Career Opportunities

Medical Administrator

Job Summary

This role is responsible for providing administrative assistance to the medical team at all levels of rugby

Specific responsibilities

  • Assist with the documentation and processing of insurance claims for player injuries
  • Provide general administrative assistance and maintain detailed injury/treatment data bases
  • Assist with injury follow up and tracking, including timely follow up of online injury reports, communicating with players/parents, and assistance with case management
  • Ensure medical/physiotherapy stock and equipment is in good working order, supervise regular stock takes and order supplies as needed
  • Ensure appropriate medical equipment and staff are provided for HKRU events (community, national and international). This includes receiving and coordinating requests for staff and equipment, coordinating delivery of medical equipment, and supervising the replenishment and service of tour bags after events. Liaise with other organizations (e.g. sub-contractors) to ensure appropriate first aid staff are assigned to events
  • Manage logistics of medical room set up for all HKRU-hosted international events
  • Co-ordinate and assist with running First Aid in Sport (FIS) and Pre-Hospital Immediate Care in Sport (PH-ICIS) Courses
  • Assist with organization of Player and Staff Welfare activities. This includes liaising with various non-government organizations.

Your profile

  • Degree or equivalent

  • 1-year relevant experience

  • Excellent communication, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Good interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate and influence

  • Able to work independently, self-motivated, responsible, well-organized and be comfortable to work as part of a team.


    Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please apply with full C.V. with detailed last salary, expected salary and available date of commencement if you were offered the position to Human Resources Department, Hong Kong Rugby Union, Room 2001, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by email [email protected] on or before 20th January 2023.


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Rugby Participation Leader

Job summary

The HKRU is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and outgoing individual to join our Community Department, in the position of Rugby Participation Leader.

 

Specific responsibilities

·      Implement assigned Sport For Development Programmes

·      Budget preparation and management, preparation of payment orders and invoices to support events and programs.

·      Design and coordinate school rugby program included planning, operation and supervise etc.

·      Administration support of the school program and report

·      Develop and maintain a close working relationship with schools and coaches.

·      Design and coordinate part-time coaches to facilitate instructed delivery of all rugby programs.

·      Deliver rugby training sessions and support HKRU rugby events if required.

·      Any other ad-hoc project or administrative duties as assigned by the line manager.

 

The ideal candidate 

·      University degree in Sport management or in a related field 

·      Knowledge in rugby will be an advantage

·      Good command of spoken and written Chinese and English is required 

·      A detailed minded person, with effective communication and organizational skills.

·      Candidates with less experience will be considered as Rugby Participation Officer 

 

Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please apply with full C.V. with detailed last salary, expected salary and available date of commencement if you were offered the position to Human Resources Department, Hong Kong Rugby Union, Room 2001, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by email [email protected] on or before 27th January 2023. 

 

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted directly.

General Manager Communications

Job Summary

This senior management position is a new role reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working closely with GMs responsible for Events, Commercial, Community, Training and Development, Medical and Finance. 

 This will be a challenging and rewarding role that will provide a unique opportunity to work within Hong Kong's rapidly evolving sports ecosystem to promote the positive benefits of participation in sport, and be closely involved in the strategic positioning of the HKRU within the Hong Kong community. It will provide an excellent opportunity to work on the development and evolution of a major international event, the famous HK Rugby 7s, and to support the growth and development of rugby and touch rugby in Hong Kong. 

 

Technical Skills

  • A seasoned all-round professional with broad experience in, and working knowledge of, public relations, media relations, social media, stakeholder engagement, marketing, advertising and brand management. 
  • A team player who works closely with the CEO and fellow GMs to provide strategic advice on the PR, media and communications needs of the HKRU, including crisis communications and stakeholder engagement with the wider sports community and government agencies involved with sports policy and the delivery of sporting programmes.
  • Ability to write quickly, clearly and concisely to support the CEO, and senior management when needed, with speeches, press releases, newsletters and Board reports of high quality.

 

Experience

  • A Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in the Communications, Public Relations or Media fields. Candidates without a degree will be considered if they have 13 years of relevant experience.
  • A good understanding of the HKRU's work and positioning in the Hong Kong community, and general knowledge of the sporting and community landscape in Hong Kong. 
  • A key role will be to increase understanding of HKRU programmes, events and content to the Chinese-speaking community in Hong Kong, and to expand the reach of content highlighting the HKRU's achievements and developments to new audiences in Hong Kong and overseas. 
  • Solid experience in the media or media relations and have, or develop, a wide range of contacts with local media, international media based in Hong Kong, global rugby media, global rugby unions and Hong Kong's National Sporting Associations. 
  • Very good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese.

