Job Opening: Multimedia Officer/Communications Officer (at the rank of Teaching Assistant)

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Multimedia Officer/Communications Officer (at the rank of Teaching Assistant) in the Asian Institute of International Financial Law within the Faculty of Law (Ref.: 500462) (to commence as soon as possible for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

The Multimedia Officer/Communications Officer will work with one of the world’s leading financial law, regulation and technology teams based in the Asian Institute of International Financial Law at the University of Hong Kong. The team has a global profile in research, in online learning and policy impact, including leading the world’s largest FinTech online course with edX, now with over 70,000 learners across every country in the world. In addition, the team runs two world-leading Master’s degree programmes, in Corporate & Financial Law and in Compliance and Regulation as well as a pathsetting new programme in Law, Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneurship. The Multimedia Officer/Communications Officer will work closely with the new HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy as well as with collaborating teams around the world, especially at UNSW Australia, University of Luxembourg, Qatar University and the Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrpreneurship.

Applicants should have a degree or at least a higher diploma in creative media, multimedia, filming, photography, visual communications, online learning/education or related area, ideally with at least 2 years’ experience in multimedia production work, including both traditional and social media. Experience and proficiency in Final Cut Pro X and/or Adobe Premiere CC are required. Good time-management skills and ability to meet multiple deadlines are a must. The ability to support all stages of multimedia production is essential and the ability to follow/maintain/develop video style guide and brand quality and standard is a must. Proficiency in English and strong communication skills and good cooperation with clients and stakeholders are necessary. Experience in social media production, and audience growth and engagement is required. Knowledge of storyboard design, color correction, audio engineering & sound design, Adobe After Effect & Photoshop, new multimedia technology (e.g. 360° video), knowledge management system and video live streaming, photography and analytical tools such as Google Analytics are definite advantages. Experience, interest and/or knowledge of FinTech and RegTech would be ideal.

The appointee is expected to support production of online learning materials and courses as well as media production highlighting research, events and activities, multimedia contents and publicity materials, etc.; be responsible for video production and post production: produce, shoot and edit footage according to scripts, storyboards or loose guidelines; handle a project from concept to completion and tell a visually compelling story with creative editing and sound; and observe and manage video production schedules. The appointee will also assist in managing the social media accounts of the AIIFL and related activities, produce and promote content on multiple social media platforms.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers website (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V. Applicants must submit a video showreel of their selected works and specify their position involved. Photography and other design works can also be submitted for reference. For enquiries, please contact Ms. Flora Leung at 3917 2941 or email at fkleung@hku.hk. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until July 15, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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