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Amazon Japan G.K.
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Job Description

Do you consider yourself a little peculiar? Are you looking for an opportunity to speak to customers? Do you have an insatiable thirst for knowledge? The Amazon devices is looking for an enthusiastic, organized, detail-oriented Editor to help enrich the Amazon device experience for customers using products such as Fire Tablets and Fire TV.

You will be developing delightful, engaging and witty content that supports the Amazon device experience. You will have an eye for knowing what customers will enjoy, with a deep knowledge of Japanese culture, news, current events, sports and entertainment—including pop culture, music and TV, technology, fashion, lifestyle, books, etc. The ideal candidate will create content to support a content workflow, editorial process, and schedule, while working cross functionally with our product managers, marketing managers, user interface designers and engineering teams.
Besides having first-class written and verbal communication skills, the Editor will be detail oriented, extremely organized and able to juggle multiple projects and prioritize in order to meet aggressive deadlines. The ideal candidate will have a healthy appetite for new technologies; will be innovative, internally motivated, self-directed, and willing to help execute top-notch content to achieve business objectives.
This role is based in Tokyo and requires native-speaking level proficiency in Japanese and business level proficiency in English.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communication, or related field
  • 3-5 years experience in writing and editing
  • Proficient using CMS tools and other content creation tools
  • Native (speaking and writing)-level proficiency in Japanese and fluency in English

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in editing customer facing content
  • Strong creative and conceptual thinker
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Self-starter with ability to manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to work across multiple teams
  • Personal initiative, flexibility, intellectual curiosity