Event Management

Assistant Manager – Programmes

About Hong Kong Design Centre

Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) was founded in 2001 as a strategic partner of the HKSAR Government in establishing Hong Kong as centre of design excellence in Asia. We are on a public mission to promote wider and strategic use of design and design thinking to foster innovation, create business value and improve societal well-being.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a high caliber candidate to join our dynamic team.
Please visit our website www.hkdesigncentre.org for information of HKDC.

Job roles

  1. Work closely with the Senior Manager and Manager in the planning, programming, experiential delivering and reporting matters of HKDC’s flagship programmes (physical, virtual and hybrid): Business of Design Week and Knowledge of Design Week;
  2. Monitor the work progress and undertake effective management, including event operations, audience recruitment, partnership and sponsorship, budgetary control, timely reporting, research & data analysis, assessment of outcomes and impacts of related activities;
  3. Coordinate with professional service providers and liaise with internal and external parties across non-profit organizations and private sectors, including sponsors, business partners, speakers, vendors and other stakeholders;
  4. Able to build industry network and negotiation with different stakeholders;
  5. Perform ad hoc assignments as required.

Job requirements

  1. University graduate with at least 6 years of relevant work experience in content-centric event / exhibition / project management, communications or related fields;  
  2. Substantial experience in coordinating large-scale international conferences and events of different scales and / or creative industries is preferred;
  3. Excellent quality project management, time management, problem solving and interpersonal skills;
  4. Can-do attitude with professionalism and accountability to meet statutory, industry code of conduct, internal reporting and compliance requirements;
  5. Able to meet deadlines and fulfill statutory, internal reporting and compliance requirements;
  6. Good communication skills, including written English and Chinese;
  7. Ability to work independently and attentive to details;
  8. Good sen sibility to design, trends and technology will be a clear advantage.

Interested parties are invited to apply by sending your resume with full details of education, work experience, current & expected salary, contact telephone number and earliest available date to the Human Resources Office, Hong Kong Design Centre, Unit 602, 6/F, Mill 5, The Mills, 45 Pak Tin Par Street, Tsuen Wan or email to: hr@hkdesigncentre.org on or before 24 October, 2020. HKDC reserves the right not to make appointment for the post(s) advertised. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. All information received will be kept in strict confidence for six months and data will only be used for recruitment purpose.