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Sports News Editor

An experienced News Editor, fluent in both English and Japanese is required for a 10-month contract, with an international and globally recognised sports broadcast media organisation, based in Japan.

As Sports News Editor, you will be responsible for overseeing the entire digital media team for the company's websites across multiple territories and will manage a team of Editors whilst being the main point of contact between all international teams. 

Your duties will involve setting priorities for content creation and production across a variety of platforms and creating the cross-platform content plan for a number of countries and languages.

It is key that you will be able to ensure consistent brand awareness, making engaging content for all fans across every platform.

To be considered for this role, we are looking for an experienced Digital News Editor with a proven background in journalism and strong knowledge/ interest in sports. It is important that you have a good understanding of the digital landscape and have previously managed people. The majority of the content produced will be written but any video experience would also be highly advantageous. 

It is also essential that you speak fluent Japanese and already have the right to work in Japan, as sponsorship and relocation assistance will not be provided. 

If you feel that you have the skills required, and would love to be part of a huge, exciting sports event then please apply with a copy of your current CV now.