The World of Chinese is seeking a full-time editor to join our award-winning team in Beijing. The ideal candidate will have experience writing and editing English, an understanding of Chinese society and culture, and familiarity with TWOC’s content and audience. 


  • Pitching and writing stories for our website, print magazine, video projects, and other platforms
  • Taking part in weekly editorial meetings and generating ideas for content
  • Taking responsibility for the editorial quality of our content
  • Editing multimedia stories for grammar, consistency, and accuracy
  • Editing and creating content across multiple formats (e.g. social media platforms, podcasts, short videos etc.)
  • Helping to grow TWOC’s team and content by cultivating new freelancers, sources, beats, and collaborations
  • Sticking to a strict publication schedule, while dealing with editorial concerns as they arise


  • Native speaker of English, or capable of writing and editing in English at a native level
  • Familiarity with current affairs and cultural trends in China
  • A good eye for editing in terms of style, logic, flow, and journalism conventions
  • Ability to edit and write quality long-form stories, as well as shorter news articles and social media posts, under a deadline
  • Ability to shepherd new writers and non-native speakers of English through TWOC’s writing conventions 
  • Creative thinker capable of working independently as well as collaboratively with others
  • Chinese speaking and reading ability would be an asset
  • Experience with social media and video editing would be an asset

What we offer

This 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 a passionate team of writers, editors, and designers; collect bylines and see your name in an award-winning publication; and be a part of our mission to tell high-quality, human-centered stories about China to the world.

To apply

Please send your CV, cover letter, three pitches for feature stories, and at least three writing samples in English to