The JaME English Team is Recruiting!

information - 11.17.2016 08:08

The JaME English Team is recruiting writers, translators, beta-readers and photographers!

The JaME English Team is on a hunt for new team members! We're looking for dedicated, responsible and trustworthy volunteers who are able to work efficiently and regularly to fill the following positions:

Beta-reader

Responsibilities:

- Proofread articles to make sure they are written in proper English before they're published on our website

Requirements:

- Excellent command of the English language
- Knowledge of the Japanese language is a bonus
- A keen eye for language errors
- Ability to do heavy editing where necessary
- Willingness to beta-read on a regular basis (at least two days per week)
- Efficiency

Writer (reviews)

Responsibilities:

- Write reviews of albums, singles etc. (source material may or may not be provided)

Requirements:

- Excellent command of the English language
- Knowledge of the Japanese language is a bonus
- Ability to adhere to strict deadlines

Writer (live reports)

Responsibilities:

- Attend concerts and write live reports (press passes are usually provided)

Requirements:

- Excellent command of the English language
- Knowledge of the Japanese language is a bonus
- Punctuality
- Ability to adhere to strict press rules and deadlines

Location preference:

- USA (Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York)
- UK
- Japan (Tokyo)
- Taiwan

Writer (news)

Responsibilities:

- Monitor official sources for new announcements and write news articles based on them
- Write news articles based on provided material

Requirements:

- Excellent command of the English language
- Knowledge of the Japanese language is a bonus
- Willingness to write news on a regular basis (at least three days per week)

Translator

Responsibilities:

- Translate given material from Japanese to English, or vice versa

Requirements:

- Excellent command of the English and Japanese language
- Willingness to translate on a regular basis (at least two days per week)
- Efficiency

Photographer

Responsibilities:

- Take photographs at concerts
- Do post-processing

Requirements:

- At least a semi-professional/professional DSLR
- Punctuality
- Ability to adhere to strict press photography rules and deadlines

Location preference:

- USA (Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York)
- UK
- Japan (Tokyo)

If you're interested in any of these positions, please contact Esther Seah at esther@jame-networks.com with the following details:

- Your full name, age and country/state of residence
- A short introduction about yourself
- The position you wish to apply for
- Samples of your work, if any
- How often you'll be able to work for us
- Why you'd like to work for us
- The names of your top five favourite Japanese artists

The subject of your email should read "JaME (position you're applying for) Application".

If you wish to apply for similar positions in other language versions of JaME, please state the version you wish to work for in your email.

Please note that JaME is fully run by volunteers and cannot offer financial compensation for any of the positions mentioned in this recruitment post.

Thank you for your interest in JaME and all the best to applicants!
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