Meet the .Asia Team

We are a tribe of Asians living in different parts of the world working together to bring a touch of Asia online.

PAVAN BUDHRANI

Director of Business Development

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Twitter: @pavzy

 

CLEMENT CHAN

Social Media Producer

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Twitter: @clemchan17

 

REBECCA CHAN

Finance & Compliance Officer

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LEONA CHEN-BIRKNER

VP of Registrar Relations

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Twitter: @LeonaChen

 

 

 

JENNIFER CHUNG

Director of Corporate Knowledge

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JENNA FUNG

Digital Policy & Community Relations Manager

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Twitter: @jennarationz

 

 

JUNE LAU

Community Relations & Project Manager

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Twitter: @junesmlau

 

 

CLEMENT LEONG

Volunteer

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CHRISTINE OR

Project Manager

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AARON SP

Director of Communications

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PHYO THIRI LWIN

Executive Assistance

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KELVIN TRUONG

Director of Technology

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Twitter: @belikewata

 

 

KARRY YU

Senior Strategic Development Manager

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AJITORA

Stakeholder Engagement Manager

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Twitter: @AjitoraAsia

At DotAsia, we value diversity, entrepreneurial spirit and a collaborative working environment.  Do you have a passion for the Internet and its inner workings? Do you want to be part of the Asia the Internet community? If you can answer “yes” to these questions, you’ll find a rewarding career with us!

Available positions will be posted below.  You may also contact us about other employment opportunities!

Current career opportunities:

Internet Governance Project Coordinator

DotAsia Organisation (http://dot.asia) operates the “.Asia” top-level domain with a global market presence through our extensive worldwide channel partner network. We are a not-for-profit organization with a core mandate to promote a sustainable and collaborative Asia with Internet. Since the launch of “.Asia” in 2007, DotAsia has contributed funds and support to various international community initiatives with social impact beyond Asia that is recognized by the global Internet community.

At DotAsia, we value diversity, entrepreneurial spirit and a collaborative working environment. We are seeking a young and energetic person to join our team as an Internet Governance Project Coordinator. The candidate shall be able to provide administrative and professional support in an autonomous environment.

Job Description

  • Support a diverse multicultural group of volunteers from multiple time zones in the development and implementation of community processes
  • Schedule and coordinate committee meetings, logistics and prepare meeting reminders, action items summary and minutes
  • Provide secretariat function for a multi-stakeholder steering group of an annual regional conference, including timeline planning, correspondence drafting, mailing lists maintenance, conference call management, note taking, travel arrangement and other logistical undertakings
  • Coordinate outreach and communication efforts for different initiatives and among various stakeholder groups
  • Provide support to functional and project teams as well as any other ad-hoc assignments directed by management
  • Uphold a high level of code of conduct
  • Flexible working hours and location
  • Occasional travel might be required

Requirements

  • Degree holder with relevant experience preferred
  • Self-motivated individual with strong multi-tasking abilities
  • Good coordination skills with detail-mindedness and flexibility in handling various tasks
  • Energetic and possess excellent communication skills
  • Experience in multi-cultural environment is an advantage
  • Proficient in MS Office, G Suites and other online tools will be a plus
  • Highly proficient in written & spoken English

If you are passionate about the Internet industry and social issues, and interested to enhance your exposure to a regional and International scope, please submit a letter introducing yourself, your resume along with expected salary to: recruitment@dot.asia.

 

Chief Executive Officer Position

The Background

DotAsia Organisation (“DotAsia”) is a not-for-profit, community membership-based organization headquartered in Hong Kong. We are the Registry Operator for the .Asia top-level-domain (TLD) – the designated web address for Asia and Asian communities worldwide.

DotAsia’s Vision is to promote a globally visible domain that embodies the successful, cooperative atmosphere established within the Pan-Asia and Asia-Pacific Internet community to accelerate the overall growth of the region.

DotAsia’s mission is to sponsor, establish and operate a regional Internet namespace with global recognition and regional significance, dedicated to the needs of the Pan-Asia and Asia-Pacific Internet community; to operate a viable not-for-profit initiative that is a technically advanced, world-class TLD registry for the Pan-Asia and Asia-Pacific community; and to reinvest surpluses in socio-technological advancement initiatives relevant to the Pan-Asia and Asia-Pacific Internet community.

DotAsia’s commitment to transparency, accountability and success implies a review of the performance and tenure of the CEO from time to time. Going forward, as a separate step, we invite the incumbent CEO and experienced candidates who are interested in managing DotAsia as the CEO to submit an application for our consideration.

