Senior Content Editor (Online News) – Team Lead

Job Title: Senior Content Editor (Online News) – Team Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Lucy dudley
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2019 23:09

Job Description

Senior Content Editor (News) – Team Lead

If you’re motivated by broadcasting the finest, most current and compelling news stories to the whole of Asia, through one of the most world renowned, online news channel then this opportunity is for you.


My client has an urgent requirement for a Senior News Content Editor (Team Lead). The company is a successful global content management business who, without doubt, work with the biggest and best brands in the world! And you will be working on the company’s most esteemed account.  


You will be joining a department of 45 members, of which you will be responsible for managing 4, Content Editors. You will be responsible for inspiring and leading the way for your team by sourcing the best; local and global, hard and soft news stories. You will be tasked with rewriting articles, tweaking headlines and sourcing rousing images/ video content to accompany articles.


As well as reporting daily news, you will be reporting the success of the online stories. You will be solely responsible for generating daily statistics, which demonstrate how well the online content is preforming. You will be confident using the data to identify and present (to senior executives) trends, insights, click-through rates and search data, as well as foresee and troubleshoot any potential problems. As the Senior Content Editor, you will be comfortable using tools such as: Google Analytics and Chartbeat to produce the facts and figures. To be at the forefront of breaking news you will instrumental in driving decision-making and strategy for the team and wider company.


As this is a senior position, you will be in a position of influence within the company, meaning you will be exposed to key stakeholders and decision makers within a multi-billion Dollar company. You will need to be articulate, confident, thrive under pressure, capable of thinking on your feet and a real problem solver. As well as comfortable managing senior management expectations and on occasions be able to push back and hold your own.


As the ideal candidate for this Senior News Content Editor role, your background will be in either online news, journalism, editorial or similar. You will have worked with on high pressure accounts. Have strong organisational, communication and teamwork skills. You will be multi-lingual: fluent in both English and Cantonese. The online work you create will be written in Cantonese whereas the data analytics need to presented and discussed in English.


This Senior News Content Editor role is without doubt an impressive role and an excellent opportunity.

If this sounds like your perfect Senior News Content Editor role, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Please apply via the website or send your CV directly to