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NIWAKA Corporation - 株式会社 俄

NIWAKA Corporation - 株式会社 俄

Job ID
Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Post date
Mar 21, 2017
Tourism / Travel / Hospitality
Editor, Journalist, Copywriter, Technical Writer
Work Type
Full Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥3.0M / Year
  • Negotiable


  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan


We are searching for a creative writer for our website and social media covering interesting aspects of Kyoto. The successful candidate will be responsible for writing content for our website and social media site, which is recognized as the most liked Facebook city page in the world.


●Our Media 運営するメディアについて
We at NIWAKA Corporation share wonderful aspects of Kyoto with the world through our website and social media pages.
We provide interesting information regarding sightseeing spots such as famous temples and shrines, as well as regarding Maiko culture and craftsmanship, by posting beautiful pictures and videos taken by our own photographers.

1.Social Media
Facebook “Kyoto Fan”
Our Facebook page has more than 7.32million likes, as of February 2017, and it is recognized (by Socialbakers) as the world’s most liked Facebook city page.

YouTube ”Discover Kyoto”
Our YouTube channel has more than 10,000 subscribers, and its high quality videos are appreciated by many fans.

2.Website ”Discover Kyoto”
Building on the success of our Facebook and YouTube pages, we launched this website to provide travelers to Kyoto with information they need to plan their trip and enjoy themselves while they are in Kyoto.

3. Travel guidebook ”AMAZING KYOTO”
We also have a travel guidebook that was published by one of the most famous publishers in Japan.
The book received attentions from broadcasting companies and was highlighted in some TV programs, which made our project more famous.

株式会社 俄では、京都の魅力を世界に伝えるプロジェクトを行っています。

1. ソーシャルメディア
Facebook「Kyoto Fan」
いいね!数は2017年2月現在732万を超え、FacebookのCity部門で世界1位(Socialbakers調べ) 。

YouTube「Discover Kyoto」

2. Website「Discover Kyoto」
FacebookやYouTubeの経験を生かし、旅行者向けの京都観光案内サイト「Discover Kyoto」を開設。

出版社からオファーを受け、旅行ガイドブック「AMAZING KYOTO」を出版。

●Current Team 編集部について
The current team consists of staff from countries all over the world including the U.S, England, Australia and Thailand. Our team members include writers, photographers and videographers, who manage all aspects of operations.


●Job Description 仕事内容詳細
1. Interviewing and Copywriting
The successful candidate will visit sightseeing spots in Kyoto and write content 4-5 times a month.
Our current website focuses on more traditional themes such as temples, shrines and local festivals. However, we are planning to include other entertaining topics such as food and unique experiences.

Typical tasks include;
1) Interview preparation (preparing document, contacting the interviewee)
2) Japanese-English translation during interviews
3) Writing webpages and social media content
4) Answering comments on social media

2. Assisting a videographer
Provide assistance with shooting and editing videos

3. Appearing in media
As a member of the team, being interviewed and appearing in various media (TV, newspaper, online media). May also have the opportunities to appear in Discover Kyoto videos on YouTube.




YouTube チャンネル「Discover Kyoto」において、モデルとして出演いただくこともあります。

●Qualifications 求める人材
・Business-level English and Japanese skills
・Ability to organize information and negotiate with others
・Enjoy working in a team and supporting others
・Understand Japanese business culture and work environment
・Interest in covering Kyoto cultures

*Preferred experiences
・Experience in drafting copy write and/or editing
・Experience in sales and/or coordinating interviews

◎ ビジネスレベルの日本語力と英語力
◎ 他者と調整・交渉するスキル
◎ チームワークを理解し、チームをサポートする力
◎ 日本企業での働き方や日本文化を理解していること
◎ 京都文化の撮影や取材に興味があること


●Other Information その他
-Application process 選考プロセス
Submit application ⇒ First Interview ⇒ First Paper Test ⇒ Second Interview ⇒ Second Paper Test ⇒ Official Offer Made

-Contract Type 雇用形態
Full Time
※The first six months are conducted as a trial period. During the trial period, contract conditions such as salary are the same as for regular full time employees.

-Working Hours 勤務時間
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (including a one hour break)

-Other Compensation その他の待遇
Bonus (twice a year) / Raise (once a year) / Overtime Compensation / Transportation Allowance (up to 30,000 yen per month) / Social Insurance (health insurance, welfare annuity insurance, unemployment insurance, workers' accident compensation insurance) / Retirement Allowance / Discount System for Employees
賞与(年2回)/ 昇給(年1回)/ 時間外手当 / 通勤手当(月3万円まで)
社会保険完備(健康保険、厚生年金保険、雇用保険、労災保険)/ 退職金制度 / 社員割引制度

-Holidays 休日
Weekends / National Holidays / Summer Holidays / Winter Holidays / Paid Vacation Time
週休2日制(土・日)/ 夏季休暇 / 年末年始休暇 / 有給休暇

-Work Location 勤務地
NIWAKA Headquarter
105 Fukunaga-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
*Eight minute walk from Kyoyo Shiyakusyomae Station (Subway Tozai Line)
俄 本社ビル 
京都市中京区福長町105 ※地下鉄東西線「京都市役所前」下車 徒歩8分

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