The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society values creativity, dedication and passion in our employees. If you are looking for exciting challenges, join us for the promotion of the art and culture of films through two leading film events in Asia: The Hong Kong International Film Festival and The...

The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society values creativity, dedication and passion in our employees. If you are looking for exciting challenges, join us for the promotion of the art and culture of films through two leading film events in Asia: The Hong Kong International Film Festival and The Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum.

We are looking for aspiring individuals to join our dynamic team to fill the following position:

Business Matching Consultant, HAF (2 months) - (2 posts)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 3 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Kwun Tong
Employment type Temporary
Industry Entertainment / Recreation / Performance
Job function Marketing / Public Relations > Others
Others > Others
Published On 08/11/2016

The Business Matching Consultant will assist the Business Matching Manager, HAF and Manager, HAF to set up and launch the 15th Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) Online Appointment Booking System and to coordinate with the industry players to line up meetings with filmmakers. The candidate will report to the Business Matching Manager, HAF and Manager, HAF of the project and also involves in the HAF hospitality arrangement of filmmakers and guests.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Promote, market, set up and coordinate business meetings for HAF filmmakers and guests;
  • Research and solicit potential investors, buyers, funders and partners;
  • Liaise with HAF filmmakers, guests, and investors intensively on their meeting schedules;
  • Provide recommendations and professional advice to HAF filmmakers and guests on meeting arrangement;
  • Encourage HAF guests to make appointments in advance via the online appointment system;
  • Conduct a usable scheduling database and the distribution of accurate meeting itinerary to guests;
  • Handle enquiries on the booking and scheduling of meetings;
  • Provide on-site assistance to HAF filmmakers and guests;
  • Co-ordinate with the Society's various working teams and various external parties;
  • Assist in setting up the Hospitality / HAF offices in assigned hotels;
  • Assist in HAF events such as luncheons, receptions, press conference, seminars, award presentation and exhibitions etc;
  • Prepare various reports and analyses to the Management, the Board and the Government; and
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the immediate supervisor and/ or Management from time to time.

Requirements:

  • University graduate or equivalent;
  • At least 3 years’ experience on guests handling and management;
  • Proactive and with excellent coordination skills;
  • Good knowledge of the international film industry and good acquaintance with film industry professionals;
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in organizing large-scale events;
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese including Putonghua, knowledge of other languages will be an advantage;
  • Proficient in PC skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); and
  • Required to work overtime and irregular hours including full-day work on weekends and public holidays during certain periods

 

The above position is offered on temporary contract terms only.

Interested parties should apply with detailed resume stating current and expected salary to the HR & Administration Office, The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society at 21/F, Millennium City 3, 370 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong or email to hr@hkiff.org.hk.

(All personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment purpose only.  Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.)