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Chinese language communications officer [New York or Hong Kong]

Date Posted: December 6, 2013. Immediate opening.

Job description:  A key member of the communications team, the Chinese language communications officer drafts press releases and other texts in Chinese, translates English material into Chinese (and Chinese material into English on occasion), monitors Weibo posts for developments, monitors Chinese-language news outlets and selects news items for HRIC’s Daily News Brief, conducts Chinese language research on specific topics, and helps update and maintain database of media contacts.

Qualifications: Native-level comprehension of (simplified) Chinese; excellent writing skills in Chinese; familiarity with the human rights and social media landscape in China; a passion for getting the story out. Minimum 5 years of professional experience that involves writing and communications in Chinese.

Preferred: Web editing skills.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to:; put “Chinese language communications officer” in subject line.

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