Soompi Is Hiring: Contract Assistant Editor for Chinese Dramas and Korean News Writers

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Hello, Soompiers! We are currently looking for talented and creative people to join the Soompi team!

Soompi Contract Assistant Editor (Chinese Content)

As the Soompi contract assistant editor, you will work 24 to 30 hours a week on a fixed schedule of your devising. You may report to our office in Seoul, or work from home with regular video conference calls. Duties will include writing and editing articles. The period is three months, with possibility of extension, and the position is paid.

Requirements:

  • Passionate about Chinese, Taiwanese, and Hong Kong dramas and entertainment
  • Familiar with Korean dramas and entertainment
  • Strong command of English grammar
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organized, proactive, and dedicated
  • Chinese reading ability is preferred, but not necessary

If you are reporting to our office in Seoul, 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, and we do not provide housing or transportation expenses.

To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter, and a short creative piece about a recent Chinese drama that you liked. The piece can be short, but must demonstrate your personality and writing style.

Please send your application to [email protected] with [Contract Assistant Editor Application] as the subject line.

Soompi News Writer (Korean)

As a Soompi news 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
  • Strong command of English grammar
  • Good knowledge of the Korean entertainment industry
  • Organized, proactive, and dedicated

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample of a translated Korean entertainment news article. The translated writing sample should be of this article here.

Please send your [email protected] with [Soompi Writer (Korean)] as the subject line.

Soompi News Writer (Chinese)

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

Requirements:

  • Passionate about Chinese, Taiwanese, and Hong Kong dramas and entertainment
  • Strong command of English grammar
  • Organized, proactive, and dedicated
  • Reading proficiency in Chinese strongly preferred

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample of a Chinese entertainment news article.

Please send your [email protected] with [Soompi Writer (Chinese)] as the subject line.

We will take applications as they arrive, and you can apply from anywhere in the world! The deadline to apply to all positions is Tuesday, January 5, 2016.