The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society values creativity, dedication and passion in our employees. If you are looking for exciting challenges, join us for the promotion of the art and culture of films through two leading annual film events in Asia: The Hong Kong International Film Festival...
  • The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society values creativity, dedication and passion in our employees. If you are looking for exciting challenges, join us for the promotion of the art and culture of films through two leading annual film events in Asia: The Hong Kong International Film Festival and The Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum, and the year-round Cine Fan Programme.

 

Chinese Editor

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Kowloon
Employment type Full Time
Industry Entertainment / Recreation / Performance
Job function Operations > Operations
Others > Others
Published On 29/09/2016

We are looking for aspiring individuals to join our dynamic team to fill the following position:

Chinese Editor

Job Summary

 

The editor is responsible to write, re-write and edit copy of the texts of the publications of the Society, officiating guests’ speeches for events, press releases, eDMs, messages in Society’s social platforms, translate and proofread subtitles of films.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee and control the working schedule of publications of the Society;
  2. Write film blurbs (in Chinese) in programme and booking folder of annual HKIFF, year-round programme, and other ancillary programmes organized by the Society;
  3. Copy-editing and proofreading of the texts for the HKIFF publications, including programme and booking folder, main catalogues, and special catalogue published by the Society;
  4. Write and edit guests’ speeches, press releases, eDMs, and messages in Society’s social platform;
  5. Supervise editorial translation and quality control of Chinese subtitling of films
  6. Coordinate and monitor the work progress of freelanced writers and translators on the writing and translation of publications of annual HKIFF;
  7. Supervise temporary editorial staff; and
  8. Perform any other tasks as assigned by the immediate supervisor and/ or management from time to time.

 

Requirements:

  •         University graduate or equivalent;
  •         At least 5 years’ relevant working experience; proven working experience as an editor;    
  •         Strong writing/editing/proofreading skills and excellent written skills in Chinese;
  •         Proficient in PC skills (MS Word, Excel and Access);
  •         Prioritizing and multi-tasking; and
  • Required to work overtime and at irregular hours including full-day work on weekends and public holidays during peak season

 
Interested parties should apply with detailed resume stating current and expected salary to The HR & Administration Office, The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society at 21/F, Millennium City 3, 370 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong or email to hr@hkiff.org.hk.

(All personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment purpose only. Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.)