Koreaboo

Writer & Content Creator - Korean/English


PayCompetitive
LocationRemote
Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: 19173f4f-f70f-4677-90d3-a05bb151293e

      The role of this bilingual writing position is to curate, write, edit, and publish original interactive content and stories, using Koreaboo's writing platform. This position requires written fluency in Korean and English, with a firm grasp of the differences between both languages.


      Writers are tasked with the entire process of creating articles, including brainstorming ideas, to writing the article/content, editing the article/content, and publishing it across multiple platforms. This position requires excellent storytelling, a firm grasp on writing for a wide audience, and disciplined research/curating skills.


      FULL-TIME, CONTRACT POSITION. 40+ HOURS PER WEEK.

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      Responsibilities
      • Brainstorm content ideas and turn these ideas into shareable content by writing articles which are compelling and engaging
      • Constantly monitor Korean content sources for trending and/or breaking news, to create original English content from
      • Keep up with current and viral trends within the K-Pop industry and individual fan communities
      • Publish articles/content across various social media channels, optimizing for social reach and engagement with K-Pop fans
      • Assess results of published content (such as engagement rate, feedback from readers) to determine the improvements that can be made for future content
      • Collaborate with translators in all timezones to provide 24 hour article translations while ensuring no work is duplicated during the overlapping hours
      • Prioritize translations to ensure the most urgent are completed promptly by the fastest translators.
      • Assist other Korean and non-Korean team members with translations for longer articles and follow-up translations to most urgent articles.
      • Perform other duties that include the above services but are not limited to these activities


      Job Requirements
      • Fluent in both written and spoken Korean + English
      • Ability to work with various global company teams
      • Either native Korean speaker or native English speaker is preferred
      • The ideal individual for this position understands how to translate and write English articles from Korean content without it being a literal translation
      • Ability to multi-task and work in an extremely fast, entertainment content news-cycle environment and understand urgency of breaking news and the updates that follow
      • Ability to follow outlined processes and procedures as well as provide feedback to senior team members on ideas for improvements
      • Able to commit a minimum of 40+ hours/weekly and excel at working remotely with minimum supervision
      • General knowledge of K-Pop and the Korean entertainment industry, along with fandom culture
      • Experience in a digital media company and/or writing celebrity entertainment content is a plus
      • Fluency in additional languages (Traditional and Simplified Chinese, Japanese) is a plus
      • Degree in English or Journalism is a plus


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      Cover Letter Review Process


      Please use perfect spelling and grammar when writing answers for the Cover Letter portion of this application. You should attempt to answer the questions in a writing style that feels natural to read.


      You do not need to upload or fill in a second 'Cover Letter' in the optional form.

  • About the company

      Breaking k-pop news, korean viral videos and exclusive content from the biggest k-pop idols. Creators of KCON and biggest k-pop site in the world.