🚀 Internship

News Writer / Insights Researcher (Chinese Speaking)



24d ago

🚀 Off-cycle


Rolling basis


  • Dao Insights is part of the Qumin Group, a digital marketing agency focusing on China. It was originally an internal newsletter, to help keep our teams up to date with Chinese news and insights.
  • Dao is introduced to aid brands, marketers, and individuals alike who are seeking to understand Chinese people and culture, to learn, and to improve their Chinese digital practices without having to leave their country or master the Chinese language. We want to eradicate cultural and professional barriers.
  • Dao Insights is our passion project and the foundation of everything we do. It is our mission is to Open the world to China.
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Area of Responsibilities

Media & Journalism


  • Note: This is a 3 months apprenticeship with the opportunity to become a full-time member of our team.
  • Dao Insights is looking for interns to join our news team. Successful candidates will be assigned to write China-focused news articles daily and conduct insights research related to the Chinese market and brands’ activities, as well as cultural and societal trends to help our readers to understand China and its 1.4 billion consumers.
  • Please include any ENGLISH writing samples of your prior work/project with your application. Applications without writing samples will not be reviewed
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  • Work with content editor to identify and develop the best possible content
  • Produce news content and adapt the original articles for all our social media platforms including LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram
  • Conduct interviews, if necessary, in a range of different circumstances including email, phone call or video call
  • Conduct regular research on the Chinese market and society such as latest government regulations on different industries, consumer insights and brands activities
  • Format first-hand research materials in the way that is easy to digest to aid the production of longer-form articles such as case studies and opinion pieces, as well as the output of the marketing team
  • Support on sourcing news and providing insightful analysis for our bespoke client newsletter

About the Candidate

  • You have foundational knowledge of China’s market landscape and developments
  • You stay up to date on daily and breaking news in China on news, media and social platforms
  • You have a positive attitude, ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment
  • You have strong English writing ability and proficiency in Mandarin
  • You have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related fields (previous relevant working experience is a plus)
  • You are willing to approach people and make phone calls without hesitation


  • Our mandatory in-office days are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Wednesday and Friday are flexible working days
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  • Work in a positive culture with people that genuinely love, and are naturally, great at what they do.
  • Other unimportant stuff, such as – 29 days of holiday, private health insurance, PHI, life insurance, workplace pension, discretionary and structured bonuses, referral commissions, regular social events, and more.
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