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Free tickets for Shanghai LitFest

Dear FCC Members:

As one of the sponsors of this month’s Shanghai LitFest, we have been given five single-pass tickets for any of the events (with the possible exception of Amy Tan) and would like to distribute them free-of-charge to our members. If there are more requests than supply, we will have a lottery and draw the five winners. If you’re interested, please look at the Litfest program (, include your top two picks and send an email to Allen Wan at or Wechat him at allenwan290. The deadline is 5pm Friday. The tickets will be available at the door.
FCC Board

Apply for the 2016 International China Journalists Association awards

The 2016 International China Journalists Association awards contest is now accepting submissions.

ICJA promotes excellence in China-related reporting through an annual awards contest. This year, ICJA will recognize one winner in each of three categories: General Excellence, Investigative, and Commentary/Opinion. Articles published between April 1, 2015, and April 1, 2016 are eligible. The deadline for submissions is May 18.

For more information, check out the ICJA website at and follow them on Twitter @icja_china. And help spread the word! Tweet the announcement below, or write your own.

Do you report on China? Apply for the 2016 @icja_china awards! Deadline May 18.

Beijing FCC invites Shanghai members to holiday party Dec 5

Members of the Shanghai FCC who happen to be in Beijing this weekend are invited to the Beijing FCC end of the year holiday bash and will be given the member rate of 220 RMB for open bar etc. on presentation of current Shanghai FCC membership ID. Event details here: 


To RSVP email Beijng



Work space available at shared journalist office on Julu Lu


we are a multilingual office community of seven journalists working for European media such as Stern/Le Figaro/Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung/Swiss TV & radio plus five Chinese news assistants. Some of us are staff correspondents, others freelancers. We share a nicely located work space in an apartment compound on Julu Lu cross Xiangyang Lu. One of our writers is leaving in January therefore we are welcoming a new colleague to take over her space. It’s a desk in a big open room available to rent for 900 Kuai a month plus utilities (electricity, water, coffee, wifi, printer ayi etc.) Ideally you are also looking for a news assistant to support you part-time.

If you are interested please send an email to: and

Studio 5 Posting

Studio 5 – A Work Collective in the FFC


Studio 5 is located in an old Shanghai villa near Jiashan Market, and currently houses 12 entrepreneurial businesses, including Elke Martini, LuRu Home, NOO Originals, FINCH, Mr. Waffle, The British Kitchen, and ARTSpring.  We also are home to several talented writers and artists.

We have space available and are currently looking for new members.  Here’s what is available:


THIRD FLOOR: Quiet and Sunny

Available immediately:  One private office 4.1m x 3.6m (15sqm).  You  may configure it as a private room, or put in 2-3 desks if you’d prefer to share.   Desks and chairs included, or furnish as you like. 4500 RMB/month, two month minimum commitment.

Available May 1st: One private office 4.1m x 5m (20sqm).  You  may configure it as a private room, or put in 2-3 desks if you’d prefer to share. Desks and chairs included, or furnish as you like. 5000 RMB/month, two month minimum commitment.

SECOND FLOOR: Shared Great Room with 6 Large Desks and Storage Space

Available May 1st: one desk. Desk, cabinet space and chair included.

1800 RMB/month, one month minimum commitment.

Available June 1st: two desks. Desks, cabinet space and chairs included.

1800 RMB/month, one month minimum commitment.

For all spaces, you’ll have your own key with 24-hour access, use of common room spaces (including an outdoor deck), wifi, drinking water and an extremely unique and supportive community.


Please contact to arrange a time to come by.  We look forward to meeting you!


Studio 5

Lane 169 Jiashan Lu, between Yongjia Lu and Jianguo Lu

Metro: Line 9, Jiashan Lu stop or Lines 1 and 10 (Shanxi Nan Lu)

ReuterPR is looking for an Account Manager

Account Manager

ReuterPR is looking for an Account Manager who is passionate about luxury and the communications industry to start working in Shanghai. Do you love fashion, art, traveling and food? If so, we want to hear from you!
We are a small, successful and fast growing agency focusing on luxury brands. We are looking for a bright and talented Account Manager with at least 5 years of agency/in-house experience. Get in touch if you are a natural storyteller, love learning and want to work in an agency where we ensure that everyone has a life/work balance. Continue reading

Palgrave Macmillan is looking for two motivated editors to manage the growing Social Sciences and Finance, Business and Management lists.

Job description

Palgrave Macmillan is looking for two motivated editors to manage the growing Social Sciences and Finance, Business and Management lists. The editor will be responsible for acquiring and publishing a program of research monographs, professional texts and handbooks for the scholarly and professional markets.


Major Responsibilities:


  • Seek out new authors and book ideas: actively research ideas, topics, and people for potential books and book series.
  • Evaluate manuscripts to determine publishability, audience, and market; offer editorial feedback.
  • Negotiate the acquisition/contract process with author.
  • Serve as a project manager for each book project, coordinating delivery date, manuscript formatting, production workflows, and author management.
  • Attend academic conferences and conduct campus visits to meet new authors and promote Palgrave’s brand.
  • Liaise with sales, marketing, and publicity.
  • Oversee an editorial assistant to ensure high-quality list management.



Required Skills / Knowledge:


  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in both English and Mandarin
  • In-depth knowledge/experience of the academic / educational market and publishing
  • Keen proofreading skills
  • Familiarity with basic Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience in an editorial acquisition capacity and/or in an academic publishing environment
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work independently
  • Significant experience in an editorial, sales or marketing role in a books or journals publisher
  • Educated to BA or equivalent



Please apply via the link and include your CV, cover letter and salary expectations:


Shanghai Fellowship for U.S. Journalists

The National Press Foundation is collaborating with Fudan University to offer a 10-day all-expense-paid fellowship for U.S. journalists in Shanghai, China. The China Now: Entrepreneurship and More program dates are November 13-22, 2014. The deadline for applications is Monday, August 25, 2014 5:00 PM EDT.

During the program, chosen fellows will meet with business and economic faculty at Fudan University; interview leading Chinese entrepreneurs; discuss reporting issues with Chinese colleagues and more.

DETAILS   Please click HERE


Questions? Contact Jenny Ash-Maher, | 202.663.7285

Office Space Available

We are looking for Journalist to share an office of 4 people. Two desks are available.

The office is located in an old house on Xinguo road in a quiet alley, near Tai’An road. It is on the third floor, faces south, has a balcony and three large windows. It is surrounded by green trees, very charming. The common areas are well maintained. It is 3mn walk from Fergusson Lane where many cafes and restaurants are located. Total area 23sqm. We will repaint it in white next week to start with a fresh and clean space.


* Four desks – Two anchor tenants. Two desks left for Rmb 1,500 each
* Wifi, Printer available
* one month deposit
* a monthly contribution for utilities, cleaning, office supply divided by the number of tenants every month
* No notice period – But tenant is in charge of finding replacement before leaving

Contact: Xavier Naville +8618616892352 or