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CreativeHunt Managing Editor

Location: Shanghai
Posted: 8 months ago
Views: 339

Company Description

CreativeHunt is an online portal dedicated to creative happenings, opportunities and news in Asia. Founded by the team behind Shanghai's best English city guide and lifestyle magazine,, CreativeHunt combines a service directory and portfolio gallery with regular editorial features focusing on the city's myriad creative industries, ranging from architecture through to web design, branding, photography and more. As well as event listings and city guides, we're also the go-to site for employers seeking to recruit all manner of creative roles.

SmartShanghai is re-launching CreativeHunt and we need a Managing Editor to run it. The position will be responsible for managing the 570+ listings we currently have, clearing out the ones that are no longer useful and networking around the city with new agencies and creative that should be listed. They will also help to make the site more useful by creating and writing editorial content (though this is only about 25% of the job); creating an Asia-wide editorial calendar of creative and design events; visiting creative co-working offices on a weekly basis; and taking charge of social media.

Basically, we want to zap the site back into life, we have some ideas about how to do it, and we want the right person to make it happen for us. This is a full-time job in the SmartShanghai office reporting to the Managing Editor and Director of SmartShanghai.


  • Fluent English speaker and writer
  • Chinese skills a plus
  • Background in arts or creative industries
  • Experience in editorial content creation (writing, editing, commissioning freelancers)
  • Outgoing and social
  • Organized and able to meet deadlines
  • Self-starter
  • Familiar with CreativeHunt and SmartShanghai
  • Able to receive a work visa in China

The Role:

  • Available immediately
  • Full-time in the SmartShanghai office
  • Reports to the SmartShanghai Managing Editor and the company Director
  • Comes with a work permit
  • Above-market pay

About Working at SmartShanghai

At SmartShanghai, you'll work in a small team of 20 together with native English-speaking editors, graphic designers, software developers and account managing business types. At the heart of Shanghai's online media, a position with us offers the unique opportunity to participate in its growth, and we are in the process of implementing bonus plan based on profitability, CreativeHunt wins, you win. In addition, we offer a creative work environment, flexible work hours (there’s no need to punch a clock, or ask for permission to take off early one afternoon to go see the doctor), and an above-average salary. Our office is located in downtown Shanghai close to iAPM mall. All desks can be turned into a standing desk, and we’ll set you up with a shiny new computer and replace it every three years.