Jobs

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Jing Daily is looking for a dynamic associate editor with strong writing, editing and analytical skills and a strong interest in the luxury market in China to join our New York team. This is a great opportunity to join a small but focused and energetic team that aims to be the leader in the creation of editorial content for the luxury industry in China. This position reports to the Editor-in-Chief.

Jing Daily is a business-focused site that delivers must-have insights into the luxury market in China for Western brands and audiences looking to better understand that market. We create daily news stories, in-depth features, market analysis reports, and daily newsletters that industry leaders need to make informed decisions that shape the future of the luxury industry in China.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist our Editor-in-Chief in selecting ideas for insightful news analyses, features, and interviews to develop, assign, edit and write.
  • Pitch and develop stories for a target audience of globally-minded executives, entrepreneurs, and leaders in the luxury industry
  • Daily conceive of articles relevant to topics of interest to our target audience
  • Monitor Chinese news and luxury sites for up-to-the-minute stories
  • Keep an eye out for trends that are relevant to our readers or broader significant news stories that can be explored through the lens of the luxury industry
  • Source images
  • Work with article layout and formatting
  • Help work with and manage our staff writers
  • Maintain an organize workflow and processes

 

Qualifications

  • A journalism degree or the equivalent work experience
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to tell stories with voice
  • A passion for news, luxury and the market in China
  • The ability to spot trends in the industry and make intellectual connections between current and past events and trends
  • Must thrive in a tight-knit and fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • An understanding of editorial platforms (WordPress)
  • Strong communications skills and the ability to work with teams
  • Flexibility and a positive attitude since we’re a small team and your responsibilities will grow and change as we do.
  • Understanding of Chinese news sites and social media platforms is highly desired
  • Knowledge of Mandarin language a plus, but not required

This is a great opportunity be part of a leading team delivering news and analysis about the luxury market in China.

 

Application

Please send the following to jobs@jingdaily.com.

  • Attach a resume or CV
  • 3-5 samples of your writing that demonstrate an ability to write news stories and features
  • Provide links to your social media accounts

EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP

Jing Daily is seeking an editorial intern to be based out of its New York office . The position will report to the Editor in Chief and is a great opportunity for talented students or recent graduates interested in the business side of luxury, fashion, and lifestyle in China. The intern will have the chance to pitch original story ideas and build his/her portfolio.

Major responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Identifying relevant China luxury industry topics in the news and on major social media platforms from both Chinese- and English-language sources
  • Providing research, transcription and fact-checking assistance to editorial team
  • Writing assigned articles and pitching story ideas
  • Uploading stories, photos, and multimedia through WordPress
  • Conduct research on Chinese media, subscribers, and assist the Chinese Content Manager in identifying optimization opportunities.
  • Translate daily articles from English to Chinese

Qualifications

  • Excellent written English with web-based writing experience, and ability to read/conduct research in Chinese
  • An interest in luxury, business, and fashion trends in the China market
  • Social-media savvy – experience with Chinese social media such as Sina Weibo and WeChat
  • Available now with a minimum commitment of three months preferred
  • Experience with a content management system (especially WordPress) a plus; basic html a plus

Application

Please send the following to jobs@jingdaily.com:

  • Attach a resume or CV
  • 3 samples of your writing
  • Provide links to your social media accounts

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