BODW & KODW


Manager – Editorial Development / Editor (12-month contract)

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 duties:

  1. Work closely with Programme Director and Content & Programme team on content development for HKDC's annual flagship programmes: Business of Design Week (BODW) and Knowledge of Design Week (KODW) and bodw+(the new digital knowledge platform);
  2. Support editorial section of bodw+ and assure timely delivery of content that is in line with the holistic digital marketing strategy;
  3. Supervise the writing, editing, research and curation of multimedia contents across multiple platforms for BODW, KODW and bodw+;
  4. Communicate with programme partners, consultants, in-house marketing and communications team and suppliers to ensure the delivery of high-quality content; and
  5. Perform ad hoc assignments as required.


Requirements:

  1. University graduate;
  2. Minimum 8 years of post-graduation work experience with international media company and publications preferred. Relevant work experience in media, content research, curatorial development and project management is an advantage;
  3. Excellent English and very good Chinese writing skills are essential;
  4. Strong editing and project management skills with experience in digital portal development is an advantage;
  5. A keen learner with an inquisitive mind and a team player that inspires learning, participation and collaboration among diverse stakeholder;
  6. Strong problem-solving skills and able to meet tight deadlines; and
  7. Good sensibility to design, trends and technology is preferred.


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 5 July 2022. 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.