The World of Chinese is a print and digital magazine that explores contemporary China through the lens of the people living it. Tackling every subject with in-depth research and reporting, TWOC goes beyond mainstream headlines to deliver insightful and captivating content about China to our like-minded readers.

Responsibilities

  • Pitching and writing stories for our bi-monthly print publication, as well as for the website
  • Taking responsibility for the editorial quality of the magazine as a whole
  • Editing stories for grammar, consistency, and accuracy
  • Working with management to perfect editing and writing styles
  • Sticking to a strict publication schedule, while dealing with editorial concerns as they arise

Requirements

  • Native speaker of English, or capable of writing and editing in English at a native level
  • At least two years of writing or editing experience
  • Currently located in China or have a valid Chinese entry visa
  • An understanding of modern feature-writing conventions
  • A good eye for editing in terms of style, structure, design, and English language
  • Ability to edit and write quality long-form stories, as well as shorter articles and blogs, under deadline
  • Ability to think creatively and work collaboratively with others
  • Familiarity with current affairs and cultural tropes in China
  • Familiarity with any of the following areas would be an asset: Chinese history, contemporary art, technology, books, and film

Previous journalism experience preferred

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 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 at least two writing samples in English, to jobs@theworldofchinese.com

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