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In-App Content Editor, FOX+ (Manager)

Job Number: R10003567
Brand: Fox Networks Group International
Job Type: Content Programming
Location: Kowloon, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Job Posting Date: July 12, 2018
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Networks Group International

Fox Network Group operates, develops and distributes internationally (outside of the U.S. market) factual, sports, lifestyle, movie and general entertainment channels in various countries in Europe, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, including Fox Channel, Fox Life, FX, Fox Crime, FOX Traveller, the Voyage Channel, 24 Kitchen, Fox Sports, STAR World, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild and Nat Geo People as well as Chinese language television programming targeted at Chinese-speaking audiences in Asia, including STAR Chinese Movies and STAR Chinese Channel. FNG also operates, develops and distributes internationally Fox-branded nonlinear services, websites and applications known as Fox+, Fox Premium, or Fox Play, depending on the region or service.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Role Purpose:

We are looking to hire an In-App Content Editor for FOX+ (Asia’s new video streaming service that brings together all the very best entertainment from 21st Century Fox and other Hollywood studios into one easy to use app. You’ll find programmes from: FX, FOX, National Geographic, 20th Century Fox films, Fox Searchlight Pictures, FOX Sports and more).

In this role, you will work the content strategy and planning team to create an overall positive in-app user experience. You possess excellent writing skills, as well as understand the special considerations in writing for OTT (over-the-top) users on various mobile devices & intimately understand how copy & graphics move, engage, captivate & excite users. Another requisite for success in this role is strong understanding of how local social media & app-user behavior plays an important role in driving user engagement.

Reporting To: Senior Vice President, Head of Content, Fox+

Role Description:

In this role, you will work with the content strategy and planning team to create an overall positive in-app user experience. You possess excellent writing skills, as well as astute understanding of writing for OTT (over-the-top) users on various mobile devices & appreciate how copy & graphics move, engage, captivate & excite users. Another requisite for success in this role is a keen understanding of how local social media & app-user behavior plays an important role in driving user engagement.

An avid entertainment news media consumer, you will have an ear to the ground of the goings-on in the industry & be wired to the latest news & developments. Working closely with content curators, this knowledge will assist you to create relevant copy & visuals to best position the Fox+ brand. In addition to creating original copy, work closely with copy contributors who provide in-app graphics and key arts & direct/guide the overall tonality of Fox+ content which is both engaging & riveting & promotes user loyalty/retention. This role also partners closely with programming, graphics and marketing teams.

The incumbent is expected to be self-directed & work autonomously and be well-informed about customer behavioral patterns on a daily basis.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Degree Holder in Mass Communications or a related discipline
  • 4-5 years’ experience in copywriting for media, content related or ecommerce companies
  • Other key attributes for success in this role include –
    • Business proficient in English (written & spoken), Cantonese (spoken)
    • An instinct for good stories or tag lines to attract or ensnare users’ eyeballs to increase click & engagement rates
    • Strategic outlook yet hands on & able to roll up sleeves to complete tasks at hand
    • Ability to analyze large volumes of information
    • Possess a creative flair & instinct for what visuals & copy work in the app world

Key Behaviours

  • A passion for movies, TV shows, entertainment news & trivia
  • Avid consumer of various social media channels which purvey entertainment news
  • Analytical & curious, an inclination to clarify when in doubt
  • Organised & strong attention to details
  • Excellent collaborator & strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, able to build relationships with other teams

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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