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Job posting: Digital and Social Media Editor / Events Coordinator, The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong

Job posting: Digital and Social Media Editor / Events Coordinator,
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong, is seeking a social media editor and events coordinator for a one-year contract. The position entails facilitating coordination of the club’s world-class events and forums and ensuring they’re promoted across the FCC’s digital channels. The editor/events coordinator also publishes the club’s statements and other content in a timely manner and handles the live-streaming of event videos and production of post-event summaries. The editor/events coordinator also will also help implement a digital strategy for the FCC, including updating the website’s news and events pages, building engagement and followers on its social media accounts and assisting with club communications to members.
Key responsibilities:
Manage the club’s Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn feeds.
Build and execute the social media plan (fortnightly in advance)
Publish a minimum of one post per day, five days per week (weekends if necessary).
Produce monthly social media report for Communications Committee and Board of Governors meetings.
Add SEO to each YouTube event video.
HRPA: Assist with annual awards social media promotion (HRPA Twitter and Facebook), updating of, ceremony/winners coverage.
Cover and promote the club’s in-person and Zoom speaker events.
Live stream in-person speaker events.
Produce a write-up within two hours of event end, post on the website with photo and video, distribute on social media.
Publish press freedom statements in a timely manner.
Manage news and press freedom content on home page.
Upload the content of the quarterly Correspondent magazine, distribute on social media.
Upload The Correspondent magazine PDF to and link to
Produce and edit brochure for the FCC Journalism Conference. Promote and cover the event itself.
Assist marketing with proof-reading of F&B social media material.
Events Coordination
Manage events calendar.
Produce monthly Professional Committee agenda.
Produce minutes of monthly Professional Committee agenda.
Liaise with event owners over acquiring promotional materials (flier title, text, speaker bio, speaker photo).
Where relevant, liaise with speaker/speaker representative and FCC IT to organise Zoom tests 24 hours prior to scheduled event.
This is a contract position that will be reviewed after one year. The candidate should be based in Hong Kong. FCC members are preferred.
Interested parties should submit a letter of interest and resume to:
North Block
2 Lower Albert Road
Central HK
or email [email protected] stating the position applied for in the subject line.


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