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Wall Street journal seeks web editor in Beijing for its Chinese online version

September 16, 2019

Posted by Yvonne Zacharias

The Chinese online version of the Wall Street Journal is offering a full-time position of web editor in its Beijing newsroom.

This person will be a crucial and direct channel between WSJ and its Chinese audience. He or she will edit content for CWSJ website and help to manage several very influential social media accounts. Applicants should hold a bachelor or master degree in English, journalism, finance or economics. Previous working experience in journalism or financial news editing is a must.

Job duties will include operating the CWSJ’s website, updating the home page with translated stories, writing accurate and attractive headlines and summaries, proofreading stories, translating short stories and multimedia content including slide shows and video subtitles, participating in CWSJ’s Professional Information Business projects, helping to compile user-generated content on all platforms, including social media and CWSJ’s website, and helping to manage CWSJ’s social media accounts including Weibo, WeChat, Facebook and Twitter.

Applicants should have a comprehensive knowledge of financial markets and business news with a good understanding of readers’ interests and excellent English comprehension skills and command of written and spoken Chinese.

They should be self-motivators who are organized and experts at prioritization as well as effective team players who maintain professionalism even under stress.

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