Blackpeak is seeking a Cross-team Editor (Associate level) to be based in Asia, primarily responsible for ensuring consistent, high-quality English-language research reports as part of the group’s existing editorial team. While this position entails copyediting, you will also work closely with Blackpeak’s researchers throughout the report-writing process to help shape and order research findings. You will be exposed to risk-related projects across countries and industries and may be required to manage multiple assignments on a day-to-day basis.
You will also be asked to help carry out primary research and contribute content to reports. This position will train you to become intimately familiar with Blackpeak’s research methodology and the key risk issues that are the basis of our in-depth qualitative research reports.
Candidates with backgrounds in journalism, English, international relations, political science, history and economics are especially encouraged to apply.
Skills and Experience
• Native or near-native English language ability. Candidates who possess proficient written and spoken Chinese or Japanese will be preferred.
• Bachelor’s degree or higher
• For non-domestic applicants, at least two years of verifiable post-undergraduate work experience (to comply with mainland Chinese and Hong Kong visa requirements)
• Extremely strong written and oral communication skills
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize workload and multi-task under pressure
• Flexibility to work as a part of a multinational team across Blackpeak’s eight offices worldwide. This includes periods of working with colleagues in other offices and countries
• The maturity and skills required to assist Blackpeak’s senior management in marketing to clients and to manage client relationships, if needed
• Strong analytical skills, including critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
• Editing experience in business and journalism considered a plus
• Relevant experience in risk analysis, consulting and/or qualitative research considered a plus