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Full-time English writer/editor (Bilingual Japanese/English) (expired)

株式会社 志庵

株式会社 志庵

Job ID
Chuo-ku/中央区, Tokyo, Japan
Post date
Feb 3, 2021
Advertising / PR / Marketing
PR, Investor Relations
Work Type
Full Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥3.0M / Year
  • Negotiable


  • English: Native level (preferred)
  • Japanese: Business level (preferred)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • N2/N3 level equivalent
  • Visa sponsorship available


SHIAN INC. is an internationally recognized producer of English- and Japanese-language annual reports, company brochures, and other corporate communication materials. Our goal is to deliver each client’s message in a culturally and linguistically natural context. We are seeking a full-time native-English editor/writer with a high Japanese conversational and reading level.
Our clients are stock-exchange listed Japanese companies, so you will gain valuable insight and experience regarding Japanese businesses and corporate culture. If you care about finding the best ways to communicate a message to a target audience, then you will enjoy working at SHIAN.

Applicable conditions:
-Native-level English speaker
-N2/N3 level equivalent Japanese level (in speaking and reading)
-Must currently reside in Japan and be able to commute to Tokyo
-Overtime work may be required during the busy season

Remuneration benefits:
-Annual performance-based salary increase
-Year-end performance bonus
-Commuting costs fully reimbursed
-Social insurance provided (health and unemployment insurance, retirement pension)

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
-Checking English translations against the original Japanese text
-Editing and brush up of Japanese-English translations
-Writing and copy creation and proofreading
-Management of translators

-A solid grasp of English spelling and grammar
-Must have a good eye for inconsistency
-Must be detail-oriented and able to consistently apply editing standards
-Must be self-driven, yet work well within a team

Preference given to people with:
-English writing, editing experience
-Bilingual translation ability
-Investor-relations experience
-Presentation planning and editing skills

Holidays and leave:
-Five-day workweek
*If work is ever required on the weekend, employees take a substitute day off.
-Public holidays off
-New Year holiday off
-Annual paid leave
-Leave for weddings, funerals, and significant life events
-Maternity leave
-Child care leave

Probationary period:
-Four months (includes all regular benefits)

Work hours:
9:30–18:30 (8hrs)

Creative candidates with strong interest and enthusiasm for this work are encouraged to apply even if inexperienced in some areas of the job.

Last modified on March 7, 2021

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