South China Morning Post is a leading news media company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century with global impact. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s newspaper of record. Our teams span across Asia and the United States, working together to connect with news consumers around the world. We are committed to informing and inspiring through journalism of the highest standards. Our vision is to “Elevate Thought”, and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”.

Against the backdrop of shifting discovery and consumption behaviours, SCMP reaches users across distributed media platforms including, smartphone and tablet apps, social media and messaging platforms, as well as our flagship newspaper. Additionally, SCMP is Asia’s leading magazine publisher with a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Harper’s BAZAAR and The PEAK. We are also home to, a big data-powered recruitment platform that matches jobseekers with their dream jobs.

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.

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 Please mark ’Private & Confidential’ and quote reference.

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our Personal Information Collection Statement, a copy of which will be provided upon request sent to us at the address indicated above. You may consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 6 weeks.
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