The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (“HK Phil”), a registered charitable organisation, is recognised as Asia’s foremost classical orchestra. Presenting more than 150 concerts over a 44-week season, the HK Phil attracts more than 200,000 music lovers annually.
Due to a significant subsidy from the Hong Kong Government and long-term funding from Principal Patron Swire, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust and other supporters, the HK Phil now boasts a full-time annual schedule of classical music concerts, pops concerts, extensive education and community programmes, and collaborations with, among others, Opera Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Arts Festival.
For further details about HK Phil, please visit its website using the link below.
Reporting to the Board of Governors and being accountable to the Executive Committee, the Chief Executive is responsible for providing administrative leadership for the HK Phil. He/she works closely with the artistic staff, in particular, the Music Director of the Orchestra, on programming and the engagement of international artists. He/she also interacts productively with artists, the arts community, the music-loving public and the Government.
The ideal candidate should possess extensive experience in arts administration and at a senior management level; and a strong network internationally, and with artists and the artistic community. He/she should be a seasoned leader with a passion for the arts, particularly classical music, and artistic excellence; and a commitment to enhancing HK Phil’s international reputation. Ability to raise funds; relevant academic / artistic qualifications and highly effective communication and interpersonal skills are required.
ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE HANDLED IN STRICT CONFIDENCE.
A letter of application setting out in detail why the applicant considers himself or herself suitable for the post, together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to TT Ho of Korn/Ferry International (HK) Ltd, 15/F, St George’s Building, 2 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong or by email to HKPhil@KornFerry.com. (Fax: (852) 2810 1632).
Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation about four to six weeks from submission of application.
Email: HKPhil@KornFerry.com | Telephone: (852) 2971 2700
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