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Full-time Editor and Translator (Japanese-English) (expired)

D2C X Inc

D2C X Inc

Job ID
136445
Location
Tameike-sanno, Tokyo
Post date
Feb 17, 2020
Industry
Tourism / Travel / Hospitality
Function
Editor, Journalist, Copy Writer, Technical Writer
Work Type
Full Time / Entry Level
Salary
¥250,000 ~ ¥300,000 / Month
  • Negotiable

Requirements

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

Description

D2C X Inc. is a rising leader in Japan’s inbound tourism business. On top of operating tsunagu Japan, a website that delivers information on Japanese tourism and culture to the rest of the world, D2C X Inc. offers a wide variety of solutions to Japanese companies who are looking to expand into the international market.

We are currently searching for someone to fill in a spot that recently opened in our English editorial team. The ideal candidate will be joining a multicultural workforce made up of members from Germany, Taiwan, Italy, Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, etc. If you have a strong interest in travel and would like to work a job that gets your creative juices flowing, this could be the opportunity for you! Visa sponsorship is available for the right candidate, but we will put priority on someone who's already living in Japan.

Main Tasks:
・Creating original articles (e.g. going on photoshoots, writing articles from scratch, creating ad copy, taking professional-looking photos/videos)
・Japanese to English translation and translation checking
・Proofreading and editing English texts

Sub-Tasks:
・Giving input on overseas trends and markets
・Coming up with new, interesting ideas for our website and clients

Benefits:
・Workplace is close to the station (2-minute walk from Tameike-sanno Station)
・Work Monday to Friday with weekends and national holidays (Golden Week, Obon, New Year's) off!
・Somewhat flexible working times (normal office hours are from 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM, but please feel free to discuss this further with us)
・Monthly salary starts from 250,000 yen (depends on the candidate's qualifications, skills, and experience)
・Transportation expenses paid
・Visa sponsorship is available for the right candidate
・Social health insurance (社会保険) provided
And more!

Necessary Qualifications:
・Native level English (you don't have to be from an English-speaking country to apply)
・Business level Japanese (at least JLPT N2, but you don't need to have taken the test to apply)
・Possess excellent writing skills in English
・Has basic knowledge or interest in digital marketing and/or SEO writing techniques
・Has a strong interest in travel, especially within Japan
・Able to work in a fast-paced environment with limited time constraints
・Must be PC literate

Desirable Traits:
・Has at least 1 year of experience in a similar role
・Familiar with photo and/or video editing software
・Familiar with Google Analytics and other website analysis tools
・Has interest and/or professional experience in photography
・Has experience in running their own blog/YouTube channel/Instagram/Twitter/etc. (to the point where they have amassed a bit of a following)

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

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

This job is no longer available.

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