Full-time Editor/Writer

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Job Function:

Creative, Media, Journalism

Industry:

Media, Publishing, Printing, Tourism, Travel, Hospitality

Type:

Full Time

Employer Type:

Direct Hire

Location:

Tokyo 

Salary:

JPY 3,000,000 to JPY 4,000,000

Salary Type:

per year

Visa Sponsorship Available:

Future possibility / Renewal

Restricted to Domestic Applicants?:

Japan only

English Language Requirement:

Native

Japanese Language Requirement:

Business Level

Posted:

Apr 12, 2018
col-wide   

Job Requirements:

Key skills

  • Writing, copyediting and research
  • Editorial planning
  • Team management
  • Well-organized
  • Communication with the public—for both article research and handling incoming messages (press releases, event invites, etc.)
  • Good with online collaborative tools (Google docs, Asana, Trello)
  • Must be comfortable with a modern part-local and part-remote working arrangement

Preferred (but not required)

  • Knowledge of WordPress, Drupal or other CMS
  • Japanese language skills, particularly ability to read in Japanese for research purposes

Job Description:

We have a job opening for a full-time editor and writer on the Fast Train Limited editorial team. Join our crew of writers, editors and digital nomads running the world’s favorite sites about Tokyo and beyond.

Fast Train operates Tokyo Cheapo, Japan Cheapo, London Cheapo, REthink Tokyo—and more coming soon!

Tasks/responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Assign and edit content for REthink Tokyo and Japan Cheapo
  • Write and research compelling articles for Japan Cheapo,  REthink Tokyo and Tokyo Cheapo
  • Monitor news and trends in travel and real estate related to Tokyo/Japan
  • Oversee events section for all sites (may include creating event round-up posts)
  • Work with and oversee the writers contributing to your editorial sections
  • Respond to emails for your editorial sections
  • Prepare for and participate in weekly/monthly content calls
  • Publish, embed and schedule release of Youtube videos
  • Add tours and tickets to relevant articles

Perks

We offer a very flexible working arrangement—you can work from home/the office/Thailand. And you can set your own “office hours” too!

In addition, there are opportunities throughout the year for sponsored trips and activities around Tokyo and Japan.


  • Company Info


    Fast Train Ltd.
    9-2-13 Akasaka, ninetytwo13
    Minato, Tokyo, Japan
    Phone: 07040732403
    Web Site: https://fasttrainltd.com/

    Full-time Editor/Writer

    col-narrow   

    Job Function:

    Creative, Media, Journalism

    Industry:

    Media, Publishing, Printing, Tourism, Travel, Hospitality

    Type:

    Full Time

    Employer Type:

    Direct Hire

    Location:

    Tokyo 

    Salary:

    JPY 3,000,000 to JPY 4,000,000

    Salary Type:

    per year

    Visa Sponsorship Available:

    Future possibility / Renewal

    Restricted to Domestic Applicants?:

    Japan only

    English Language Requirement:

    Native

    Japanese Language Requirement:

    Business Level

    Posted:

    Apr 12, 2018
    col-wide   

    Job Requirements:

    Key skills

    • Writing, copyediting and research
    • Editorial planning
    • Team management
    • Well-organized
    • Communication with the public—for both article research and handling incoming messages (press releases, event invites, etc.)
    • Good with online collaborative tools (Google docs, Asana, Trello)
    • Must be comfortable with a modern part-local and part-remote working arrangement

    Preferred (but not required)

    • Knowledge of WordPress, Drupal or other CMS
    • Japanese language skills, particularly ability to read in Japanese for research purposes

    Job Description:

    We have a job opening for a full-time editor and writer on the Fast Train Limited editorial team. Join our crew of writers, editors and digital nomads running the world’s favorite sites about Tokyo and beyond.

    Fast Train operates Tokyo Cheapo, Japan Cheapo, London Cheapo, REthink Tokyo—and more coming soon!

    Tasks/responsibilities include (but not limited to):

    • Assign and edit content for REthink Tokyo and Japan Cheapo
    • Write and research compelling articles for Japan Cheapo,  REthink Tokyo and Tokyo Cheapo
    • Monitor news and trends in travel and real estate related to Tokyo/Japan
    • Oversee events section for all sites (may include creating event round-up posts)
    • Work with and oversee the writers contributing to your editorial sections
    • Respond to emails for your editorial sections
    • Prepare for and participate in weekly/monthly content calls
    • Publish, embed and schedule release of Youtube videos
    • Add tours and tickets to relevant articles

    Perks

    We offer a very flexible working arrangement—you can work from home/the office/Thailand. And you can set your own “office hours” too!

    In addition, there are opportunities throughout the year for sponsored trips and activities around Tokyo and Japan.