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Outreach & Communications Manager (3-Year Contract)

Date:  11-Feb-2021
Job Req ID:  776
Company:  John Swire & Sons (HK) Ltd.



John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited


The Swire group is a multi-national, multi-disciplined commercial group, with its principal areas of operations in the Asia Pacific region, and centred on the Greater China area.  We pride ourselves on being original and forward-looking, setting standards for operational excellence wherever we do business – qualities that have guided our operations for over 200 years.


John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited is the holding company of the publicly-listed conglomerate, Swire Pacific Ltd.  Our HK Archive Service (Swire Archive), which provides archives service to Swire group companies in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan and Singapore, invites applications for the following position:


Outreach & Communications Manager (3-Year Contract)


The Job:


Outreach and Stakeholder Engagement

Responsible for the internal and external outreach and stakeholder engagement related functions of the Archive, and to support our clients in their activities which involve archives and heritage. This includes:
• Develop and deliver outreach and stakeholder engagement programmes, events and activities
• Host outreach and stakeholder engagement related visits and tours
• Take charge of catering arrangements as required for client’s functions in the Archive
• Participate in clients’ archives and heritage related activities as required
• Support the development and implementation of oral history collecting programmes



Promote the services of the Archive and the archives and heritage of the Swire group companies through various kinds of communication materials and platforms. This includes:
• Work collaboratively with our archivists in the content development of the Archive’s physical and online engagement platforms
• Plan, produce and publish the Archive’s newsletters and leaflets
• Plan, manage and deliver other communication and promotional mechanism, such as videos, interviews, and social media content
• Handle enquiries and requests relating to stakeholder engagement and PR communications




• Bachelor’s degree or above, preferably in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or Teaching.
• At least 8 years’ experience in public relations, marketing, stakeholder engagement, communications. Candidate with history, teaching or archives management background but have interest and experience in outreach, communications and stakeholder engagement work will also be considered.
• Good project management skills.
• Outgoing and excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Interest in history and flair in verbal and written storytelling will be an advantage.
• Excellent command in oral and written English and Chinese. Fluent in Putonghua.
• Well-versed in Microsoft Office especially PowerPoint.
• Able to work independently and collaboratively with people of all levels, from corporate to community.
• Willing to work out of office time or weekend occasionally, if required.




We offer a competitive package to the right candidate.  Qualified and interested parties please send us your application by clicking “Apply Now”.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


We are an equal opportunity employer.  All applications received will be used exclusively for selection purposes and handled confidentially by authorized personnel only.  Your application may also be considered for other suitable positions within the Swire group.  (Please indicate clearly on your application if you would not like to be considered for other positions within the group.)  Unsuccessful applications will be destroyed after an appropriate time.

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