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WSJ seeks editor for website in Beijing

April 18, 2018

Posted by Chris Roush

New WSJ AsiaThe 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/ She will edit content for CWSJ website, Professional Information Business products and help on managing 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 Description:

  1. Operate CWSJ’s website, update the homepage in time with translated stories, write accurate and attractive headlines and summaries.
  2. Proofread stories, translate short stories and multimedia content including slideshows and video subtitles.
  3. Participate in CWSJ’s Professional Information Business projects.
  4. Help on compiling user-generated contents on all platforms, both social media and website.
  5. Help on managing CWSJ’s social media accounts including Weibo, WeChat, Facebook, and Twitter.

Job Requirement:

  1. The person should have a comprehensive knowledge of financial, markets and business news with a good understanding of readers’ interest.
  2. Excellent English comprehension skills and command of written and spoken Chinese.
  3. A self-motivator that is organized and expert at prioritization.
  4. An effective team player who can deliver professionalism even under stress scenarios.
  5. A perfectionist who is willing to go the extra mile to rule out the most invisible errors and imperfections.

To apply, go here.

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