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Le Monde, the leading French daily, is looking for a news assistant for its Shanghai

Le Monde, the leading French daily, is looking for a news assistant for its Shanghai correspondent. This is a full-time credentialed position.

The ideal applicant will have exceptional organizational skills, be a self-starter, be interested in news, and have a keen understanding of American and European audiences and what they need to know about
China. He or she should also be comfortable interacting with people from all conditions, from CEO’s to rural Chinese living in the most remote areas.

The work involves:

• Gathering news and information from Chinese media, websites, social media, on a daily basis
• Developing enterprise story pitches
• Conducting in-depth research
• Quickly finding contacts, and developing a network of sources
• Assisting as a translator with interviews; transcribing interview tape
• Arranging reporting trips and fielding logistics
• Helping with administrative tasks as needed.
• Be able to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities
• Travel within China and elsewhere in Asia as needed.

Required: native Mandarin speaker, with good written and spoken English (Dutch and French speakers please also make a note in your application); great organizational skills; highly self-motivated and a self-starter

Preferred (but not required): A background in research or journalism; one or two years of full-time work experience with references

To apply, send a cover letter to: simon.leplatre@outlook.fr

 

Senior English Writer and Editor at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou

Senior English Writer and Editor at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou

The University Marketing and Communications department at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is seeking to offer a full-time position to an experienced English language native professional writer and editor to join XJTLU’s Communications Team.

The ideal candidate is passionate about telling the stories that will help build XJTLU’s international reputation as a leader in learning, teaching and research and is committed to international engagement and promoting higher education. The incumbent will have impeccable professional skills in writing, editing, content development, story research, interviewing, fact-checking; s/he will also possess excellent coaching skills to help others develop their best writing abilities.

The full job description is available here

AFP correspondent in Beijing

AFP correspondent in Beijing

The international news wire Agence France-Presse is looking for an Anglophone correspondent to join its team in Beijing, covering a wide range of issues in China for a huge global audience.

The role includes both daily breaking news and writing longer, more in-depth analyses and features, involving some travel around China.

This is an opportunity for a journalist who wants to develop his or her own story ideas and play a significant part in reporting developments in Chinese politics, sports, society, economics and culture for a major news agency.

Native English speaker with the ability to speak and read Chinese required.

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience as a journalist in China, with a range of sources and contacts. Compensation package commensurate with abilities and experience. [The ideal candidate must have strong knowledge of China and have shown an ability to develop sources, break news and come up with original story ideas. Compensation package commensurate with abilities and experience.].

Please apply with CV and cuttings to Asia Regional Director Philippe Massonnet at philippe.massonnet@afp.com, Chief Asia Editor Giles Hewitt atgiles.hewitt@afp.com, Beijing Bureau Chief Patrick Baert at patrick.baert@afp.com and Deputy Bureau Chief Laurent Thomet at laurent.thomet@afp.com

 

American Public Media’s Marketplace is looking for a news assistant in Shanghai

About us
Marketplace is a public radio show produced and distributed by American Public Media. It currently broadcasts on 800 public radio stations nationwide and is heard by more than 14 million weekly listeners. The Marketplace portfolio includes Marketplace, Marketplace Morning Report, Marketplace Weekend and Marketplace Tech. Together they deliver 4.2 million podcast downloads every month. Marketplace is noted for its timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business and the economy. It raises the economic intelligence in the United States through the unorthodox story, the casual conversation and the unexpected angle on the news.
News assistant
Marketplace is looking for a news assistant to work with its China correspondent based in Shanghai.
The ideal applicant will have exceptional organizational skills and an eye for what Marketplace’s audience will be interested in.
The role involves:
Gathering news from Chinese websites, social media and newspapers on a daily basis
Pitching original stories, conduct research, translate and arrange interviews
Helping with administrative work such as paying bills for the Shanghai bureau and filling claims
Some travel within China
The ideal candidate should be:
·       Fluent Mandarin speaker with good spoken English
·        Willing to learn technical skills for radio
·        Exceptionally organized
·        Enthusiastic about helping American audiences understand China’s economy
Nice to have:
Have a background in journalism or economic research
Understanding in finance and economics
To apply:
Send a cover letter (no more than one page) and CV (no more than two pages) to jpak@marketplace.org

Prestigious Global Educational Publisher is looking for a Chief Editor, Shanghai base

Chief Editor, Shanghai base

Prestigious Global Educational Publisher

Presponsibilities:

-Manage the editorial dept consisted of 15-20 energetic and enthusiastic staffs

-Oversee the whole education

Publication cycle from front to end (commissioning, content proof-read, review, etc)

-You need to have:

-Editorial management experience for Educational or Academic books or monographs

-Strong leadership experience

-Mandarin speaking with English fluency

Report to MD, China and dot-line to Publishing Head in Overseas.

