MANAGEMENT

Executive Director

We now recruit an Executive Director who will be

  • Responsible for the general business management of the Ballet and all the commercial aspects of its operations
  • The key representative to the HKSAR Government and its funding bodies, who are the major supporters for the organization as well as to the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
  • Working closely with the Ballets Artistic Director, providing commercial and administrative advice and support

You will have:

  • A solid track record as an effective senior executive from the arts sector
  • Solid experience in marketing and brand development
  • A track record in fund raising, including developing private sponsors and donors
  • Good networks in the government, business and arts, particularly dance, circles in Hong Kong
  • Solid knowledge of the profile and needs of local dance and arts audiences
  • Excellent communications and people skills
  • Strong financial management skills
  • Experience of leading a team
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English and Chinese

Interested parties please submit application with detail CV, indication of availability, current and expected salary to recruitment@hkballet.com or by post to Human Resources Department, G/F, 60 Blue Pool Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong by 20 December 2019.

(You may assume your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 6 weeks from the closing date.  Data collected would be used for recruitment purpose only.)

ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT

  • There is no vacancy at the moment.

ARTISTIC TEAM

  • There is no vacancy at the moment.

DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

  • There is no vacancy at the moment.

EDUCATION & COMMUNITY OUTREACH DEPARTMENT

Education & Community Outreach Officer / Coordinator

Reporting to the Education & Community Outreach Manager, the candidate will be responsible for the execution of plans and activities organised by the Education & Community Outreach Department, and design and deliver informative, educational and inspiring programmes, opening up the amazing world of ballet to the broadest possible audience, and cultivating within them, a love of ballet and the performing arts.

Main Responsibilities

  • Execute the plans and activities organised by the Education & Community Outreach Department
  • Prepare proposals, budgets, and financial and activity summary reports
  • Assist with the planning of rehearsals and performances at schools, including all the operational and logistical requirements
  • Liaise with venue personnel, internal production teams (including Technical and Wardrobe Departments) and other relevant parties to ensure that operations are efficient, effective and of the highest standard
  • Liaise with venue personnel for the booking of performing and rehearsal venues 
  • Perform administrative duties for the Education & Community Outreach Department
  • Coordinate with schools, government departments, community groups and other organisations for Company visits

Requirements

  • Degree holder preferably in Education, Performing Arts, Administration or related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years’ working experience in administration or marketing-related fields
  • Independent, well-organised person who is willing to take initiative
  • Excellent command of both written & spoken English and Chinese, fluency in Mandarin
  • Proficiency in computer skills including Powerpoint, Excel, Word and Photoshop
  • Able to work under pressure, with flexible working hours (including weekends and public holidays) to accommodate production schedules as needed
  • Work experience in performing arts organisations and knowledge of ballet would be an advantage

Candidate with less experience and qualification will be considered as Education & Community Outreach Coordinator. This post is funded by Hong Kong Cultural Centre Venue Partnership Scheme – Arts Administrator Trainee Programmes.

Interested parties please submit application with detail CV, indication of availability, current and expected salary to recruitment@hkballet.com or by post to Human Resources Department, G/F, 60 Blue Pool Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong.

(You may assume your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 6 weeks. Data collected would be used for recruitment purpose only.)

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

  • There is no vacancy at the moment.

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

  • There is no vacancy at the moment.

MARKETING DEPARTMENT

Assistant Marketing Manager / Senior Marketing Officer

An integral member of the Marketing team, the Assistant Marketing Manager / Senior Marketing Officer will be reporting to Director of Marketing and be responsible for the Company’s PR and marketing communications to support its artistic and business goals.

Main Responsibilities

  • Write, edit and translate press releases, speeches and scripts for productions and events
  • Organize events such as press conferences
  • Support other departments for publicity including but not limited to crafting social media content and eDMs
  • Assist in pitching stories to media
  • Follow up on media interviews and coverage
  • maintain the Company's website
  • Coordinatre the production of annual reports
  • Develop and maintain press database
  • Engage in joint marketing / promotion initiatives / activities

Requirements

  • Degree or above in Marketing, Communications, Languages, Cultural Management or Arts disciplines is preferred
  • At least 3 years of Marketing / PR experience.  Experience in the arts sector is an asset
  • Excellent writing, editing and translation skills
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Chinese
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A team player, meticulous and able to work under pressure
  • Have a great passion for ballet, dance and the arts
  • This position does include working after office hours and on weekends occasionally

Interested parties please submit application with detail CV, indication of availability, current and expected salary to recruitment@hkballet.com or by post to Human Resources Department, G/F, 60 Blue Pool Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong.

(Data collected would be used for recruitment purpose only.)

PROGRAMME DEPARTMENT

  • There is no vacancy at the moment.

SPECIAL PROJECTS

  • There is no vacancy at the moment.

TECHNICAL DEPARTMENT

  • There is no vacancy at the moment.

WARDROBE DEPARTMENT

Costume Cutter

The candidate should have a passion for working in a performing arts organization and have working experience as a theater’s costume cutter or other relevant working experience.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist the Director of Wardrobe in the making of costumes for new or revised productions by the Company
  • Assist the Director of Wardrobe in the general running of the Company’s Wardrobe Department and the supervision of the seamstresses and casual wardrobe staff
  • Work with the Director of Wardrobe and in co-operation with any visiting designers in order to facilitate the efficient making of costumes within budgets and to high standards
  • Advise and co-operate with the Wardrobe Officer, the Head of Program and Marketing, Technical staff and other staff of the Company
  • Such other duties appropriate to the post-holder’s capacity within the Wardrobe Department as may normally be expected of a Costume Cutter
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Director of Wardrobe, the management or their delegate(s) from time to time

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in costume cutting and could complete the task independently
  • Could communicate in English, not a must but preferably

Interested parties please submit application with detail CV, indication of availability, current and expected salary to recruitment@hkballet.com or by post to Human Resources Department, G/F, 60 Blue Pool Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong.

(Data collected would be used for recruitment purpose only.)

Project Coordinator, Wardrobe

The candidate should have a passion for working in a performing arts organization and wardrobe department.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist the Director of Wardrobe to arrange and organise Wardrobe related activities
  • Perform administrative duties for the Department
  • Take care and run the performances, in charge of dressers and arrangement around it
  • Assist Costume Designer or Director for fabrics and other related items in sourcing
  • Participate in simple sewing, cutting or headdresses making
  • Participate in production fitting or costume parade
  • Arrange and tidy up costumes and accessories after each production
  • Work closely with the team to achieve a smooth running of the Company's performances or events, includes prepare and get ready of the required costumes in advance for the rehearsals and the performances; arrange and perform quick changes during the performances; arrange the necessary accessories for the contracted dressers and support them during the preformances
  • Occassionally, tour with the Company outside Hong Kong
  • In-charge and arrange with outside vendors on making costumes
  • Prepare and get ready for the required dyed shoes or fabric for all performance and events
  • Assist other departments in their events on costume and accessory requirements and when necessary attend the venue visits
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Director of Wardrobe, the management or their delegate(s) from time to time

Requirements

  • University Degree or Diploma holder or equivalent preferred
  • Working experince in performing arts; garment or any relevant industries is preferably
  • Knowledge and/or experience in a computerized inventory system
  • Good team player, independent, organised, proactive, keen to learn and detail minded
  • Able to work under pressure and flexible working hours

Interested parties please submit application with detail CV, indication of availability, current and expected salary to recruitment@hkballet.com or by post to Human Resources Department, G/F, 60 Blue Pool Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong.

(Data collected would be used for recruitment purpose only.)

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