The Urban Land Institute is the preeminent multidisciplinary real estate organization, facilitating open exchange of ideas, knowledge and experience among local, national and international industry leaders and policymakers dedicated to creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Structured...

The Urban Land Institute is the preeminent multidisciplinary real estate organization, facilitating open exchange of ideas, knowledge and experience among local, national and international industry leaders and policymakers dedicated to creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Structured as a 501(c) (3), nonprofit, member-driven research and education organization, the Institute has more than 45,000 global members representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines, both in private enterprise and public service.

ULI’s strength comes from the collective intellectual capital and diverse on-the-ground experience of its membership. Members include real estate developers, builders, owners, investors, architects, public officials, planners, brokers, appraisers, attorneys, engineers, financiers, and academics. For these diverse constituents, ULI provides various educational programs, publications, forums and meetings, applied research, and advisory services.

ULI’s culture is focused on providing exceptional benefit to the member by leveraging its collective intellectual and experiential capital. The strength and value of the organization is deeply tied to connections made between members at all levels; ULI delivers its mission by inspiring, informing, and mobilizing its membership to improve the practices and policies that drive effective land use and urban development.

ULI Hong Kong is a National Council of the Urban Land Institute. National Councils are ULI at the local level, facilitating the exchange of ideas and the transmission of ULI best practices. ULI Hong Kong has over 600 members, who come together at various events and at other programmes to share experiences and learn from each other.

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Manager, Hong Kong (Backfill)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Charity / NGO / Non-Profit Org / Social Services
Job function Administration > Personal Assistant / Executive Assistant
Marketing / Public Relations > Marketing - Communications
Marketing / Public Relations > Public Relation - Events Management
Published On 13/05/2022

The Manager, reporting to Senior Manager of ULI Hong Kong, will work in close coordination with National Council members, administers all aspects of coordinating programs, with a particular focus on developing marketing and communications strategies for membership involvement and sponsorship support toward the advancement of goals and objectives of the National Council, The Manager will maintain a close working relationship with the Senior Manager for local reporting and responsibilities.

The Manager works directly with ULI members and vendors, the Chair, members of the Executive Committee, and members of committees. He/she is expected to develop and maintain relationships with local nonprofits, public agencies, community leaders, local universities and other related professional groups.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manages, in close coordination with the Senior Manager and Chair, the planning and implementation of the National Council’s program of work including, subject to market factors:
    • Programs and events throughout the region focused on, among other subjects, Real Estate Trends, Sustainability/Liveability, Housing, Infrastructure, and Capital Markets
    • Young Leaders Group Programs and Events 
    • NEXT Programs and Events
    • UrbanPlan Program 
    • Women’s Leadership Initiative Program
    • Policy & Practice Initiatives
    • Local Technical Advisory Panels or Advisory Service Panels
    • Local Product Councils (Residential, Commercial, others)
    • Marketing & Communications
    • National Council Annual Report
  • Manages the administration of multiple volunteer committees to develop and meet goals and objectives for programs/community outreach, membership involvement and sponsorship support.
  • Is responsible for coordinating small and large networking and educational programs/ events. 
  • Oversees all logistics for securing speakers, venues, vendors, onsite staffing, handling transportation, print and digital marketing collateral, photography, A/V, signage, and insurance, etc. for programs and events.
  • Oversees all budgets and tracks expenses and revenues for the National Council and for programs, events, solicitations, etc.
  • Handles all related financial and administrative tasks.
  • Develops and maintains program calendar.
  • Manages, creates and/or updates all marketing and communications for the National Council; including, but not limited to, the local National Council website, newsletters, membership directories, and press releases.
  • Takes and distribute minutes of all National Council executive committee and committee meetings.


In addition to the above responsibilities, the Manager will assist with the coordination of other responsibilities related to:

  1. staffing committees, 
  2. participating in strategic planning sessions; and 
  3. creating budgets and recertification plans for yearly review. 



  • 5+ years of experience in events planning, non-profit management or a related field. Experience with local real estate and land use issues is desirable. 
  • BA degree strongly desired. Degree in urban planning, public administration or real estate development a plus. 
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Photoshop or graphic design skills, a plus.
  • Professional oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to work with senior business and public sector executives.
  • Experience working with and managing volunteers.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, to handle multiple tasks concurrently and completely, with responsible follow-through.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Fluency in English and Cantonese.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Some travel may be required.


Application Instructions

To apply, please click on the "Apply" link. A cover letter and résumé are required with your application.

ULI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected characteristics. No relocation reimbursement is offered at this time.