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.

Video Writer (Ref: MAG-VW)

Purpose:

We are looking for a Video Writer who understands the behavior of online and social media users, write and create impactful video programs for the online and social media platform that resonates with our readers.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create and develop engaging video programs for our magazines and clients
  • Work closely with the Creative team on story development, responsible for idea generation, screenplay, scripts writing, copywriting, etc;
  • Conduct material research and organize program materials
  • Location research and booking
  • Communicate and collaborate closely with internal clients and stakeholders to facilitate the creative process
  • Evaluate video performance from the results of the social media platform
  • Deliver on time and at top quality

 

Job Requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma holder in TV and Video Production related or Communication and Language relative disciplines with minimum 1 year of creative copy writing experience for Advertising Agency or video/film script writing for drama
  • Passion for Video and Film Making
  • Portfolio of video content that show strong storytelling skills and creativity
  • Sensitive to current international and local events, experience in Lifestyle media is an advantage is a plus
  • Strong language (English and Cantonese) and communications skills
  • Creative, energetic and independent with excellent critical thinking and interpersonal skills
  • Strong sense of responsibility, attention to details and a good team player
  • Looking for a stable environment for career growth

 

Work location will be at Wong Chuk Hang office.

Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the People department,19/F Tower One, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by clicking to career@scmp.com.

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