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Manager, Event Management (Sports and Wellness)

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?

  • Liaise, lobby and constantly communicate with government departments, major stakeholders, district councils, NGOs, pressure groups and other key stakeholders for solicitation of comments and support for planning and execution of HKTB events and campaigns.
  • Identify, open the door to, lobby and engage commercial establishments, local community, NSAs, event organisers, etc. for solicitation of comments and support for development of HKTB events and campaigns.
  • Identify and collaborate with NSAs and event organisers for materialisation of partnership in promoting Hong Kong’s sports and outdoor experiences. 
  • Plan, develop and execute physical and digital elements and programmes in order to raise event/ campaign/ core experiences’ awareness, upkeep HK’ visibility and drive participation of HKTB events and campaigns.
  • Supervise and monitor event managers/service contractors/supporting organisations for ensuring quality and timely delivery of services required in accordance with the agreed scope of services/ roles and responsibilities;
  • Process and procure all necessary licenses and permits for staging the event and ensure its compliance with all applicable HK laws and regulations;
  • Develop operation plans and administer all related process and logistics for staging the agreed event components in accordance with corporate policy;
  • Keep close contact with third-party event organisers for creating collaboration opportunity and ongoing relationship building in promoting Hong Kong tourism in general.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

  • University graduates, preferably in disciplines of event management/ sports and recreation management and marketing with at least 8 years’ experience in relevant fields.
  • Proven track records in event marketing, organising and managing large-scale/ territory-wide event and promotional campaign, preferably outdoor sports events/mass participation events.
  • Solid experience in event management from planning, programme development, budget monitoring, contractors management to execution stage.
  • Experience in government liaison and stakeholders engagement will be an advantage.
  • Creative and resourceful connection with commercial establishments, local community and charitable organisations, NGOs, national and community sports organisations.
  • Excellent problem solving and time management skills. A proactive and good team player who is capable of handling unexpected changes/ situations in outdoor event preparation and staging.
  • Excellent communication skill with internal function teams and external sponsors/stakeholders to deliver effective promotion via quality collaborations. 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritise among assignments, willing to work long hours during event season and to function effectively under pressure.
  • Understand the latest market trend and generate creative ideas in uplifting event profile and reputation within target market segment.
  • Attention to details and follow strict guideline when dealing with company’s procurement and legal process.
  • An initiative, responsible and self-disciplined team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Self-starter with good presentation, communication and organisation skills.
  • Able to deliver quality work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency in PC applications - MS Office, Chinese Word Processing
  • Candidate with less experience will be considered for Assistant Manager, Event Management

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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