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ジャパンタイムズ 編集部記者募集要項

【就業先】
東京都千代田区一番町2-2 一番町第二TGビル
株式会社ジャパンタイムズ 編集局(完全テレワーク可)

【主な業務内容】
日本の政治・外交、経済の論点をわかりやすく外国の読者に伝える記者を募集しています。日本最大の英字紙ジャパンタイムズは、2021年にモットーを The Independent Voice in Asiaと改め、日本だけでなくアジアや世界への発信を強化しています。最高レベルのジャーナリズムを追求し、日本と世界の関係を等身大に伝えることを目指しています。

【必要な経験・能力】
記者、または編集者経験を1年以上お持ちの方(日英問わず)
求める人物像:ジャーナリズムの基本原則を理解・実践し、時事問題について独自の視座や問題意識を持った方。英語力のある方(英検1級、あるいはそれに準ずるレベル)
政治記者:政治・外交・安全保障問題に関心のある方
経済・ビジネス記者:経済全般、あるいは経済安全保障、サステナビリティ・環境問題のいずれかに関心のある方。

【学歴・資格】
大卒以上

【雇用形態】
正社員
期間の定め・なし

【賃金形態】
月給制

The Japan Times is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits any kind of discrimination and harassment. The employment decisions at News2u Holdings and The Japan Times will be based on the business needs, job requirements, each applicant’s individual qualifications, without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, family, parental, veteran, disability or any other status protected by the laws, regulations and policies of Japan.

【応募期限・応募方法】
2022年6月27日(月)までに履歴書、職務経歴書をお送りください。

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Political correspondent (Editorial Department)

From geopolitics to culture, Japan’s international presence has become larger than ever. The Japan Times, as the nation’s largest independent English-language news organization, strives to provide authoritative news, analysis and sophisticated culture content for the global reader to better understand the world’s third-largest economy and cultural powerhouse.

The Japan Times is seeking a bilingual political correspondent to cover news of national and international interest. We are looking for someone with the agility, curiosity and versatility to cover a wide range of breaking news, as well as possessing the thoughtfulness and integrity to put complex issues in perspective. This position will be based in Tokyo.

The successful candidate:

  • Has real-time working experience at a news organization
  • Possesses strong news writing skills in English
  • Has a strong interest in Japanese politics and foreign policy
  • Is fluent in both English and Japanese
  • Is inquisitive to go beyond the popular narrative
  • Has an eye for social issues affecting the foreign community in Japan
  • Is a self-starter with an independent mindset, but also the ability to work as a team player
  • Possesses the mental bandwidth to work under deadline pressure and juggle breaking news as well as longform features
  • Embraces the use of new technology in journalism
  • Has the openness to learn new approaches to storytelling
  • Has a clear understanding of the role of journalism
  • Has a bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Working hours
Five days a week from 10:00~19:00 (one-hour break). Schedule may be altered due to work assignments. Two days off per week.

Hiring guidelines
The Japan Times, owned by News2u Holdings, is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits any kind of discrimination and harassment. The employment decisions at News2u Holdings and The Japan Times will be based on the business needs, job requirements, each applicant’s individual qualifications, without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, family, parental, veteran, disability or any other status protected by the laws, regulations and policies of Japan.

How to apply
Please apply using the button below, attaching the necessary documents.
After passing the application screening, our recruiter will contact you to schedule an interview.

Application deadline:
Monday, June 27, 2022

We will keep your application strictly confidential and will not use it for any purpose other than the selection process. The application documents will not be returned.

Fill out my online form.

Business correspondent (Editorial Department)

From geopolitics to culture, Japan’s international presence has become larger than ever. The Japan Times, as the nation’s largest independent English-language news organization, strives to provide authoritative news, analysis and sophisticated culture content for the global reader to better understand the world’s third-largest economy and cultural powerhouse.

The Japan Times is seeking bilingual business reporters with a focus on sustainability and the environment. We are looking for someone with the agility, curiosity and versatility to cover a wide range of breaking news, as well as possessing the thoughtfulness and integrity to put complex issues in perspective. This position will be based in Tokyo.

The successful candidate:

  • Has real-time working experience at a news organization
  • Possesses strong news writing skills in English
  • Has a strong interest in business and sustainability
  • Is fluent in both English and Japanese
  • Is inquisitive to go beyond the popular narrative
  • Has an eye for social issues affecting the foreign community in Japan
  • Is a self-starter with an independent mindset, but also the ability to work as a team player
  • Possesses the mental bandwidth to work under deadline pressure and juggle breaking news as well as longform features
  • Embraces the use of new technology in journalism
  • Has the openness to learn new approaches to storytelling
  • Has a clear understanding of the role of journalism
  • Has a bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Working hours
Five days a week from 10:00~19:00 (one-hour break). Schedule may be altered due to work assignments. Two days off per week.

Hiring guidelines
The Japan Times, owned by News2u Holdings, is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits any kind of discrimination and harassment. The employment decisions at News2u Holdings and The Japan Times will be based on the business needs, job requirements, each applicant’s individual qualifications, without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, family, parental, veteran, disability or any other status protected by the laws, regulations and policies of Japan.

How to apply
Please apply using the button below, attaching the necessary documents.
After passing the application screening, our recruiter will contact you to schedule an interview.

Application deadline:
Monday, June 27, 2022

We will keep your application strictly confidential and will not use it for any purpose other than the selection process. The application documents will not be returned.

Fill out my online form.

News editor (Editorial Department)

From geopolitics to culture, Japan’s international presence has become larger than ever. The Japan Times, as the nation’s largest independent English-language news organization, strives to provide authoritative news, analysis and sophisticated culture content for the global reader to better understand the world’s third-largest economy and cultural powerhouse.

The Japan Times is hiring an experienced editor to join our news desk. This position will be involved in both digital and print operations. Duties range from copy editing, crafting headlines and teasers, scanning the news wires, as well as laying out and proofing pages.

This position will be fully remote.

The successful candidate:

  • Has strong English copy editing skills with an eye for detail and logic
  • Has a clear understanding of the role of journalism
  • Can edit for both domestic and global audiences
  • Is able to craft engaging headlines
  • Has a genuine interest in Japanese and international news
  • Is a team player able to work with reporters and editors from various backgrounds
  • Possesses the mental bandwidth to work under deadline pressure and juggle breaking news
  • Is eager to learn new approaches to storytelling
  • Possesses a bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Working hours

Five days a week, eight-hour shifts (including a one-hour break), with shift start times ranging from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The most common shift is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Schedule may be altered due to work assignments. Two days off per week.

Hiring guidelines
The Japan Times, owned by News2u Holdings, is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits any kind of discrimination and harassment. The employment decisions at News2u Holdings and The Japan Times will be based on the business needs, job requirements, each applicant’s individual qualifications, without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, family, parental, veteran, disability or any other status protected by the laws, regulations and policies of Japan.

How to apply
Please apply using the button below, attaching the necessary documents.
After passing the application screening, our recruiter will contact you to schedule an interview.

Application deadline:
Monday, June 27, 2022

We will keep your application strictly confidential and will not use it for any purpose other than the selection process. The application documents will not be returned.

Fill out my online form.