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[KTO] Recruiting Announcement: English Editor at KTO

  • Date07/21/2014
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Recruiting Announcement: English Editor at KTO

The International Smart Tourism Team of the Korea Tourism Organization is looking for a new member to join the team. The successful candidate will be involved in editing and developing content for the English version of the Visit Korea website, assisting in operating its social networking services (Twitter, Facebook), and responding to travel inquiries. The position will also provide the employee with opportunities to visit Korea's tourist destinations throughout the term of the contract.

  1. 1. Vacant position: 1
  2. 2. Office: International Smart Tourism Team, 2F of KTO Headquarters, in Jung-gu, Seoul
        (40, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Da-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul)
        ※ Prior to KTO's move to Wonju, a consultation about further employment with the company
        is possible.
    3. Job Description
    ○ Editing and writing travel and news articles about Korea for (English).
    ○ Drafting and reviewing presentations, letters, speeches, brochures, etc.
    ○ Editing and supporting database entries on CMS
    ○ Assisting in the operation and planning of content for the English site of,
        and promoting the site through various forms of internet marketing.
    ○ Visiting Korea's tourist destinations to write and report
    4. Contract Conditions
    ○ Contract term: 1 year from the date of assignment (starting August 1, 2014)
        ※ Prior to KTO's move to Wonju, a consultation about further employment with the company
        is possible.
    ○ Schedule: 5 days a week (Mon - Fri), 09:00 - 18:00 (including a 1 hour lunch break)
    ○ Salary: Around 2,000,000 won (including tax)
    5. Requirement
    ○ High level of Korea to English translation and proofreading skills with multiple years of
        editing experience
    ○ Previous experience using HTML is preferred
    ○ Applicant with online marketing experience is preferred
    ○ Previous Professional experience operating SNS (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest) preferred
    6. How to Apply
    ○ Application period: July 21 (Mon) - July 31 (Thu), 2014
    ○ Deadline: July 31 (Thu), 2014
        ※ KTO will personally contact those who pass the application stage for an interview
        and editing and translation test.
    ○ Required documents: Resume with photo, filled out document consenting the use of
        the applicant's personal information (use the format attached below)  
    ○ How to submit: Email to
  7. 7. Application Stages: Stage 1) Application period → Stage 2) Translation test and interview
  8. 8. Inquiries:
○ Document consenting the use of the applicant's personal information [Download]