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Covering the hottest new eats, the best places to play, offbeat takes on local culture, and so much more, Localiiz is every Hongkonger’s destination for how to live a well-rounded life in our vibrant city. We share our stories visually, through lifestyle and neighbourhood guides, quirky news articles, and videos that deep-dive into the hidden side of the 852.

Since our launch in 2012, we have fast become one of Hong Kong’s leading websites for things to do and where to do them. We also provide an ever-expanding directory to help you navigate the maze of Hong Kong. Why the strange spelling? Well, Localiiz is designed to be your ‘local eyes’—and for that, you need two i’s.

We are expanding fast, and are looking for dynamic and trend-aware team members with a passion for all things content to join Localiiz. Don’t see an opening that fits? Get in touch with us directly and let’s get to know you.

For those looking to gain experience in digital media, Localiiz is offering editorial internships for passionate students and graduates. We are currently seeking an editorial intern to join the Localiiz team. Aside from a keen knowledge and interest in the latest happenings in and around Hong Kong, we are looking for a candidate who can create savvy and informative written content, as well as ideate and research stories, from guides on things to do and what to see to human-interest interviews. An interest in photography and videography is a bonus.

During your internship, you will be creating content, researching and editing, helping to update the company’s databases, and more while learning how a high-octane and fast-paced media company operates creatively. Please note that candidates who can dedicate a full-time schedule are preferred. This is an opportunity to join us as we continue to experience exponential digital growth.

If you think you’re a good fit for Localiiz, submit your application to our content director, Jen, at [email protected]. Include your CV, writing samples, and a cover letter explaining why you would like to join the team.

Localiiz is seeking a self-motivated and skilled digital marketing manager to join as an integral part of the Localiiz editorial & content team. You will play an active role in leading the digital marketing team to plan and execute impactful and results-driven integrated content marketing campaigns across all digital marketing channels.

Our ideal candidate should be dynamic, tech-savvy, growth-oriented, and passionate about Hong Kong lifestyle content, as well as the latest trends in the digital marketing sphere.

Responsibilities:

— Lead digital marketing team to plan and implement impactful and results-driven integrated content marketing campaigns (including Display, Search, Affiliates, and Social Media) to build brand awareness and preference

— Collaborate with various departments to formulate integrated campaign strategies

— Plan, manage, and execute engaging digital marketing and social media content and campaigns that meet given objectives and fosters Localiiz’s online community

— Generate post-campaign reports and recommendation for future campaign optimisation

— Test and translate learnings into insights or best practises for sharing

— Stay abreast of emerging digital and marketing trends and transform findings into actionable marketing opportunities

— Activate multiple digital capabilities and support digital transformation adoption to build comprehensive digital activation strategies, translating business metrics into digital KPIs, and using insights to build engaging digital content along with Content Director and various departments

— Define yearly budget and manage cost in the most optimal way to realise deliverables

Requirements:

— A university degree in marketing-, digital communications, or journalism-related studies

— At least four years of professional experience in the field in an agency or integrated marketing communications role, or with a proven track record of managing digital marketing campaigns across multiple platforms

— Solid experience in web content management, implementation

— Strong knowledge and understanding of SEO, social media platforms, and analytic tools

— Strong communication, interpersonal, presentation, and organisation skills

— Ability to meet tight deadlines, multi-task, and prioritise important tasks

— Highly organised with a keen eye for details and good time-management skills

— Excellent team player who is also self-motivated and can work independently

— Equipped with a creative mindset and is strategically- and commercially-minded

— Native English speaker; fluency in spoken and written Chinese is advantageous

— Must be passionate about lifestyle content and cultural content

— Experience with graphics, photography, and video production is advantageous

— This position is based in Hong Kong and candidates must be eligible to work in Hong Kong

If you think you’re a good fit for Localiiz, submit your application to our content director, Jen, at [email protected].

Localiiz is seeking a self-motivated and skilled junior editor to join as an integral part of the Localiiz editorial & content team. You will play an active role in daily publishing operations and undertake much of the day-to-day researching, writing, and uploading of content, and be expected to pitch great original story ideas, conduct interviews, and attend events on occasion.

Our ideal candidate should be dynamic, growth-oriented, and passionate about Hong Kong lifestyle content and cultural stories, covering all verticals, including, but not limited to, culture, food & drink, living, family, education, and more.

Responsibilities:

— Research, plan, and write timely, relevant, and unique editorial stories

— Research, plan, and write commercial content according to in-house standard

— Pitch original story ideas in-line with Localiiz editorial direction

— Conduct interviews for editorial and commercial content

— Update existing content following SEO best practices

— Research and source content for social media and editorial content

— Keep events calendar organised and up-to-date

— Keep directory listings organised and up-to-date

Requirements:

— A university degree in journalism- or media-related studies

— At least one to two years of professional experience in the field

— Native English speaker with excellent writing abilities

— Fluency in spoken and written Chinese is advantageous

— Ability to meet tight deadlines, multi-task, and prioritise important tasks

— Highly organised with good time-management skills

— A keen eye for detail and accuracy

— Ability to write to Localiiz editorial standard

— Knowledge and understanding of SEO best practices

— Natural self-starter, with excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

— Must be passionate about lifestyle content and cultural content

— A thorough knowledge of Hong Kong is desirable

— Experience with graphics, photography, and video production is advantageous

— This position is based in Hong Kong and candidates must be eligible to work in Hong Kong


If you think you’re a good fit for Localiiz, submit your application to our content director, Jen, at [email protected].

Did you know that a portion of our content comes from our readers? As much as we try, the Localiiz team can’t be everywhere at once, so we’re always on the lookout for great stories and enthusiastic new contributors who can become regular writers for all of the lifestyle topics that we cover on Localiiz, from food and drink, culture, wellness, and living to family, education, and much more.

We’re on a mission to uncover Hong Kong’s hidden gems and promote its talented people by finding the best on-the-ground content. Whether you have a video you would like to share with our ever-growing audience, an important message you want to spread, or some amazing photos of our city to show us, we’re all ears—and eyes.

If you think you’re a good fit for Localiiz, submit your application to our content director, Jen, at [email protected].

We wish we could be out there travelling the world and discovering lost cultures as our full-time job, but we can’t be everywhere at once. That’s where our travel contributors come in to regale us (and our readers) with stories of their adventures through our big and wonderful planet.

We’re on a mission to uncover the hidden gems of the Asia region and promote its talented people by finding the best on-the-ground content. Whether you have a video you would like to share with our ever-growing audience, an important message you want to spread, or some amazing photos of our city to show us, we’re all ears—and eyes.

If you think you’re a good fit for Localiiz, submit your application to our travel editorial director, Nicole, at [email protected].

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