Job postings: Korea and Japan

Bilingual copy editor at Korean Air’s in-flight magazine in Seoul

Morning Calm, the travel and culture in-flight magazine of Korean Air, is looking for a full-time senior copy editor. Responsibilities include overseeing all translations, ensuring consistency between English and Korean articles, as well as copy editing/proofreading/fact checking all texts in English and Korean. Candidates should be native Korean speakers with very strong English skills. Contact me, English editor Matt Flemming, at, for details or to apply.

Native-level Korean or Japanese writers & editors for Bridgehead Media 

New York-based media company is looking to hire freelance writers and editors who are native speakers of Korean or Japanese and have a deep understanding of books and publishing in Korea or Japan.

Must know some English and have professional writing or journalism experience in Korea or Japan. Writers can be based anywhere.

Work Schedule:

* Project begins immediately.

* Flexible hours.

* All work will be done remotely.

Please include cover letter, resume, and any recently published samples written in Korean or Japanese.

Senior editor and copy editor at Korea JoongAng Daily in Seoul

Korea JoongAng Daily, the Seoul-based partner of the International Herald Tribune, has two job openings: senior editor and copy editor.

These positions can be a great entry into the Seoul journalism scene. Several of past and current AAJA-Asia members have gotten their start in Korea at this paper.

Please send your resume and a scanned photo to

2 copy editors, 1 cartoonist at Korea Times in Seoul

The Korea Times is looking for two native English speaking copy editors and one cartoonist who can start work immediately.

The copy editor applicants are required to have on-the-job experience and a good work ethic, with pay to be determined commensurate with performance levels.

The cartoonist applicants are required to have a good understanding of Korean society, its politics and others, besides basic artistic skills.

The applicants are asked to call the Copy Editing desk on +82-2-724-2352 between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and ask for Chris Price, or call +82-2-724-2340 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Email contacts are welcomed at or

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