Writer for China

Position Objective:

To develop and write creative content for articles, letters, op-eds, the Web, and other projects for both in-house and external publications to help promote the goals of the organization in China

Term of Employment:


Reports to:

Vice President

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Analyze animal rights issues in the news in China and write op-ed pieces and columns about these issues
  • Create written content that is uniquely designed for PETA Asia’s blog and accounts on various Chinese social media platforms
  • Draft reports, leaflets, and other types of correspondence
  • Prepare PETA news releases, advisories, and media alerts to go out to media in China
  • Edit other staffers’ work and writing in Chinese
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


  • Some professional writing experience preferred, which may include writing for newspapers, magazines, other publications, or the Web
  • A thorough knowledge of animal rights issues
  • Demonstrated exceptional written communication skills in English and simplified Chinese as well as an understanding of traditional Chinese
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to handle many tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle
  • Demonstrated support for PETA’s philosophy and the ability to advocate for PETA’s positions on issues professionally
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization

How to Apply

Deadline for this position is: March 20, 2017

To apply for a position with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia, please complete this application form. Because of the high number of submissions that we receive, applications are not accepted by other means. Depending on your experience and your country of residence, some positions may require you to work as an independent contractor. Independent contractors are not employees and are not entitled to benefits.