Job Opening: Head of Communications for Asia Society Hong Kong Center

Asia Society Hong Kong Center, opened in February 2012, is seeking a candidate to fill the Head of Communications position.


  • Report to the Executive Director


  • Manage and oversee marketing activities for the Center, including the development of promotional materials, paid media and corporate branding;
  • Oversee the development of all marketing materials for the Center;
  • Establish communication programs geared to specific interest groups; and
  • Foster strategic business relationships with technical and business decision makers at targeted segments, including but not limited to members and non-members, corporate accounts.

Communications & Public Relations:

  • Enhance the public awareness of the Center through formulation, development and implementation and effective communications and proactive PR strategies and plans;
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with global and local media outlets and generate publicity, media interest in and media coverage of the Center’s events and activities;
  • Oversee day-to-day press operations including fielding and answering media/press enquiries
  • Evaluate all media and personal appearance requests of the Center staff and help develop interview
  • briefing documents and talking points; and
  • Institute measurement tools to gauge effectiveness of marketing and media relations efforts.


  • A bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline(s), a master’s degree would be an advantage;
  • Minimum 10 years’ relevant experience with at least 5 years at managerial level;
  • Proven track record in successful marketing and communications;
  • Established connections in the local media;
  • Strong pitching, writing, editing and have good journalistic instincts;
  • Ability to work successfully with extremely diverse constituencies;
  • A self-starter who is committed, forward thinking, pro-active, possesses strong problem-solving skills, and ability to work under pressure;
  • A good team player with an eye for details, and an ability to multi-task in a fast paced, dynamic environment;
  • Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal, writing and presentation in English and Chinese (Mandarin would be a plus);
  •  Flexibility regarding working schedule
  •  Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Chinese Word.
  • Attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered to the right candidate.

Interested parties please apply with full resume stating date of availability and expected salary to . All personal data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only. Applicants not hearing from us within 2 months may consider their applications unsuccessful and all personal data supplied will be destroyed within 6 months.

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