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Social Media Guru
Published Tuesday, December 29

As the SmSh Social Media Guru, you’ll help us in our quest for world domination in Social Media channels. This means, we want someone who is obsessed with growth, dreams in exposure strategy, and is excited to help us push boundaries. You live and breathe viral content, and have a natural instinct for making followings grow. This is a unique opportunity to help drive real growth for Shanghai’s largest, independent English media channel. You’ll help us engage with our audience so that our readers just can’t help coming back for more. You’ll work with SmartShanghai’s well-respected editorial team, the heart of content production.

What you'd do:

  • Manage SmSh WeChat groups
  • Publish content on our official WeChat Accounts
  • Manage our other social media channels
  • Manage our user community
  • Work with design & editorial to increase engagement and following on all Channels
  • Produce weekly and monthly reports on performance, and analyze how we can improve based on these insights
  • Help us set-up and manage Douyin, Bilibili, Weibo, etc.
  • Light translation work of out English content into CN content

Some cool perks that you get working for SmartShanghai:

  • Get free tickets to cool events and shows around town occasionally
  • Exclusive invitations to private parties and media events
  • 3 Days per month a chance to work OOO (Out of Office, yes, home too!)
  • National Holidays, Christmas Holidays, plus 10 Days extra Annual Leave
  • Flexible work hours, early birds can start earlier and leave earlier
  • Downtown Office near IAPM Mall lots of nice restaurants, cafes nearby
  • Working for a well-known Brand in Shanghai will elevate any CV, espescially if you have an interest in working for foreign or multi-national companies



  • Chinese passport holder
  • Experience with managing English & Chinese Social Media Systems
  • Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, WeChat, Weibo, Bilibili, Douyin
  • A proven track record of growing existing accounts
  • Fluent English & Chinese
  • Nice to have: video editing skills/background
Fulltime 2020-12-29 Shanghai Shanghai 200000 2021-02-28

Everyone knows SmartShanghai. It's the type of company, where if you're at a house party, and someone asks "What do you do", when you say "I work at SmartShanghai", your coolness quotient immediately increases. has been become the most visited independent English language media platform, in the world's most populous alpha-tiered city. To put that into perspective... Shanghai has a larger population than all of Australia. We write daily content and editorial on lifestyle news and events, we host Shanghai’s largest venue directory, the city’s best event listings; a popular housing platform; SmartTicket, our ticketing service; an online digital marketplace; and more.

Our singular and (variously) irreverent editorial style and focus, along with our genuine love and passion for living in and writing about Shanghai, has set us apart over the years. Our website and apps attract over 200k unique visitors every month, making us (probably) the most trafficked English online media in China.

We are an international team of editors, photographers, designers and programmers, all dedicated to independence, honesty and editorial transparency.

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