Manager, Communications (Overseas Media Focused)

Location: Hong Kong

WHO ARE WE?

At the Hong Kong Tourism Board, we take great pride in helping people across the world fall in love with our home. There are many challenges, but we continue in earnest to revitalize and reshape the Hong Kong tourism brand and build sustainable growth for our city’s economy. To achieve our ambition, we are inviting passionate talents with a global mindset to join us at this incredible juncture, and work with a dynamic and fun team.

Are you interested in hosting global media and production crews to Hong Kong? Are you an outgoing self-starter who loves keeping up with lifestyle trends in your free time? Join our communications team to help curate impressive media programmes and showcase the unique charm of Hong Kong on the global stage to entice visits to the city.

 

HOW YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE AND LEARN?

  • As host to visiting TV/movies production crews from around the globe, you will manage the team to support media productions by making recommendations on program content, filming locations, etc. to bring unique Hong Kong experiences to global audiences.
  • Curating tailored itinerary and organizing media fam tours around the city, you will connect with the network of media partners and celebrities to ensure a hospitable and fruitful visit for them
  • Promoting HK mega events on the world-stage, such as Wine & Dine Festival and New Year Count Down Celebrations, you will design the strategic planning of global communication plan to raise awareness and generate positive media coverage
  • As the storyteller of Hong Kong, you will craft PR angles and pitch to the vast network of worldwide media correspondents, especially those based out in Hong Kong
  • Connecting with local attractions, hoteliers, arts & cultural facilities, shopping and dining outlets, you will collaborate with partners to provide media support and showcase the unique experiences of HK
  • Proactively reaching out to arrange executive interviews to uplift HKTB’s position as one of the top tourism bodies in Asia, you will be liaising with journalists, supervising the event and preparing for the speaking points



WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

  • 8 years of experience that proves your competencies to excel in PRother communications related roles
  • An explorer of trendy local topics in your free time who is equipped with news and lifestyle acumen in arts, culinary and sports
  • A hospitable host who is passionate to exchange and showcase your home city
  • A strong storyteller to articulate across integrated media communication channels with fluent command in English and Chinese
  • Supervisory experience will be a great advantage
  • A proactive manager with an open mind and exceptional interpersonal skills, driven by passion and curiosity to learn

Application Method

If you are passionate about our mission and believe you are the one we are looking for, please send us your resume with present and expected salary by clicking "Apply Now". We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  Personal data provided by job applicants will be kept in strict confidence and used only for recruitment and employment-related purpose in accordance with our personal data policies. By submitting your job application, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted the HKTB’s Personal Information Collection Statement Pertaining to Job Application at here.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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