HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY

Programme Officer

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
01 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Jun 2018
Ref
4246
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

THE JOCKEY CLUB CREATIVE ARTS CENTRE

JCCAC is a vibrant multidisciplinary arts village and arts centre, a hub of creative synergy and exciting arts and cultural programmes housed in an award-winning architectural conversion from the former Shek Kip Mei Factory Estate. It operates as a self-financed and registered charity. JCCAC now invites applications for the following position:

Programme Officer (JCCAC006/17-18)

Duties

The appointee will assist the Programme Management Team in matters related to arts programme execution. Tasks include:

(a) coordination and implementation of arts programmes;
(b) artistic coordination of exhibitions;
(c) communication and marketing work;
(d) liaison with internal and external working partners;
(e) programme proposal and report writing, and budget control;
(f) overseeing production of corporate publications and publicity materials;
(g) conducting guided tours for guests and the public; and
(h) any other duties assigned by the Centre management.

Qualifications and Requirements

Applicants should:

(a) have a recognised university degree or above (or an equivalent standard of education) in a relevant discipline, e.g. visual arts/fine arts/arts administration/marketing/project and event management;
(b) preferably have at least two years of relevant work experience, with that in curating/coordinating exhibitions an advantage;
(c) be interested in cultural venue and arts programme management;
(d) possess excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills;
(e) be fluent in both written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua);
(f) be well organised, highly motivated, proactive and creative in problem solving;
(g) be able to work independently as well as a good team player;
(h) be savvy in social/electronic media marketing and communication;
(i) have basic knowledge and skills in graphic design and Photoshop preferred but is not essential; and
(j) if occasionally called for, be willing to undertake irregular work hours and work on weekends and/or public holidays.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written test.

Appointment Terms:

The appointee will initially be offered a fixed-term contract of two years, renewable thereafter subject to mutual agreement. A competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered to the right candidate.

Application Procedure:

Applicants should complete an application form downloadable from the JCCAC website (www.jccac.org.hk) and submit it with a cover letter to sinting-ng@hkbu.edu.hk. All applications will be treated in strict confidence. For enquiries, please call 2353 1311.

Closing date: 19 June 2018