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Updated 2022-05-26
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[Career advancement | High salary | Experienced person] English test question production staff
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This posting is managed by: レバレジーズ株式会社/Leverages Co., Ltd.
Company Name Company is not publicly visible
Job Type
レバレジーズ株式会社/Leverages Co., Ltd.
Administrative - International Affairs
Creative (Media Related) - Editor/Writer/Copywriter
Government/Public Sector - Organizations
Industry Medical/Healthcare Services
Location Asia Japan Tokyo

Job Description [Work outline]
The Eiken Foundation of Japan seeks experienced writers / editors for full-time positions developing content for English-proficiency tests.

The atmosphere in our office can be quite intense due to the high-stakes nature of the tests we produce. Successful candidates will be flexible and well-organized, thrive under pressure, meet deadlines, and care deeply about spelling, grammar, punctuation, and style. You will work as part of a team of committed, professional editors of various nationalities, gain expertise in language-test development, and further sharpen your writing and editing skills, all while directly contributing to English-language education in Japan.

[Details of business contents]
1.Write, edit, and proofread content for reading, listening, speaking, and writing tests according to detailed test specifications.
2.Take part in editorial meetings in which proposed content (sometimes your own) is critiqued and revised.
3.Assign and manage subcontracted work, evaluating the performance of item writers and providing feedback.
4.Train, manage, and evaluate examiners and raters.
5.Rate responses from speaking and writing tests.
6.Assist at public test sites as an administrator or examiner.
7.Report to senior editors and section managers.
8.Perform general administrative office duties as needed.
9.Maintain courteous, professional spoken and written communication in both Japanese and English.
Company Info It is a challenging job that contributes to English learning / education in Japan and, by extension, promotes the globalization of Japanese people.
We are looking for human resources who can take on challenges together with enthusiasm and satisfaction.
Working Hours 9: 30 ~ 17: 30
Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. plus overtime as needed; must also be willing to work on the Saturdays and / or Sundays when tests are held.
・ Native English speaker.
・ Bachelor ’s degree or higher
・ Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Familiarity with well-known style guides, such as The Chicago Manual of Style, a plus.
・ Experience writing or editing materials for publication
・ Experienced and proficient in software applications such as MS Word and Excel.
・ Advanced Japanese language skills (JLPT Level N2 or higher).
・ Able to work as part of a team in a Japanese office environment.
・ Reside within commuting distance of central Tokyo.
[Welcome conditions]
・ Strong desire to contribute to English-language education in Japan; interest or background in language testing or applied linguistics a plus.
・ Excellent time-management skills and able to multi-task and prioritize work.
・ TESOL certification preferred.
・ Test-development experience strongly preferred.
English Level Native Level
Japanese Level Business Level(JLPT Level 2 or N2)
Salary JPY - Japanese Yen JPY 5000K - JPY 6000K   
Other Salary
Monthly salary of 300,000 yen, two annual bonuses, paid annual vacation leave, overtime pay, commuting allowance, and other benefits.
Two annual bonuses
Overtime pay
Commuting allowance
... etc
・ Positions to start as soon as possible.
・ One-year renewable contract.
Holidays Paid annual vacation leave

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