wine & dine singapore the southeast asia issue

For 33 years, Wine & Dine has been the definitive magazine for gourmands, chefs, restaurateurs and individuals who are passionate about food. Not just limited to the local dining scene, Wine & Dine offers to readers, clients and advertisers the best epicurean offerings from around the world.

Wine & Dine’s credible editorial is proof that our creative layouts and inspiring imagery, investigative features on the international culinary and vinous scenes, and supplemented by our exclusive interviews with colourful and famous culinary personalities, have made this magazine an insightful read on the art of good living.

Wine & Dine Experience is the leading home-grown publisher of niche magazines Wine & Dine, Wine & Dine Cookbook and the annual Singapore’s Top Restaurants guidebook. Keep a look out for our new guide SG Top Cafes!

As a rapidly growing company, we are looking for driven individuals to join our team. Candidates should be experts with in-depth knowledge of their fields. No phone calls will be entertained.


JOB VACANCIES  

Full-time/Permanent: Digital and Social Media Executive

Wine & Dine is looking for a highly motivated individual to help manage various websites, digital properties and social media accounts. We welcome social media-savvy digital natives who can work independently on the following:

CONTENT MANAGEMENT:

  • Be in charge of W&D’s SEO efforts and optimisation of online content/images via WordPress, and weekly EDMs/newsletters via MailChimp
  • Manage overall and daily content on @wineanddinesg, @sgtoprestaurants and @sgtopcafes, including but not limited to: writing captions, creating posts, sharing relevant content, tracking popular hashtags
  • QC-ing and curating online/social media content for publication/posting, and work closely with the Art department on the creation of said graphic and video assets
  • Plan, develop and execute future and ongoing digital projects (eg website development, social media and EDM campaigns)
  • Maintaining and promoting digital versions of W&D’s various titles

DIGITAL OPERATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION:

  • Be responsible for day-to-day digital operations and maintenance of W&D’s digital properties www.wineanddine.com.sg and www.toprestaurants.sg, ie make sure everything is running smoothly and looking as it should
  • Housekeeping and cleaning up of digital archive
  • Engage and grow W&D’s online audience and social media community
  • Support W&D’s Marketing and Sales team with digital marketing efforts
  • Work with W&D’s web developers on finding and resolving bugs and issues + completion of various projects currently in progress and overseeing future development
  • Oversee and support long-term digital strategy for W&D
  • Regular tracking, reporting and analysis on industry’s and W&D’s online performance via Google Analytics
  • Liaising with various stakeholders on ongoing STR social media campaigns + other STR digital projects in the pipeline
  • Tracking, scheduling and following up on various client commitments
  • Assisting Marketing team with social media promotions/boosts/events

Required skills:

  • Excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills are a must
  • So is a proficiency in social media (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and G+) and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
  • Basic proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, WordPress and MS Office suite
  • Proficiency or experience in digital marketing tools (ie Google Analytics, AdWords, Ad Manager/DoubleClick for Publishers, Facebook Ad Manager, MailChimp) will be a big plus
  • Interest in food photography and styling will be a plus
  • Fresh graduates and candidates who lack the required experience but are willing to learn are welcome to apply

Full-time/Permanent: Business Manager

  • assist in setting and achieving yearly advertising strategies and quotas while expanding on, and developing new categories;
  • must be articulate, a good communicator, self-motivated, resilient and personable, and possess strong presentation, negotiation and managerial skills;
  • must also be result-oriented and capable of working under pressure;
  • at least 2 years’ relevant experience.

Full-time/Permanent: Assistant Business Manager/Business Executive

  • assist in securing, maintaining and growing new advertising accounts and be able to excel in a performance-driven environment;
  • must be articulate, able to communicate well, self-motivated, resilient and personable.  Must have presentation and negotiation skills;
  • at least 1 year relevant experience.

Part-time/Temporary: Internship Opportunities

We prefer candidates who will ask questions, is willing to learn and has initiative.

Design Internship

A flair for graphic design is a must. He/She is required to have working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.

He/she will be involved in:

  • The monthly production of our flagship magazine and special projects
  • Attending and assisting with photoshoots
  • Sourcing of props

Candidates with experience with Adobe Suite, digital platforms, social media and video editing will have an advantage.

Editorial Internship

A flair for English and excellent written and communication skills are a must.

He/she should:

  • Have a strong interest in food and drink
  • Penning a number of write-ups (on food and restaurants, of course!) over the course of your internship
  • Liaising with chefs and culinary personalities
  • Assisting with research for feature stories

Online Writing and Digital Internship

A flair for English and excellent written and communication skills are a must. You are required to have basic knowledge of WordPress, Photoshop and social media.

He/she will be involved in:

  • Have a strong interest in food and drink
  • Penning a number of write-ups (on food and restaurants, of course!) over the course of your internship and posting them online
  • Helping with video production and maintaining the publication’s digital presence

Marketing Internship

Ideally, the candidate should have at least a Diploma in Communications or Marketing. Otherwise, he/she should be pursuing or have completed studies in a related field.

Some requirements:

  • Good verbal and written communications skills are a must
  • Familiarity with online analytics and Google AdWords
  • Familiarity with social media strategies and platforms
  • Able to assist with in-house events
  • Experience with content creation is a plus

These are paid positions.

Interested candidates, please write a cover letter that includes a brief explanation of why you’re interested in Wine & Dine, and indicate your availability to joy.tully@wdemedia.com with the subject header “Career Opportunity at Wine & Dine – <Desired Position>“.

(last updated: 12 Sep 2018)

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