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Translation Editor

Translation Editor

Remote – USA

Full time

Job_Req_37485

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an experienced full-time translation editor for its Japanese-language edition, JWSJ. You will be part of a team that offers not only the Journal’s unique perspective, but also sophisticated Japanese translation for a discerning audience. In addition to its own website, JWSJ stories appear on platforms of media partners, including some of Japan’s largest media outlets.
You will:

  • Edit stories on a range of topics including business and finance as well as international affairs and translate those stories into refined Japanese.
  • Curate the JWSJ site to ensure it offers relevant content in a timely manner
  • Be a team player

You have:

  • Excellent English and Japanese language skills
  • Strong news judgment and knowledge of finance and business, as well as an interest in international affairs
  • Several years of experience translating English-language news stories into Japanese
  • Knowledge of digital and social media skills and an open mind to new technology including machine translation.

Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process.

Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: Editorial/Journalism

Union Status: Union role

Pay Range: $40,000 – $160,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate’s experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including “elective” benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..