Hong Kong

Social Media Editor: Business, Pop Culture and Tech

R+I Creative is seeking for an experienced and smart editor with a sense of humour. The successful candidate has the ability to conceive, write and create compelling content that will help us to grow new audiences—stories from 300-word news posts to 4,000-word long-form features for both our videos and digital platforms. This job is not about community management.
We cover a broad range of topics—from pop culture, innovative businesses, tech to dissecting social media trends, through an innovative approach to tell untold stories with a fresh point of view.

The ideal candidate should have:
•    An excellent written communication skills and a strong passion of hot online topics
that are being shared, liked, recommended and discussed. Particularly with subjects that appeal to decision makers and future business leaders.
•    The ability to write clearly, succinctly and in a manner that engages a wide audience.
•    An open mind, a sense of humor, and a proven interest in covering business, media and tech topics in a way that is both accessible and compelling.

Required Skills

  • Ability to write engaging, crisp, appealing and accurate posts quickly that people want to share.
  • Strong editorial judgement
  • Competent to creatively convert popular posts into short-form explanatory videos across our distribution platforms
  • Knowledgeable and strong interest in editorial management
  • Ability to tell complex stories in simple and understandable ways
  • In-depth knowledge of photo and video editing software is a plus

Responsibilities

  • Create and manage an editorial calendar
  • Research and pitch short-form explanatory videos
  • Pitch ideas in our editorial meetings for posts, projects and videos
  • Generate creative ways to illustrate ideas, processes and concepts
  • Regular communication with R+I management team over site goals, traffic and progress
  • Manage R+I’s social media accounts for their continual growth

Required Experience

  • 1-3 years of writing experience for a social media account of a news organization, an app or major website
  • Experienced in creating and telling stories through videos
  • Proven understanding of the kinds of content that generate engagement on social media platforms.
  • Capable of establishing a social media presence and demonstrate ability to post what people share
  • Ability to work collaboratively in small teams as well as independently
  • High emotional intelligence
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator is a plusIf this describes you, please send :
  • A resume and cover letter that indicates why you are the right candidate for this position. In your letter, please include at least 3 links to your business-related published works or pieces (journalistic and/or educational examples are preferred). Briefly tell us about your favorite video formats on social media.
  • Provide links to your social media accounts or personal blog

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