Tuesday, July 21, 2015

China Editor The Huffington Post (New York, NY)



This material is cross-posted from Stateside China Jobs and appears to be an interesting opportunity for the Humphrey community.   This is meant for information sharing purposes only. 

 Posted: July 20, 2015 | Job Type: Full Time

The Huffington Post is the largest news site in the US, a global Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization, the #1 most shared site on Facebook, and a mobile-first technology company.
With its news, politics, lifestyle, and entertainment content, The Huffington Post seeks to inform, inspire, entertain, and empower audiences globally. It has a tremendously engaged community for opinion and conversation. 214 million+ people read The Huffington Post every month. The Huffington Post covers 13 markets that comprise 60% of the world’s GDP, and also has 100,000 bloggers and influencers-- from politicians and celebrities to academics and policy experts.

Job Description

About the role: The Huffington Post is looking for an editor to build our site’s Chinese audiences. This editor will curate content in Chinese, especially by translating English editorial content. He/she will play a key role in shaping HuffPost’s content strategy and brand for those audiences, as well as the site’s broader global expansion.

Qualifications

Requirements for Success:
* Native written Mandarin and fluent English
* Experience producing online published work in Mandarin
* Strong knowledge of Chinese social media and platforms
* Strong interest in Chinese news and culture
* At least 1 year of online journalism experience preferred
* Strong instinct and familiarity with mobile apps
* A voracious media diet, particularly with regard to lifestyle and entertainment content
* Passionate about using data to evaluate and improve performance
* Top-notch communication skills and ability to work across cultures
* Time spent living in China a plus

Additional Information

HuffPost is looking to enter the Chinese market, and as part of our initial strategy we need a bilnngual editor who can help us produce local language content for that audience and oversee the publication of it on local platforms.
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