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 Pacific time 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 society 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 China studies, international relations and global politics, or digital media and information technology are especially welcome.
- Monitor news 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 firstname.lastname@example.org (Put Editor in the Subject line). Deadline: June 25, 2021