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Full-time Japanese to English Translator & Editor (expired)

D2C X Inc

D2C X Inc

Job ID
Tameike-sanno, Tokyo
Post date
Dec 27, 2019
Tourism / Travel / Hospitality
Translation / Localization
Work Type
Full Time / Entry Level
¥230,000 / Month
  • Negotiable


  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • At least JLPT N2 in Japanese skill
  • Great English writing skills
  • Visa sponsorship available


We're looking for someone with native-level English fluency to become a full-time Japanese to English translator and copy editor. You'll be translating and checking articles on all aspects of Japan, especially travel and culture, that will eventually be read by a native English audience.

Main tasks:
• Japanese to English translation
• English proofreading
• Ensuring that all work abides by regulations

Sub-tasks (should the need arise):
• Helping out with the creation of original articles and videos
• Giving input on overseas trends and markets

• Salary starts from 230,000 yen
• Office hours are from 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM, with weekends and holidays off (we have somewhat flexible working times, so feel free to discuss this with us)
• Transportation is paid up to 15,000 yen
• Visa sponsorship is available for those who need it
• Social health insurance (社会保険) is provided

• JLPT N2 or above Japanese skills (you don't need to have taken the test to apply)
• Native-level English (you don't have to be from a native English-speaking country to apply)
• Possess great writing skills in English
• Someone who pays attention to fine details and is patient
• Can work well in a team setting

Desirable traits:
• Has knowledge of digital marketing and SEO techniques
• Familiar with photo and/or video editing software and has the skills to use them in a professional setting
• Has experience in running their own blogs/YouTube channel/Instagram/Twitter/etc. (beyond simply posting, has actually amassed a bit of a following)

Application process:
1) You apply
2) We contact suitable candidates within 1 week of their application
3) We conduct a trial translation test to check your Japanese and English abilities (1 hour, done online)
4) We arrange an interview, either through Skype or face-to-face (30-40 minutes)
5) We will deliver the result within 2 weeks of the trial test

Company details:
We manage tsunaguJapan, a website that delivers information on Japanese tourism and culture to the rest of the world. We are currently looking to expand, and have a multinational workforce consisting of employees from the United States, Germany, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, and so on.

The above information is a public job ad. This job ad is neither an offer nor a contract.

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