If you like getting active, exploring different areas and neighborhoods around Hong Kong and enjoy organizing friendly challenges, this position will be exciting for you!
Coastal Trail Challenge is looking for a part-time project manager who will take responsibility to organize the Coastal Trail Challenge. This is a project co-founded by DesigningHong Kong, iDiscover and Parks and Trails, inviting people to circumnavigate coastal trails in Hong Kong, the first trail being the 65-kilometer Hong Kong Island Coastal Trail.
The role will require working a total of 600 hours from June / July 2022 to January / February 2023, weather permitting, and will be paid at a rate of HK$200 per hour excluding MPF. The working location is Central. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your details here before 30 June 2022: https://forms.gle/WQGpQq4qXwa4qTBW6.
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About the position of the Coastal Trail Challenge Project Manager This position reports to the Steering Committee for the Coastal Trail Challenge and is primarily responsible for managing the design and implementation of activities related to the Coastal Trail Challenge. This position plays a crucial role in ensuring the activities are delivered in a fun, inclusive and engaging manner. This role will be supported by other members in the team, and will include the need to oversee, motivate and give direction to junior members and volunteers, as well as report to the Steering Committee and work with other partners and sponsors.
Key responsibilities Project manage the design and delivery -- including planning and research, content management, structure and format, recruitment, curation, finances, execution and evaluation -- of all activities pertinent to the Coastal Trail Challenge
Ensure high-quality output delivered on time, in-budget and engage external vendors or freelancers for support as required
Work with other members of the project team, Steering Committee, and possibly an outsourced digital marketing agency, to promote and drive up engagement and visibility of the Coastal Trail Challenge through social media campaigns, oversee the graphic design and printing of event collateral, posters, maps, banners etc for onsite and online use, as well as garner more sponsorship and partnership
Work with members of the Parks and Trails team for the development of a mobile app that will facilitate the organization of the Coastal Trail Challenge
Be the product owner to communicate with the Mobile App developer as well as the needs of the organizing team to organize the Coastal Trail Challenge
Pro-actively approach and engage potential partners, donors and sponsors, both in-kind and financial, to ensure resource support for Coastal Trail Challenge
Build relationships with community stakeholders to drive up neighborhood engagement
Provide regular communications and updates to partners and stakeholders, including activity rundowns, timelines and post-activity reports and evaluation
Recruit interns and volunteers to support on the organizing of the Coastal Trail Challenge; lead and provide on-site briefings / debriefings, guidance and support to them
Track and maintain data and record for reporting, as pertinent
Produce a final evaluation report after the Challenge is complete
Regularly review our impact assessment and design ways to collect information and data so the team can continuously learn, and make recommendations for future refinement
Support in strategic planning of activities
Identify and evaluate opportunities as well as risks associated with the activities.
Desired skills and competencies Organized and detailed: able to self-manage with a high level of accuracy as well as need deadlines and milestones
Goal oriented: able to set priorities and objectives and work towards them in a structured manner
Team player: able to support each other on the team and sometimes lend a helping hand when needed and communicate openly
Hands-on: willing to take ownership of all tasks on hand
Proactive: able to drive forward a project without too much instruction
Requirements Project Management experience
Strong verbal and written English and Cantonese language skills
Highly desirable: experience in race or event organizing
Highly desirable: passionate about culture and environment IT skills, including Microsoft Office or Google Suite (Word and Excel) and CRM systems a plus.
Coastal Trail Challenge is looking for summer interns to work on an exciting new race!
If you are a tertiary education student on a break during the summer and looking to gain some experience while having fun, being able to explore different neighborhoods in Hong Kong and learning more about community stories, this internship may be interesting for you!
The main responsibilities would include (but not limited to): Supporting a Project Manager for the: Design and delivery of any activities pertinent to the Coastal Trail Challenge
Engagement of potential partners, donors and sponsors, both in-kind and financial, to ensure resource support for Coastal Trail Challenge
Build relationships with community stakeholders to drive up engagement
Creating a new and simple bilingual website for Coastal Trail Challenge, using platforms such as SquareSpace or Wix
Creating new social media channels for Coastal Trail Challenge
Generating bilingual content for social media channels and the website
This role requires 3 working days per week between July and August 2022, weather permitting, and will be paid at a rate of $300/day excluding MPF. The working location will be Central, but the internship will be conducted hybridly. Please apply before 30 June 2022.