Come Work With Us! CDT is Hiring an Editor



China Digital Times (CDT) is hiring an English editor. We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated person with writing experience and an avid interest in China. The position is remote but we prefer candidates based in the San Francisco Bay Area; Vancouver, BC; or elsewhere within the zone. We will also consider applicants located elsewhere. This could be a part- or full-time position.

We are looking for an experienced writer to help produce content for CDT English. A successful candidate will be self-motivated and able to function independently while also being able to work effectively as part of a small team.  


  • Knowledge of contemporary Chinese and politics and familiarity with ongoing current events there
  • Proven writing and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Familiarity with or willingness to learn the workings of WordPress CMS and basic HTML 
  • Strong command of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and style; familiarity with AP Style preferred
  • Fluency in written Chinese and ability to work in bilingual environment strongly preferred

Expertise in , international relations and global politics, or digital media and information technology are especially welcome.


  • Monitor about China and write daily news posts
  • Research and write entries for China Digital Space
  • Attend weekly editorial meetings
  • Help manage CDT’s presence on social media 
  • Help generate ideas for new content and features

Pay is dependent on experience. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] (Put Editor in the Subject line). Deadline: June 25, 2021

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