Job tip: ICFJ's International Journalists Network is seeking editor for its Chinese language website


If you are fluent in both Chinese and English, the International Center for Journalists may have a permanent job for you.


One of ICFJ's signature projects – the International Journalists' Network (IJNet) – is looking for a Chinese language editor for its IJNet Chinese website. This person would be responsible for writing stories of interest to Chinese-speaking journalists in Chinese, translating stories of broad global interest into English, and translating stories from IJNet's English website into Chinese to share with a Chinese-speaking audience.


This is a part-time, contract position and would be an ideal job Global Business Journalism alumni or soon-to-be graduates. Those with professional journalism experience are preferred. Candidates do not have to live in the United States. While ICFJ has its headquarters in Washington, D.C., the person hired for this position will work remotely.


>>> Job requirements and application procedures: https://www.icfj.org/about/jobs/ijnet-chinese-editor.

IJNet delivers the latest on global media innovation, news apps and tools, training opportunities and expert advice for professional and citizen journalists worldwide. Produced by the International Center for Journalists, IJNet follows the shifting journalism scene from a global perspective in seven languages - Arabic, Chinese, English, Persian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.


IJNet is led by David Maas, the IJNet manager, and Taylor Mulcahey, the IJNet editor. The IJNet's Chinese language editor will working closely with the leadership team and must have strong interpersonal and communications skills.


The Chinese language editor will have these job responsibilities:

David Maas (left) and Taylor Mulcahey (center) reunite with former IJNet editor Samantha Berkhead, now a journalist in Russia.
  • Translate and edit articles, resources and opportunity posts to be published on IJNet Chinese

  • Commission articles and resources for IJNet Chinese

  • Foster and develop a network of IJNet Chinese freelance contributors

  • Manage IJNet Chinese social media activity

  • Produce IJNet Chinese newsletters, press releases and public-facing communications

  • Additional tasks as needed

All applicants must exhibit social media proficiency, and both oral and written fluency in Chinese and English. Master's degree recipients are preferred.


Here's a link to the application form: https://icfj.submittable.com/submit/71d4edae-ab3c-40eb-acce-81b37946cbd3/ijnet-chinese-editor


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