The main duties of an Assistant Public Information Officer include:
(a) conducting education programmes for visitors of the LegCo Complex such as role-play on the work of LegCo for students and youth groups, and story-telling for young children;
(b) assisting in the production of education and publicity materials;
(c) maintaining and enhancing the "Education" section of the LegCo Website;
(d) assisting in the maintenance and enhancement of the education facilities of the LegCo Complex; and
(e) assisting in the provision of media support services.
(a) have a recognized university degree;
(b) preferably have three years' work experience in community education, public relations, journalism and/or corporate communication;
(c) have excellent command of written and spoken Chinese and English, preferably with good command of Putonghua;
(d) be computer-literate, preferably with good design layout skills, and knowledge of developing and maintaining online portal;
(e) be a team player with good communication and presentation skills, and be able to work independently and flexibly; and
(f) be willing to work shift duties, including weekends and public holidays.
The Secretariat may devise further criteria to shortlist applicants. Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend a written test.
The starting salary is $28,725 per month, increasing by 13 annual increments to $53,195. There is also a monthly cash allowance for the rank of Assistant Public Information Officer (the current rate is $745 per month). The successful candidate will be appointed on three-year agreement terms subject to renewal upon satisfactory completion of service, at which the appointee will be eligible for an end-of-agreement gratuity. The gratuity, when added to the employer's contribution to a Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme, is equal to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the agreement period. Fringe benefits include paid leave as well as medical and dental benefits.
Applications should be sent to Human Resources Office, Legislative Council Secretariat, Legislative Council Complex, 1 Legislative Council Road, Central, Hong Kong on or before 1 April 2019. The position applied for should be indicated on the envelope, and an email address should also be provided in your application. Shortlisted applicants will be notified by email or by phone. All personal data provided will be treated in strict confidence. Applicants not invited for interview or written test within eight weeks from the closing date may assume their applications unsuccessful.
(A standard application form may be downloaded from the Legislative Council Website (http://www.legco.gov.hk))
As an Equal Opportunities Employer, The Legislative Council Commission is committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination in employment with the Legislative Council Secretariat. The post advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirements irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race. For more information on our policy on employment of persons with disabilities, please visit the Legislative Council Website.
The Legislative Council Secretariat ("the Secretariat") is looking for high calibre individuals for appointment as Assistant Public Information Officer in its Public Information Division. Under the supervision of The Legislative Council Commission, the Secretariat's mission is to provide efficient and professional secretariat, research and administrative support for the Legislative Council (''LegCo''), enhance community understanding of the activities of LegCo and ensure an effective avenue for redressing grievances of members of the public.