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Marketing and Business Development Manager (Salary: HK$ 47,400 per month)


Entry Requirements:

(a) a bachelor’s degree from a Hong Kong university, or equivalent, preferably in marketing, public relations, communication, or equivalent.  A higher degree in arts and culture related discipline will be an advantage;
(b) Level 3 or above in English Language and Chinese Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent (see Note 2);
(c) at least five years’ full-time post-qualification working experience in marketing;
(d) good knowledge in the application of common business software of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Chinese word processing and so on;
(e) good writing skills in both English and Chinese (see Note 3);
(f) proficiency in speaking English and Cantonese.  Ability to speak Putonghua will be an advantage;
(g) excellent communication, interpersonal and organization skills;
(h) good knowledge of cultural services, including performing arts, literary arts, museums and films, will be an advantage; and
(i) working experience in school and community outreach / volunteer management/ website and social media platforms management / digital and social media marketing / video production / production of marketing publications / management of mega events / market research / government or statutory body will be an advantage.

(1) Applications which did not provide all information as requested or which are not clear that the candidates have met the entry requirements will not be considered.
(2) For non-civil service appointment purpose, ‘Grade C’ in English Language (Syllabus B) and Chinese Language in HKCEE before 2007 is accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ in English Language and Chinese Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(3) Candidates are required to pass a written test.
(4) Applications should be accompanied with a detailed resume setting out the job titles held, the respective companies and a brief description of each of the jobs.  Applications not enclosed with the detailed resume may not be considered.
(5) The position is open to both male and female applicants.


To assist in implementing measures to enhance the awareness of LCSD cultural services, including performing arts, museums and public libraries (hereafter referred to as “cultural services”), widen the audience base, boost attendance and increase revenue. The appointee may be deployed to different sections / units in LCSD, the main duty are:
(a) To formulate digital strategies, to manage and monitor the LCSD Portals and social media platforms;
(b) To launch marketing and publicity campaigns; to initiate video topics and produce creative content for cultural, tourism and reading promotion;
(c) To implement audience building and loyalty programmes to augment community involvement;
(d) To publish marketing-communication materials;
(e) To plan, coordinate and implement mega events;
(f) To explore and develop cross-over initiatives with internal/ external partners;
(g) To conduct surveys and researches to identify and analyse significant features of audience so as to enhance cultural services’ performance;
(h) To provide administrative support, such as follow through with procurement procedures, prepare presentation materials, devise project proposals, provide secretarial support in various processes ; and
(i) To perform any other duty as assigned by the supervisors.

Note: Appointee(s) may be required to work irregular hours, on weekends and/or public holidays.

Terms of Appointment:

Successful applicant(s) will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for a period of 1 year.

Fringe Benefits:

An end-of-contract gratuity may be granted to the appointee upon satisfactory completion of the contract with a consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity, plus the Government's contribution to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will be equal to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period. Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, maternity/paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance.

How to Apply:

Application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 7/2023)] can be obtained from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centre of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau's website ( 

(Note : The new version of application form for Government jobs G.F. 340 (Rev.7/2023) has been in use with effect from 26 July 2023.  Candidates who apply for Government jobs advertised on or after 26 July 2023 should use the new G.F. 340 (Rev. 7/2023).  If candidates submit the old version form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)], they will be required to fill in the new G.F. 340 (Rev. 7/2023) afresh and submit it within seven days upon request.  If candidates fail to submit the new G.F. 340 (Rev. 7/2023) within the stipulated deadline, their applications will not be processed further.)

Completed application form, with the detailed resume (see Note 4), should reach the contact address on or before the closing date with the envelope clearly marked “Application for the position of NCSC Marketing and Business Development Manager” (The postmark will be referred to for the submission date of the application by mail). Applications which are late, incomplete, not attached with a detailed resume, or submitted by fax or e-mails may not be considered.  To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting.  Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to the contact address and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate.  Applicants will bear any consequences arising from not paying sufficient postage.  Applicants who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation within ten to twelve weeks from the closing date for application.  This period may be longer in exceptional circumstances, e.g. when a large number of applications are received or when there are other complications.  Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Contact Address:

Administration Unit,
Hong Kong Public Libraries,
Leisure and Cultural Services Department,
11/F, Hong Kong Central Library,
66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay,
Hong Kong.

Enquiry Telephone:

2633 3056 / 2633 3057

Closing Date for Application:

5 October 2023 18:00

Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):

Ming Pao (22 September 2023)
South China Morning Post (23 September 2023 and 30 September 2023)

General Notes:

(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview.
(f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible.  If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview / written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting criteria.  Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former.  The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau’s website at under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments.”
(g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the contact address.