COMMUNICATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

AFS Intercultural Exchanges is the Hong Kong partner of a global non-profit organization founded in 1947 and operating in more than 50 countries to provide intercultural experiences. Every year AFS Hong Kong hosts and sends over 200 participants on its flagship year-long homestay exchange for secondary students to over 30 countries. 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 lives of more than 500,000 participants over 60 years.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications and Engagement Manager will: 

  • Develop strategies to raise awareness of AFS
  • Build network and establish rapport with media, and facilitate press coverage of AFS Hong Kong
  • Increase use of social media as a key communication channel
  • Assist the ED and board members in engaging the various stakeholders, including but not limited to corporate donors, educational institutions, government officials and other community groups and NGOs
  • 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
  • Work with the Board of Directors’ Communication Committee to manage and execute AFS Hong Kong branding and profile-raising strategy to good effect

Requirements

  • Degree holder in communications, marketing, journalism or relevant discipline is an advantage
  • A minimum of seven years working experience in marketing field
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills; proficient in both English & Chinese
  • Interest and passion for international education
  • Dynamic, creative, digital native and a self-starter
  • Independent and details-oriented
  • Good team player with positive work attitude and well-organized

To apply, please submit your CV (with expected salary) to [email protected]