Part-time Editor, London / Hong Kong (Remote)

Chris Kirkland

Fast Train Media is looking for a part-time editor to work on our London Cheapo and Hong Kong Cheapo websites, approximately two days per week. The position is initially for three months, with the possibility of extension and expansion.

Starting rate: Approximately 1200 GBP per month.

Note: Applications will only be accepted from candidates based in either London or Hong Kong, ideally with strong knowledge of both.


  • Edit and prepare articles for publication
  • Work closely with the editorial team to make content recommendations
  • Apply SEO best practices to improve content
  • Occasionally, write short pieces of content


  • Self-motivated and organized
  • 2-3 years of experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Strong editing and writing skills
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience living in London and/or Hong Kong


  • Copywriting experience
  • Experience with affiliate integration and content development
  • Experience with task management tools & team communication platforms like Asana and Slack
  • Basic knowledge of HTML
  • Familiarity with life in both London and Hong Kong

How To Apply

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About Fast Train Media

Starting in 2012 with our first website, Tokyo Cheapo, our practical and friendly editorial style won over the hearts of travellers and local residents alike to earn us the title of most popular English-language website about Tokyo. Since then, we’ve launched three more websites – London Cheapo, Japan Cheapo, and Hong Kong Cheapo.

As of 2024, monthly network traffic totals a combined 2-3 million page views on our websites, and another 2-3 million people reached via our social media channels.

Our team is based in a number of cities across the world. We’ve been a remote-first company from day one, as we believe our team should be able to work wherever and whenever they get their best work done. We’re all skilled at communicating and collaborating remotely – and we enjoy working this way.

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