Assistant Communications and Public Relations Manager (at the rank of Executive Officer I) in the Institute for Advanced Study [Ref. A/248/09]


Provide strategic public relations advice to the Director and Executive Director; develop and implement comprehensive communication plans/strategies to increase the visibility of the Institute; take up the role of the Institute’s spokesperson and act as a bridge between the Institute and the media in a proactive manner; prepare publicity materials (such as press releases, speeches, newsletters and brochures); coordinate public relations activities, events and functions; maintain the Institute’s webpage; and perform any other duties as assigned.


A Master’s degree/good honours degree in Marketing/Advertising/ Communications or related disciplines with at least 7 years’ relevant post-qualification experience.  A proven track record in designing and executing successful public relations campaigns at both local and international levels; strong relationship with media outlets of local business and industry; competence in strategic thinking and planning; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese are required. 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Initial 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 post and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an online application at The closing date is 6 October 2017.  Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

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