Foreign Language Editors (Native Speakers)

March 26, 2024
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Job Description

Employer: People’s Daily Online (website)

People’s Daily Online, founded on January 1, 1997, is a publicly traded media and culture company, with People’s Daily having a controlling stake. It is one of the most well-known media platforms in China. In addition to Chinese, People’s Daily Online also publishes news stories in seven ethnic minority languages and in 12 foreign languages including English, Japanese, French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Korean, German, Portuguese, Swahili, Italian, and Kazakh.

Native Editors

Key Responsibilities:

  • 1. Write reports in their native languages
  • 2. Proofread and polish translations from Chinese editors.
  • 3. Make plans for news features, interviews, and audio/video programs.
  • 4. Run social media accounts in your languages.
  • 5. Other duties as assigned.


  • 1. Abide by laws and regulations; have no record of professional misconduct; and observe professional ethics.
  • 2. Have a master’s degree or above; applicants with a bachelor’s degree should have at least two years of work experience.
  • 3. Native speakers who have the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills that meet the requirements for news coverage.
  • 4. Have degrees related to Chinese, Sinology, cross-cultural communication, journalism, international relations, China studies, etc.
  • 5. Applicants should be competent to translate or interpret between Chinese or English and their native languages.
  • 6. Can provide documents required by human resources and social security authorities of China.

Job availability is subject to change throughout the year. Please check in with People’s Daily for updated job vacancies.