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Assistant Manager, Media RelationsHong Kong Trade Development Council
Assistant Manager, Media RelationsHong Kong Trade Development Council

Job Highlights

  • A university degree in Journalism/Communications
  • Mins 5 yrs exps in marketing / corporate comm.
  • Network with worldwide trade journalists/editors

Job Description

[Ref. No.: 3/03AMMK/EXH2/HKTDC]  



  • To develop and strengthen the network with worldwide trade journalists/editors and local mass media to help publicising the fairs
  • To draft and distribute press releases regularly on HKTDC fairs, monitor media coverage and handle press enquiries
  • To arrange press interviews and to provide talknotes for senior management
  • To organise local press conference, provide talknotes, draft powerpoints, and make logistical arrangements for press conference
  • To brief, receive international journalists and to organise events during their visit to the fairs
  • To liaise closely with various departments / offices of the Council in organising local or overseas press conferences and events for the HKTDC fairs
  • To develop and maintain the database of trade and mass publications, magazines and journals related to HKTDC fairs
  • To explore partnership with the trade or mass media for initiatives conducive to bring values to the fairs
  • To help leading the Media Team in terms of overall strategic planning or team tasks


  • A university degree, preferably in Journalism and/or Communications
  • Minimum five years' solid relevant working experience in marketing / corporate communications or client servicing in public relations field, preferably with multi-national corporations
  • Excellent English and Chinese press release writing skill a must
  • Have experience working with media and building media network
  • Excellent command in both spoken and written English and Chinese. Fluent in Putonghua
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Multi-tasking, independent with good initiatives

Remuneration and Benefits:

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A competitive remuneration and benefits package, including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be offered.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates are invited to complete the application form on our website on or before 4 September 2019. Those who do not hear from us within EIGHT WEEKS after the closing date may assume their applications were unsuccessful.

All information provided by applicants will be treated in strict confidence and used only for recruitment purposes. Applicants may be considered for other suitable positions within the Council. Their personal data will be destroyed six months after the selection is finalised.

Additional Information

Company Overview

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the statutory organisation promoting Hong Kong’s external trade, seeks dynamic, high-caliber and experienced professionals to join our Exhibitions Department. To strengthen Hong Kong's role as Asia's international business platform, we organise more than 30 world-class international trade fairs in Hong Kong each year.  These fairs, which cover various industries and sectors, create opportunities for companies to promote their products or services to buyers from all over the world.

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