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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 160 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 cultural industry and will be introduced to various aspects of management and production of arts events.


  • Conceptualize, create and execute visual graphics and promotional materials for exhibition and art programmes. Candidate should check with 1a space’s branding on the creative direction:

  • Assist in the installation and dismantlement of exhibitions and provide on-site assistance of special events

  • Provide support to the team in photo, video and audio shooting

  • Assist in the management of the gallery and related 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 participants


  • Hong Kong permanent residents aged 18 or above

  • Diploma or equivalent qualification holder. Graduate from tertiary institutions related to graphic design, exhibition design, creative media, arts production, publishing and editorial affairs or related field. Preferably obtained within the last 3 years.

  • Strong interest in working professionally in the arts industry

  • Excellent design sense, good knowledge in creative output and printing

  • Experience with proven shooting, production and editing skills will be an advantage

  • 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

  • Knowledge of technical operation and functions of the camera, video camera, tripod, lights, microphones and cables 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 (Subject: Application for the position of 1a space Programme Officer 2020) by 5th July 2020.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and personal information will only be used for recruitment related purposes.

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