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English Editor position
Date : 2011-02-24 / Hit : 3060
English Editor wanted at Visitkorea.or.kr
Help promote Korea to a worldwide audience and gain a deeper perspective on Korea and it's culture

This is a contract position.

Must speak English at a native level. Intermediate Korean language level is preferred.

The Global U-Tourism Team of the Korea Tourism Organization has been stepping up online marketing activities and is looking for a new member to provide assistance. The successful candidate will be involved in editing and writing content for the English version of VisitKorea.or.kr. There will be various opportunities to visit Korea's tourist destinations throughout the term of the contract.

Past editing experience, an outgoing, positive attitude and cultural sensitivity are a must. Demonstrated interest in Korea and basic understanding in tourism are highly preferred. Selected applicants will be required to demonstrate their editing skills on an editing test and successfully pass an interview in order to qualify for the position.

1. Job Description
- Editing Korea travel and news articles for Visitkorea.or.kr website (English).
- Helping to operate and plan content for the English site of Visitkorea.or.kr, and promote the site through various forms of internet marketing.
- Draft and review presentations, letter, speeches, brochures, etc.
- Replying to queries from travelers
- Occasionally writing travel articles for the website
- Managing KTO's Social Networking Service page(Twitter, Facebook)
- Conduct market research provide updates/reports

2. Contract Conditions
- After a successful trial period of 4 weeks the candidate will be hired on a full time basis. During that period, the pay will be 15,000 won per hour.
- Full time in-house position
- One year contract: full time working hours: 5 days a week, 8 hours a day / 12 days of paid vacation
- The KTO will provide a working visa and medical insurance (available 1 month after contract begins due to government processing times). Please note: Housing cannot be provided.
- Employment will be at the main office of the KTO in Jung-gu, Seoul.
- Salary: Between 2,000,000 won to 2,400,000 won monthly (The payment will be adjusted depending on the applicant’s work experience)

3. Requirements
- Must be able to read/write speak English at the level of a native speaker. (Nationality does not matter.) - Must possess a bachelor's degree or higher.
- Knowledge of Korean language is preferred.

4. How to Apply: Online Application

http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/FU/FU_EN_15.jsp?cid=1215303


5. Deadline: March 2, 2011 (Korean local time)

6. Inquiries: english@knto.or.kr

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