The ideal candidate will have a strong interest and knowledge of Chinese news, society, and culture, and should be familiar with a range of China-related topics, from travel to history. Candidates must have strong research abilities, good interview skills, and excellent storytelling abilities, along with the willingness to seek out and pitch ideas.


  • Pitching and writing stories for the bi-monthly print publication, as well as the website
  • Traveling and field reporting
  • Producing original content on a regular basis
  • Taking collective responsibility for the quality of the magazine as a whole
  • Assisting with editing of all TWOC stories for grammar, consistency, and accuracy
  • Working with management to perfect your writing and reporting style
  • Sticking to a strict publications schedule and dealing with editorial concerns as they arise


  • Native Chinese speaker with a high degree of English-language proficiency
  • An understanding of modern reporting and feature-writing conventions
  • Ability to meet regular deadlines for quality, long-form stories
  • Ability to think creatively and work collaboratively with others
  • Competency with current affairs and cultural tropes, and familiarity with both Chinese and overseas media
  • A good eye for editing in terms of style, structure, design, and Chinese language
  • Experience with social media is required and an established social media presence (Weibo, Twitter, etc.) would helpful
  • Photography skills and previous journalism experience are helpful

What we offer

The is a full-time position based at our office in central Beijing, with a competitive salary and medical benefits. You will have the chance to work in a bilingual office with an international team of writers, editors, and designers; collect bylines and see your name in an award-winning English language publication; and be a part of our mission to tell high-quality, compelling, and research-driven stories about China to the world.

To apply

Please send your CV, cover letter, three pitches for feature stories suited to TWOC magazine, and any English writing samples to