Multimedia News Unit, Chinese News and Current Affairs Section, Radio Division
Junior Reporter (Part-time)
$475 per day
Candidates should –
(a) be pursuing a Degree / Higher Diploma / accredited Associate Degree, majoring in Journalism, Communication, Language, Social Science or Media Studies, from a Hong Kong tertiary institution, or equivalent; AND
(b) obtain Level 2 in Chinese Language and English Language in the HKCEE, HKDSEE or equivalent [Note (1)].
Remarks: Candidates who possess –
(i) Fluency in Putonghua; and/or
(ii) Good broadcasting voice; and/or
(iii) Proficiency in Chinese word-processing; and/or
(iv) Sound knowledge of current affairs; and/or
(v) Skill and knowledge in video shooting and editing
will have an advantage.
(1) ‘Grade C’ and ‘Grade E’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ and ‘Level 2’ respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth. (2) Required to work shifts / irregular hours including midnight; (3) Required to work outdoor; (4) Candidates may be required to sit for a trade test.
Successful candidate will be deployed to work in multimedia news unit. To report local and breaking news, take video and photos for the web, translate, read and rewrite wired news; produce news reports and news-related specials.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for not more than one year. Working time per day will be approximately 9 hours and working time per week will be less than 18 hours.
(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. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureaus website at https://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(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 contact address.
How to apply:
Application forms (G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)) are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centre of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centre 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) or Radio Television Hong Kong’s web site (http://app3.rthk.hk/recruit/index_e.php). Completed forms should be sent to the address below by post or by hand on or before the closing date for application. For submissions by post, applicants should ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage is paid. An applicant will bear any consequences arising from not paying sufficient postage. The postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of submission of application. Please specify the post of application on the envelope. For submissions by hand, completed application forms should reach the below address during office hours (Monday to Friday 8:45 a.m – 6 p.m. Lunch break 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). Applications which are late, incomplete, submitted by fax or by e-mail or not made in the prescribed form will NOT be considered. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about 6 weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Central Administration Unit (Radio Division), Broadcasting House, Radio Television Hong Kong, 30 Broadcast Drive, Kowloon