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South China Morning Post Publishers Limited is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. Its flagship publication, the South China Morning Post, is Hong Kong’s internationally recongised English language newspaper and has the city’s most affluent and influential readership.

First published in 1903, the newspaper has developed an enviable reputation for authoritative, influential and independent reporting on Hong Kong, China and the rest of Asia. Available in print, mobile, tablets and online through scmp.com and e-reader editions, the South China Morning Post reaches a global audience with daily breaking news, analysis and opinion, multimedia articles and interactive forums. The South China Morning Post received over 200 awards in 2015-16 for excellence in editorial, marketing and technical capabilities. Other titles in the company include the Sunday Morning Post, STYLE, Destination Macau and THE PEAK.

Through the joint venture partnership with Hearst, SCMP Hearst publishes the Chinese editions of Cosmopolitan, CosmoBride, Harper’s BAZAAR, Harper’s BAZAAR Art, Harper’s BAZAAR Bride, Esquire, ELLE, ELLE Men, ELLE Wedding, ELLE Decoration, and ELLE Accessories; and operates Cosmopolitan.com.hk, Cosmogirl.com.hk, Harpersbazaar.com.hk, ELLE.com.hk and EsquireHK.com in Hong Kong.

Experienced News Sub-Editors (Ref: CTL-ED-SE)

The SCMP is expanding and we are looking for talented, experienced and passionate sub-editors with online and print skills for our Business and International news desks.

Responsibilities & Requirements:
- Editing, checking facts, rewriting and improving copy with care and sensitivity and ensuring copy is error-free
- Crafting top-notch SEO and print headlines, standfirsts and captions
- Ensuring all stories have the appropriate, accurate and eye-catching visual elements
- Using analytical tools to make sure the right stories are delivered in a timely way
- Curating skills to help manage homepages

- Minimum 3 years of experience in a real-time online news operation, a wire service or a newspaper is essential: no beginners considered
- Financial news experience, preferably in China, required for Business desk positions
- International news and commissioning experiences would be ideal for International desk position
- Awareness of media law and legal dangers in copy, and of social media as a news dissemination tool
- Strong familiarity with the Asia context of news
- Can-do attitude with top-notch English subbing skills and zero tolerance for errors in grammar, spelling and content
- Solid news judgment and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely
- Capable of turning around raw copy fast when needed and the patience and good humour to work constructively with reporters for whom English is a second language

Work location will be at Causeway Bay office.


Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the Human Resources Division, Morning Post Centre, 22 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, New Territories, Hong Kong or by email to career@scmp.com.

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Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our Personal Information Collection Statement, a copy of which will be provided upon request sent to us at the address indicated above. You may consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 6 weeks.

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Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our Personal Information Collection Statement, a copy of which will be provided upon request sent to us at the address indicated above. You may consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 6 weeks.