Posted On: December 12, 2013
Paid Journalism Internship
Media Organization: Jing Daily
Launched in 2009, Jing Daily is the leading authority for daily news and analysis on luxury consumer trends in the China market. Journalists, marketers, entrepreneurs, and individuals seeking to understand the complex and rapidly growing Chinese consumer market look to Jing Daily for fresh and accurate insights.
Jing Daily’s core team is bilingual, bicultural, and headquartered in Manhattan, a top destination for luxury consumers. In addition, we call on a global network of regular contributors and freelancers from Shanghai to Paris, Hong Kong to London, and beyond.
Jing Daily is the media’s source: we are regularly quoted as a trusted industry voice on The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Washington Post, BBC, CNN, Financial Times, The Independent (UK), The Atlantic, Harper’s Bazaar, Forbes, Business of Fashion, Quartz, Skift, The Gloss, and Luxury Society.
Jing Daily is seeking an Editorial Fellow at its Chelsea headquarters in New York City for its 2014 Spring Fellowship program. The program is a structured, six-month paid position for talented recent graduates interested in writing about the business side of luxury and culture in China.
Excellent written English with web-based writing experience
Ability to read/conduct research in Chinese
An interest in business, luxury, culture, and/or fashion as they relate to China
Social-media savvy; experience with Chinese social media such as Sina Weibo and WeChat a plus
Experience with a content management system (especially WordPress) a plus; basic html a plus
Identifying relevant China luxury industry topics in the news from both Chinese- and English-language sources
Writing two or more short pieces daily, alongside more in-depth features
Upload stories, photos, and multimedia through WordPress
Assist with social media
Please send a resume, cover letter, and three clips (can be from published work or a personal website) in PDF format to Liz Flora at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Fellowship”.