Senior Copy Editor

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WHO ARE WE? South China Morning Post is a leading news media company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century with global impact. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong K...Know more


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Job Responsibilities:

Oversee editing of all print and online products at SCMP's Specialist Publications.

Ensure that all copy is factually correct and that it suits the target market.

Review content to ensure context and clarity, make edits so that copy is error-free and adhere to house style, and create eye-catching headlines.

Write flashy and imaginative headlines for print publications, while while ensuring online copy and headlines are search engine optimisation friendly.

Plan production budgets for all publications.

Ensures all publications are meet production schedules and budgets.

Manage the production team comprising sub-editors and art directors/designers.

Ensure the sub-editors are fully trained for SEO optimisation.

Job Requirements:

Degree or above in journalism, languages, communications or related disciplines

At least 12 years’ experience in reputable media company, with at least 5 years in leadership role.

Strong understanding of magazine production cycles.

Excellent leadership, interpersonal and teamwork skills, while also able to work independently.

Professional with strong work ethic. Self-motivated and ability to meet tight deadlines.

Dynamic and think out of the box.

Excellent English writing skills. Knowledge of Chinese desirable 

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