Shanghaiist is looking for a native Chinese news assistant!
We’re seeking someone with a keen interest in journalism, new media and blogging. He/she should possess good people skills and have a talent for producing crisp, concise copy. Applicants will be expected to possess a wide variety of interests, as Shanghaiist covers a wide spectrum of life in Shanghai/China, including: arts, culture, sports, music, food, parties, events, business, human rights, politics, environment, LGBT issues, religion, technology, etc.
•A native Chinese speaker, fluent in written, spoken English
•Basic reporting experience
•Experience in writing and maintaining a blog
•Familiarity with or willingness to learn the workings of the Movable Type blog software
•Familiarity with or willingness to learn basic HTML
•Familiarity with or willingness to operate Adobe Photoshop, or some other picture editing software
•Good aesthetic sense
•An excellent command of grammar, spelling, punctuation and style
•Extremely detail oriented, organized, able to work under deadlines
Basic responsibilities include translating, fact-checking, copy-editing stories submitted by our team of freelance contributors, researching on the internet and pitching story ideas.
The Chinese editor position is a full-time, paid position. Interested candidates should send an email to [email protected] with ‘Editorial Application’ in the subject line.