Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities


Check out the opportunities below and contact us at [email protected] with any questions

Staff & Volunteer Manager

Job Summary

REAL is currently recruiting a Staff & Volunteer Manager to join our operations team on a five month contract to support the delivery of REAL events, including the world famous Hong Kong Sevens!
You will play a key role in the development and implementation of the 2020 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens volunteer programme. This will include the recruitment, training, and supervision of volunteers throughout the entire event cycle.
The position requires an individual who is a clear communicator, both verbal and written, organized with effective time management skills and demonstrates the highest standards of professionalism and work ethic.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic team and work on one of the most vibrant sports events in the world.

Key Responsibilities
• Create, develop and implement a volunteer programme for the 2020 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens
• Research and write staff and volunteer role descriptions based on the needs of the event
• Liaise with internal Hong Kong Rugby Union departments to fulfil specific event roles
• Create relationships with schools, universities and tertiary institutions to generate appropriate
volunteering and internship opportunities.
• Interview and recruit volunteers and ensure they are appropriately matched for a specific event role.
• Coordinate and liaise between volunteers and HKRU event staff to ensure roles and expectations are clearly defined and understood.
• Manage and deliver appropriate support and training for staff and volunteers.
• Create and develop an event staff and volunteer handbook and manage the distribution of all necessary resources, materials and event merchandise
• Assist the accreditation manager to accredit all event staff and volunteers
• Oversee the on-event delivery of the event staff & volunteer programme
• Manage budgets and resources, including the reimbursement of expenses
• Maintain databases and undertake any other administrative duties.


 Closing Date : 20th November 2019 for more details

Marketing Manager

Job Summary

REAL has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Manager to join our commercial team on a five month contract. You will play a lead role in the creation, develop and implementation of marketing strategies across the entire REAL events portfolio – including the world famous Hong Kong Sevens!
The marketing manager will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of marketing campaigns and for the development and guardianship of event brand identity. This role suits a commercially focused marketer; someone driven by results and comfortable making decisions based on data and insight; and has a passion for sport and entertainment.
The role will work closely with the REAL commercial and event teams and will manage all marketing, PR and comms across multiple external stakeholders, including the daily coordination with the Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) marketing team.
We are searching for someone who is keen to develop their own career alongside a dynamic business with an ambition to progress with the organization as it grows. This is a broad, hands-on marketing role that involves all aspects of marketing.


Key responsibilities
• Develop and execute marketing and brand strategies, tactics, advertising and brand messaging to support event goals and objectives.
• Manage and develop external agency and stakeholder relationships to ensure positive ROI across all media channels, achieving revenue targets as well as brand growth objectives
• Develop and implement integrated marketing plans, across campaigns, events, digital, social and PR.
• Create, develop and manage content creation across all platforms – websites, social, newsletters
• Identify, develop and implement new and innovative marketing opportunities focused on increasing brand awareness of events and driving additional revenue.
• Ensure marketing strategies and campaigns are data and insight-led, demonstrating effectiveness and efficiency
• Regularly monitor and assess campaign KPIs and campaigns are delivered on time and on budget; evaluate campaigns to show impact and future learning’s.
• Create clear and accurate reporting, detailing results of marketing campaigns and media value.
• Oversee the management and protection of Event brand integrity by reviewing and approving all internal and external materials to ensure adherence to brand guidelines
• Act as the day-to-day marketing and brand contact for clients, partners and sponsors as required
• Work closely with the HKRU commercial team to leverage sponsor activation and ensure marketing-related contractual obligations are being met, tracked and reported
• Work with the HKRU Marketing team to coordinate and utilize resources, including the management of the Graphic Design department to ensure all projects are completed on time and without errors.
• Manage marketing budgets and allocate resources among multiple projects.

 Closing Date : 20th November 2019 for more details

Partnership Account Manager

Job Summary

REAL is currently recruiting a Partnerships Account Manager to join our commercial team on a five month contract to support the delivery and partner servicing for the world famous Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens.
You will support the REAL commercial team in delivering success against objectives for commercial event partners. Working closely with the Commercial Manager, Hospitality Manager and Marketing Manager you will play a key role in the delivery of the event account management servicing.
You will also 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.
You will work to ensure that the operations and administration that underpins delivery of contractual rights and management of the event’s commercial partners is recognised as being exceptional and best in class at every level.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic team and work on one of the most vibrant sports events in the world.

Key Responsibilities
• Support the delivery of best in class partnership management for your designated partner portfolio by ensuring the delivery of contractual rights
• Create and maintain key reporting documents including status reports, case studies and partnership review documents
• Work with the commercial team to develop an effective and efficient communication
structure to maintain regular contact with partners
• Proactively build strong relationships with key partner contacts, event stakeholders and REAL team members
• Manage the approval process of partner IP usage and event marketing material; maintain a record of approvals from partners
• Utilize all available measurement and reporting programmes in order to build a reporting structure to track partnership performance, whilst taking responsibility for producing case studies to fully review partner activations
• Deliver exceptional on-event servicing by providing problem-solving solutions
• Support the commercial team in the continuous development and innovation of partnership management servicing.


 Closing Date : 31st October 2019 for more details

Administration Assistant

Job Summary

The role will report to the Head of Rugby Participation and will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Community Foundation, Operations team and the Charitable Trust.

 

Specific responsibilities

  • To provide monthly updates to program managers regarding budget spend on (Summer Course, Elementary Course & Touch Training Course) and School Programs (Primary & Secondary school).
  • To provide administrative support to the school programs (UBS Rugby Spirit, LCSD School Sports and HKRU School Development programs), including management of applications and maintenance of detailed school databases.
  • To provide administrative support to the engagement courses (Summer Course, Elementary Course & Touch Training Course), including management of applications, coordination of course logisics, issuing of certificates and maintenance of detailed participant databases.
  • To prepare agreements and ensure all part-time coaches and helpers allowances are paid on time with statement of pay provided. Ordering and distribution of Uniform.
  • To provide receptionist and administration service of SCAA office.
  • To provide monthly participation report for World Rugby (Get Into Rugby Program)
  • To manage purchase order of monthly expenses for staffs of Participation Department.
  • To provide administrative support to the Rugby Operations department.


 Closing Date : 31st October 2019 for more details

Development physiotherapist

Job summary

The role will report to the Senior Manager, Player Welfare & Medical and General Manager, Physiotherapy and will be responsible for physiotherapy management of national players, as well as delivery of group and individual based rehabilitation programs.

 

Specific responsibilities

  • •To provide evidence-based physiotherapy and rehabilitation to National players, primarily players within development and national age-grade programs, including physiotherapy coverage of training sessions and international tours
  • •To design and deliver individual and group rehabilitation sessions for injured players
  • To complete physiotherapy assessments, including use of relevant outcome measures
  • Assist in ad-hoc assignments as required 
  • To work closely with other National physiotherapists and Strength & Conditioning coaches to provide effective strategies for rehabilitation and prevention of injuries
  • To monitor player wellness and injury status and provide reports for discussion by the management and medical teams
  • To work closely with a multidisciplinary team of support staff, including regular communication with rugby coaches, managers, doctors and other relevant staff
  • To complete appropriate screening processes for players, and assist with screening for other national squads, as required
  • To maintain thorough clinical records and input screening and injury surveillance data

 

 Closing Date : 31st October 2019 for more details

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