City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social...

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.

Applications are invited for :

Associate Director/Alumni Relations Manager in the Alumni Relations Office [Ref: A/623/03]

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 12 Years
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Management - Schools / University / Vocational
Government / Social Services > Fund Raising
Marketing / Public Relations > Marketing - Corporate Communications
Published On 18/06/2022
ref. A/623/03

In a strategic move to further strengthen the fast-developing Institutional Advancement functions of the University and to enhance the result of the University’s first-ever comprehensive fundraising campaign, the University is looking for a seasoned and dynamic alumni relations cum fundraising professional to take up a senior position in the Alumni Relations Office, one of the key offices under the leadership of the Vice-President (Development and External Relations).

Duties :  Reporting to the Director (Alumni Relations Office), the appointee will play a key role in strengthening alumni relations and raising funds for the University from alumni and alumni bodies locally and non-locally.  S/he will be required to take a proactive approach to develop alumni relations cum fundraising strategies, identify and cultivate alumni supporters and prospects, solicit donations and lead related activities.  S/he also needs to foster partnerships with alumni leaders and stakeholders through strategic communication, research, data mining, and programmes and events aligning with the University’s strategic development, and to support the institutional projects with stakeholders.  The appointee will be required to work outside office hours and travel outside Hong Kong occasionally on a need basis.

Requirements :

  1. A Bachelor’s degree plus a postgraduate qualification;
  2. At least 12 years’ solid and relevant senior specialist experience, preferably in sizable educational organisations;
  3. Sound knowledge of local and non-local alumni cum fundraising affairs;
  4. Strong communication and leadership skills with outstanding organising ability;
  5. Excellent command of written and spoken Chinese and English (including Putonghua);
  6. Demonstration of leadership in motivating a team to achieve goals;
  7. Ability to develop prospect research and fundraising initiatives; and
  8. Good knowledge of management, statistics, reports, and IT skills are required.


Candidates holding a Bachelor’s degree with not less than 10 years’ relevant experience may be considered for appointment as Alumni Relations Manager.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test.

(Those who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.)

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes.

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : hrojob@cityu.edu.hk/Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk.  The closing date is 3 July 2022.  Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.
 
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