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Communications (Marketing) Manager AFS Intercultural Exchanges Limited
Communications (Marketing) Manager AFS Intercultural Exchanges Limited
Job Highlights
  • Develop, coordinate, and execute presentations
  • A minimum of five years working experience
  • Strategically manage and grow social media channel
Job Description

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Manager will:

  • Develop and implement low-cost campaigns to raise awareness of AFS and increase the number of student applications, school partners, corporate/NGO partners, and donors
  • Develop, coordinate, and execute presentations and events that highlight AFS programs to external parties, including but not limited to students, parents, teachers, and corporate partners; these presentations and events can be during evenings and weekends
  • Build network and establish rapport with media, and facilitate press coverage of AFS Hong Kong
  • Strategically manage and grow social media channels
  • Strategically manage search engine marketing with Google Grants
  • Assist the ED and board members in engaging the various stakeholders, including but not limited to corporate donors, educational institutions, government officials, other community groups and NGOs, and AFS alumni
  • Spearhead initiatives to improve internal communications and community outreach
  • Collaborate and support the Senior Director of Programs on program-related matters
  • Collaborate with the Volunteer Development Coordinator and volunteers to execute AFS alumni campaigns and events
  • Work with external contractors to manage projects that impact the organization’s brand and reputation
  • Other day-to-day tasks: produce publications and marketing collaterals; maintain AFS Hong Kong database; manage AFS Hong Kong web site and other online platforms; engage with AFS alumni
  • Work with the Board of Directors’ Communication Committee to manage and execute AFS Hong Kong branding and profile-raising strategy to good effect
  • Attend education, social sector, and AFS community meetings and events which can be during evenings and weekends

Requirements:

  • Degree holder in Communications, Marketing, or relevant discipline is an advantage
  • A minimum of five years working experience in marketing / communications or alumni / external relations field
  • Knowledge of online (e.g. SEM, social media, etc.) and offline marketing channels
  • Understanding of Hong Kong education ecosystem is an advantage
  • Interest and passion for education and youth development
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills; proficient in both English & Chinese
  • Strategic thinker with an ability to put high-level ideas into practice
  • Dynamic, creative, digital native and a self-starter
  • Independent and details-oriented
  • Good team player with positive work attitude and well-organized

Benefits:

  • Dynamic work environment with a passionate, diverse team
  • Opportunity to create impact on youth and families in Hong Kong
  • Comprehensive salary and benefits package

Application: Interested parties please send your full resume by clicking "Apply Now".  Please indicate your notice period as well as current and expected salary.   
 
Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.  All applications will be treated in strict confidence and data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Additional Information
Company details

AFS Intercultural Exchanges is the Hong Kong partner of a global non-profit organization founded in 1947 and operating in nearly 60 countries to provide intercultural learning. Every year AFS Hong Kong hosts and sends some 200 participants on its flagship year-long homestay exchange for secondary students. Although staff-run, AFS relies on a global network of tens of thousands of alumni, families, and other volunteers to deliver the AFS experience, which has transformed the lives of 500,000 participants for 70 years.