German Chamber of Commerce is looking for an editor/ junior editor

About us

The German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai (GCC Shanghai) is the representative organization for German companies in Shanghai and the provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Shandong, Henan and Hubei. As part of the world-wide German Chamber network, the mission of the GCC Shanghai is to promote economic ties between the Federal Republic of Germany and the People’s Republic of China with a special focus on its geographical area. With about 1600 member companies, the GCC Shanghai provides a forum for its members and advocates member interests with relevant organizations. The GCC Shanghai, together with the Delegation of German Industry & Commerce and the German Industry & Commerce are the overall platform for Sino-German trade and industry promotion abroad.

To strengthen our team from mid-March or earlier, we are looking for a

Junior Editor / Editor

Primary responsibilities

  • Support the Chamber Team in all editorial areas and in the production of key Chamber publications including the bi-monthly China-wide business magazine German Chamber Ticker and Annual Report.
  • Responsibility for the Chamber’s Benefit Program, including partner outreach, database upkeep and the production of the annual Benefit Partner brochure.

Specific responsibilities

  • Generating story ideas, conducting research and interviews and writing articles, cooperating with clients and external contributors, as well as copyediting and proofreading all content of the German Chamber Ticker
  • Composing or compiling content for and editing other marketing and sales collateral, including material for special events
  • Managing development, distribution, and maintenance of other print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures and business reports
  • Supporting the development and implementation of the Chamber’s communications strategy
  • Implementing and expanding the Chamber’s social media strategy to raise the Chamber’s profile and market its activities
  • Carrying out other general communications and marketing tasks that may arise
  • Actively tending to the needs of our clients, partners and members at Chamber events in Shanghai and its neighboring provinces as well as supporting the team on ad-hoc projects


  • Native English speaker
  • German and/or Chinese language skills an advantage
  • Bachelor degree or higher (preferred majors: journalism, media/PR, marketing/communications, international business, English)
  • Strong command of the written word and an interest in current affairs and China business issues as they relate to German business
  • Cultural sensitivity and eagerness to work in an international environment
  • Solid MS Office skills a must; knowledge of design software (InCopy, InDesign, PhotoShop) a plus

What we expect from you:

  • Goal-oriented mindset with excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Able to work in a high-stress environment with strict deadlines
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Responsible and reliable with the ability to work independently

Please submit your application in English per email to:



SHP+ is currently seeking freelance Writers and Journalists

Company Description

SHP+ ( is an online bilingual (English/Chinese) magazine that focuses on China’s advertising and advertising production industry.

Job Description

SHP+ is currently seeking freelance Writers and Journalists to produce content for its upcoming magazine about China’s advertising industry. The ideal candidate(s) will be paid per article.


  • Work closely with SHP+ editors to brainstorm ideas and topics weekly
  • Finish assigned writing tasks in a timely manner
  • Interview industry people and/or pay visits to commercial shooting sets


  • Clean, straightforward and concise writing style
  • Writing/ journalistic experience, especially in Marketing or Advertisement Production fields a plus
  • Quick, efficient writer with good time management
  • A good team worker
  • Both native English and Chinese speakers are welcome
  • Part time or full time work available
  • Salary paid per article for full time or commensurate with experience for full time

Please send cv and cover letter to

Job Posting

Pinebase is a Chinese Overseas Investment Platform, started by former principals with Experience from Blackstone, Morgan Stanley, Evercore, Bloomberg and Reuters.  The position is based in New York.  We are looking for fully Chinese fluent full-time, part-time and freelance help to help write articles and manage our social media platform and campaigns.  We are looking for resourceful, creative, no ego, no drama candidates.  We are just as open minded to citizen journalists, bloggers, journalism grads and academics.  We are open to sponsoring H1-Bs but you will have to be able to work on a probationary period to justify the effort and cost.  Our wechat official page is Pinebase so you can see our prelaunch articles.

Please email resumes to or to my we chat address is lesbaquiran

AFP: Sports/Lifestyle Correspondent, Shanghai

The global news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) is expanding its China operations and seeks an English-language Sports/Lifestyle Correspondent, to be based in Shanghai.

