Xccelerate (HK)

Xccelerate - Events Manager

Entry Level
Hong Kong
Events Manager
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About Us

Xccelerate is recognised as one of Hong Kong's leading ed-tech start-ups. In ~4 years, we have built a track record of up-skilling 5,500+ alumni by working with enterprises, government and individuals on 4th industrial revolution skills (i.e. RPA, AI, Coding, UI/UX design, BlockChain). Since day 1, we have focused on project-based curriculum that inspires professionals to apply their learnings and boldly move away from business as usual. Our unique value proposition revolves around building highly engaging end-to-end educational experiences by continuously refining positive feedback loops such as gamification, social learning, peer-to-peer accountability and market-driven content.

Who we're looking for

We are in search of a cool, excitable and hard-working event manager to take charge in organizing highly impactful events and do the best work of their lives at Xccelerate !! You will be a critical knot that helps to hold our community together as we scale and deepen our value verticals. The event manager will work very closely with our events and marketing team to achieve team goals and milestones.

Here is your chance to shape the direction of tech education across Hong Kong.  By changing the way that people acquire their technical skills and launch new careers in the tech space, you will be moving Hong Kong to a tech enabled work force and regional tech hub. At Xccelerate we are on a mission to transform the global workforce through tech enablement and training across key innovation areas. This is an excellent role for someone looking to grow with a dynamic team and create an impact in Hong Kong!

What you will be doing
  • Assist in ensuring proactive planning, communication and scheduling of a wide variety of events including panel discussions, Intro workshops, graduation events
  • Assist in the program content development for events, create and coordinate the drafting/distribution of promotional materials and event planning
  • Proactively plan wide variety of events such as panel discussions, educational workshops, seminars, guest speakers, graduation ceremonies
  • Collaborate with Marketing Team and Sales Team to plan and execute all marketing activities necessary to ensure successful events
  • Conducts short- and long-term planning and management for events
  • Liaise with internal and external parties to support the execution of campaign and events
  • Ensure smooth event staging by maintaining the venue operation, manpower and logistic arrangements
  • Administers all phases of the event department, including but not limited to sales, planning, marketing, servicing, and administrative procedures.
  • Ensure every event is completed smoothly and step up to resolve any problems that might occur
  • Analyze the event’s success and prepare reports
  • producing attendee badges) for all events and programs
  • Work with Marketing Team to plan and execute all marketing activities necessary to ensure successful events
  • Participate in planning committee meetings including distributing agenda and taking minutes
  • Any ad-hoc tasks assigned by the events manager
Who you are

At Xccelerate, we value you as a whole person. We care about the skills you bring to the table, but more importantly, we care about the kind of person you are and the attitude you bring to the table.

  • 2 years of relevant work experience in event management is preferred, candidates with less experience will be considered
  • Bachelor Degree/ diploma is preferred
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skill in English and Cantonese is a plus
  • Fantastic communication, interpersonal and customer service skills is essential
  • Strong time management and multitasking skills
  • High energy, friendly/approachable personality, and self-motivated working attitude
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and Google Analytics is a plus
  • Passion for education and creating social impact
What we offer
  • Value: It is in our DNA that every team member has a voice and we embrace everyone's individuality and ideas
  • Growth: Clear career progression path and we make it our responsibility that every team member grows professionally and as an individual.
  • Connection: Xccelerate family enjoys going for weekly team lunches and happy hour
  • Innovation: Our team is constantly innovating to conquer bigger challenges.
  • Up-skilling: We provide full scholarships for part-time courses and encourage the team to constantly up-skill themselves.
  • Guidance: Mentoring and on-going support throughout your career with Xccelerate
  • Culture: At xccelerate we are a young vibrant and diverse team

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