HK$17,200 – HK$24,380 per month (depending on relevant qualification and experience)
(a) Minimum two years of full-time work experience, preferably gained in (i) corporate account relationship management; (ii) marketing and event management; or (iii) investment or trade promotion; (b) A Hong Kong Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent preferably in business administration, finance, economics, or international marketing; (c) Knowledge of and experience in investment promotion or economic development is an advantage; (d) Fluency in English and Putonghua; and (e) Proficient in English and Chinese word processing, and in the applications of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
To provide support to various investment promotion teams and other function areas in the delivery of the investment promotion missions of the Department as well as its facilitation services to attract overseas and Mainland companies to set up or expand business operations in Hong Kong. An Investment Promotion Assistant may be deployed to work in one of the following streams of work -
(A) Investment Promotion Teams and Function Areas The candidate is required to (a) maintain and manage departmental systems and databases; (b) compile returns and statistical reports and data; (c) provide logistic and administrative support for investment promotion missions and projects targeted at the overseas and Mainland markets; (d) prepare briefs and presentation materials on investment related initiatives and provide support in budgetary control; (e) assist in organizing and managing events and promotional activities; and (f) undertake research for respective division / sectors.
(B) Marketing and Events The candidate is required to (a) verify and arrange payments and spend records for the team; (b) liaise with design houses and contractors to help with the production of publications and promotional materials; assist in the proof-reading of Chinese promotional materials and updating of content; (c) assist in the logistics arrangements, e.g. promotions, invitations, venue decoration, for local/ overseas events including press conferences, community programmes and exhibitions; (d) support the PR team; and (e) input contact details into the CRM system.
Terms of Appointment:
The successful candidate will be offered a non-civil service appointment on contract terms for two years. The appointee will not be a civil servant and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the civil service.
(a) An end-of-contract gratuity may be granted upon satisfactory completion of the contract. Such gratuity, plus any contribution made by the Government to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will equal 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period; and (b) The successful candidate will be granted 14 days of annual leave. Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), maternity leave, where appropriate, will be granted mainly in line with the provisions of the Hong Kong Employment Ordinance.
(a) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts in the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and condition of service. The appointees are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service. (b) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. (c) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation & race. (d) The pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time of offer of appointment is made. (e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview. (f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting criteria. (g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the enquiry address. (h) Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with this Department’s personal data policies, a copy of which is now available at our website. (i) Non-civil service vacancy information contained in this advertisement is also available our website at http://www.InvestHK.gov.hk.
How to apply:
Applications should be made in letter form together with full curriculum vitae, plus copies of academic qualification certificates and record of previous employment. Applications should reach the following address on or before the closing date for application. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about eight weeks from the closing date. The interview process will include a test of Chinese and English writing skills. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Administration Division, Invest Hong Kong, Level 25, Fairmont House, 8 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong.