We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated editor with experience blogging, news writing, copywriting and a strong understanding of digital/social media platforms to join our team.
The Editor will be responsible for developing a voice for That’s online presence.
As well as being first to breaking news stories in Beijing and across the country, this person will work closely with the marketing and editorial teams to build a strategy for growing our online platforms, as well as proofread and write copy for client advertorials.
The role requires creativity, strong attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines. The position will be based in Beijing.
Creating and coordinating content for That’s online and digital platforms, i.e. Thatsmags.com, WeChat, Facebook, Twitter, email newsletters and video
Keeping our readers up-to-date with the latest news, online trends, events and happenings in Beijing and China; breaking stories before anyone else
Writing and copyediting client advertorials for online platforms
Contributing Beijing- and China-related content to That’s monthly print magazine
Working closely with the marketing and editorial teams to develop optimized digital content that increases website traffic, subscribers and followers
Undertaking research using a variety of sources
Advanced or near-native level of English writing, editing and communication skills; a good or native level of Chinese reading and speaking is desirable
In-depth knowledge of social media and a passion for dynamic online content
Strong time management skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Passionate about China and Chinese culture
Two years relevant work experience required
Basic Photoshop skills and good knowledge of SEO not required, but a plus
What You Will Gain
Experience in an editorial role with one of China’s leading English-language media platforms
The opportunity to interview and connect with leading figures in China and beyond from the world of travel, entertainment, lifestyle, food & drink, etc.
The opportunity to attend cultural events at foreign embassies and chambers of commerce, as well as samplings of new menus at some of Beijing’s most popular restaurants and bars
To apply, please email two writing samples, a CV and a cover letter explaining your suitability for the position with the heading ‘Digital Editor Beijing’ to nedkelly@tha