China Dialogue, Graphics Editor

China Dialogue Trust
London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
18 Jul 2022

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Full Time
Charity, Online, International, News
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Job Details

Location: London

Position: Graphics Editor

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed term (12 months) 

Salary: £29,697

Start time: ASAP

Application deadline: Monday July 18th, 9am. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis and early applications are recommended.

How to apply: Please send a CV, a cover letter in English and diversity monitoring form and portfolio to with ‘Application: Graphics Editor’ in the subject line by 9am on Monday 18th July.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with China Dialogue as a key member of its growing multimedia team. The graphics editor will work closely with the multimedia managing editor, and wider editorial teams, to grow and develop China Dialogue Trust’s graphics production across all of its sites, producing a wide range of content.

Main responsibilities:

  • work with the editorial teams, and in particular the Multimedia Managing Editor, to research, commission, plan and coordinate graphics content for publication;
  • coordinate the translation of graphics content and edit translated content;
  • work with the Production Manager to prepare multimedia content for online publication, including helping with image research and article layouts as required;
  • work with other editors, the Production Manager and the Social Media Officer to develop ideas for high-quality visual elements, primarily graphics including charts, maps and illustrations, and work with freelance designers to deliver such elements when required.

Essential qualifications: 

  • An understanding of, and commitment to, the work and values of the China Dialogue Trust;
  • experience commissioning or creating journalistic graphics content such as infographics and illustrations;
  • the ability to turn complex information, including data, into straightforward and compelling graphics;
  • the ability to develop and maintain a strong network of freelance designers, illustrators and content specialists;
  • excellent writing and copyediting skills;
  • experience using Adobe Illustrator and web-based data visualisation tools such as Flourish;
  • proven interest in and knowledge of environmental and climate change issues;
  • a high level of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • strong project management, problem-solving and cross-cultural communication skills;
  • the ability to multitask, work independently and meet strict deadlines;
  • native-level English language.  


Desirable qualifications:

  • experience in web publishing; 
  • interest in and engagement with environment/climate issues;
  • Spanish or Portuguese language skills.

You may be asked to perform other duties as required by the Multimedia Editor and your line managers from time to time.


Supporting Documents for China Dialogue, Graphics Editor


chinadialogue is an independent organisation dedicated to promoting a common understanding of China’s urgent environmental challenges.

Climate change, species loss, pollution, water scarcity and environment damage are challenges that concern all the world's citizens, and the scale of China’s problems gives them global importance. Tackling these challenges demands a common effort and shared understanding.

Here at chinadialogue we aim to identify, promote and support the unique voices (and the people behind them) that increase understanding, share precious experiences and inspire a higher awareness of the planet’s challenges, no matter whether these voices come from inside China or from around the world.

chinadialogue is devoted to making such voices heard by a global audience, in a lively, convincing and multi-lingual fashion. It is our hope that in doing so, we can move closer to viable, equitable and real solutions to environmental problems.

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