Job opening: FCC in Hong Kong seeks coordinator for Human Rights Press Awards

The Hong Kong Human Rights Press Awards is looking for a coordinator. It is a paid, part-time contract position that runs from January to late April or early May. The project is co-organized by the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents Club, Amnesty International (Hong Kong) and the Hong Kong Journalists Association. The job posting is here.

Requirements

  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Fluent written Chinese and spoken Cantonese and / or Putonghua
  • Education or job experience in one of these fields: journalism, media, rights or NGO work
  • Ability to be highly organized and work independently
  • Basic online skills — for example, updating a blog — are a plus
  • Experience with fundraising is also a plus

Job Description

You will:

  • be the point person between the three organizing bodies, and take direction from various staff
  • contact media to encourage them to submit their work
  • coordinate meetings with our panel of judges
  • do administrative and office work
  • help organize an awards luncheon
  • Hours would be flexible — some weeks will be busier than others, but you will be expected to organize your own time.
  • You would work out of one of the organizing bodies’ offices, though some of the work can also be done at home.

To apply, send a cover letter and cv to the FCC at fcc@fcchk.org, attention Ms. CHAN Hoi-lo. Please note “Rights Award Job Application” in the subject field.

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