 

Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Please apply with full C.V. with detailed last salary, expected salary and available date of commencement if you were offered the position by email [email protected], on or before 6 January 2023

Digital Marketing Executive

Job Summary

The Digital Marketing Executive will be work within the marketing team and will have a focus on social media, supporting the management and delivery of digital platforms, as well as assisting in the development, implementation, and evaluation of marketing activities primarily in a digital environment. On a day-to-day basis you will work across the Business Department functional teams and engage internal stakeholders across the entire HKRU organisation. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic team and work on one of the most vibrant sports events in the world.


Specific responsibilities

  • Take a leading role in implementation and management of content calendar 
  • Support in management of HKRU social media channels 
  • Be able to communicate and engage with social media followers 
  • Chinese copywriting / translation 
  • Management of content e.g., photography filing 
  • Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of marketing campaigns and activity across all marketing channels, with a key focus on paid digital and social media advertising
  • Support in the management and delivery of the external email marketing platform (e.g., Mailchimp)
  • Support with website content updates, work with our external agency on website best practice and be familiar with using a digital CMS
  • Be data-driven and assist with the management of our fan data marketplace 
  • Support in providing monthly website analytics and performance marketing reports 
  • This position may be required to work outside of business hours and on weekends


Technical Skills

  • Well-developed digital and social media skills, including social media platforms, Google Analytics, and social media tools
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office 365 software including Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook

Experience

  • Minimum 2-4 years relevant experience in an organisational environment providing digital marketing support
  • A working knowledge of current marketing digital trends and ability to manage social media channels
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think outside the box 
  • Team player with a love of rugby and sports is an advantage 
  • Thrives under pressure, comfortable working to tight deadlines and takes ownership of achieving key deliverables. 
  • Bi-lingual in English and Cantonese


Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Please apply with full C.V. with detailed last salary, expected salary and available date of commencement if you were offered the position by email: [email protected] on or before 6 January 2023.  

Partnerships Manager

The HKRU is currently recruiting a Partnerships Manager to join our commercial team to support sales across all HKRU commercial properties as well as supporting the delivery and partner servicing for the world-famous Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens. Working closely with the General Manager, Head of Sales and Head of Marketing, you will play a key role in maximising HKRU commercial success and the delivery of world-class account management servicing.

 

You will be responsible for building and nurturing excellent relationships with relevant personnel from your designated partner portfolio. A critical aspect of your role will be to ensure all partners receive their full allocation of rights and have the support they need to activate their partnerships to their full potential. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic team and work on one of the most vibrant sports events in the world!

 

Specific responsibilities

  • Provide input and support in the development of sales strategies for each HKRU and HK7s commercial property.
  • Create and develop high level sales presentations and sales materials 
  • Proactively identify and develop relationships with potential commercial partners, lead and support contract negotiations 
  • Be the key point of contact with assigned accounts of commercial partners and maintain strong and effective relationships.
  • Work with the commercial team to develop an effective and efficient communication structure to maintain regular contact with partners
  • Ensure and manage the delivery of all contracted rights and benefits for all event partners. Work with the event operations, marketing and commercial teams to ensure partner requirements are met and expectations exceeded. 
  • Manage the approval process of Partner IP usage and event marketing material; maintain a record of approvals from partners
  • Deliver exceptional on-event servicing by providing problem-solving solutions
  • Create and develop key reporting documents including status reports, case studies, partner review and commercial event review documents
  • Build strong inter-departmental relationships and work as part of the team to ensure the overall HKRU Business Departments objectives are achieved.

 

Your profile

  • Minimum 3-5 years relevant experience in commercial sales and/or business development; preferably in the sports event sector 
  • Proven experience in generating business leads and converting them into sales.
  • Proven experience in account management and servicing
  • Strong business network in Hong Kong is desirable 
  • Team player with a love of rugby and sports is an advantage 
  • Excellent communication, presenting, and organisational skills with a high level of attention to detail is required.
  • Thrives under pressure, comfortable working to tight deadlines and takes ownership of achieving key deliverables. 
  • English a must, Cantonese an advantage

 

Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please apply with full C.V. with detailed last salary, expected salary and available date of commencement if you were offered the position via e-mail to [email protected] on or before 31 December 2022. 

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