s degree, preferably in public relations, communications, marketing, journalism, language or other related disciplines, with at least 4 years' work experience in PR, media-relations, event management or brand building.  Work experience in the tertiary education sector, media and/or PR agencies would be an advantage.  Applicants should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); effective organizational, communication and problem-solving skills; and an appropriate level of IT skills.  They are also expected to be a good team player with a strong sense of responsibility, self-motivation, and the ability to multi-task.

The appointee will be responsible for handling media relations and pitching; organizing faculty press events/activities; liaising and coordinating with internal staff and outside parties such as professional bodies, PR and advertising agencies; preparing press releases and other promotional materials to promote specific courses/events; and performing other duties as assigned.  Working outside normal office hours may be required.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test and an interview. 

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

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Faculty at medhr1@hku.hk. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will start on June 15, 2018 and continue until June 28, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.