Salary: Commensurate to your current package. Open for negotiation

E-mail CV to iva.chio@hays.cn

weChat: ivachio

 

Xinhua News Agency is hiring native English speakers.

We are hiring!

Xinhua News Agency is hiring native English speakers with outstanding social media expertise to work for our “New China” pages on Facebook and Twitter.

If interested, you’ll work as a consultant, copy editor and multimedia reporter, initiating and participating in reporting projects, editing a broad range of texts and visual materials, and doing Facebook Live broadcasts.

BA degrees or above required, excellent writing and video skills a must, journalism or social media experience preferred.

The office is in Beijing. Working hours can be flexible.

To learn more about what we offer, please follow @XHNews on Twitter and @XinhuaNewsAgency on Facebook.

Interested applicants please send a resume to gjywwzzp@hotmail.com with “Application for Social Media Editor” in the subject line.

Job Description – Editor, SinoMedia

Job Description – Editor, SinoMedia

SinoMedia is a seeking a a candidate for its editorial team, focused on China economics and business. A qualified candidate will have:
– some writing experience
– mother-tongue English
– strong teamwork and organizational abilities
– a willingness to learn and grow

Please send resume and cover letter to tom.nunlist@sinomedia.net and graham@earnshaw.com

Asia editorial assistant, Reuters Breakingviews

Reuters Breakingviews, the world’s leading financial commentary publication, is looking for an editorial assistant to support our work in Asia.

The editorial assistant is a critical entry-level position supporting a team of columnists and editors across the region. The ideal applicant will have exceptional organizational skills, an ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously and a robust appreciation for the editorial process.

The successful candidate will gain valuable experience as part of an award-winning team based in the busy Hong Kong newsroom. They will help Reuters Breakingviews to cover the region’s biggest financial stories, from boardroom battles and hostile takeovers to bold economic reform.

The role involves:

  • Daily web production of text and video content on multiple publishing platforms
  • Promotion of Breakingviews through social media, email newsletters and other means
  • Overseeing special projects, including the production and distribution of books
  • Organization of regular editorial events, including dinner-debates and panel discussions
  • Maintaining and growing lists of VIPs, customers and editorial contacts
  • Supporting Breakingviews editors with administrative, travel and other assistance

The successful applicant will ideally have:

  • Proven organizational skills and an ability to multi-task
  • An interest in pursuing a career in journalism
  • Strong awareness of the best practices in social media
  • Enthusiasm for supporting the leading team in global financial commentary
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, in particular creating graphic charts from spreadsheets
  • Fluent written and conversational English; able to catch and correct grammar and spelling errors in written copy
  • Available to work full time in Hong Kong

Nice to have:

An understanding of finance and economics

Professional or fluent Mandarin, Cantonese or Japanese

To apply:

Send a cover letter (no more than one page) and CV (no more than two pages) to katrina.hamlin@thomsonreuters.com

 

Canada Wood looks for a Director-Corporate Communications

Company: Canada Wood

Position: Director – Corporate Communications

Location: Shanghai

Salary: Negotiable

 

Canadian forest industry in China, Canada Wood China in cooperation with Forestry Innovation Investment (also known collectively as the China Enterprise) has been instrumental in the successful first phase of a strategy to introduce wood frame construction to the Chinese market and significantly increase the volume of Canadian lumber consumption in China. The next phase of the China strategy is to build on opportunities that advance Canadian wood use in China’s construction sector to increase the export of high value wood products to China.

This role is created to work collaboratively with staff across the organization, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring the development and delivery of a comprehensive corporate communications function.

 

Responsibility:

-Foster and maintain strong professional working relationships with Canadian stakeholders to understand and meet their communication requirements and manage their expectations.

-Develop and manage the internal communication activities to build workforce unity, promote information sharing and facilitate the achievement of Canada Wood’s strategic goals and priorities.

-Provide strategic and operational advice to the Country Director and other function heads within Canada Wood China on internal and external strategic communication issues.

 

Education and Experience:

Graduate Degree or equivalent combination of knowledge, work experience and education in areas of, Communications, Marketing, or Public Relations;

-At least 5 years’ experience in a mid- to senior-level in a related field;

-Experience writing professionally in English;

-Experience working collaboratively as part of a team.

 

The job will involve traveling as required

 

Contact: Beibei Wu /  beibei.wu@canadawood.cn

Tech Reporter position at Tech in Asia (Beijing / Shanghai / Shenzhen)

Tech Reporter position at Tech in Asia (Beijing / Shanghai / Shenzhen)

Tech in Asia is hiring a Tech Reporter to chronicle China’s massive technology industry for an international audience. You will profile movers and shakers, write trend pieces showing how the industry is changing itself and the world, and analyze the most significant developments in China’s tech scene. This position is based in Beijing, Shanghai, or Shenzhen. The ideal applicant has experience in writing feature stories and is proficient in Mandarin and English. More information about the position can be found here.