Purpose of the Position :
We are seeking talented, experienced and passionate production editor in generating stories mainly for Young Post readers.
Job Responsibilities :
Editing, fact-checking, rewriting and improving copy with care and sensitivity and, of course, ensuring copy is free from errors, strike the right tone for Young Post readers
Inspect elements for print or online for quality / placement, design, legality and taste
Keep up to date on international trends in youth journalism, and advise editorial team on changes and relevant syllabus
Advise teachers on benefits of newspapers in education, and liaise between educators, editorial and readers
Take care of special projects, e.g. STEM pages, teacher editions, news pagination
Collaborate closely with circulation and marketing to reach schools to promote online and print products
Job Requirements :
Degree or above in Journalism or other related disciplines
At least 4 years relevant experience in news operation, teaching, interacting with students
A youthful disposition and interest in teen trends, with good understanding the needs and aspirations of teenagers
Ability to craft SEO heads and social media headlines that will boost traffic
Can do attitude with excellent English subbing skills and zero tolerance for grammatical errors, spelling and improper story structure, and attention to detail
Ability to work closely with multimedia and video teams; ability to edit and adapt copy to suit various products and platforms
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, 19 / F, Tower One, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by clicking career scmp.com .
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