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Senior Communications Officer (2-year contract, renewable)


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Looking for a meaningful career that allows you to make a difference in the world? Join Oxfam Hong Kong, a member of the Oxfam confederation, in creating a world free of poverty. As an independent development and relief agency, we work with people living in poverty and partner organisations to implement effective development, humanitarian, policy advocacy, and public education programmes. 

We are seeking passionate individuals to join our team and contribute to our poverty alleviation work. Join us and be part of the solution to end poverty and create a better world for all.

Senior Communications Officer (2-year contract, renewable)
[Ref.: FCU/SCO/23/02]

S/he is responsible for further develop OHK’s distinct branding through Hong Kong Programs including for writing, editing, proof-reading communication materials, advises and recommends materials for sign off at management level; plan and implement off-line and on-line communications projects; supports Communications Manager in team management, and other task as agreed in the year plan.


– Develop, lead and execute communications campaign that leverage appropriate external moments to highlight and demonstrate OHK key role and stance on poverty issue.

– Proactively push out timely reactive statements on government policies, annual research to monitor HK poverty issues, communicate OI report findings on big international days/ conferences (e.g Davos, COP, etc)

– Lead and develop new initiatives that further enhance OHK’s branding.

– Develop agency profiling and promote brand recognition in Hong Kong and Macau

– Develop quality content, write and contribute ideas to agency communications materials

– Handle marketing promotion and publicity works for fundraising activities

– Work very closely with other programme units in building stronger engagement with public and media which can

support in building up the influencing network of OHK and expanding OHK’s impact, influence and profile

– Provide communications support in humanitarian works, including programme sites visit and organising publicity works

– Handle publicity and media work including media pitching, interviews, press material development, media events and related media enquires

– Build up and maintain media networks and relationship for HK local media.

– Degree holder with at least 8 years’ relevant working experience in media relations and publicity. Candidate with less experience will be considered as Communications Officer.
– Practical experience in media relations and communications
– Self-motivated and creative with good interpersonal, project management skills and be able to work under pressure
– Proven experience in copywriting with editorial awareness; knowledge of video editing and social media is a plus
– Proficient in computer applications including MS Office and Chinese word processing
– Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese including proofreading and editing skills
– Identification with Oxfam’s mission and vision is a must.

Closing date for application: 30 November 2023

You are invited to send your application letter, curriculum vitae with your current and expected salary and date of availability to Human Resources Manager by email to

At Oxfam Hong Kong, our culture is shaped by our values, which reinforce what we care about and how we do things. Our five core values are: Justice, Empowerment, Inclusiveness, Accountability and Innovation. Learn more about Oxfam Hong Kong here:

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

(Data collected will only be used to process job applications. Applicants who are not invited for an interview within six weeks from the closing date can assume that their application was unsuccessful. All related information will be kept up to 12 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.)

Oxfam Hong Kong is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Category: Communications
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Quarry Bay
Salary: Negotiable

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