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Sports editor

The Japan Times seeks a full-time sports editor on the company’s Sports Desk.
The successful candidate will have a strong background and experience in copy editing. A strong interest in and knowledge of Japanese sports is essential.
The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Rewrite copy for clarity and accuracy
  • Work under pressure in a high-paced environment
  • Coordinate with writers and co-editors to produce the best possible content
  • Display both strong editorial judgement and awareness of the JT readership with regard to story selection

Please send your resume and a letter of at least 500 words explaining why you are interested in the position by Friday, May 18th, to:

The Japan Times, Ltd., Attn: CAM Division
4-5-4 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8071

Or, please apply via this form.


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*All documents are non-returnable. After preliminary screening, selected candidates will be contacted and asked to take written tests before interviews.