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MATCHA Is Hiring Content Marketing Writers And Editors
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MATCHA Is Hiring Content Marketing Writers And Editors

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MATCHA is seeking content marketing creators to join our Inbound Strategy Department. Please read on to find out the details about these positions and how to apply.

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Have you been living in Japan for a while and got to know and to love this country and its culture? Would you like to contribute to promoting Japan as a travel destination?

If your answer was yes to both questions, please read on to find out more about a work opportunity available at MATCHA, a web magazine specialized in travel information for visitors to Japan.

MATCHA is seeking to hire a content marketing editor, as well as content marketing writers to join our Inbound Strategy Department.

Content Marketing Editor - Position Details

- The content marketing editor position is a full-time position, requiring the successful candidate to work from our office in Asakusa, Tokyo.
- The task of the content marketing editor is to create articles promoting the products of MATCHA's clients.
- Content marketing editors write PR articles themselves or edit the articles written by our freelance writers. They are also in charge of the coverages for the PR articles and managing the whole staff involved in the creation of a PR article (writers, photographers, translators, etc.)
- The content marketing editor communicates with the clients directly and makes sure that the resulting article reflects the wishes of the client while answering the needs of international visitors to Japan.
- The editor is expected to deliver good quality articles and to respect deadlines and publishing schedules.

Requirements

1. A good command of written and spoken English.
2. Japanese language skills that correspond to levels N1 or N2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. The editors use Japanese in order to communicate with the clients and with MATCHA's staff, as well as during interviews and coverages.
3. A good knowledge of Japanese culture and history, as well as of Japan's geography.
4. Relevant editorial experience in the field of content marketing and web media.
5. The candidate should reside in Japan and should possess or be eligible for a valid working visa.

How to Apply for the Content Marketing Editor Position

Step 1. Please apply through the following Wantedly post: https://www.wantedly.com/projects/194243

If you don't have a Wantedly account, please send your resume and a short letter explaining the reasons why you decided to apply for this position to the following e-mail address: sales@matcha-jp.com

Step 2. The candidates who pass the first screening will be contacted and invited to an interview.

Step 3. The candidates who pass the first interview will be asked to submit a series of assignments related to the content marketing editor position.

Step 4. The successful candidates will be invited to a second interview.

Content Marketing Writer- Position Details

- The content marketing writer position is a contract position. The ideal candidate is a freelance English language writer residing in Japan, a person with a flexible schedule and available to travel for several days within Japan for coverages.
- The task of the content marketing writer is to create articles promoting the products of MATCHA's clients in cooperation with the content marketing editors in charge of the project.
- Content marketing writers perform the necessary coverages themselves, conducting interviews and gathering the necessary information for writing the articles they were requested. In some cases, they are also responsible for taking photographs at the coverage locations.
- The writer is expected to deliver good quality articles and to respect deadlines.

Requirements

1. A good command of written and spoken English.
2. Japanese language skills that correspond to at least level N2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. The writers will use Japanese in order to conduct interviews during official coverages.
3. A good knowledge of Japanese culture and history, as well as of Japan's geography.
4. Relevant writing experience, knowledge of SEO and of web marketing.
5. The candidate should reside in Japan and should possess a valid working visa.

How to Apply for the Content Marketing Writer Position

Step 1. Please send us your resume at sales@matcha-jp.com together with a short letter of intent explaining the reasons why you decided to apply for this position.
Step 2. The candidates who pass the first screening will be contacted and asked to submit a trial article. The article should be related to a travel destination in Japan or to Japanese culture and should be written with MATCHA's readership in mind (about 1000 words, containing at least five pictures taken by the article's author).
Step 3. The successful candidates will be contacted by e-mail.

We are looking forward to your applications.

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