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:

Editorial Officer, HKIFF (5 months)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 2 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Kwun Tong
Employment type Temporary
Industry Media / Publishing
Job function Media / Advertising > Editorial / Journalism
Media / Advertising > Print Media / Publishing
Media / Advertising > Translation
Published On 15/11/2016

Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for sorting and cataloging all incoming publicity materials (synopsis, posters, stills etc.) sent to HKIFF and following up with related parties for any outstanding materials;
  • Prepare and organize various check lists/ schedules for booking folder, main catalogue and other HKIFF publications production;
  • Oversee and control the working schedule of publications and other related printed materials of HKIFF, such as the booking folder, main catalogue, leaflet, programme note and newsletter;
  • Liaise with the design house/ freelance designer and monitor their adaptation work for the Festival publications;
  • Monitor the progress of outgoing and incoming write-ups. Filter materials and text, format incoming write-ups, type and file editorial materials etc. and deliver the write-ups to the layout design house/ designer as scheduled;
  • Co-ordinate and monitor the work progress of freelance editorial service providers by recording details of work done and preparing payment time sheets of individual freelancers;
  • Co-ordinate with the Website Editor in updating the contents of the official websites of the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society;
  • Liaise with the layout design and printing service provider(s) for the Festival publications to ensure that their work is on schedule;
  • Process the submissions for open entries;
  • Proofread film subtitles, publications and other related printed materials; 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 2 years’ relevant working experience;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese including Putonghua;
  • Proficient in PC skills (MS Word, Excel and Access);
  • Experience in publishing will be an advantage; 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.)