Sub Editor (freelance)

Hong Kong
Advertising & Marketing Solutions
Mid Level
Purpose of the Position:
  • Edit and rewrite copy, and check grammar, style and factual accuracy prior to publication.
  • Create search engine optimised headlines and optimise articles for readability and search ability.
In this role, you will: 
  • Edit and rewrite copy for the Style by SCMP website, the Post’s flagship luxury and lifestyle title.
  • Responsible for correct grammar, spelling, house style and tone of the published work.
  • Ensure that all copy is factually correct and that it suits the target market.
  • Ensuring online copy and headlines are search engine optimisation friendly, identifying relevant keywords using tools such as Google Trends, AI or other platforms.
  • Write and edit social media captions, source editorial materials, curate metadata.
  • Be prepared to work across other titles and projects handled by the Special Reports team, including glossy magazines, pull-outs and broadsheet articles.
Skills and Experience that will lead to success:
  • A background in journalism and/or media.
  • A demonstrable track record of writing and/or editing professionally in English.
  • A team player with a can-do attitude and agility in the workplace.
  • A digital native who consumes media digitally and on the go.
  • Experience in lifestyle, luxury or entertainment journalism would be preferable.

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