MMN is Hiring! We’re Looking for Experienced Japanese to English Translators

21.October.2021 | BUSINESS / FEATURES

MMN Careers: Japanese to English Translator

 

We are looking for Japanese to English Translators to join the team at MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON to translate web content for ASOBISYSTEM’s MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON Project which promotes Japanese pop culture to people around the world. You will join a team of international staff stationed in various locations around the world. The office is based in Harajuku, but the position is offered as part-time remote so you can join us wherever you are in the world.

 

If you love Japanese pop culture like we do, we’d love to have you on board!

 

<Responsibilities>

Japanese to English translation of news articles on a diverse range of topics related to Japanese culture and pop culture, MMN original articles, and other possible ad hoc translations.

 

If you’re outside Japan, you’ll need to ensure prompt communication within your working hours due to the time zone differences. Your working hours will be catered to your time zone.

 

 

<Requirements>

・Native English speaker with near fluency in Japanese (you will be communicating in Japanese with Japanese staff)

・Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Japanese

・You’re a wordsmith with strong writing skills who can turn source text into natural, interesting, and engaging reads that aren’t translated literally

・Meticulous eye for detail and able to fact-check to ensure no typos or mistakes are published

・You love Japan and want to promote Japanese culture to the rest of the world

 

 

<Preferred>

・JLPT N2 certified

・1+ year of proven Japanese to English translation experience

・Experience with WordPress and Tweetdeck

 

 

<How to Apply>

This is a part-time position. As this position is remote, we welcome people of all nationalities and age regardless of which country you are based in.

 

Please send us your CV and cover letter in English to the email address below. If you have previous Japanese to English translation experience, please send copies of 3 examples of your work.

 

 

Email Address: info@moshimoshi-nippon.jp

 

 

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