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.
(K-Pop News, Stories, Lists)
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.
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 fansAssess 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
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 plusDegree in English or Journalism is a plus
You will be contacted within 7 days after submitting your application, if selected by our hiring team. Unfortunately, we are not able to respond to all applications, but do keep resumes on file for future considerations.
Applicants that continue to the second round, will be asked to complete an e-mail interview with additional questions from our hiring team about your application and resume.
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.