The correspondent will plan and write sports news and multimedia features from across China, and produce lifestyle pieces in areas including music, cinema, celebrity, food and drink, Internet and mobile technology, with a focus on how advances in those fields are changing the way we live.

The role also includes daily coverage and breaking sports news, such as filing match reports from a wide variety of sports — including football, tennis, golf and Formula One —  to tight deadlines.

He /she will look behind the sporting and lifestyle headlines with features, profiles and interviews that give insight into trends and the men and women that matter in everything from Shaolin kungfu to soccer and from baijiu to Baidu. It will involve some travel around China.

The correspondent will work closely with AFP’s Shanghai-based photo and video staff, as well as the Beijing bureau, and video shooting and editing skills will be a plus.

This is an opportunity for a versatile journalist with strong sporting knowledge and a range of sources and contacts, who wants to develop their own story ideas for a global audience. Every day AFP’s words and images reach millions of readers and viewers via thousands of print, online and broadcast clients around the world.

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

Candidate should have at least 5 years of solid journalism experience.

Compensation package commensurate with abilities and experience.

Please apply to




This week brings an unprecedented number of major art events to Shanghai: the West Bund Art & Design Fair and Art 021 Fair will run concurrently for the first time, joined by the opening of the eleventh Shanghai Biennale. The two fairs rank among the top in Asia, while the Biennale is China’s most important curated exhibition, this year curated by Indian artist and curator collective Raqs Media Collective. There are also scores of ancillary exhibitions and events this week around Shanghai’s galleries and museums, including the twentieth anniversary of Shanghai’s first contemporary art gallery ShanghArt.


Please find below a list of the major events. Most gallery events are open to the general public, and PR contacts are listed for the main invite-only events. They welcome FCC correspondents and media members to be in touch to register.


Already open:


Zhang Ruyi solo, Don Gallery (1331 Fuxing Zhong Lu Room 26)

Edouard Malingue Gallery West Bund, Cui Xinming solo

Xu Zhen Store, Madein Gallery West Bund

Minsheng Museum, Everyday Legend

Arario Gallery Shanghai, Osang Gwon solo show

Rockbund Art Museum, Felix Gonzalez-Torres

West Bund Art and Design Fair

K11, Hack Space

Alex Katz: West Broadway and Spring

Mira Dancy: Future Women, Yuz Museum

Antenna Space, M50: Nadim Abbbas

Sishang Museum and Klaus Biesenbach host party at Shelter




11.9 4-10 ShanghArt 20 years anniversary and West Bund opening (2555 Longteng Da Dao). Invite only, please contact Suqin,

11.9 3pm Aike Dellarco West Bund, solo shows by Lee Kit and Wang Yi

11.9 4pm Fab-Space Union, West Bund, Birdhead solo show

11.9 4-6 Martin Creed at Qiao Space, and 10-late performance at Shanghai Nights (400 Caobao Lu)

11.9 New Century Art Foundation, West Bund building 18, Wang Bing’s video collection, curated by Bao Dong

11.9 6-7:30pm, Sion Sono China film debut of Whispering Star, West Bund Center Hall B

11.9 6-8pm, Leo Xu Gallery (Lane 49, Building 3, Fuxing Xi Lu), Nina Canell

11.9 4pm, Gu Wenda solo show including mass lantern release at M21 Museum


11.10 12pm CC Foundation/Yang Zhenzhong Party for Everybody at 021 Fountain, Shanghai Exhibition Center

11.10 6pm You Won’t be Young Forever – group show curated by Biljana Ciric of young Chinese artists (An Jing, Ayo Yunyu SHIH, Chen Tingting, Gao Yuan, Tang Chao, Li Shuang, Payne Zhu, Lin Aojie, Liu Yefu, Zhang Wei, Zhong Jialing, Yang Yuanyuan, Zhu Jianlin, Vivian Xiao Shiqin, Xu Hao, Shen Xin, FongFo Monthly), with backing including the Guangdong Times Museum and ShanghArt, in an old apartment block; 235 Guangfu Lu, near Wuzhen Lu Bridge

