JOB OPENING: Secretary, Hong Kong Debate and Speech Community

Job Title: Secretary, Hong Kong Debate and Speech Community

Reports To: Chairman, Board of Directors

Job Overview: You will be responsible for managing communications and publicity for the HKDSC’s competitions and other events; monitoring emails and social media pages, and providing ad-hoc assistance in other areas when needed.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Managing sign-ups, draws and email communications with judges, speakers and coaches in the run-up and follow-up to 5-6 competitions throughout the academic year;
  • Tracking payment information, handling receipts and invoices regarding registration fees;
  • Writing and posting tournament updates for social media accounts and website;
  • If possible, tabbing for certain tournaments when needed.

We are looking for a team member who has:

  • Good understanding (and preferably at least some experience) of the debate and public speaking circuit in Hong Kong, including participation in or organization of tournaments
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Efficiency, self-motivation, enthusiasm and drive
  • Good command of English, and ability to write in accessible language for social media
  • Ability to navigate and manage online databases and information systems (e.g. Gmail, Google Drive, Facebook Suite, WordPress)
  • Demonstrable commitment to meeting deadlines


  • HKD$150 / hour
  • A tentative cap of 40 hours per month

To apply, please fill out this application form:


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