Caixin
June 15, 2018
Senior Editor (North America)

This editor will be responsible for Caixin Global’s North America-based content curation, tracking business and financial market development in China and the U.S. Based out of North America, the person’s daily task may involve original news writing, editing and aggregating news based on Chinese and English publications. The candidate should have strong news judgment and be self-motivated. She or he should be able to write and edit quickly and clearly.

Requirements: The candidate should have at least five years of journalism experience, with deep understanding of both the U.S. and China markets. She or he should have experience in corporate or financial news reporting. The candidate must be fluent in both English and Chinese. Native English speaker is preferred.

Entry-level general business/finance reporter

The reporter’s time will be split between working for the editorial team’s finance and economics teams, and its company news team in Beijing. The reporter will also work closely with Caixin’s Chinese language reporters to translate their stories, and also have the opportunity to do original reporting. He or she must be able to work under deadline pressure, juggling breaking news and in-depth features.

Requirements: Some knowledge of economic, finance and company news preferred. Idea candidate will have 1-2 years of experience working at an English-language domestic or foreign news outlet, but recent graduates with interning experience at major news outlets can also be considered. Strong command of Chinese and English and strong English-writing news skills are a must.

Deputy Art Editor

The deputy art editor will help the chief art editor oversee the many visual elements in a demanding newsroom in Beijing. The successful applicant must have a variety of art-skill sets to help produce charts to illustrate data changes, timelines, and highlights of news events. The person will also help edit short videos now and then. The successful applicant will have experience in charts, infographics and data visualization projects. Previous experience at a news publication is a plus. The successful applicant must have a strong working knowledge of program languages and visual design tools, and must be able to get up to speed quickly on all facets of the job to be able to fill in when the art editor is on vacation.

Requirements: A consistent record in the news graphics industry; the ability to find data and interpret data/information into visual contents; proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and other design software; a good command of English and fluency in written Chinese.

Research assistant

This person will be responsible for assisting the reporting team in Beijing to identify sidebars and graphics for stories each day. The role requires ability to read through Caixin Chinese stories to identify possible material for such sidebars and graphics, and also creativity to think of original graphic ideas and find relevant material independently. The ideal candidate should have some background in business writing and basic journalism, but candidates with no experience can also be considered.

Requirements: The candidate should have some background in journalism, ideally financial journalism, and knowledge of the China market. Strong command of Chinese and English and strong English-writing news skills are a must.

Freelance Translators

This role will work on a freelance basis translating stories from Caixin’s weekly magazine into English. Strong knowledge of business writing is a must, as are ability to do jobs quickly on a wide range of financial topics. Successful applicants can be based anywhere in the world, though preferably in Asia to facilitate real-time communication when needed.

Requirements: The candidate should have at least five years of financial journalism translating experience, with strong command of written Chinese and English.

Real Time News Team Leader

This reporter will help to create and lead a new Caixin Global team of 5-6 reporters to complement the newsroom's regular coverage with real-time updates of third-party news reports throughout the day. The team will monitor other mainstream and social media throughout the day, and aggregate relevant stories for publication in pickup form. The team may also do some short original writing to provide commentary and insight on third-party reports. She or he must have strong news judgment and be able to write and edit quickly and clearly.

Requirements: The candidate should have at least seven years of financial journalism experience, including some managerial experience. She or he must also be fluent in both English and Chinese, and possess strong understanding of the complex China market.

Newsletter Editor

This editor will help to create and lead a new Caixin Global team of 2-3 reporters which will compile and publish several newsletters for subscribers on a daily basis to complement the newsroom's regular coverage. The team will monitor other media and news sources for items to include in newsletters, and distill items to their basic points for easy reading. It may also do some short original writing to provide commentary and insight on third-party reports. She or he must have strong news judgment and be able to write and edit quickly and clearly.

Requirements: The candidate should have at least five years of financial journalism experience, preferably including some managerial experience. She or he must also be fluent in English and have strong command of Chinese, and possess strong understanding of the complex China market.

Full-Time Editor

The Editor's responsibilities will include both line and copy editing for stories on economic, financial and company news on deadline, and doing a variety of other activities, such as promoting stories on social media and editing and producing short pieces for the Caixin Flash of breaking financial news

Requirements: Applicants should have at least five years working experience as an editor, preferably including some in business and financial writing, with strong command of the AP Stylebook and total fluency in English

Social Media Director

The social media director will serve as a bridge between the newsroom and marketing team, working with both sides to identify Caixin Global's best stories each day and devise and execute strategies for promoting them on social media. The person must possess strong marketing, news judgment and curation skills, and be able to work both independently and in close cooperation with our fast-growing editorial and marketing teams. She or he must have some background working with social media, including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and WeChat, and ideally also have some experience working with a news team. Candidates should also be able to write quickly and clearly.

Requirements: The candidate should have at least two years of combined experience working in marketing, journalism or both, and have strong knowledge of how to use the major social networking services for marketing purposes. Some background in financial journalism and work experience in China also desirable, but not required. Candidates should possess native or near-native proficiency in both written and spoken English, and knowledge of written and spoken Chinese also desirable.

Contact: Please submit your resume and work samples to hiring@caixin.com

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