Senior Media Coordinator, Leisure and Cultural Services Department (Ref: 44041)

Department: Leisure and Cultural Services Department

Publish Date: 2021-03-05 00:00:00

Job Title: Senior Media Coordinator

Salary (Monthly): $60000

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Candidates should have –

(a) a bachelor degree from a university in Hong Kong, or equivalent, preferably in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Translation, or other related disciplines;
(b) at least eleven years’ full-time post-graduate working experience in corporate communications, public relations, advertising or social media marketing preferably relating to the cultural business, including management of website and social media, and copywriting in a sizable organisation, with the use of mobile applications, interactive, digital and/or social media platforms [see Note (1)];
© attained Level 3 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent [see Note (2)];
(d) proficiency in software applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of software applications and experience in graphic/media design and editing are considered as an advantage; and
(e) proficiency in both written and spoken Chinese (Cantonese) and English [see Note (3)], and possessing good presentation and interpersonal skills.

Note :
(1) Candidates are requested to indicate in the section under “Full Employment Record to date” on the application form (G.F. 340 [(Rev. 3/2013)]) details of their relevant working experience in corporate communications, public relations, advertising, website management or social media marketing and provide documentary proof. Candidates failed to provide documentary proof will not be considered as having the working experience indicated on the form.
(2) “Grade C” in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to “Level 3” in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(3) Candidates will be required to pass a language test.


A Contract Senior Media Coordinator will mainly be deployed in fields of news and publicity. Duties include formulating publicity strategies and plans; writing and editing news/publicity materials for dissemination through the Information Services Department, other platforms and social media; establishing good relationship with the media and managing website content with the aim to promote Leisure and Cultural Services Department’s image, events and programmes; keeping track of views expressed through the mass media to ensure the department stays abreast of the public’s opinion to its services; working closely with agencies engaged for executing Leisure and Cultural Services Department’s promotion strategies and monitoring their performances, including but not limited to the design, production and quality of promotional materials in building the department’s image and other promotional activities; supervising subordinate(s) assisting in execution of the above duties; and performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Note : Appointee(s) may be required to work irregular hours including Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.

Terms of Appointment:

Successful candidate(s) will be appointed on one-year non-civil service contract terms.

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 shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview.
(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 shortlisting 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 Bureaus 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 below contact address.

How to apply:

Application Forms (G.F. 340 [(Rev. 3/2013)]) can be obtained from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centres 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, with the detailed resume, should reach the contact address on or before the closing date with the envelope clearly marked “Application for the position of Non-civil Service Contract Senior Media Coordinator” (The postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of submission of application). Applications which are late, incomplete or not attached with a detailed resume may not be considered. To avoid unsuccessful delivery of application, applicants should ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting. Any underpaid mails will be returned or disposed of by the Hongkong Post.

Candidates who are selected for interview/trade test will normally receive an invitation in about 4 to 6 weeks from the closing date for application. Longer time may be required under certain circumstances, e.g. when a large number of applications are received. Those who are not invited for interview/trade test may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry Address:

Information and Public Relations Section, 17/F, Leisure and Cultural Services Headquarters, 1-3 Pai Tau Street, Sha Tin, N.T., Hong Kong

Enquiry Telephone: 2601 8650

Application Start Date: 2021-03-05 00:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-03-19 23:59:00