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Share Your Love For Japan With The World! Translate for MATCHA
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Share Your Love For Japan With The World! Translate for MATCHA

2018.06.07

Do you love Japanese culture and would like to share your knowledge of it with the world? Join MATCHA's Translation Team and help us deliver our readers the latest information related to traveling in Japan.

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Do you love Japanese culture and would like to share your knowledge of it with the world? Join MATCHA's Translation Team and help us deliver our readers the latest information related to traveling in Japan.

As a MATCHA Japanese to English translator, your task will be to translate articles from MATCHA's Japanese language website (https://matcha-jp.com/jp) into English. On the other hand, as our English to Japanese translator, your task will be to translate articles from English (https://matcha-jp.com/en) into Japanese.

Requirements

- Japanese language skills corresponding to at least level N2 of the JLPT.
- Native level English language skills.
- Relevant experience in the translation field.
- Good knowledge about and consideration for the Japanese culture.
- In the case of non-Japanese citizens, a visa that allows work in Japan is required.

We also expect our translators to be able to respect deadlines.

Conditions and Compensation

We are seeking a Japanese to English translator who can work on a part-time basis, as well as Japanese to English and English to Japanese translators who can work remotely on a project basis.

Details about the Part-Time Translator Postition
- The translator should be able to work from our office (located in Tokyo's Asakusa area) at least once a week.
- Main tasks: in-house translation, article translation, management of translation tasks, proofreading.
- Compensation starts from 1,200 yen/hour for office work.

Details about the Project-Based Translator Postion
- Article translation (less than 2,000 characters in Japanese) is compensated with 2,000-3,000 yen/article.
- The translator should be able to work from home and perform at least one article translation per week.

Other Benefits

- You will be able to use and improve your Japanese/English language skills.
- You will be working with an international, highly motivated and enthusiastic team.
- You will gain work experience and knowledge regarding Japan's inbound tourism industry.
- You will be able to deepen your knowledge of online content creation.

How to Apply

Step 1. Please send us your resume to ramona@matcha-jp.com, expressing your wish to apply for the translator position. We kindly ask you to send us your e-mail in Japanese.
Step 2. We will contact selected candidates with the request to complete a translation assignment within one week from their application.
Step 3. We will send you the result of the selection by e-mail.

For inquiries, please feel free to contact MATCHA's English Language Editorial Board at ramona@matcha-jp.com.

We look forward to your applications.

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