Manager (Communications and Public Affairs)

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Communications, the incumbent will perform the following responsibilities to enhance HKGI’s brand awareness and foster public understanding of genomic medicine by planning and implementing a wide range of publicity initiatives.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Devise and implement effective publicity and media relations programmes to promote HKGI and foster public understanding of genomic medicine
  • Serve as HKGI’s content curator, develop compelling messages and bilingual write-ups to publicise HKGI’s achievements
  • Handle media enquiries, interviews, events, daily monitoring and etc. Proactively engage with the media and maintain strong rapport to ensure positive coverage
  • Manage stakeholder engagement and public affairs, including matters related to the Legislative Council and professional bodies. Assist in issue management and formulation of responses and mitigation plans
  • Support internal communications, such as preparing board and committee papers and staff messages
  • Perform any other duties assigned by senior officers.