Assistant Digital Editor

SPH Media Ltd  

Job Description

You will be part of The Straits Times digital team that drives and implements a first-to-digital strategy in the newsroom, finding innovative ways to showcase and amplify content to various audiences across different platforms.

As Assistant Digital Editor, you will be one of the supervisors overseeing content on, The Straits Times mobile and tablet app and the social media platforms. You will work with a broad range of content - from breaking news, visual long forms to interactive graphics. You are encouraged to think audience-first, be data-informed and explore new ways of telling a story.

You are required to multi-task across different projects, make decisions at a snap, work with the newsroom on shaping the content and collaborate with non-editorial stakeholders like the Product and Circulation teams.


  • Curate and refresh the story line-up for the homepage/section pages for and ST app
  • Improve copy for online, including SEO headlines, headline testing, writing summaries, recommending relevant story links and visual embeds
  • Work with the newsroom on shaping content, deciding on push notifications
  • Curating e-mail newsletters
  • Act on audience analytics and improve story performance: Track and use data tools like Chartbeat and Google Analytics
  • Work with cross-functional teams: Product team to improve on UX/UI, Circulation and marketing teams to drive subscription and content marketing strategies

Key Requirements

  • At least 5 years of journalism experience, preferably covering Singapore news
  • A relevant Bachelor's Degree or equivalent academic qualification preferred


If interested, please apply with your updated CV and writing portfolio or multimedia packages.

  • Permanent / Full Time
SPH Media Ltd  
Work Location
  • Braddell
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