TikTok Creator

WHY join us?

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

As we mark our 8th year since our conception, 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-centered culture with a focus on personal development and professional growth.

WHAT is this role about?

Mothership is looking for a creative and independent TikTok creator to join our team.

This isn’t just about getting paid to do random dance trends or funny relatable situations all day long. 

Instead, your work should let viewers know more about what’s happening in Singapore and in the news.

What you do as a TikTok creator should help viewers understand and appreciate current affairs in a way that is most familiar to them and spur them to stay curious and in touch with the happenings in the country.

WHO should consider?

  • Must be able to film, cut, and produce video content or the TikTok app OR at least proficient in video editing and the use of video editing software
  • Must be comfortable to appear in front of the camera for TikTok
  • Can distill news into digestible news videos
  • Up to date with digital and social media trends, both on TikTok and other social media platform
  • You consume, and are able to contextualise local and international news from different topical pillars
  • You are adaptable - you are an outcome-focused problem solver, which is especially important given how specific your role is
  • A sense of humour
  • Responsible and meticulous
  • Resourceful and can work independently where necessary, but also guide and provide a direction for our TikTok platform to grow
  • Respectful of timelines, and ethical
  • A good sense of storytelling and rhythm

The following are not necessary but a bonus:

  • Proficiency in Premiere Pro and Adobe Photoshop 
  • Other proficiencies in related fields, such as graphic design and music production
  • Had previous experience with news companies
  • Any form of involvement with the local pop-culture community (e.g. you’re a cosplayer, gamer, you are well-known on TikTok or well-versed in TikTok) is a bonus.

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 - TikTok Creator" in the subject line. 

Since this is an opening for TikTok, you can also send a short clip introducing yourself and why you are a good fit for the role. Please keep the clip within 30s or less. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.