Manager, Event Management

Location: Hong Kong

Responsibilities:

  • Identify, create and develop new features/ gimmicks and selling points so as to enhance the overall appeal of each HKTB mega event, campaign and core experience promotion for visitors and locals alike. 

  • Perform research, 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.

  • Liaise, lobby and communicate with government departments, district councils, NGOs, pressure groups and other key stakeholders for solicitation of comments and support for planning and execution of HKTB events and campaigns.

  • Keep  abreast  of  the  latest  guidelines,  policies,  rules  &  regulations  of  relevant  government  departments/authorities/  international  sports  federations/  governing  bodies  to  ensure  the  compliance  of  HKTB  events  and campaigns.

  • Monitor and evaluate satisfaction of participants and supporting organisations in HKTB events and campaigns with the use of data analytics; apply latest research learnings and marketing tactics to refine event concept/ elements and associated results & KPIs, maximise the ROI, and build/ sustain the relationship among different supporting organisations. 

  • Liaise, co-ordinate and negotiate with different functional teams (e.g. marketing and PR) within HKTB to ensure smooth delivery of event components/ deliverables;

  • Supervise and monitor event managers/ service contractors/ supporting organisations to ensure 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;

  • Look out for collaboration opportunity with any third party for the virtue of event planning and implementation

Requirements:

  • University graduates, preferably in disciplines of event management/ sports and recreation management/ marketing and with at least 8 years’ experience in relevant fields

  • Proven records of event marketing, organising and managing large-scale / territory-wide event and promotional campaign. Experience in organising outdoor sports events / mass participation events would be an advantage. 

  • Excellent time management and resources planning skills.  An independent and resilient individual who is capable of handling unexpected changes happened during the organisation of events.

  • Creative and resourceful connection with commercial establishments, chambers of commerce, local community and charitable organisations, NGOs, national and community sports organisations.

  • Effective communication and presentation skills in particular for negotiating and running outdoor events when legal and contractual obligations are involved. 

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritise among assignments to meet tight deadlines, willing to work long hours during event season and to function effectively and efficiently under pressure. 

  • Proactive in solving/ preventing problems, an eye for details and demonstrate analytical and creative thinking. 

  • An initiative, responsible and self-disciplined team player with good interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency in PC applications - MS Office, Chinese Word Processing

Application Method

Interested parties please send resume with present and expected salary by clicking “Apply Now”.

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We are an equal opportunities employer.

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