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CREATIVE STUDENTS WANTED: Join HKU Creative Tank 2016!

January 12, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

We are looking for students with creativity and passion to be HKU’s voice and project the University’s image to the world!

Why should I apply?

  • Develop your skills (teamwork, creativity, leadership, communication)
  • Have your ideas and writing shown on HKU’s materials
  • Work together and build friendship with other creative talents
  • …and many more reasons!

What role can I apply for?

There are 7 type of roles that you can apply for. Here is the brief explanation of what you will do and what we are looking for:

 

STUDENT BLOGS: hKUDOS and HKUdaan

Management & Promotional Team

Overall hKUDOS & HKUdaan Promotion

□ Responsible for the promotion of hKUDOS & HKUdaan through platforms such as bulk e-mail, U-Vision, etc.
□ Responsible for coordinating with production companies for the ordering and design of souvenirs
□ Coordination with AAL staff to report about the entire hKUDOS & HKUdaan work progress, and to seek finance budgets for both promotional activities
□ Financial budgeting and reporting
□ To liaise with other external parties, e.g.; HKU clubs to seek opportunities for blog post collaboration.

Campaign-Based
□ Plan yearly campaign both online and offline with a tight budget to either promote hKUDOS & HKUdaan as a whole or theme-based blog posts
□ Responsible for planning, preparation, logistics and implementation of each campaign
□ Write a report on the overall reach and impact of the campaign and for future improvement
□ Responsible for the promotion of the campaign itself

What we are looking for?

□ Event management skills □ Organized □ Creative □ Passionate □ Marketing sense and skill □ Leadership □ Good communicator □ Time-management □ Good sense of financial budgeting □ External liaison

Blogger

□ Represent hKUDOS / HKUdaan and its interests
□ Write minimum 2 blogs per month
□ Promote their blog through posting on hKUDOS/HKUdaan Facebook page
□ Your blog entry is expected to cover the area you choose to base your blog identity around. However, you are not limited to only this and can cover other topics that are relevant to hKUDOS/HKUdaan and its audience.
□ Contribute to and join publicity campaigns

What we are looking for?

□ Excellent writing skills □ Creative □ Understand the interest of prospective and current students □ Engaging □ Good time management skills □ Leadership skill □ Journalistic Professionalism □ Good communicator

 

VISUALIZERS

Graphic Designer

□ Design digital graphic for hKUDOS/HKUdaan social media post, HKU websites, U-Vision, etc.
□ Design promotional materials for hKUDOS/HKUdaan campaign (e.g.; poster, leaflets, etc.)
□ Plan and design souvenirs for the two blogs
□ Plan and design overall branding of the Creative Tank and members profiles
□ Assist in hKUDOS/HKUdaan campaign during the event □ Liaise with all team members
□ Create official seasons Greeting Cards, Admission posters/ leaflets and any other as required

What we are looking for?

□ Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator or other design software □ Creative □ Time management □ Experience in publications/ production is a plus □ Committed to the project

Photographer

□ Cover HKU events such as information Day, Pathway to HKU and others as required
□ Shoot photos for admission use, such as student profile photos, HKU buildings, student lives and activities.
□ Work closely with filmmaker to produce visual materials including review of events, seasons greeting, admissions promotion, HKU life and facilities and others

What we are looking for?

□ Ability to use photography equipment and video camera to produce good photos/ videos.
□ Proficiency in using Adobe Creative Suite such as Photoshop, Premier or other photo/editing software .
□ Commitment to the project is very Important

Filmmaker

□ Record AAL events such as information Day, Pathway to HKU and others as required
□ Shoot videos for admission use, such as student profile photos, HKU buildings, student lives and activities.
□ Produce films including review of events, seasons greeting, admissions promotion, HKU life and facilities and others

What we are looking for?

□ Ability to use photography equipment and video camera to produce good photos/ videos.
□ Proficiency in using video editing software
□ Commitment to the project is very Important

 

HKU’S OFFICIAL WRITERS

English Writer

□ Write official communication materials and/or promotional collaterals for internal and external distribution such as press release, student stories & testimonials.
□ Conduct interviews and write stories or articles based on the findings.
□ Copy-write, translate and edit written piece as requested.

What we are looking for?

□ Excellent writing skills □ Creative □ Understand the interest of prospective and current students □ Engaging □ Good time management skills □ Committed

Chinese Writer

 

How can I apply?

STEP 1: Fill in the online application form

Submit Online Application Form

  • CLICK HERE to apply. It will take you about 5 minutes to fill in the application form (excluding submission of your portfolio).

 

STEP 2: Submit a brief portfolio

Submit a brief portfolio either on the online application form OR as an attachment to hkudos@hku.hk. Please check the criteria of the writing sample below:

  • Official Writer (English) - A sample of formal writing in English intended for academic purpose, news and other official purpose
  • Official Writer (Chinese) - A sample of formal writing in Tradition Chinese intended for academic purpose, news and other official purpose
  • Graphic Designer – A set of 3 – 5 graphic designs that you have produced by yourself.
  • Photographer – A set of 5 – 10 photographs that you have taken by yourself. Please indicate on each photo on whether it has been edited or not.
  • Filmmaker – 1 or 2 short films or videos that you have recorded/created by yourself.
  • Student Blogs Management & Promotional Team – A draft proposal on how to promote HKU student life to prospective students or external stakeholders (e.g. high school students, other university students, employers, etc.) using hKUDOS/HKUdaan as platform. Maximum number of words: 500. Examples; Blog Feature Stories, Blog Series, Online Quizzes, Vlog, Giveaways, Offline Campaign, Storify, Social Media Campaigns, etc.
  • Student Bloggers – A sample of blog writing related to your topic of interest. Maximum number of words: 500.

If you wish to be considered for more than 1 position, please submit portfolio for each of the position. Your application will not be considered if you do not provide a portfolio.

When is the deadline?

Submit both the online application form and portfolio by Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 11:59 PM (HK Time)

Submit Online Application Form

If you have any questions, please write in the comment below. We look forward to receiving your application!



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