Position Opening: Hong Kong vACC - Deputy Director, Events (ACCHKG6A)

VATSIM Hong Kong VACC is seeking applications for of Deputy Director, Events (ACCHKG6A) .

The primary responsibilities of the position include:

  • Initiate and collaborate with other VATSIM organisations on projects of events and group flights on behalf of Hong Kong VACC
  • Report to ACCHKG6 on role specific projects
  • Maintain effective communication with neighbouring facilities and virtual airlines. Direct event planning process if necessary
  • Actively promote Hong Kong VACC to virtual airlines and the public through various platforms (e.g. Facebook, VATSIM forum, Twitter etc.)
  • Promote events affiliated with Hong Kong VACC through internal and external platforms
  • Maintain effective communication and be willing to work closely with other staff members

Position requirements:

  • Be a member of the VATSIM network for no less than 12 months at the time of application
  • Have a clean VATSIM record for no less than 12 months at the time of application
  • Hold a VATSIM controller rating of S2 or higher
  • Fulfil the requirements listed within the Hong Kong VACC Facility General Policy (HKVACC-P001)
  • Have thorough knowledge of VATSIM policies and local policies of VATSEA and Hong Kong VACC
  • Have a basic understanding of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both internally and externally, including on various VATSIM platforms and social media.
  • Have highly proficient English oral and written communication skills as English is the working language of Hong Kong VACC
  • Have instructional experience related to aviation on VATSIM and/or in the real world
  • Be able to dedicate an average of 30 minutes per day to this position
  • Be a member of the Hong Kong vACC

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have proficient written and spoken communication skills in English.

Applications are to be sent via e-mail to Jaik Patidar, Director of Hong Kong VACC, at j.patidar@vathk.com. This position is open until filled, and applications will be reviewed on 15th May 2024 at the earliest. This position is not guaranteed to be filled.

As part of their application, applicants are asked to provide a VATSIM related C.V., a brief resume describing their interest in VATSIM Hong Kong VACC management work and what may set them apart from other applicants, as well as a letter of recommendation from a VATSIM staff member of the applicant’s VACC/ARTCC/FIR, division or region if the applicant is not a local controller of Hong Kong VACC. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.

After an initial scanning of the applications, suitable candidates will be contacted for a comprehensive interview.

Thank you for your interest!