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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.

A Shanghai-based Wall Street Journal correspondent is looking for a researcher to help with a book project. 

Recruiter: Wall Street Journal correspondent
Position: Researcher
Location: Shanghai
Salary: Negotiable
A Shanghai-based Wall Street Journal correspondent is looking for a researcher to help with a book project.
The ideal candidate should possess:
— Native Chinese
— A background in journalism, economic research or academia
— Good data skills
The job will involve traveling around China.
Contact: Andrew Browne andrew.browne@wsj.com

PRISM Job Description

Company: PRISM

Position: AUTOMOTIVE REPORTER/PRODUCER

Location: Shanghai

Salary: Negotiable

OVERVIEW

A major global automaker’s regional content operation for Asia Pacific, based in Shanghai, is expanding. We play a central role in helping the company tell its story to a wide variety of audiences through news and topical content consumed through multiple platforms, including digital, print and television media outlets as well as social media channels. We are looking for people with a background in journalism, editorial content and media production who are passionate about telling innovative stories. 

ROLE

At the very heart of our Content Factory is storytelling our brand, its people, products and services. This results from developing distinctive, creative stories that are highly relevant for a mass audience of consumers throughout the Asia Pacific region. We are looking for a brand journalist to bring us these skills. The role requires a mix of strong reporting skills, the ability to cultivate relationships with internal experts and a strong awareness of the media landscape in Asia. A keen interest in cars and transportation issues is helpful.

Our ideal candidate should possess:

  • Excellent English writing skills (native)
  • Journalistic training and experience is essential (print, digital or broadcast)
  • Proven ability to tell stories in interesting and innovative ways and to recognize what

makes a good news story

  • Voracious appetite for the news and strong awareness of the Asian media landscape
  • Energetic reporting skills to develop stories and cultivate expert sources, and strong

curiosity to explore, propose and pursue story ideas

  • Ability to deal with a broad array of stakeholders
  • Ability to collaborate well with other content production disciplines
  • Familiarity with editorial operations is helpful
  • Flexibility to respond to unanticipated demands/opportunities
  • Familiarity with the automotive marketplace and mobility is preferred but not required.

Contact: Eric Olander, eolander@primsteam.com

Corporate Reporter, Volvo Shanghai

This role is created to be an important member of the APAC internal communications team, with the purpose to capture and highlight business dynamics and existing passion of co-workers in the region, thus contributing to the Company’s transformation journey by elevating the OHI and realizing the ambition of being the “Employer of Choice”. The daily tasks of this role include, but not limited to writing/editing/polishing news stories, feature articles, presentations, as well as conducting TV interviews and related production etc. He/she will be a member of the APAC/Global internal communication network and will lead the editorial board in news-desk planning and execution.

Ideal candidate will need to have strong journalistic skills, being able to identify, develop and promote internal news in a timely and interesting manner. The individual will be working in a very dynamic and fast-paced environment with heavy focus on interaction amongst various departments and individuals within the Company.

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

 

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

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NYU Shanghai is Seeking a Director of University Communications

Position Summary

The Communications Director will set and guide the strategy for all, marketing, digital communications and public affairs strategies. The Communications Director will be responsible for planning and managing all communications messaging and activities, and building external relationships with NYU Shanghai’s stakeholders. The Director will work partner with senior colleagues within the organization on a variety of strategic initiatives and collaterals to support NYU Shanghai’s mission.