Location: Central London
Job status: full-time, permanent
Salary: £20,000-£22,000+good benefits
Key skills: fluency in both English and Mandarin , proactive and energetic, interested in reporting and media
o As part of the News reporting team you will mainly be assigned with interviews or take lead in turning news ideas into newspaper writings or multi-media journalistic products which cover various China-themed topics on economy, trade, politics, cultures and bilateral relations
o Maintain an up to date awareness of key economic developments to write topical business and finance features and in depth company profiles.
o Play a key role in assisting with the editing and production process from newsgathering, writing, setting production schedules and page planning.
o Build on new and existing relationships to foster key contributors within Chinese business circles.
o Work closely with colleagues to generate new ideas to further develop the quality and relevance of published articles.
o Strong passion in journalism, especially in producing China stories
o Ability to work under pressure, adhering to strict submission deadlines
o Strong writing and speaking competence both in Chinese and English
o Strong experience working on international assignments for digital or print media organisations
o Proven experience writing articles and features on business and/or economic and financial developments
o Keen follower of economic and financial developments in China would be extremely beneficial
Thank you for taking the time to apply to People First. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days but I’m afraid that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.