English Editor and Social Media Coordinator Jobs

German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai , Shanghai, China

About Company:

The German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai (GCC Shanghai) is the representative organization for German companies in Shanghai and the provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Shandong, Henan and Hubei. As part of the world-wide German Chamber network, the mission of the GCC Shanghai is to promote economic ties between the Federal Republic of Germany and the People’s Republic of China with a special focus on its geographical area. With about 1600 member companies, the GCC Shanghai provides a forum for its members and advocates member interests with relevant organizations. The GCC Shanghai, together with the Delegation of German Industry & Commerce and the German Industry & Commerce are the overall platform for Sino-German trade and industry promotion abroad.

About this job:

To strengthen our team as soon as possible, we are looking for an

English Editor and Social Media Coordinator

In this role you will

  • Be responsible for style, content and messaging
  • Support the Chamber in the production of its key publications
  • Be responsible for the German Chamber Social Media Channels

Specific responsibilities

  • Copyediting and proofreading all content of the quarterly China-wide business magazine German Chamber Ticker, the Annual Report and other Chamber publications
  • Plan the contents of publications according to the publication’s style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements, cooperate with external contributors, suppliers and clients
  • Develop story or content ideas, conduct research and interviews and occasionally write articles
  • Oversee publication production, including artwork, layout, computer typesetting, and printing, ensuring adherence to deadlines and budget requirements
  • Editing business reports and press releases, general marketing collateral and material for special events
  • Managing content creation, posting, editing, and data analysis of social media channels including WeChat, newsletter and LinkedIn
  • Supporting the development and implementation of the Chamber’s social media strategy to raise the Chamber’s profile and market its activities
  • Support the Chamber with other projects as needed, such as the Chamber’s Benefit Program/ GCDeals
  • Native English speaker
  •  German and/or Chinese language skills an advantage
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (preferred majors: journalism, media/PR, marketing/communications, international business, English)
  • Minimum of two years of relevant working experience
  • Strong command of the written word
  • Interest in current affairs and China business topics
  • Cultural sensitivity and eagerness to work in an international environment
  • Solid MS Office skills a must. Knowledge of design software (InCopy, InDesign, PhotoShop) and audio/visual media a plus

What we expect from you:

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent standard of grammar and spelling
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Responsible and reliable with the ability to work independently
Native Language: English
Working Experience: 1-2 years
How to apply:

Please send an email with your letter of motivation and your resume (English) as a PDF or Word document (American style resume – max. 2 pages, no certificates, no school reports) per email to: helvadjian.olivia@sh.china.ahk.de

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