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.

Web Editor (Young Post) (Ref: ED-WEYP)

To tell stories from Hong Kong, China and around the world for our teenagers. This is a dynamic, exciting position where you will be a part of the Young Post team.  

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan, maintain, and run Young Post’s digital and social media content including articles and blogs (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), monitor and drive traffic of the Young Post website
  • Produce and publish content to the Young Post website on a daily basis in a way that engages young readers, and helps develop their news literacy and English language skills
  • Remain up to date with the news cycle, including sports, entertainment and education matters
  • Manage a team of four part-time web assistants to generate content for yp.scmp.com, and bloggers who contribute content to the site
  • Oversee SEO and ensure headlines are SEO friendly, multimedia integrations and aesthetics of yp.scmp.com
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing or other members of the Young Post team on competitions, Young Post exclusives, and advertorials, and co-ordinate the online or social media content to generate exposure for these projects
  • Plan and execute live website and social media coverage of events such as Occupy Central, Young Post exclusive competitions, Junior Reporters Awards, Student of the Year awards, release of HKDSE results, June 4th Vigil, and other events
  • Generate and subbing content for Young Post, both in print and online

 

Job Requirements:

  • Degree holder major in Journalism, with 3-5 years' work experience as a web editor
  • Editing skills with a demonstrable portfolio of published work, and in-depth knowledge of SEO
  • Familiarity with content management systems, excellent writing and editing skills in English, attention to detail
  • A passion for working with young people, and a background in news
  • Knowledge of Hong Kong culture would be an advantage
  • Being able to speak and read Mandarin and Cantonese would be an advantage

 

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 People Department, Morning Post Centre, 22 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, New Territories, Hong Kong or by clicking .

 

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