• English-Language News Editors

  • CBN

  • 20K/MTH - 40K/MTH Shanghai
  • Any education Experience: Mid-Senior Level Full-time
  • September 09, 2016

Job Description

Yicai Media Group is recruiting for senior and junior English-language news editors. Successful candidates will join an expanding editorial team at Yicai Global responsible for ensuring accuracy, grammar, spelling and style as well as clarity and concision of articles. Many articles need rewriting; some need recasting. The role demands news judgment and great attention to detail under time pressure.

Set up in February 2016, Yicai Global is the English-language news stream of Yicai Media Group, the financial news arm of Shanghai Media Group. Also known as China Business Network, Shanghai-based Yicai Media is the country’s biggest financial content provider and one of the most-cited Chinese sources of financial information by overseas media. Focused largely on China, Yicai Global provides news on companies, economy, finance, markets, environment, justice and society. Yicai Global aims to open up the global market for homegrown business and tech news.

Editing and/or writing experience, especially in news, is preferred. Chinese language ability and China experience are not required.

We offer a competitive package including paid annual vacation and medical insurance.

You will:
1. Edit English-language news copy to a high standard and on time.
2. Ensure quality of all articles and proactively improve quality.
3.Have an awareness of key China developments in the country and globally.
4.Supervise and mentor junior editors, if a senior editor.

Desired Skill and Experience

Required skills:
1. Excellent English language proficiency.
2.Attention to detail and the bigger picture.
3. Ability to turn around articles under time pressure.
4.Proven track record in editing and/or writing, especially in journalism.
5.Awareness of economic, financial and tech developments in China would be beneficial.
6.Ability to mentor junior editors, if applying for senior position.
7. Ability to self-motivate and self-organize.


We offer a competitive package including paid annual vacation and medical insurance.

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Company Description

China Business Network (CBN) was founded in July 2003 as a subsidiary of Shanghai Media Group.CBN is China's largest financial content provider. Its flagship products include CBN Digital Media (mobile applications, websites, and subscription-based social media platforms), CBN Television, CBN Daily Newspaper, CBN Weekly, CBN News Agency, CBN Data and CBN Research Institute. The group delivers more than 2,000 items of text, videos, data and analysis to Chinese investors every day. CBN aims to become China’s most credible and globally influential conglomerate of digitized financial media and information services.