Full-time Jobs At TheSmartLocal

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Full-time Jobs at TSL


All full-time position applicants need to have at least two years of working experience in a relevant field, no exception. i.e if you're applying to be a full-time writer, you must have full-time experience spent primarily writing. If you are a fresh grad or want a career change and don't have the experience, you can apply for our 6 month internship program here instead. It provides an accelerated path to becoming a full-timer in 6 months and we promote internally regularly. More than half of our current full-timers were once interns.

TSL is looking to fill these full-time positions:

Content Strategist: You'll be responsible for developing the content strategy across our publications. Your work will include ideating for client briefs, meeting clients, media monitoring and occasionally even things like scriptwriting. All applicants must score at least 18/20 on this quiz - doing so will grant you an interview. It is a requirement for you to send a screenshot of your quiz results when writing in.

Social Media Specialist: You love being at all the latest events and discovering/sharing new deals. You have an eye for aesthetics and enjoy photography. You understand the latest lingo and always use the new features Instagram comes up with.

Software Engineer: You're able lose yourself in a world of code. The more stacks you know, the better. There's this test you have to figure out too.

Growth Hacking Marketer: Either to grow new business units or to create buzz for the existing companies in TSL media, through marketing campaigns, events and clever ideation.

Franchise / Entrepreneur: If you're in the hotseat of a new venture, you should never run out of things to do. We're looking for resourceful individuals to partner with who just need that marketing and financial leverage to unlock their potential. We'll provide the rest and cut you a profit-sharing deal. We're looking at using TSL's marketing reach to diversify into retail and other markets. So if you're an expert at something like shoes, watches or dropshipping or maybe the Australian market, then we want you. Don't send in a generic application. Write in to us telling us what YOU want to do. If it makes sense, we'll give you the resources to help you achieve it.

Account Servicing Executive: You have to be a "people person" who enjoys the art of diplomacy. You'll serve as the link between our sales team, clients and content production team. A strong command of English is mandatory.

Business Development / Sales: You need to make a strong first impression, have perseverance and a likeable personality. Experience in the media industry is a requirement.

Sub-Editor: You need to be an exceptional writer yourself. You'll be editing work most of the time, giving guidance to junior writers.Your job application has to stand out. Don't tell us you're a good writer, show us through your application. You need to have held a full-time writing position for at least one year. You'll get an interview with an application like this:

A big hello! I'm _____, a seemingly normal girl with the appetite of a baby T-Rex and a penchant for all things bohemian. Perpetually in pursuit of the best vanilla chai latte in town, you'll find me huddled in a quaint cafe with a book or fountain pen in hand, inking my way through stacks of paper perfecting the alphabet. From candle-making to pottery classes, if it involves making something from scratch - you have my full attention. I also create eclectic pieces of jewellery and spend my midnights recording acoustic tracks in kitchens and stairwells.

My love for writing was an accidental discovery during my virgin foray into the corporate world. My first job as a digital marketer and writer at ____, saw me churning out press releases and articles on the latest and greatest in the digital sphere. This passion led me to take on my current role as a Social Content Strategist at ____, an advertising agency. I spend most of my time collecting the latest Intel on my Gen Y comrades and crafting thought-provoking social and digital copy for brands like ______,______. ______ and more. 

Sub-Editor (Food): You'll be writing/editing for our food site Eatbook.sg.

Sub-Editor (Female): You'll be writing/editing for our female-centric site Zula.sg.

Post production Video Editor: You need to have solid skills and a minimum of 2 years of experience in video editing.


How to apply?


Send an email to Miss Athene at [email protected] with the subject being the position you're applying for.

In a conversational writing style, tell us over 3 paragraphs about yourself. Be sure to include:

  1. Name
  2. What you are presently doing
  3. Why you think you are suitable
  4. Your Instagram account if any

The most important thing is your portfolio so make sure its super solid before sending it over. This means writing samples, photography work, etc depending on the position you're applying for. If your application stands out, you will be asked down for an interview.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Good luck everyone!

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