Non Civil Servants

Publicity Officer

Home Affairs Department

Closing Date: 2021-05-14 18:00
$26,000 per month

Salary History

Job Vacancies History
1. 宣傳主任 $21,930 per month 2018-12
2. 宣傳主任 $17,780 per month 2014-07

Entry Requirements

(a) (i) A bachelor's degree from a Hong Kong university, or equivalent; or (ii) A higher diploma or associate degree from a Hong Kong tertiary institution and 2 years of post-qualification working experience in one or more of the following fields: planning and organization of publicity / educational projects, public relations, social services, training and development;
(b) Met the language proficiency requirement of Level 3 or above in English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent;
(c) Good command of spoken English and Cantonese;
(d) Excellent command of Hindi in spoken form (ability to write in Hindi will be an advantage);
(e) Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and
(f) Sound knowledge of computer applications such as word processing in English and minority languages, spreadsheet and presentation (knowledge in multi-media production will be an advantage).
(1) “Attained with Distinction” in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and Grade C in Other Language subjects in the HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to Level 3 in the New Senior Secondary subjects in the HKDSEE. “Attained” in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and Grade E in Other Language subjects in the HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to Level 2 in the New Senior Secondary subjects in the HKDSEE.
(2)The subjects may include Chinese Language and English Language.
(3)‘Grade C’ and ‘Grade E’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ and ‘Level 2’ respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.


(a) assist in planning, co-ordinating and implementing race-relations publicity / education programmes, e.g. delivering talks/presentations on cultural sensitivity at schools and organising exhibitions to introduce cultures of different ethnic groups;
(b) assist in implementing initiatives for enhancing support services for ethnic minorities, e.g. monitoring the support services provided to ethnic minority new arrivals and youths by contractors;
(c) promote the support services for ethnic minorities through district outreach, attending functions and meetings, etc.;
(d) meet different ethnic minority groups to strengthen liaison and networking; and
(e) undertake such additional tasks as the supervisors in the Home Affairs Department may direct from time to time.

Terms of Appointment

(1) Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for 12 months; renewal of contract is subject to performance and office's need. \r\n(2) Subject to operational needs, successful candidates may be required to work outdoor and irregular hours including evening and weekends.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

HKD$26,000 Per Month
A gratuity may be granted upon satisfactory completion of the full contract period with consistently high standard of performance. The amount of gratuity payable will be the sum which, when added to the Government’s contribution to the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Scheme as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, equals to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period. The benefits in respect of rest days, statutory holidays (or substitute holidays), annual leave, maternity/paternity leave and sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in accordance with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance and confirmed at the time of the offer of appointment.

General Notes

(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview.
(f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting criteria.
(g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the below enquiry address.

How to apply

Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from Home Affairs Enquiry Centre of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or Job Centres of Labour Department. The form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website ( Completed application forms together with copies of academic qualifications and proof of relevant working experience should reach the address below by post or in person on or before the closing date. For submission by post, the deadline is based on the stamp chop date. For submission in person, the application should reach the address below by 6 p.m. of the closing date. Please specify on the envelope “Application for Publicity Officer”. Late applications or applications which are incomplete or without the relevant supporting documents will not be considered. Applicants who are not invited for interview within 2 months from the closing date may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Applicants are requested to indicate their level of proficiency of Hindi (in spoken and written respectively) on the application form.


Job No.: 44258
Address: Race Relations Unit, Home Affairs Department, 15/F, Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong\r\n
Telephone: 2835 1747
Closing Date 2021-05-14 18:00
Publish Date 2021-04-23

Job Summary

Publicity Officer
Home Affairs Department
HKD$26,000 Per Month
Telephone: 2835 1747
Closing Date: 2021-05-14 18:00