Associate Editor

Job Description

Position: Associate Editor (Chinese Language)

Compensation: Competitive, Salary + Bonus, Health/Vision, 401K

Company: Better Chinese (, Santa Clara Office

Availability: Immediately

We have an exciting opportunity to join Better Chinese as an Associate Editor for the wholly owned subsidiary in Santa Clara, CA . We are looking for passionate individuals to join us in a small startup environment. This is a high-energy group of talented, smart, fun people, committed to making a difference in Mandarin education .

The Associate Editor will help create products for students and educators. The successful candidate will think creatively and communicate effectively with customers to create products that reflect customer needs.


  • Proofread and copyedit publication.
  • Contribute to and assist with new content production.
  • Help with outreach effort to network with college professors and language consultants.
  • Use technology to help editors organize and manage content
  • Coordinate with editorial and marketing teams to develop suitable products and services for students and teachers.


  • Proficient in Mandarin
  • BA/BS degrees; understanding of East Asian languages and cultures and having cross-cultural experiences strongly preferred. Transcript required.
  • 1-3 years prior work experience in education; specializing in the teaching of foreign language(s) a plus.
  • Excellent writing and editorial skills. English and Chinese writing sample required .
  • Able to clearly present data and findings with analytical clarity.
  • Detail oriented, organized, flexible and able to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and reliably but also act as a team player in fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Must be organized with the ability to prioritize with minimal supervision.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Office, Adobe programs, and/or Flash a plus.
  • Microsoft Excel or other database experience strongly preferred.

Applicants can submit a resume, writing sample in Mandarin and English and cover letter with salary requirements by sending an email to or fax us at 702-442-7968. Please note that you will only be contacted if selected for an interview.