Social Media Executive (Instagram)

WHY join us?

Mothership is Singapore’s leading youth-focused digital news platform.  

As we mark our 10th year, we invite passionate, talented and dynamic individuals to join us as we embark on our next phase of growth.

You will have the opportunity to learn from and work alongside our key leaders and industry practitioners, and to witness the impact of your work on the millions of people whom we serve every day.

As an organisation, our colleagues and our audiences are at the heart of all that we do. We strive to build and preserve a people-centred culture with a focus on personal development and professional growth.

WHAT is this role about?

Mothership’s Instagram account is the most-followed Instagram account amongst news publishers in Singapore.

We are looking for a Social Media Executive who will be at the forefront of engaging with our audience on the platform.

You will create multimedia content based on trends and conversations of the day, and ideate and execute evergreen original content ideas that will be seen by hundreds of thousands of followers. 

We are a young, collaborative team that values and respects one another's ideas and feedback, and that strives to create content that is relevant and engaging for our audiences.

A snippet of what you can expect to be doing on a day-to-day basis:

  • Creating content in multimedia formats, with an emphasis on short-form videos (i.e. Reels)
  • Ideating and pitching original content ideas
  • Curating and repurposing daily content from across other Mothership assets (e.g. news articles and videos)
  • Designing assets and materials for social media
  • Managing content series and projects independently

WHO should consider?

If you are passionate about creating multimedia content in a variety of formats and genres, you might just be who we are looking for. 

Fresh graduates are welcome to apply. Relevant experience in video production and/or social media content creation (including internships) will be advantageous. 

If you are someone who:

  • Is in tune with trends and happenings on Instagram, and has a good understanding of the social media landscape
  • Possesses good video production and photography/videography skills
  • Is proficient in photo and video editing software and apps such as Premiere Pro, CapCut, and Canva
  • Has good design and aesthetic sense, with an attention to detail
  • Has good storytelling ability, and can create interesting content angles
  • Is creative and content-driven
  • Is able to work both independently and as a team
  • Is adaptable to change and willing to learn

... we’d love for you to be part of our team!

Crucially, you must possess the mental stamina, tenacity, and agility to work in an intensely dynamic, fast-paced, and competitive media environment.

HOW do you go about applying?

If you are interested in speaking with us, email your resume (in PDF form) to [email protected]. Please include "Career Application – Social Media Executive (Instagram)" in the subject line. 

You are highly encouraged to provide samples of past works along with your resume, or even a short self-recorded video on why we should hire you. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.