Office of the Dean of Arts

Assistant Communication Officer (PR0265/18-19)   

The Faculty of Arts is seeking a self-motivated and responsible individual to fill a full-time position of Assistant Communication Officer.

The appointee will provide administrative support to the Faculty of Arts as well as the International Writers Workshop, a long-standing residency programme for international writers. He/She will handle and manage all relevant social/digital media and communication of the Faculty; coordinate public events and outreach activities; assist in running the events of the International Writers Workshop; and perform other duties as assigned.

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree or above with at least two years of work experience in one of the following disciplines: public relations, corporate communication or educational administration. Excellent command of English and Chinese (including Putonghua) is essential. They should also have strong problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills. Experience in writing press releases, liaising with media contacts, using social media platforms, grant writing, and/or designing posters is a plus.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of one year commencing as soon as possible. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to performance review, mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 2 March 2019

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