(a) a bachelor degree from a Hong Kong University or equivalent; (b) minimum 5 years of post-qualification working experience in event organization and public relations including large scale functions at territory-wide or international level; (c) good communication and organization skills; (d) good command of Chinese and English (both written and spoken); and (e) good computer knowledge including proficiency of MS Word and Excel.
If necessary, will be required to work outside normal office hours including Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.
(a) to assist in drawing up the operational plans and publicity plans for celebration activities and territory-wide/regional/cross-district projects; (b) to implement the celebration and territory-wide/regional/cross-district activities including coordinating and liaising with government department, non-government organizations and various parties; (c) to assist in compiling and monitoring the programme budget; (d) to assist in handling the guest invitation matters; (e) to assist in arranging the design and printing of invitation cards, reply slips, guidance notes, etc; (f) to assist in processing funding applications from non-government organization in implementing projects; and (g) any other duties as assigned.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms from April/May 2015 to October/November 2015
Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, maternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance.
(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. (b) 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 and race. (c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service. (d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the 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 below enquiry address.
How to apply:
Application Form [G.F.340 (Rev.3/2013)] are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Completed forms together with copies of academic qualifications and working experience should reach "Special Duties Team, Home Affairs Department, 4/F, Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong" on or before the closing date for application. Applications which are incomplete or without the relevant supporting documents will not be considered. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please call the below enquiry telephone.
Special Duties Team, Home Affairs Department, 4/F, Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.