May 10

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.

Job Title: Content Production Coordinator
Posted by:
Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time (with 6-month probation period)

Thanks to JET alum, Matt Taylor for the current job opening at his company:

FunkyCorp is looking for a Content Production Coordinator with a passion for Japan and travel to join our team. We’re a hardworking creative international team that enjoys a challenge and loves working on new and exciting projects.

The Content Production Coordinator will work closely with the Content Director and other members of the Content Team to create online content and manage tourism-related content production projects. Specific tasks include copywriting, translation, editing, proofreading, content planning, task assignment and project management.


  • Copywriting and translating travel-related marketing content
  • Planning, reviewing, editing and proofreading online content
  • Sourcing, handling and monitoring the progress/quality of external translators, writers and other vendors
  • Liaising with the design and technical teams to see content through from the planning and production stages to publishing
  • Competitor analysis and research

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an adaptable, flexible personality
  • Ability to multitask and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Proactive, well-organized individual that can work independently to ensure content production goals and manage multiple deadlines across different projects at any one time


  • Strong English written skills. Experience in copywriting/editing preferred.
  • Strong Japanese language skills across the board in reading, writing, speaking and listening. JLPT N1 preferred but not essential.
  • Experience in translation from Japanese to English
  • Interest in Japan, travel and online media
  • Strong computer skills with a decent knowledge of major word processing and spreadsheet tools and cloud-based applications. Knowledge of project management platforms, content management systems, and CAT software is desirable.
  • Must hold a valid work visa and be resident in Tokyo or willing to relocate to Tokyo or nearby

Application Process: Email Matt Taylor at with an up-to-date résumé, your earliest possible start date and your reason for applying.

2 comments so far...

  • Kaci Lewis Said on May 11th, 2018 at 1:07 am:

    I just tried to email the address provided here (fc content at funky corp dot com) and got an automated response that said that group (fccontent) doesn’t exist? Is there any other way to contact Matt Taylor for this job?

  • Sydney Sparrow Said on May 14th, 2018 at 12:22 pm:

    Dear Kaci:

    Good afternoon. We have contacted FunkyCorp and the issue has been fixed. Please use the email address listed in the posting to contact Mr. Matt Taylor.


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