Charities Manager (Grant Making - Arts, Culture and Heritage)

The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Hong Kong
292 days ago

Founded in 1884, The Hong Kong Jockey Club has become one of Hong Kong's best known and respected organisations, providing the public with world-class sporting entertainment as well as being the city's major non-Government community benefactor. Our contribution to the community is made possible through our unique, not-for-profit business model that channels the surplus proceeds from responsible gaming into community benefits. The Club is now donating over HK$3.6 billion a year to charitable and community projects through its Charities Trust. The Charities Department provides support to the Board of Trustees in the task of granting donations to various non-profit organizations in support of community projects, including arts and culture, sports and recreation, youth services, elderly services, environmental protection, medical and health, etc.


You will:

-manage grant making, funding applications and implementation of strategic projects end to end, including but not limited to due diligence, assessment and research, Committee paper writing, project implementation and related event management.

-analyse social/community service needs and identify potential projects in line with one of our key focus on Arts, Culture and Heritage.

-contribute to the development of strategy and work plans to optimize the beneficial impact of the Trust's contribution.

-monitor progress and expenditure of approved charities or community projects, to ensure that the projects will achieve their objectives, be carried out within scope and budget and meet the pledged output and deliverables.

-build strong network and maintain good relationship with NGOs, Government departments, and other stakeholders.

-provide secretariat and co-ordination supports to relevant committees of the Tai Kwun Project.


You should have:

-a Bachelor\'s degree or equivalent

-at least 10 years\' relevant experience, preferably with exposure to NGOs and/or social service settings

-knowledge in Government policies and insights on community service needs, particularly with respect to the fields of Arts, Culture and Heritage

-high passion in community services/affairs and ability to work with stakeholder including government departments, NGOs, and academics.

-strong personal drive, creativity, analytical and innovative mindset

-ability to work independently as well as collaboratively for teamwork

-good spoken and written Chinese and English skills


The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A contract employment will be offered to the successful candidate. Contract renewal will be subject to mutual agreement between the Club and the individual.


Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the Club\'s notice to employees and prospective employees relating to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. A copy of which will be provided immediately upon request.
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