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Our reputation as one of the world's best Tourism Boards is built on the dedication and professionalism of our staff. We offer excellent opportunities for career development, recognize and reward good performers.

Assistant Manager, Event & Product Development (1-year contract)

Job level Middle
Work exp 8 Years To 10 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Tin Hau
Employment type Contract
Benefits 5-day week, Dental plan, Gratuity, MPF, Medical plan
Industry Travel / Tourism
Job function Marketing / Public Relations > Public Relation - Events Management
Marketing / Public Relations > Marketing - Communications
Travel / Tourism > Events / Conference
Published On 21/11/2016
ref. N006-161121-2

Job Responsibilities

  • In line with the HKTB strategy plan, assist the Manager, Event & Product Development, to review and formulate tourism products and third party events promotion strategy;
  • Keep abreast of the latest progress and news of tourism related infrastructures and developments in order to facilitate own department’s and other user departments’ day-to-day operation. Collate and compile inputs from HKTB and tourism trade for Governmental feasibility studies, development projects and district enhancement works;
  • Identify, assess and facilitate potential events that can enhance visitors’ experience and drive visitor arrivals;
  • Influence and encourage event organisers to schedule their events to tie in with HKTB’s promotional platforms in order to maximize the promotional impact and results;
  • Develop and coordinate with external parties and internal departments on the promotion of products, facilities and events so that a concerted and effective plan can be implemented;
  • Monitor the progress and provide strategic inputs and recommendation for all Mega Events Fund projects to ensure the marketing & promotion results can help to achieve HKTB’s objectives in capitalizing on the tourism merits of these Mega Events Fund projects; and
  • Undertake any other duties/special assignments as directed by the Manager.

Job Requirements

  • University graduate, preferably in tourism product management / event marketing promotion;
  • A least 8 years of relevant working experiences in urban planning / land development and attractions marketing / events marketing / event-related operations / public relations account servicing, of which 3 years at supervisory level;
  • Self-starter with good presentation, communication and organization skills;
  • Proficient and confident in negotiation and persuasion;
  • Strategic thinking and planning skills;
  • Able to work independently, handle multi-tasks and set priorities;
  • Proficiency in both spoken and written English and Chinese, Putonghau is an added advantage;
  • Proficiency in PC applications – MS Office, Chinese Word Processing

Interested parties please send resume with availability, present & expected salary by email to talent@hktb.com or by mail to "Human Resources Department, Hong Kong Tourism Board, 9th-11th Floors, Citicorp Centre, 18 Whitfield Road, North Point, Hong Kong" on or before 30 November 2016. Please quote the employer reference number on the application. Late applications will not be considered.

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