South China Morning Post, Production Editor - Hong Kong

Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Apr 2021
Closes
22 May 2021
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Purpose of the Position:

We are seeking talented, experienced and passionate Production Editor.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Daily editing / curating of stories published online to be repurposed for the printed newspaper
  • Checking facts, rewriting and improving copy and headlines with meticulous attention to detail

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in news operation, a wire service or a newspaper
  • Can-do attitude with top-notch English subbing skills and zero tolerance for errors in grammar, spelling and content
  • Solid news judgment and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely.  Able to tell a story visually and well as in words
  • Ability to work in a team and turn around copy fast. Patience and people skills to work closely and constructively with reporters for whom English is a second language
  • Page layout experience and/or knowledge of web page design
  • Familiarity with the China and Hong Kong news, as well as knowledge of global affairs

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 click 'APPLY'.

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