Content Editor

Hong Kong
Full Time
Advertising & Marketing Solutions

About the team: 

Specialist Publications is the editorial arm of South China Morning Post’s Advertising department. We produced editorially independent content tailored to appeal to potential advertisers. Our publications cover a wide range of topics from luxury fashion (Style magazine) to F&B (100 Top Tables) to horology (XXIV) to education (Good Schools Guide) and more.


Purpose of the position:

To support the Specialist Publications team to produce editorially independent content publications.


In this role, you will:

  • Plan, write, execute and manage the content and production schedules of Specialist Publications projects
  • Generate content ideas together with writing staff and freelancers, edit and re-write articles, commission articles from freelancers and in-house writers
  • Manage the budget of publications, freelance writers and vendors
  • Ensure editorial deadlines are strictly adhered to
  • Co-ordinate with Sales and Marketing teams to build products that resonate with advertisers
  • Assist in the development of new publications and other products
  • Understand and comply with media law and industry ethical guidelines


Skills and Experience that will lead to success:

  • Degree holder with 5 to 10 years of relevant working experience in a reputable media company, experience in lifestyle journalism
  • Excellent writing and copywriting skills
  • Knowledge of magazine production cycles
  • Able to multitask and thrive in a deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Knowledge of Chinese an advantage


Work location will be at Causeway Bay office.

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