Soompi Is Hiring: Editorial Intern And Contract Assistant Editors

Soompi Is Hiring: Editorial Intern And Contract Assistant Editors

Soompi is hiring! We are looking for talented and dedicated people who are passionate about delivering K-pop, K-drama, and K-culture content to the masses to join our team.

Assistant Editor (contract)

As an assistant editor, you will be working from home under a flexible schedule. Duties will include writing/editing/publishing articles and curating content. The position is paid.

Requirements:

  • Familiarity with K-entertainment and culture
  • Strong command of English grammar
  • Ability to read and translate written Korean
  • Ability to write fun and engaging content
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organized, proactive, detail-oriented, fast learner

To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter, and a translation of the Korean entertainment news article linked here.

You can apply from anywhere in the world!

Please send your [email protected] with [Assistant Editor Application] as the subject line. The deadline for applications is Friday, August 19, 2016.

Senior Assistant Editor (contract)

As a senior assistant editor, you must be available for a five-hour period between 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. PST during weekdays. You will be working approximately 25 hours a week. Duties will include writing/editing/publishing articles and curating content. The position is paid.

Requirements:

  • Familiarity with K-entertainment and culture
  • Strong command of English grammar
  • Ability to read and translate written Korean
  • Ability to write fun and engaging content
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organized, proactive, detail-oriented, fast learner

To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter, and a translation of the Korean entertainment news article linked here.

Please send your [email protected] with [Senior Assistant Editor Application] as the subject line. The deadline for applications is Friday, August 19, 2016.

Editorial Intern (contract)

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes? Join us at our office in Seoul! Our interns are fully involved in the Soompi editorial team, assisting in all stages of the editorial process. As an intern, you do everything we do, and you will also have the opportunity to create and publish your own original work.

The internship period is expected to last 3 months, with the possibility for extension. The position is paid and you will be working at the Soompi Seoul office in Sinsa-dong from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., 5 days a week. The internship will begin ASAP.

Requirements:

  • Familiarity with K-entertainment and culture
  • Strong command of English grammar
  • Ability to read and translate written Korean
  • Ability to write fun and engaging content
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organized, proactive, detail-oriented, fast learner

Experience in personal blogging, social media networking, Photoshop, or photography is a plus.

To apply, simply send a resume, cover letter (please note what type of visa you have if not a Korean citizen), a translation of this article here, and a couple of original topics you would like to write about during your internship with us to [email protected] with [Editorial Intern Application] in the subject field. We will take applications as they arrive. The deadline is August 31, 2016.

Please Note:

Although the position is paid, we will not be providing housing or transportation expenses. Additionally, you must be able to work legally in Korea, meaning that you will need to possess a proper visa. F-4 (for people of Korean heritage) and H-1 (for people from Canada, Australia, France, New Zealand, and Japan) will suffice, and other visas may be an option. We cannot sponsor visas. For more information, click here.