Social Media Content Editor

Product · London, London, City of
Department Product
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation Salary based upon experience: £20,000 - £23,000 pro-rata

We are a lifestyle Chinese media company based in London. Our company mission is to help Chinese expats to live a better life in the UK.

We are seeking a motivated part-time Social Media Content Editor (not an internship role) to oversee our content publishing needs in a fast-paced work environment. You will be part of the busy Social Media Team and will help to produce daily fresh content for our social media readers based on various platforms. This is a part-time role starting immediately, 20 hours a week between Monday to Friday. Working hours will be 4 hours a day between the company core hours 10 am to 4 pm. 

This position is suitable for UK current students with previous social media marketing/content working experience gained from China and who are looking for opportunities to start a professional career in the UK media industry after graduation. This role has the potential to progress to a full-time (40 hours per week) position in Q1 2023.

For this position, you will be working mostly from home and come to the office when needed to meet with your team members and manager (once a month minimum).

Following our selection process, if successful, you will be invited to complete our written assessment.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Write and publish digital content (text, graphic, audio, video) for the company's social media accounts, ensuring all content and images adhere to the company’s content standards and brand guidelines
  • Cover live events and breaking news on social media
  • Be responsible for content planning, editing, social media product updating and regular maintenance, check content styles, grammar, accuracy, and legality of content and arrange for any necessary amendments
  • Determine social media trends and new content ideas to be covered by reviewing performance data, monitor and research user comments, competitor activities and attending reviews and events
  • Take part in team content planning and scheduling, collaborate with other social media and content teams and departments, ensure that assigned works are completed on time
  • Work with Social Media Senior Content Editor to select suitable content to be distributed on social media channels and during campaigns
  • Communicate with internal teams and clients to discuss content briefs and submit previews for approval
  • Build and grow strong online communities through interacting with social media users and answering user questions, provide user feedback to Social Media Executive on a regular basis
  • Contribute creative content ideas for social media and marketing communication campaigns
  • Assign work to writers and review their work for accuracy, content style, grammar, and legality
  • Provide necessary ad hoc and cover support to other social media editors and the management team


  • Relevant social media content creation and editing experience in China
  • Able to edit and write copy accurately and clearly, understanding how to tailor content to suit different audiences
  • Experienced user of content layout designing tools and video editing tools
  • Knowledge and curious about the UK way of life and culture
  • Have a deep understanding of the needs of our target audience
  • Demonstrated ability to create fresh and engaging content
  • Attention to detail; previous experience of proofreading someone else’s work is desirable
  • Have strong visual and creative eyes, passion for photography and layout is desirable
  • Strong and clear written and verbal communication skills in both, Mandarin Chinese and English
  • Proficient working knowledge of written English and an adequate level of conversational English required 
  • Strong knowledge of Chinese social media and how to spot trends 
  • Very good team player who values the importance of teamwork and effort
  • Ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work flexibly and occasional evenings and weekends due to the nature of the position that involves covering breaking news and live events

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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Salary based upon experience: £20,000 - £23,000 pro-rata