Job Opportunities

SPCA is one of Asia’s leading animal welfare organisations with seven income generating private veterinary clinics and two mobile vehicles, making us one of Hong Kong's leading veterinary establishments. In addition we run an array of effective services and programmes that directly help animals on the ground, from our Inspectorate to Adoption facilities to our Cat Colony Care Programme.

We are always seeking high-calibre, team-oriented and self motivated individuals who genuinely care for the welfare of animals to join us - if that is you, then apply now!

Public Relations Officer

  • Department: Strategy & Communications
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Responsibilities: 

  • To write, edit and produce the Society’s content to meet the needs of different target audiences
  • Plan and develop multi-media communications materials
  • Produce the Society's publications and text
  • Help maintain and promote the Society's presence on key social media platforms including Facebook and Instagram
  • Help in the translation of materials 
  • Produce the Society's Annual Review (bilingual)
  • Pitch interview ideas to media, assist in the conducting of interviews
  •  Draft press releases, briefings and other materials, as required
  • Assist with the planning and co-ordination of events
  • Provide proactive and reactive media relations support for the SPCA's campaigns
  • Engage with celebrities and their agents on behaf of the SPCA, as and when required
  • Respond to media enquiries in a timely and effective manner, including drafting quotes, as directed by the Deptuy Director, Strategy of Communications
  • Assist the Deputy Director (Strategy and Communications) in promoting the Society’s policies, activities and public image
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned by the Deputy Director, Strategy & Communications

 

 Requirements:

  • University graduate in disciplines including language, communications, translation or journalism, with at least 2 year’s relevant experience. Prior experience dealing with the media and developing media strategies will be an advantage  
  • Excellent English and Chinese writing and editing skills; Ability to produce written material to a high standard on tight deadlines 
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation & communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills,  including a demonstrated ability to prioritise and execute a large number of tasks in an efficient manner
  • Proficient in computer skills (eg. Microsoft Office and PowerPoint), and multimedia skills (eg. photo and video editing, graphic design etc.) 
  • A team player. The role will require liaising with many different internal and external stakeholders
  • Detail orientated, hands-on and with good project management skills
  • Enthusiastic and proactive
  • Willing to work occasionally on Sundays and public holidays when required
  • Genuine interest and passion in the welfare of all animals
  • Candidate with less experience will be considered as Public Relations Assistant

All information provided by applicants will be treated in strict confidence and used only for recruitment purposes. Please submit your full résumé and cover letter to the Human Resources Manager, SPCA (HK), 5 Wan Shing Street, Wanchai, HK or email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .