The Business of Fashion (BoF) is seeking a China Editor to lead its authoritative coverage of the market. The ideal candidate will develop and execute an enhanced editorial strategy to bolster BoF’s position as the world’s leading hub for sector– specific reporting and intelligent discussion on China.
You will aspire to set the agenda for fashion and beauty industry business coverage across the entire value chain from raw materials production to retail, whether that is securing an exclusive on global brands’ China marketing strategies, breaking news about local e– commerce platforms or reporting on the ESG performance of Chinese manufacturers. Your analysis of the industry will be informed by China’s broader economic, political and cultural context and by local developments in adjacent industries.
Who Are We?
The Business of Fashion (BoF) is a next generation fashion media company conceived for today’s global and hyper– connected world. Founded in 2007 by Imran Amed, BoF is known for its authoritative, agenda– setting point of view on the global fashion industry, described as “The Economist of Fashion,” “A Daily Destination for Fashion’s Power Players” and “The Industry Bible.”
Providing tools and services to support the journey through the fashion and beauty industries, including News & Analysis, Careers, and Education, BoF has grown to be an indispensable resource for fashion executives, creatives, students and entrepreneurs in over 200 countries.
Commitment to Diversity
BoF is committed to building a diverse workforce and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants and employees receive equal treatment regardless of race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity.
Commitment to Inclusivity
BoF is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and reach their full potential within their roles using a growth mindset. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture for our employees globally.
What We Need You To Do
You will contribute to a range of deeply reported features and agenda– setting news analysis for a target audience of intelligent, globally minded fashion and beauty industry decision– makers while meeting tight deadlines and weekly targets. Much of the core content will be written by you, supplemented by content you commission, edit and deliver that has been written by a small network of local journalists whom you secure as trusted freelance contributors.
To be successful in this role, you will:
Who you are:
A journalist with fluency writing about business in English, who speaks Mandarin and has expertise in the China market. Preferably, you reside in a fashion business hub in China or the wider Asia region. You will be full of ideas, confident in developing stories and able to swiftly execute tightly written and edited news, analysis and deeply reported features. You will also be able to thrive in a fast– paced scale– up environment, combined with the following skills that set you up for success:
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