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South China Morning Post Publishers Limited is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. Its flagship publication, the South China Morning Post, is Hong Kong’s internationally recognized English language newspaper and has the city’s most affluent and influential readership.

First published in 1903, the newspaper has developed an enviable reputation for authoritative, influential and independent reporting on Hong Kong, China and the rest of Asia. Available in print, mobile, tablets and online through and e-reader editions, the South China Morning Post reaches a global audience with daily breaking news, analysis and opinion, multimedia articles and interactive forums. The South China Morning Post received over 200 awards in 2015-16 for excellence in editorial, marketing and technical capabilities. Other titles in the company include the Sunday Morning Post, STYLE, Destination Macau and THE PEAK.

Through the joint venture partnership with Hearst, SCMP Hearst publishes the Chinese editions of Cosmopolitan, CosmoBride, Harper’s BAZAAR, Harper’s BAZAAR Art, Harper’s BAZAAR Bride, Esquire, ELLE, ELLE Men, ELLE Wedding, ELLE Decoration, and ELLE Accessories; and operates,,, and in Hong Kong.

With an expanding business across a number of print and digital platforms, we are looking for high calibre to fill the following position:

Senior China Business/Finance Writers (Ref: CTL-ED-SCBW)

We are looking for a top notch, versatile senior writer to deliver a range of business topics from the region surrounding the world’s second-largest economy for a global readership. The position can be based in Hong Kong, Beijing or Shanghai. Be prepared and be willing to travel wherever the story takes you.

Have a keen nose for news, ability to crunch numbers and analyze data, the temperament to interview and extract comments from non-English speakers, and the skills to weave reporting into coherent narratives.

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Deliver the best business coverage from Asia’s most important financial market for a global readership
  • Plan, prepare and organize different packages of medium- and long-term story ideas, based on your own reporting and interviews by our entire team of reporters
  • Spot trends and get the stories behind the news and behind the personalities driving China Inc
  • Must be familiar with business news coverage, from commodities to financial markets to property


  • Degree holder with at least 5 years’ reporting experience, and with a proven track record of delivering exclusives and deep analysis on Chinese companies and financial markets
  • Top notch English writing skills and the ability to deliver to deadline are absolute musts
  • Good knowledge of the economies of mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan as well as the companies that operate in the region
  • Must be able to conduct an interview in Mandarin, and be able to read a document written in Chinese
  • Able to work with our online news organization that also publishes a daily newspaper, ideally have some experience straddling the two formats
  • Self-starting professional and team player, willing to pitch in where needed and take on any task

Work location will be at Causeway Bay office, shuttle bus service is provided.

Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the Human Resources Division, Morning Post Centre, 22 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, New Territories, Hong Kong or by email to

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