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【Press Release】Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association Recruitment Day 2016
 
[5 August 2016, Hong Kong] The Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association Recruitment Day 2016, organized by the Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association (HKAAA), has been successfully accomplished on July 30th, 2016. A total of 13 recruiters providing more than 30 job vacancies and about 400 job seekers have attended for talks and job applications.
 
The Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association Recruitment Day 2016 aims to promote the arts industry in Hong Kong and provide a platform for arts organizations to recruit and promote.
 
The Recruitment Day also invited five senior arts executives to share their experience of working in the arts industry of Hong Kong, giving people who are planning to join the arts industry a brief idea of their future work. Our guest speakers include: Ms Anna CY Chan – Head of Dance, Performing Arts, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, Ms Athena Wu – M+ Associate Curator(Learning & Interpretation), Ms Jennifer Wong – M+ Assistant Curator(Design and Architecture), Professor Tseng Sun-man – Co-Programme Leader of EMA(AME), The Education University of Hong Kong, Mr Marble Leung – Head of Programme and Education, Hong Kong Repertory Theatre.
 
HKAAA pursues professionalism and constructive dialogue in the practice of arts administrators. During the Recruitment Day, speakers revealed that the industry, ranging from small, medium to large-scale arts groups, has a demand for arts administrators, and arts administration involves a wide variety of job duties that require the candidates to be passionate, with good communication skills and common sense, versatility, independent as well as can work in a team.
 
Full list of recruiters are as follows:
Hong Kong Arts Festival Society, Hong Kong Ballet, Hong Kong Philharmonic Society, Hong Kong Photographic Culture Association, Hong Kong Schools Music and Speech Association, Red Vocal Academy, Roger Lin Studio, Shakespeare4All, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals, Videotage, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority and Youth Square
 
 
Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association Recruitment Day 2016
Date: 30 July 2016 (Saturday)
Opening Time: 14:00, 30 July 2016
Venue: Exhibition Hall, 6/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre
Organizer: Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association
    

Job seekers queuing up for on-site interview
 
 

Photo of Guest Speakers (WKCDA)
 
 

Photo of Guest Speakers (Mr Marble Leung)
 
 

Photo of Guest Speakers (Professor Tseng Sun-man)
 
For details of the Recruitment Day, please visit: http://www.hkaaa.org.hk/doc/19378
 
Media Enquiries
Mr Canice Chan     Tel: 3791 2590      Email: canice.chan@hkaaa.org.hk
 
About Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association
Established in 1985, Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association’s mission is to promote good arts administration practice through advocacy, professional development, communication, networking support and collaboration amongst arts managers and other stakeholders; and to serve as a platform and representative voice in order to support the advancement of a flourishing arts scene, bringing social and economic benefits to all sectors of society in Hong Kong. For details please visit our website at www.hkaaa.org.hk.
 
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Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association Limited
Address: 1/F, Parklane Building, No. 235 Queen's Road Central, Sheung Wan
Tel: 852 - 2877 7268
Email: info@hkaaa.org.hk
Website: http://www.hkaaa.org.hk