The Hong Kong Red Cross was established in 1950. We belong to the World's largest humanitarian network and provide impartial and quality care to protect life and health, and to enhance the capacity of vulnerable people to live a safe and dignified life. Our services include disaster relief, special...

The Hong Kong Red Cross was established in 1950. We belong to the World's largest humanitarian network and provide impartial and quality care to protect life and health, and to enhance the capacity of vulnerable people to live a safe and dignified life. Our services include disaster relief, special education, volunteer service, first aid and health training, and blood transfusion. http://www.redcross.org.hk

The Hong Kong Red Cross invites applications for the post of:

Head of Corporate Communications

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 10 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Yaumatei
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Flexible working hours, Medical plan
Industry Charity / NGO / Non-Profit Org / Social Services
Job function Government / Social Services > Community Services / Non-profit Organisations
Marketing / Public Relations > Marketing - Corporate Communications
Published On 25/07/2022

Job Purpose:

To lead the Branding Development, Media and Event Team to support the Acting Director (Management) to steer a range of proactive communications functions for the Hong Kong Red Cross including the formulation and implementation of communication strategy, issue management, media relations; overall publicity; agency publication and event management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional advice to the Agency on corporate communications directions and to develop the execution of Agency Strategic Corporate Communications plan with a view to develop and strengthen the agency brand value and presence
  • Enhance community and media presence of the Hong Kong Red Cross on a solid and well connected media work
  • Manage all corporate communications materials including press releases, newsletters, annual report and all agency publications
  • Keep update on latest development on communication channels or new media and suggest to the Agency on the effective approach for communications to build Agency image
  • Manage the Agency website and social media presence for corporate image building and information dissemination
  • Monitor the Agency complaints and appreciation statistics to provide advice on corporate communications actions as appropriate
  • Comply practice with the global Red Cross communication guidelines and to ensure consistency in line with the corporate image and secure and strengthen the reputational risk management for the Agency

Requirements:

  • Recognized University degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in communications preferably gained from NGOs or social services, with at least 5 years’ at managerial level and above
  • Good knowledge about Hong Kong’s social welfare development and media scenes
  • Substantial experience and knowledge in communications, branding development and crisis management
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills; high proficiency in written English and Chinese and spoken Putonghua
  • High enthusiasm on human services, self-motivated, goal-oriented, detail-oriented and multi-tasking abilities


Contract Period
: 3 years (renewable)

Please send application together with full curriculum vitae and expected salary to the Chief Executive Officer/ Secretary General, Hong Kong Red Cross, 9/F Hong Kong Red Cross Headquarters, 19 Hoi Ting Road, West Kowloon, HK or click "APPLY NOW" on or before 7 August 2022.

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with Agency’s data protection policy for recruitment purposes only. Applicants not contacted within 4 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful and all related information will be kept on our files up to a period of 6 months.