FEATURE WRITER, TIME OUT HONG KONG
Time Out Hong Kong's feature writer will write, sub-edit and work primarily in the magazine's arts and 'around town' sections, as well as write for other sections as well as in an online capacity, in custom publications and magazine supplements. The writer will also be heavily involved in the writing and researching of major feature stories.
Reckon you’ve got what it takes to write for Time Out? We’re looking for highly motivated, ambitious and creatively charged people for internships in several areas. Please note that the positions are unpaid.
For each of the positions, the following criteria are required:
* Strong English writing abilities
* Good organisational skills
* A voracious appetite to learn
* A wealth of ideas
* Able to make a 10-week commitment
* The right to work/intern in Hong Kong
The following criteria are preferred, but not essential:
* University graduate
* Fluent knowledge of Cantonese
* An encyclopaedic knowledge of Hong Kong
If you’re interested in any of the below positions, send a CV and two samples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line marked “Internship Applications”.
This is our classic programme, designed to give our interns the most well-rounded editorial experience around. An editorial internship will require you to get involved in all aspects and sections of the magazine, contributing to broad ranging feature stories, researching and writing. If you’re looking to dip your feet into all areas of our magazine, we’d encourage you to apply for this position. Go on.
After something more specific? Read on…
Clubbing editorial internship
We’re looking for someone with a special interest in everything clubbing and partying. In addition to the criteria above, that special someone we’re looking for should have a encyclopaedic knowledge of Hong Kong’s club scene, culture and music. And yes, this position will require you to go clubbing…
Food & Drink internship
Love food above all else? Time Out is seeking a food intern to help our editorial team work on the tastiest section in the magazine. If you love to eat, cook, talk and most importantly write about food, we want to meet you! We're seeking someone who knows the Hong Kong restaurant scene inside and out - Cantonese speaking and reading will be an advantage but is not essential. Most of all we want someone with enthusiasm, an interest in learning and the ability to eat their way around the city.
Lifestyle editorial internship
Do you like shopping? How about eating? And maybe travelling? If this sounds like you, we would encourage you to apply for this very exciting new internship.
We like the internet and we’re looking for other people who also like the internet. The kind of people, in fact, who would be interested in learning and developing skills in all things digital. For this position experience with content managements systems and HTML is advantageous. (To apply for a Web internship, email email@example.com).
Got a nose for marketing? We're looking for someone to join our marketing team, to help develop all the exciting opportunities of the Time Out Hong Kong brand. Amazing events, witty publicity, innovative social media and circulation concepts: it's all part of our expanding brand. The ideal candidate should speak English and Cantonese with a relevant university degree in marketing or communications. If this sounds like you, get in touch!
If you're passionate about keeping up with news and civic issues, enjoy talking to people, have a quizzical nature and enjoy finding out about what's going in your city, try applying for a position as a reporting intern. You'll be working closely with the editor of our Big Smog section, conducting interviews and doing research on Hong Kong's most pressing issues.