Freelance Contributing Editor (Bilingual Japanese/English)

Houston and Ko

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Media / Publishing / Printing, Other
  • Salary $150 - $300 / Day
  • English Level Business Level
  • Japanese Level Fluent
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship No

Job Requirements

  • Previous journalism experience and network, particularly with local media outlets focusing on management education, sustainability, and leadership development.
  • Fluent Japanese proficiency to produce high-quality articles and social media posts.
  • Fluent English skills, with the ability to translate English content to Japanese effectively.
  • Based in Tokyo, with the flexibility to work remotely and occasional in-person meetings with the team and local journalists.
  • Previous international experience, e.g. working for an international company.

Job Description

About us

We are looking for a contributing editor to join our team and support the Marketing Director in Japan in identifying content, creating local content about executive-level education and promoting it among journalists too. As an Editor, you will play a crucial role in generating regular communication, managing/launching media partnerships, and increasing our presence on mass media platforms. This part-time position requires approximately 2-3 days per week on an ongoing basis.

Scope of the role:

  • Identify and explore trending topics in the area of management education, sustainability, and leadership development.
  • Write engaging content reflecting the company's stance on these topics.
  • Collaborate with local journalists and media outlets to publish and amplify our content.
  • Conduct translations of existing content from English to Japanese, ensuring linguistic and cultural accuracy.
  • Manage newsletters, social media posts, and media outreach activities.

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Contact Us

Tokyo Office
C/O Global Village Media
1-7-20-B2 Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
[email protected]