Careers

We are constantly looking for suitable people to join us.  Please check this page for current openings.

Due to the nature of our operation in the performing arts industry, over 90% of our colleagues are working on a part-time basis.  They include creative professionals, performing arts teachers, and stage and technical arts management people.

Our full-time team includes course management executives and assistants, and custom-made gig executives and assistants.

Apart from work-related experience, EXCEL team members have the following qualities:
  Passion, drive and determination
  Responsible and reliable
  Highly organised
  Experienced in dealing with people and situations and always with professionalism
  A questioning mind with a natural problem-solving flair

For any enquiries, please direct them to jennyyu@hkapa.edu and marked for the attention of the General Manager.

CURRENT OPENINGS

MARKETING MANAGER

EXCEL is looking for a Marketing Manager who will be both a leader and a hands-on marketer. The role holder will plan, lead and implement effective marketing and promotional strategies both for EXCEL’s programmes/courses and its campaigns for custom-made projects. They will also devise and manage annual marketing and promotion budgets, produce periodic press releases, as well as doing regular market research.

The ideal candidate will strongly familiarise themselves with EXCEL’s products and will be prepared to take ownership of them; with key strengths in marketing communications: identifying our audience segments and targeted communications. The ideal candidate will have strong skills with both Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop as well as the Microsoft suite. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with strong time management skills, able to oversee a complex year-round calendar of products and services to be promoted. In addition to the above and appropriate experience, a strong sense of responsibility, excellent organisational skills, attentiveness to details, strong creative thinking skills and a sharp marketing sense are requisite.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. 1. Degree holder in business studies majoring in Marketing;
  2. 2. Excellent marketing knowledge and marketing sense;
  3. 3. At least 5 years’ marketing experience in services-related industries, including experience in executing marketing activities across different media, including Facebook, Instagram, etc;
  4. 4. Proven experience in planning and executing integrated marketing campaigns;
  5. 5. Ability to work to tight deadlines;
  6. 6. Strong sense of responsibility with positive and “can-do” working attitude;
  7. 7. Well versed with design software, including Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop;
  8. 8. Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese;
  9. 9. A strong ability to follow through tasks to their timely and satisfactory completion;
  10. 10. Team player with leadership and coaching skills, result-oriented, multi-tasking, attentive to details and self-motivated.

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT

Appointment will be on a two-year fixed-term contract.  Contract may be extended at the end of two years subject to demonstration of satisfactory performance.

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include:

  • – medical benefits
  • – annual leave
  • – mandatory provident fund
  • – bonus
  • – gratuity

APPLICATIONS

Please submit your application with full résumé, availability and expected salary to the General Manager (Enterprise), Extension and Continuing Education for Life (EXCEL), Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts via email jennyyu@hkapa.edu on or before 31 December 2021.

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only.

PART-TIME PROGRAMME ASSISTANTS

HKAPA EXCEL runs evening and weekend courses and PROGRAMME ASSISTANTS are needed to provide support to these courses. Responsibilities include class setup, providing support to teaching staff and students, handling enquiries, and administrative work. Conscientious university students with some working experience are welcome to apply.

Requirement

– Fluent in Chinese and English
– Good command of Microsoft Office, English and Chinese word processing
– Good interpersonal and communication skills
– Strong sense of responsibilities

Suitable candidates can work with us in one of the following appointment formats:
(1) Part-time employment with regular evening and / or weekend work
(2) Part-time employment with ad-hoc evening and / or weekend work (Salary: HK$55-60)

Please submit your application, with full résumé, and whether you are seeking (1) or (2) above to kitlim@hkapa.edu. Applicant applying appointment format (1), please indicate your expected salary.