Job ref no.: ED/AED181005 (CT3116809-01#0103)
PR Newswire Asia Ltd

Editor / Associate Editor (Hong Kong)

PR Newswire Asia Ltd

  • 5-day week
  • Dental plan
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Medical plan
  • Transportation allowance

Preferred candidates will need a strong grasp of syntax, punctuation, within both the Chinese and English languages in general to be a success at this job.

Your razor-sharp attention to detail will be a prerequisite, as you edit, format, and handle various client requests, and other news content (e.g., photos, videos).

Your ability to think on your feet and prioritize tasks will serve you well in this fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

Your strong computer skills will enable you to quickly learn our internal systems.

Our work in the ever-changing field of corporate communications & public relations will keep you on your toes, so a flexible attitude and a strong customer-service approach will be needed. As the face (or voice) to the client, your outstanding communication skills and ability to grasp our clients’ needs will allow you to build long-lasting relationships and establish a professional rapport while quickly meeting customer demands. Key to continuing PR Newswire’s reputation for providing excellent customer service, your consultative approach will be essential as you answer clients’ questions and proactively recommend our solutions to engage their audience.

Main Job Responsibilities

  • Format press releases, proofread documents or edit translations with speed and accuracy
  • Offer professional suggestions to customers on how to improve their press releases
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding on distribution platforms and processes
  • Ensure that all client requests are handled to the highest customer service standards
  • Ensure routine workflow runs smoothly within the team, including seamless collaboration with colleagues in other functions such as sales, client services, finance, etc.
  • Provide regular and timely feedback on operation activities to supervisors as needed
  • Work on shift basis, with occasional overnight, weekend or public holiday duties

Required Skills and Experience

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or above in related disciplines (e.g. English, Communications, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including high proficiency in written English, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese, as well as fluency in spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua
  • Solid computer skills, including Windows, Microsoft Office, and Chinese word processing
  • Strong ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure
  • Highly self-motivated with energy and accountability
  • Possess solid judgment and initiative
  • Be flexible with working schedule, including overtime if needed

Desired Skills and Experience

  • At least 1 year experience in the PR/Marketing/Copywriting field
  • Understanding on SEO
  • Knowledge in HTML/photo/video editing
  • Experience in content creation, including press release development, blogging, new media and presentations
  • Feel comfortable speaking in public and interacting with various stakeholders

Application Process

Interested applicants please send detailed resume stating expected base salary and available starting date by email. APPLICATION WITHOUT STATING EXPECTED SALARY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Candidates with less experience will be considered for the position of Associate Editor. The company will contact the right candidate(s) for face-to-face and/or phone interviews.

Candidates not notified within eight weeks should consider their application unsuccessful. Personal data collected will be solely for recruitment purposes and treated in strict confidence. Personal data of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed after 3 months.

More job information
Job ref no. ED/AED181005 (CT3116809-01#0103)
  • N/A
Job Function
  • Wanchai
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 1 year - 6 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Degree