Soompi Is Hiring: Writers and Editorial Intern

2015-08-19 01:10:45 2015-10-07 01:14:52

Soompi has job openings! 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. There are positions available for freelance telecommuting writers and a Seoul office editorial intern.

Are you passionate about everything Korea? If you love Korean entertainment and culture and are looking for a place to gain experience, polish your writing skills, AND make money while writing about what you already love, apply now!

See below to learn more about each position and what you need to apply.

Soompi Writer

As a Soompi writer, you will be able to work from home under a flexible work schedule. The position is paid.

Requirements:

  • Fluent enough in Korean to be able to read and translate written material
  • Have strong command of English grammar
  • Have good knowledge of the Korean entertainment industry
  • Must be organized, pro-active, and dedicated

To apply, all you need to do is send a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample of a translated Korean entertainment news article to [email protected] with [Soompi Writer] as the subject line. The translated writing sample should be of this article here. We will take applications as they arrive, and you can apply from anywhere in the world! The deadline is August 31, 2015.

Soompi Editorial Intern

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes? Join us at our Korea office! Our interns are fully involved in the Soompi editorial team, assisting in all stages of the editorial process. No picking up your boss’s dry cleaning. As an intern, you do everything we do, and you will also have the opportunity to create and publish your own original work, further developing your own style and writing.

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:

  • Fluent enough in Korean to be able to read and translate written material
  • Have strong command of English grammar
  • Have good knowledge of the Korean entertainment industry
  • Must be organized, pro-active, and dedicated

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

To apply, simply send a resume, cover letter, one writing sample, and a translation of this article here, as well as 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, 2015.

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.