11.10 6:30pm Aurora Museum, Hu Jieming: Lights of Time solo show


11.11 Shanghai Biennale opening, invite only, please

10:00-11:00 Shanghai Biennale VIP Media Brunch with Curators and Artists

16:00-17:00 Shanghai Biennale Opening ceremony & press conference

17:00-18:00 Shanghai Biennale Guided tour

17:00-19:00 Shanghai Biennale Cocktail party


11.11 021 Opens at Shanghai Exhibition Center, invite only, please contact Mia Cheng

3pm Media registration

5pm Guided tour

6pm Press gathering

11.12 4-7pm Bank reopens at 298 Anfu Lu Bldg 2 with Austin Lee’s Light Paintings

11.12 Feng Mengbo performance at Arkham

11.12 5:30-7:30pm Pearl Lam group show Slippages (Gao Weigang, Sakarin Krue-On, Li Jingxiong, MAP Office, Nabuqi, Sun Yuan & Peng Yu, Wang Fujui, Xie Nanxing, and Zhou Yangming)

11.12 5-7pm Shanghai Gallery of Art (Three on the Bund, 3F), Ni Jun solo show

Looking for Data journalist

Data journalist

China-focused news and features website Sixth Tone is looking for a data journalist with graphic design skills, to create infographics, and encourage data-driven journalism within the team.

Applicants should have experience with programs needed for data manipulation and presentation, such as Excel, Access, Illustrator, Tableau, Google Fusion, as well as experience with data mapping tools. In addition, the applicant should have intermediate coding skills. Tone is looking for a candidate with experience working in online journalism, or a related field. Ideally, the candidate should be bilingual (English/Mandarin), be used to working to tight deadlines, and willing to work in Shanghai.

Deadline Friday, November 25. Email

The News Lens International is looking for new regular contributors

The News Lens International is looking for new regular contributors. We are looking for fresh, original pieces covering all aspects of society in Asia, and the experiences of people from the region abroad. This includes news, analysis, op-eds, features and reviews. 


Applicants should: 

– be from or based in Asia; 

– have substantial English writing experience

– be available to contribute at least one piece of high-quality original writing each week. The role may suit established journalists and freelancers, bloggers, students and academics. 


Interested? Please email  Subject: TNLI Contributor 


Please include: a one-page CV, writing sample links/copies, and at least four story pitches.

Sixth Tone is looking for video editor based in Shanghai

English-language news website Sixth Tone is looking for video editor based in Shanghai. Ideal candidates will have experience in a newsroom, or a related environment, be familiar with the fast pace of online journalism, and be fluent in English and Mandarin.

Candidates must have strong news judgement, be able to edit video stories creatively, enjoy working collaboratively to source and research stories, have experience editing to tight deadlines, be highly organised and able to move multiple projects from brainstorm to publication.

Candidates should be proficient in Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro. Experience in Adobe After Effects would also be of benefit.

Please send a copy of your CV, a selection of cuttings, and covering letter to by Tuesday, September 27th.

Mongabay, an award-winning environmental news website, is seeking reporters

Mongabay, an award-winning environmental news website, is seeking reporters who have either recently been, are planning to travel to, or are based in one of the following countries: Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Liberia, Rep. of Congo, Dem. Republic of Congo, Guyana, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, and Brazil.

We are seeking stories about the forests of these countries and related issues: rights and interests of forest-dependent populations, governance, legality, REDD+, green growth, deforestation-free commodity supply chains.

Pitches are welcome anytime directly to the Forest Editor email at or through our website here. Direct instant messages can be sent to the Forest Editor at her profile, which can be found here. Our rates are competitive, and depending on the assignment we can offer some funding to help offset the expenses.

Vacancy: Associate Network Director, Greater China, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

Vacancy: Associate Network Director, Greater China, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

The EIU is the research and analysis division of the Economist Group

The Associate Network Director, Greater China, supports the three ECN Greater China Network Directors in their editorial and business activities. This position is based in Shanghai

Skills required:

  • Masters degree in economics or a related discipline
  • Experience in managing an editorial operation in an international environment
  • Experience of writing political or economic analysis and forecasting
  • In depth regional knowledge
  • A proven ability to convey ideas and opinions coherently and with authority.
  • An ability to interact with senior executives

Send c.v. to