Talent Wanted - Programme Officer
1a space, founded in 1998, is an independent, non-profit making contemporary visual arts organization and exhibition venue founded by a collective of Hong Kong artworkers. Over the past twenty years, 1a space has presented and organized more than 140 exhibitions and activities. 1a space has played a vital role in developing new frontiers for the visual arts scene in Hong Kong and its representation abroad.
1a space is now inviting applicants for the position of Programme Officer (Full-time). The position aims to allow the candidate to perform competently in the arts and event production industry and will be introduced to various aspects of arts and event management and event production. An 18-month contract will be offered to this position.
Conceptualize, create and execute visual graphics and promotional materials for exhibition and art programmes
Assist in the management of the gallery and related events
Assist in the installation and dismantlement of exhibitions and provide on-site assistance of special events
Work closely with the gallery administrative team on executing exhibition, workshops and public programmes
Design and lead guided tours on different themes appropriately
Provide a welcoming environment for visitors and event participant
Hong Kong permanent residents aged 18 or above
Diploma or equivalent qualification holder. Graduate from tertiary institutions related to exhibition design, arts production, publishing and editorial affairs or related field. Preferably obtained within the last 3 years.
Strong interest in working professionally in the arts
Excellent design sense, good knowledge in creative output and printing
Creative mindset and able to work independently on constructing design concept, final artwork to production
Good knowledge in digital equipment set up
Good photographic techniques
Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Video editing will be an advantage
Knowledge of web programming and experience of RWD (Responsive Web Design) will be an advantage
Highly organized and motivated to work in a creative environment.
Strong communication and organizational skills
Fluency in Cantonese, Mandarin and English
Immediately available preferred
*The Arts Production Internship Scheme is supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.
Interested parties please send full resume to firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject: Application for the position of 1a space Programme Officer) by 27th October 2019.
All applications will be treated in strict confidence and personal information will only be used for recruitment related purposes.