Editor, Web Content at M+ (aka Digital Wordstuff Magician) in Hong Kong

Editor, Web Content (Ref:16107)

Apply on or before: 4 November 2016
Working Location: Hong Kong

See the original job posting here: https://careers.westkowloon.hk/jobsearch/JobDetail.aspx?jobID=124568

A cornerstone of the West Kowloon Cultural District, M+ is Hong Kong’s new museum for visual culture, encompassing twentieth and twenty-first century art, design and architecture, and moving image from Hong Kong, China, Asia, and beyond.

Since 2012, M+ has been presenting diverse public programmes and exhibitions, and is amassing a permanent collection, in the run-up to the scheduled 2019 public opening of the museum building designed by Herzog & de Meuron with TFP Farrells and Ove Arup & Partners HK.

The M+ Pavilion, the first permanent building to be completed in WKCD, will serve as the venue for the exhibitions organised by M+ in the run up to the completion of the main M+ building in 2019.

You will be responsible for:

  1. editing and fact-checking a diverse range of digital content, including essays, online exhibition materials and video captions, for the museum’s virtual curatorial platform and collections website;
  2. writing and editing engaging web posts about subjects related to the museum, including behind-the-scenes curatorial activities and the M+ collection;
  3. managing the editorial calendar for M+’s digital properties: tracking the creation, editing, translation, and publishing of all content;
  4. uploading, publishing and managing text and multimedia material online using M+’s content-management system;
  5. engaging web users via social networking platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook;
  6. liaising with the museum’s rights and reproduction and curatorial teams to select and clear rights for images and other content appearing online;
  7. liaising with third-party contributors to communicate deliverables, deadlines, and revisions, and working with freelancers to edit and translate text appearing online;
  8. drafting documents for the procurement of third-party editors, translators, and other service providers; and
  9. contributing to big-picture thinking about the development of M+ as a museum for visual culture, based in Hong Kong with a global vision.

You should:

  1. possess a recognised university degree or equivalent;
  2. have at least 3-5 years of experience in digital media / communications, digital journalism or digital content marketing;
  3. have superb English-language writing, editing, and communication skills;
  4. be able to provide a portfolio of published clips;
  5. be highly organised, with a background in creating, editing, managing and publishing digital content;
  6. be experienced in publishing web content on CMS platforms;
  7. be conversant with social media and social-media best practices;
  8. be familiar with best practices for optimising text, images, videos, and other content for SEO;
  9. have an interest in visual-culture topics such as art, architecture, design or moving image; and
  10. ideally have knowledge of Cantonese or Putonghua.

How to apply!

For interested parties, please submit your application along with your CV on or before 4 November 2016 via online application or by mail quoting the reference number, name of the position, expected salary and your availability to:

Ms Agnes Chan
West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
29/F, Tower 6, The Gateway
9 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from 4 November 2016 may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.

For more information, please go to http://www.westkowloon.hk or contact Ms Agnes Chan at (852) 2200-0013.

See the original job posting here: https://careers.westkowloon.hk/jobsearch/JobDetail.aspx?jobID=124568

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