• English-Language News Editors

  • Yicai

  • 20K/MTH - 40K/MTH Shanghai
  • Any education Experience: Mid-Senior Level Full-time
  • September 07, 2017

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.

ABOUT YICAI GLOBAL
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.

ABOUT THE ROLE
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.

Benefits

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

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Company Description

Yicai Media Group, formerly branded as China Business Network, recently launched its new brand name in English as Yicai, which is the pinyin abbreviation of its official Chinese name, meaning first and best in financial and business media.

Yicai Media Group, founded in July 2003, has become China’s largest financial media conglomerate, with the widest variety of media divisions, including television, newspaper, magazine, website, mobile app, and a cluster of professional service institutes, including Yicai Data, Yicai News Agency, Yicai Research Institute and Yicai Global. Yicai provides a wide range of products and services, including media, information, video, data, conference and forum planning, and has its own think tank.