Job Openings: Japan Times Editor (two positions)

Via: Work for us | The Japan Times

Institution: The Japan Times
Location: Tokyo
Type: Full-time (part-time a possibility)
Education: not indicated
Application Deadline: Feb 7

The Japan Times is seeking experienced editors for two positions: New Desk Editor, and Lifestyle & Culture Division Editor.

News desk editor: The Japan Times is seeking an experienced editor, with strong news editing and layout skills to work full time on the news desk. Strong news judgment and knowledge of current affairs, with a focus on domestic news, is required, as well as intermediate computer skills. Knowledge of AP style is a necessity; proficiency in Japanese language is a plus.

Lifestyle & Culture Division editor: The Japan Times is seeking an experienced commissioning editor for its Life & Culture Division. The candidate should have strong editing and layout skills as well as a keen interest in Japanese cultural and lifestyle issues. Proficiency in InDesign/InCopy and the Japanese language are preferable. The position is full-time, but strong candidates available on a part-time basis will also be considered.

Applicants should send a résumé and a letter explaining why they are interested in this position by Feb. 7 to or via regular mail The Japan Times, Ltd. Attn: HR and General Affairs Division, 4-5-4 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8071. Applicants may also apply via LinkedIn.

All documents are nonreturnable. Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

About Travis

I am a scholar of Japanese & Okinawan history with a particular interest in the history of arts and culture, and inter-Asia interactions, in the early modern period. I have been fortunate to enjoy the opportunity to live in Okinawa for six months in 2016-17, and in mainland Japan on multiple occasions, including from Sept 2019 to now.
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