Brief Introduction of China Daily Website

China Daily website, as China Daily’s Digital Media, was launched in 1995. It is the first national English-language website in China and has become a comprehensive multimedia outlet and China’s most influential English-language Web portal. With more than 30 subsidiary websites and 300 channels, the China Daily website provides 24-hour authoritative information services about China to Web users around the world through multiple channels.

Why China Daily Website?

This is a chance to work with some of the best Chinese young journalists in a fast-paced, innovative atmosphere that rewards ideas and hard work. This is also an opportunity to live in a country that has rich, extensive, profound traditional culture and feel the pulse of the world’s second-largest economy.

This position is based in Beijing or Wuxi with housing or a housing stipend.

We Are Looking For:

Digital Editors

Job Description:

1. Assure that all copy, including headlines, summaries and graphics, are sharp, current and ultra-clean across all online platforms, from the China Daily website to mobile apps.

2. Assist Chinese editors and reporters with research, reporting and crafting articles with an eye towards overall writing fluency.

3. Participate in shaping the vision for China Daily Online operations in a creative, ambitious and open environment.

Job Requirements:

1. Have a deep understanding and appreciation for the role of journalism and accurate, thoughtful news writing.

2. Have job or internship experience at an English-language news or media organization or related field. Working experience in new media is highly preferred.

3. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university with a major in journalism, English, finance, economics, international politics, or a related field.

Senior Digital Editor

Job Description:

1. Review copy and correct errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and format guidelines.

2. Ensure that all copy, including headlines, summaries and graphics, are sharp, current and ultra-clean across all online platforms, from the China Daily website to mobile apps.

3. Build and manage an efficient editorial process including time-lines, quality control, photos, illustrations & layout.

4. Keep abreast of the latest developments in China and focus on emerging or hot topics.

5. Help build audience and reach, including developing strategies to best share content on social media.

6. Work with Chinese editors and reporters on researching, reporting and crafting articles with an eye toward overall writing fluency.

7. Participate in shaping the vision for China Daily Website operations in a creative, ambitious and open environment.

Job Requirements:

1. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university with a major in journalism, English, finance, economics, international politics, or a related field.

2. Have a deep understanding of, and appreciation for, the role of journalism and accuracy.

3. At least five years of job experience at an English-language news or media organization or related field. Working experience in new media is highly preferred.

4. Strong organizational skills, eye for detail, and ability to handle multiple priorities.

5. Willingness to embrace new technologies, Internet metrics and the role of social media in news gathering.

For the editors who are interested in these positions, please e-mail cover letter and Resume to wanghuayin@chinadaily.com.cn.