Manager, Event Management (Culinary and Festival)

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.

 

HOW YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE AND LEARN?

  • Assist to develop creative event concepts, proposals and innovative programmes for constituting Hong Kong Tourism Board mega events related to the trendy Hong Kong culinary culture and festive celebrations such as the Chinese New Year
  • Responsible for updating and extending prospects database to maintain a good mix of event participating parties related to Wine and Dine industry and ensure merchants/ talents recruitment targets 
  • Identify new business partnerships which contribute to the planning of event components to enrich Wine and Dine Festival
  • Identify art tech, local and overseas performing show for festive performance at Chinese New Year Celebrations
  • Source, identify, negotiate with and procure service suppliers / event agencies / performing groups / production houses for event staging
  • Prepare write up for event highlights for website, marketing promotions and media publicity
  • Coordinate closely with internal and external parties including marketing division / corporate affairs division / trade associations / officials / consultants for planning and development for the events
  • Gather market information and conduct background research to facilitate effective event planning

 

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

  • University graduate preferably in event management / marketing or related disciplines
  • 8 years’ experience in event management or fair organizer, from project conceptualisation to materialisation and implementation of large-scale outdoor events, including handling marketing communication materials and web pages production
  • Proven track records of managing promotional campaign and partnership products with local restaurant trade, from line-up of participants to implementation of logistics
  • Self-starter with good organisational, time management and resources planning skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in collaborating with different working parties
  • Resourceful connections with events-related partners and service vendors such as event organisers / production companies / restaurant trade associations and contractors, etc
  • Proactive in solving / preventing problems with analytical and creative thinking, able to cope with unexpected changes, handle multiple tasks with strong sense of priority
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • High proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Willing to work longer hours during event seasons and able to work under pressure

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.

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We are an equal opportunities employer.

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