Rubicon Communications Ltd, publisher of Time Out Hong Kong magazine, WOM Guide and other custom publications, is looking for motivated individuals to join our expanding business.


FEATURE WRITER, TIME OUT HONG KONG

DEPARTMENT: EDITORIAL

POSITION SUMMARY:

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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The feature writer will be expected to co-ordinate Time Out Hong Kong's visual arts and 'around town' sections, which includes writing and organising arts and events features, reviews and news for every biweekly issue. The writer will also help the senior editorial team to produce major features in the magazine. Other duties include co-ordinating the visual arts and 'around town' sections online, as well as helping to co-ordinate and produce lifestyle and arts supplements, and custom publications. The writer must attend regular arts and 'around town' events in Hong Kong.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
The feature writer must hold a degree qualification or above and have preferably previously held a relevant position in the media, with experience in both writing and editing articles. A command of both English and Cantonese is also preferred. A good knowledge of visual art and of Hong Kong is also preferred.
 
 

Internships
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 info@timeout.com.hk, with the subject line marked “Internship Applications”.

Editorial internships
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.

Web 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 kingsley.man@timeout.com.hk).

Marketing internships
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!

Reporting internship
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.