Work at Macao News


Digital journalist (Full-time)

Location: Macao office or remote

Macao News is hiring a full-time digital journalist to join our growing, dynamic team. The journalist should have at least 3 years of experience in the industry, and enjoy writing about a broad range of subject matter, from emerging industries to technology, government initiatives, F&B, culture and environmental issues.

Scope of role:

  • Writing sharp and accurate digital copy 
  • On-the-spot, breaking news reporting as needed
  • Pitch stories, staying on top of key developments in Macao
  • Conduct interviews
  • Source images
  • Attend press conferences and events
  • Use WordPress as needed
  • Collaborate with designer, videographer, social media team as needed


  • Fluent in English, Cantonese and/or Mandarin
  • Strong English writing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Passion for daily news and curiosity about Macao and its place in the nation, region and wider  world

The successful applicant will be part of a small, close-knit but inclusive team and will be joining Macao News at an exciting time in our history and Macao’s history.

Benefits include statutory public holidays and 20 working days’ paid holiday a year.

Interested parties, please send your CV, cover letter, expected salary and availability to [email protected]

Social Media Editor (Full-time or part-time)

Location: Macao office or remote in an East Asian time zone

We are looking for a social media editor to manage and grow our social media presence as well as drive traffic to our site.

The job involves:

  • Devising, implementing and refining an audience engagement strategy
  • Working closely with editors and writers to maximise the reach of stories that we publish
  • Pitching story ideas that ride search, news, and social media trends
  • Optimising our stories for reach, search and exposure
  • Handling the day to day operations of our social media accounts, including posting, scheduling and writing copy

We’re happy to consider this as either:

  • A full-time role for a young go-getter, not long out of journalism school, but with work experience and internships under their belt, including some experience of audience engagement; or
  • A part-time role for someone with a few years of experience in audience engagement 

Having command of Chinese, or Portuguese, or both, are big advantages.

The successful applicant will be part of a small, close-knit but inclusive team and will be joining Macao News at an exciting time in our history and Macao’s history.

Interested parties, please send your CV, cover letter and availability to [email protected]

Simultaneous interpreter and translator (freelance, retainer) 

Location: Macao

Macao News is looking for English-Chinese simultaneous interpreters and translators that we can work with on an as-required, freelance basis.

Applicants will be responsible for supporting our journalists during Chinese-language interviews, transcribing interviews and other ad-hoc translations. 


  • Minimum 5 years’ of translation experience
  • University degree in translation, interpreting or similar field
  • Native Cantonese and Mandarin speaker
  • Fluent in English
  • Attention to detail
  • Accurate, collaborative, reliable
  • On a flexible schedule
  • Able to turn work around quickly according to publishing deadlines

If interested, please send your CV, availability and expected rates to [email protected]