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We are looking for motivated individuals to join our expanding team

Time Out is the trusted global platform that inspires and enables people to experience the best of the city. Operating in 109 cities, across 39 countries, it has an average monthly global audience reach of over 137 million across all platforms. 

No one knows your city like Time Out because we’ve been discovering the brilliant and searching out the secret and extraordinary since 1968. If you want to know about food, attractions, art, culture, shopping and nightlife, then Time Out is your social companion. With a world-class digital platform and top-quality curated content, Time Out connects brands and local businesses to the city. Now Time Out Market is taking that to the next stage, bringing the best of the city together under one roof enabling people to discover, book, live and share their experiences. 

In the evolving digital world, our expertise and our growing community of Time Outers and Tastemakers put the very best of the city in the palm of your hand. We are global, and no one knows local better than we do. 

Since June 2016, Time Out Group is listed on London's AIM stock exchange, trading under the ticker symbol 'TMO'.

And we've got some great news, we're hiring! See below for current vacancies.

Work for Time Out Hong Kong

Food & Drinks Editor, Time Out Hong Kong

Time Out Hong Kong is a trusted platform that inspires and enables people to experience the best of the city. We cover every aspect of city living from wining and dining, shopping and lifestyle, to travel, music and the arts. Our mission is to bring readers in-depth and eye-catching stories that mirror the vibrant pace of life in our city.

We are looking for a highly motivated Food Editor who is hungry to cover Hong Kong’s ever-evolving eating and drinking scene. The ideal candidate is a creative thinker, writer and editor, who is able to report quickly and accurately on the tastiest stories in the city. The successful candidate will be in charge of shaping TOHK’s Food & Drinks section, covering everything from the best street-stall fishballs in Sham Shui Po to the finest Michelin-starred cuisine in Central.

If you think you have the skills – and the stomach – for this role, please send your resume, cover letter and at least two media samples to

Key Responsibilities

 Handle both print and digital versions of Time Out Hong Kong’s Food & Drinks section
 Have a finger on the pulse of the F&B scene and be the first to know about the latest openings, news and movers and shakers
 Research, pitch and write interesting stories with careful attention to detail, grammar, accuracy and style
 Use analytics and data to come up with strong story ideas
 Brainstorm new content ideas that help us better reach and engage with our audience
 Work closely with photographers and design teams to create visually compelling content
 Represent TOHK at relevant industry events

Skills & Experience

 At least 2 years of journalistic/media experience, preferably covering food/drinks in Hong Kong
 Ability to eat and drink a lot
 A self-starter who is comfortable working in a fast-paced and creative media environment
 Experience targeting stories for social media
 Strong understanding of SEO
 Excellent command of spoken and written English (ability to speak and read Cantonese preferred)
 Basic photography and videography skills preferred
 A positive, can-do attitude with the drive to experiment

Editorial internship

Reckon you’ve got what it takes to write for Time Out? We’re looking for highly motivated, ambitious and creatively charged people to intern with us. The internship will require you to get involved in all aspects and sections of the magazine, contributing to broad-ranging feature stories, researching and writing. If you’re looking to dip your feet into all areas of our print and online publications, we’d encourage you to apply for this position. Go on. Please note that the positions are unpaid.

For editorial internships, the following criteria are required:
 Strong English and/or Chinese writing abilities
 Good organisational skills
 A voracious appetite to learn
 A wealth of ideas
 Able to make a 10-week commitment
The right to work/intern in Hong Kong

The following criteria are preferred, but not essential:
 University graduate
 Fluent knowledge of Cantonese
 An encyclopaedic knowledge of Hong Kong

If you’re interested in any of the above positions, send a CV and two samples of your work to with the subject line marked “Internship Applications”.


Design internship

For those with an eye for design, look no further. We’re seeking a design and production intern to assist our awesome team of designers with the production of our quarterly magazine and other custom projects. The role would involve generating art for our site, social media platforms, newsletter, custom projects and much more.

The position would be unpaid, but it’s a fun gig with consistent work and a laid-back atmosphere that offers a great deal of creative freedom. We welcome ideas, creativity and all of that fun stuff.

The ideal candidate should be studying or have a relevant diploma or degree in design and should be a pro at Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Knowledge of video production and Premiere Pro is a bonus.

If you’re interested or have any questions, send a CV and samples of your work to with the subject line marked “Internship Applications”.

Marketing internship

We’re looking for highly motivated, ambitious and marketing and sales savvy people to intern with us. The internship will require you to be involved with all aspects of the Commercial department, liaising with internal stakeholders, clients and suppliers. If you’re looking to expose yourself and gain experience in the media and entertainment industry, we’d encourage you to apply. Please note that the position is unpaid.

Internship scope:
• Assist in marketing-related activities including events planning, logistics and execution where relevant, working closely with the Regional Commercial Director, editorial and design teams
• Work with the commercial team and clients to coordinate advertising campaign implementation such as facilitating creative assets and bookings across Time Out platforms
• Develop post-campaign reports
• Monitor digital traffic across website / social media / EDM, to analyse performance and effectiveness
Manage readers' contests, product giveaways
• Assist with Time Out’s audience/user growth strategy
• Assist with print distribution strategy

For marketing internships, the following criteria are required:
• Strong English and/or Chinese writing and communication abilities
• Good organisational skills
• A voracious appetite to learn
• A wealth of ideas
• Able to make a minimum 10-week commitment
• The right to work/intern in Hong Kong

If you’re interested, please send a CV and any samples of your work to with the subject line marked “Internship Applications”.

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