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Programme Associate, LGBT+ & Employee Wellbeing

Published on 14.07.21

Community Business is a not-for-profit organisation (Hong Kong Charity Number 91/6560) whose mission is to lead, inspire and support businesses to have a positive impact on people and communities. Recognised as a thought leader in responsible and inclusive business practices in Asia, we are looking to recruit a Programme Associate, to support and drive our LGBT+ Workplace Inclusion campaign and our Employee Wellbeing Campaign. This is a role ideally suited for a professional who is self-motivated and passionate about impacting positive change.

Community Business is a not-for-profit organisation (Hong Kong Charity Number 91/6560) whose mission is to lead, inspire and support businesses to have a positive impact on people and communities. Recognised as a thought leader in responsible and inclusive business practices in Asia, we are looking to recruit a Programme Associate, to support and drive our LGBT+ Workplace Inclusion campaign and our Employee Wellbeing Campaign. This is a role ideally suited for a professional who is self-motivated and passionate about impacting positive change.

 

Key Responsibilities

This is a full-time role reporting to a Senior Programme Manager and based in either Hong Kong or India. This role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the development and execution the campaign, maintaining our position as thought leader. This includes:
  • Project management;
  • Conducting background research, benchmarking with other markets, and proposing ideas;
  • Developing content expertise to build credibility as a subject matter expert;
  • Preparation of presentation materials;
  • Drafting of newsletters and communications;
  • Preparing content for consulting and training;
  • Planning, executing, and supporting launches, media briefings, events, workshops and seminars;
  • Engaging with and coordination of various parties including clients, other teams, partners, and vendors;
  • Supporting and collaborating on video content creation and management;
  • Providing administrative support.
  • Keeping abreast of key developments relating to LGBT+ equality/employee wellbeing, including legislative, cultural and social, regularly reviewing research and articles in the media.
  • Update and maintain key client databases to ensure relationship tracking.
  • Networking and building relationships with key partners in the field locally, regionally and internationally.

Selection Criteria

Candidates should possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Degree holder or equivalent, preferably in a related field.
  • Passion for the subject of Diversity & Inclusion and interest in issues relating to LGBT+ inclusion/employee wellbeing, with a keen interest to learn and develop subject matter expertise in these areas.
  • Good organisational, project and event management skills, with the ability to multi-task and balance multiple projects and different priorities concurrently.
  • Strong English language skills - both written and verbal. Fluency in Cantonese and Mandarin, with ability to read / write Chinese, would be an advantage.
  • A strong attention to detail - experience with proof-reading and reviewing an advantage.
  • Has a critical mind, thinks creatively and has good problem-solving skills.
  • Analytical and can work with data for quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Self-motivated, with ability to work independently.
  • Resilient, adaptable, and enjoys working in a dynamic, stimulating and fast-moving environment.
  • A good team player who enjoys working in a multicultural working environment.
  • Confidence to communicate and interact with key stakeholders, both internally and externally. Experience in public speaking and delivering presentations would be an advantage.
  • Experience of working in the corporate sector would be an advantage.
  • Has a high degree of proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Salary

The salary will be commensurate with the relevant experience of the successful candidate.

Dates

Starting date: As soon as possible

Application Procedures

Please send your CV together with a cover letter explaining the extent to which you meet the selection criteria to hr@communitybusiness.org. Please also indicate your present and expected salary and date of availability. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Applications will close on 30 July 2021.

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

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