South China Morning Post is a leading news media company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century with global impact. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s newspaper of record. Our teams span across Asia and the United States, working together to connect with news consumers around the world. We are committed to informing and inspiring through journalism of the highest standards. Our vision is to “Elevate Thought”, and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”.

Against the backdrop of shifting discovery and consumption behaviours, SCMP reaches users across distributed media platforms including scmp.com, smartphone and tablet apps, social media and messaging platforms, as well as our flagship newspaper. Additionally, SCMP is Asia’s leading magazine publisher with a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Harper’s BAZAAR and The PEAK. We are also home to cpjobs.com, a big data-powered recruitment platform that matches jobseekers with their dream jobs.

Social Media Editor (Ref: CTL-ED-SME)
Responsibilities & Requirements:
- Implement and deliver a strong social media strategy for a newly-integrated newsroom, identify new ways in which connect with readers and build SCMP's community
- Be a game-changer who packages content and deliver it to our growing audience of local and international readers, encouraging greater engagement and driving traffic to SCMP.com
- Liaise with Marketing and assist in developing their social media push
- Be required to train staff for writing the best social media posts, when to post, and how to interact with readers to push engagement

- Degree holder preferably in Journalism or related, experience in an online or real-time news environment would be a distinct advantage
- With proven track record in implementing a successful social media strategy or campaign in editorial
- Self-starting professionals with good understanding of Asia news, with a focus on China, Hong Kong and Business issues
- Experience in using analytics; and an eye for the latest social media trends
- Cantonese/Mandarin speaker preferred but not essential, as is a strong news background

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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