Arts Administrator Trainee, Leisure and Cultural Services Department (Ref: 44002)

Department: Leisure and Cultural Services Department

Publish Date: 2021-02-26 00:00:00

Job Title: Arts Administrator Trainee

Salary (Monthly): $18325

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Applicants should –

(a) have a bachelor’s degree from a university in Hong Kong, or equivalent;
(b) have met the language proficiency requirements of ‘Level 2’ result in the Use of English (UE) paper and ‘Level 1’ result in the Use of Chinese (UC) paper in the Common Recruitment Examination (CRE), or equivalent [see Note (4)]; and
© be fluent in spoken English and Cantonese.


Successful applicants will be trained at designated LCSD offices in –

(1) managing or planning cultural venues (including performing arts venues, stadia, museums and libraries); or
(2) organising and promoting performing arts programmes; or
(3) managing ticketing system; or
(4) assisting in different publicity campaigns and promoting cultural programmes and exhibitions.

(Note: Arts Administrator Trainees are normally required to work 44 hours per week. They may be required to work irregular hours, on Saturdays, Sundays and/or Public Holidays.)

Terms of Appointment:

Successful applicants will be appointed on non-renewable Non-civil Service Contract Terms for 24 months, with salary fixed throughout the contract period. Arts Administrator Trainees are subject to the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance (Cap. 485).

General Notes:

(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.

(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
© Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise short-listing criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment interview and/or examination.
(f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview / written examination without being subject to any further short-listing criteria. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau’s website at under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions / Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the contact address.

How to apply:

Applications must be made on the form G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013) which are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centre of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website ( Completed application forms detailing the applicants’ academic qualifications, working experience and knowledge and experience in Performing Arts, Communication, Journalism, Marketing, Cultural Studies or Cultural Management should reach the contact address on or before the closing date for application with the envelope clearly marked with “Application for the position of Arts Administrator Trainee” (the postmark will be referred to for the submission dates of applications by mail). Late or incomplete applications, application not duly signed or applications submitted by fax or email will not be accepted. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to the contact address and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate. Applicants will bear any consequences arising from paying insufficient postage.

Applicants who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation for interview within eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry Address:

Performing Arts Services Section, 14/F, Leisure and Cultural Services Headquarters, 1-3 Pai Tau Street, Sha Tin, New Territories

Enquiry Telephone: 2601 8245

Application Start Date: 2021-02-26 00:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-03-12 18:00:00