Career


Working at Tai Kwun

We are keen on talents and we take pride in discovering the right people and helping them unleash their full potential. By fostering a harmonious and vibrant workplace, motivating staff and developing their careers, we aim to build a unique team that will bring the Tai Kwun vision to life.

Applicants are welcome to send their career enquires to recruit@taikwun.hk (Human Resource Department of Tai Kwun).


Temporary Art Education Associate and Gallery Supervisor

Arts Department

The Job

Reporting to the Head of Arts, you will:

  • Oversee the daily operation of art galleries at Tai Kwun to ensure visitor, employee and artwork safety and maintain the immaculate appearance of the galleries.
  • Coordinate with other departments or partners to ensure the gallery operation and exhibitions are smooth and professional.
  • Supervise gallery functions and systems such as the coat check and the POS system
  • Liaise with lenders, institutions, curators and artists throughout the production process of art programmes
  • Conduct training to docent to enhance docents’ performance
  • Plan, implement and schedule exhibition tours e.g. school tours, public weekend tours, family tours, family days, VIP tours etc

 

About You

You should have/be

  • Degree in relevant discipline
  • Experience in managing project schedules and in client facing or customer services activities, with exposure in managing reception at art galleries and in visitor experience focus environment. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Keen interest in contemporary art

Temporary Human Resources Officer

Human Resources Department

The Job

You will:

  • Support full spectrum of HR functions with focus on recruitment, training & development and staff wellness activities.
  • Assist in recruitment process including job posting, CV screening, interview arrangement, conduct interview for junior positions, prepare employment contract, reference check and on boarding logistics etc.
  • Assist in organizing staff engagement events and wellness program
  • Assist in training coordination including course enrollment, logistics arrangement, training records update and prepare training evaluation reports
  • Arrange regular orientation and induction training for new joined staff
  • Assist in ad-hoc human resources projects as required e.g. new HR system testing and part time contract renewal etc.

 

About You

You should have/be:

 

  • Degree in Human Resources Management or relevant disciplines, with minimum 3 years’ solid experience in HR or related discipline. Exposure in NGO, public sector or cultural organizations is preferred.
  • Well versed in MS Word, Excel and Chinese Word processing
  • Well organized and detail-minded
  • Good command in written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Passion in heritage and arts

Assistant Finance Manager

Finance Department

You will 

Assist Finance Manager in managing full scope of financial and accounting functions, including:

  • Prepare/review management reports with variance analysis; as well as other financial reports and necessary schedules for management review
  • Review and monitor capital and operating expenditure against budget to support business intelligence for forward strategies and planning
  • Review and develop effective financial and accounting policies and control procedures to improve operational efficiency
  • Formulate cross-department cost allocation mechanism
  • Monitor status of accounts receivables, accounts payables and other daily operations such as cash receipts
  • Assist in the process of periodic expenditure reimbursement through donation claims
  • Compile annual budget and rolling forecast
  • Handle annual audit and internal control review and any other ad-hoc assignments as and when required

You should have/be

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or related disciplines with CPA qualification
  • Minimum 9 years’ experience in audit / commercial accounting, preferably gained from property development / estate management disciplines
  • Experience in management accounting with variance analysis
  • A good team player, stable, independent, self-motivated, flexible, detail-oriented, capable of working under pressure to meet tight deadlines and willing to work overtime
  • Good planning, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Immediate available is preferred

Education and Public Programmes Curator

Arts Department

Reporting to the Head of Arts and as a senior member of the team, you will:

  • Provide leadership, guidance and management oversight of Tai Kwun Contemporary’s educational programmes, including the development of innovative programmes for diverse audiences
  • Create and deliver high-quality educational initiatives making contemporary art meaningful to visitors
  • Develop and execute a long-term strategy engaging tertiary institutions and the public, enhancing youth outreach
  • Lead extensive exhibition related training for art gallery guides, implement public tours and school tours strategies 
  • Plan and manage public programmes such as Art After Hours, Family Day, curator / artist talks and other related education and public programmes
  • Supervise a working team including staff, temporary helpers, part timers, contractors and  interns

 

You should have/be:

  • Master’s degree in Arts preferred   
  • At least 5 years of art education or teaching experience
  • Excellent knowledge and passion in contemporary arts, local and international arts
  • Excellent people and teamwork skills
  • Good connections to the Hong Kong education and arts sectors
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Chinese

Closing Date: 29 September 2019


Visitor Experience Associates

Operations

As a knowledgeable host of Tai Kwun, you will

Customer Service Focus

  • Handle face-to-face enquiries and comments at Visitor Centre or Art Gallery Reception
  • Handle phone-in or write-in enquiries and comments and other contingency duties in a professional manner
  • Take care of visitors proactively at designated location and ensure the best visitors experience is provided
  • Meet and greet visitors, conduct exit survey, interact with visitors as service ambassador and as first point of contact in Tai Kwun
  • Assist in crowd control management when crowd control plan or access management plan is in force.

Sales Focus

  • Perform daily sales activities and partner up with team to achieve sales target at Tai Kwun Store.  Handle cash and manage the inventory of merchandise items
  • Support inventory management, including stockroom maintenance, stock movement and replenishment
  • Ensure store presentation and visual merchandising standards are maintained according to company guidelines

Ticketing Service & Event Focus

  • Handle tickets sales and ticket collection at Box Office and Visitor Centre
  • Handle enquiries related to ticketing of prgrammes and events
  • Assist in crowd control or ushering service in various events/programmes
  • Support administrative duties in the daily operations.

You should have/be:

  • Good command of Chinese and English. Proficient in other languages will be an advantage
  • 2 years’ experience in Customer Service with exposure in related sector is preferred
  • At least 1 year’s retail experience will be an advantage
  • Strong on-the-spot problem solving skills
  • Customer-oriented with good interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Outgoing, friendly and courteous
  • Willing to work according to the internal rotation plan and prepared to work in outdoor areas
  • Able to work on shift and perform duty during weekends and public holidays

Technician (Electrical & Electronic)

Facilities Management

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Technical Supervisor

Facilities Management

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Technician

Facilities Management

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Technical Officer

Facilities Management

As a member of the Technical Team of Facility Management Department, you will:

  • Assist in arranging entire process of repair & maintenance and preparing technical drawings, specifications, tender documents, and tender evaluation for the builder’s works perspective
  • Assist in coordinating alternation and additional work, project work, fitting out, reinstatement works and monitor the work progress with various parties for a portfolio of buildings
  • Conduct condition survey for a portfolio of buildings as assigned
  • Supervise and arrange routine works which performed by frontline Technical Supervisor and Contractors in accordance with compliance of technical specifications and safety & health requirements
  • Assist in coordinating routine inspections with frontline Technical Supervisor and ensure implementation compliance
  • Participate in coordinating the technical resources of Technical Team for operational effectiveness
  • Provide effective event technical support for all activities in relation to the builder’s works perspective in Tai Kwun
  • Act as the Departmental Operation In-Charge on shift and as the single point of contact and team coordinator to handle issues and manage incident escalation procedures

You should have/be

  • Degree in Building Technology, Building Surveying, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Project Management or equivalent
  • 4 years’ experience in project/facility/property/event management, of which 2 years at supervisory level.  Previous exposure in heritage site is an advantage
  • Passion in Heritage, Contemporary Arts and Performing Arts.  Positive attitude with passion in the Tai Kwun project is essential
  • Proficient in computer application, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, photoshop
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and able to interact with people of different levels
  • Self-motivated, well-organized, attention to details, dynamic, result oriented, able to work under pressure
  • Good time management and problem-solving skills