The right candidate must be ready to set a course for the company’s strategy; provide inspired leadership to the team; shape and leverage a great corporate governance culture, and champion and promote a great working relationship with our Membership and the regional and global stakeholders engaged in the Internet Governance processes.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide inspired and strong leadership among company, and make high-level decisions about its strategy;
  2. Report to the Board of Directors and keep the Board abreast of corporate, community and social-responsibility initiatives and projects pursued by DotAsia;
  3. Develop and implement operational policies and a strategic plan with a specific focus on the pan-Asian and Asia-Pacific communities and stakeholders;
  4. Act as the primary spokesperson for the company;
  5. Help with recruiting new staff members when necessary;
  6. Supervise the company’s fiscal activity, including budgeting, reporting, and auditing;
  7. Work with senior stakeholders, chief financial officer, chief marketing officer, chief information officer, and other executives;
  8. Assure all legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations of Hong Kong S.A.R and other applicable jurisdictions and economies concerned;
  9. Work with the Board to determine values and mission, and plan for short- and long-term goals;
  10. Build alliances and partnerships with other organizations within the Internet ecosystem;
  11. Such other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Board from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Experience of no less than 5 years in a senior management position in the ICT/Internet/Domain Names industry (experience in the domain names industry is a plus);
  • Proven record of managing IDN-related and community projects is a plus;
  • Ability to build consensus and relationships among executives, stakeholders, partners, and the workforce from Asia Pacific;
  • Deep understanding of human resources and staff management in a multicultural/multilingual environment and in the remote mode;
  • Proven record in building robust corporate governance processes and ability to conduct due diligence;
  • Extensive knowledge of profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow management and general finance and budgeting;
  • Proven negotiation and communication skills;
  • Ability to rapidly capture new issues and make sound decisions;
  • Ability to explore and expand business channels;
  • Ability to work under pressure and travel intensively where needed;
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English; proficiency in other language(s) spoken across Asia Pacific is a plus;
  • A degree in management, business administration, finance is a plus;
  • Holding a passport enabling one to travel visa-free across most Asia Pacific economies is a plus;
  • References from previous employers from the ICT/Internet/Domain Names industry is a plus;
  • Residence in Hong Kong or readiness to relocate to Hong Kong is a plus.

Equal Opportunities Employer

As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination in employment with DotAsia. This Call is open to all candidates meeting the basic entry requirements irrespective of any protected characteristics under applicable law such as disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy, family status and race.

Compensation

DotAsia offers a competitive compensation, including all the benefits per the law of Hong Kong S.A.R, which will be discussed with a successful candidate.

Contacts

Interested individuals are invited to submit their Statements of Interest, including a CV at: recruitment@dot.asia
All personal data provided will be treated in strict confidence and used only for purposes related to this Call.

Deadline

This Call closes at 5pm Hong Kong Time (UTC+8) on 9 January 2023.

 

Executive Assistant

DotAsia Organisation (http://dot.asia) operates the “.Asia” top-level domain with a global market presence through our extensive worldwide channel partner network. We are a not-for-profit organization with a core mandate to promote a sustainable and collaborative Asia with Internet. Since the launch of “.Asia” in 2007, DotAsia has contributed funds and support to various international community initiatives with social impact beyond Asia that is recognized by the global Internet community.

At DotAsia, we value diversity, entrepreneurial spirit and a collaborative working environment. We are seeking a young and energetic person to join our team as an Internet Governance Project Coordinator. The candidate shall be able to provide administrative and professional support in an autonomous environment.

Job Description

  • Schedule meetings and manage travel itineraries of the Board, CEO and occasionally for other team members
  • Coordinate monthly board meetings and the logistics for AGM
  • Prepare meeting reminders, action items summary and minutes
  • Responsible for general administrative work including answering company phone calls and office management
  • Contact searching and CRM management
  • Provide secretariat function for a multi-stakeholder steering group of an annual regional conference, including timeline planning, correspondence drafting, mailing lists maintenance, conference call management, note taking, travel arrangement and other logistical undertakings
  • Provide support to functional and project teams as well as any other ad-hoc assignments directed by management
  • Uphold strict confidentiality and personal data privacy
  • Occasional travel might be required

Requirements

  • Degree holder with relevant experience preferred
  • Self-motivated individual with strong multi-tasking abilities
  • Good coordination skills with detail-mindedness and flexibility in handling various tasks
  • Energetic and possess excellent communication skills
  • Experience in multi-cultural environment is an advantage
  • Proficient in MS Office, G Suites and other online tools will be a plus
  • Highly proficient in written & spoken English

If you are passionate about the Internet industry and interested to enhance your exposure to a regional and International scope, please submit a letter introducing yourself, your resume along with expected salary to: recruitment@dot.asia.

 

 

 

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