NEWS DESK EDITOR

The Japan Times is seeking a news editor for the company’s News Desk. The successful candidate will have a strong journalism background and experience in editing news stories.

The candidate should be able to work with speed, accuracy and under pressure with a team of editors and reporters to help craft superior stories that surpass those of our competitors. Excellent story-selection skills are a necessity. A strong interest in and/or knowledge of the Japanese story is an advantage. Japanese-language skills are a plus.

Please send your resume and a letter of at least 500 words explaining why you are interested in the position by Oct. 31.

*All documents are not returnable. After preliminary screening, selected candidates will be contacted and asked to take written tests after interviews.
*Candidates must have a valid visa that allows them to work in Japan.

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