Editor/Writer - English - SupChina

Editor/Writer – English

Baby English
Published
April 2, 2018
Location
Beijing, China
Category
Job Type

Description

Title: Editor/Writer - English

Company: Baby English (online education company)

Location: Wangjing SOHO, Beijing, PRC

Type: Full-time

Salary: ¥20,000-25,000/mo

Years of Experience: 2-5

Career Level: entry to experienced (non-manager)

Start date: ASAP

Benefits: Excellent expat health insurance, accepted at many top international hospitals throughout mainland China (no vision or dental); visa/apt assistance; casual dress; modern work environment; paid vacation and sick days package; 19 paid Chinese public holidays

Note: PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY IN BEIJING, AND/OR HAVE NO PLANS TO MOVE TO BEIJING! This is NOT a remote opportunity!

Contact: [email protected], wechat (shelleylevin), 18611244601

Description/Responsibilities:

  • Train, assist, and consult with our Chinese team on writing in English
  • Write original content for online courses for preschoolers (books, songs, scripts for videos, games, etc.)
  • Contribute to course development
  • Edit written work of colleagues (both Chinese and foreign teams)
  • Record videos and songs (about 25% of the job)
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Native English speaker, with acute knowledge of American English
  • Z-visa eligible
  • Ability to commit to one-year contract
  • Excellent writing and editing skills - especially with regard to nitty-gritty details such as vocabulary, grammar, capitalization, spelling, and punctuation
  • Previous editing, proofreading, and/or copywriting experience
  • Previous teaching experience preferred (especially young children in China)
  • Minimum BA, preferably in a Liberal Arts field. Strong preference for English, linguistics, or any subject that requires a lot of writing (communications, sociology, history, etc.)
  • High comfort level recording lessons, songs, and stories in English, in a generic American accent, for preschoolers (audio as well as video)

 

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