Hiring: Editorial Intern Positions in Seoul

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Are you a passionate fan of Korean pop culture? Do you love to write? Are you located in Seoul? If so, we have an opportunity for you! Soompi is currently looking for full-time editorial interns who can write and edit original pieces about Korean entertainment, translate from Korean to English, and also help manage our incoming daily news content and staff. Our ideal candidate is a passionate K-pop or K-drama fan with strong writing skills and proficiency in the Korean language.

The position is a three-month, paid position and requires you to report to our Seoul office on a regular weekday schedule. If you’re not a Korean citizen, you MUST possess a working visa (e.g., F-2, F-4, E-7, and H-1 are acceptable).

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter which indicates your area of stronger interest between K-pop and K-drama, and relevant writing sample of at least 250 words to jobs @soompi.com (delete the space between jobs and @ when emailing). The application deadline is Wednesday, December 10, 2014 (KST). We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


  • Passion for Korean pop culture
  • Complete fluency in English, with strong command of grammar
  • Intermediate to High level of proficiency in Korean
  • Excellent writing skills, with ability to engage the reader
  • Highly organized
  • Proactive, enthusiastic, and dedicated
  • Team player