Editorial/Photography Interns (HK, SG, KL, BK)

LifestyleAsia is looking for editorial/photography interns with an interest in journalism and new media. They must have excellent people skills and be passionate about luxury lifestyle in their city.

Interns should know their city inside out and have the drive to pursue a wide range of stories that fall under luxury lifestyle, and the ability to think creatively about new angles to cover these topic — either through words or images.

Editorial intern (HK, SG, BK, KL)

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the editorial team with day-to-day research and fact checking for writing assignments and content production
  • Writing stories for the website with byline
  • Entering the best events and parties in town into the Events Calendar
  • Liaising with event organisers and Lifestyle Asia photographers for event galleries
  • Assisting with name and email collection at events
  • Uploading galleries and other images into the content management system
  • Assisting with photo shoots as needed
  • Representing Lifestyle Asia at tastings, previews and other high-profile events around town
  • Promoting Lifestyle Asia on Twitter, Facebook, blogs and other social media

Requirements:

  • Passionate and knowledgeable about luxury brands
  • Must show initiative, creativity and self-motivation
  • Familiarity with Hong Kong
  • Native or near-native English writing and speaking skills (local language is a plus)
  • Able to handle multiple projects/deadlines
  • Excellent research and people skills
  • Familiar with social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)

 

Photography Intern (HK, SG, KL, BK)

Responsibilities:

  • Working with the editorial team to create successful visual storytelling
  • Shooting food and drink, people, portraits, venues and more with full credits
  • Assisting editors in editing images for articles
  • Assisting with stock photo research for story assignments
  • Shooting photos at some of the city’s most exclusive parties, and uploading content into LifestyleAsia galleries and articles
  • Creating high-impact graphics for the website

Requirements:

  • Highly proficient in Photoshop and other photo editing programs
  • Skilled photographer with own equipment
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about luxury brands
  • Must show initiative, creativity and self-motivation
  • Familiarity with and based in the city you’re applying for
  • Fluent English (local language is a plus)
  • Able to handle multiple projects/deadlines
  • Excellent research and people skills
  • Heavy user of social media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)

Payment

Unpaid internship, but can be taken for credit

How to apply

Send an email to careers@lifestyleasia.com and include:

-A bit about yourself

-Why you want to write for us

-Some ideas for the types of features you want to contribute and if you would want to specialise in one topic

-Three to five writing/photography samples (or links)