Commissioning editor

The Japan Times seeks a full-time commissioning editor for its Life & Culture Division. We are seeking an experienced editor with a sound working knowledge of Japanese culture, arts and entertainment.

The commissioning editor’s duties include:

  • Commissioning and editing Life & Culture content in print and online
  • Managing page layout and publishing schedules
  • Proofing content

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to work in a team environment and handle tight deadlines under pressure.

The successful candidate must have a valid working visa and be a native English speaker (knowledge of Japanese is preferable but not essential). Prior experience with layout software is a plus.

Please send your resume and three samples of your previous work by 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 15.

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