[Korea] Recruiting Announcement: English Translator / Editor at KTO

  • Date08/19/2016
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The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) is looking for new members. The successful candidates will be involved in translating, editing and developing contents.


  • ○ Application period: Until August 28 (Sun), 2016
  • ○ Positions available: English Translator / Editor (Publications), English Translator / Editor (Online Marketing)
  • ○ Contract period: Indefinite duration employment contract after 3 month probationary period
  • ○ Location: Korea Tourism Organization Headquarters in Wonju, Gangwon-do
  • ○ Work tasks:
    • -Translate and edit tourism related materials from external organizations (provincial government, etc.)
    • -Translate and edit documents, materials, and publications from internal and external offices of the organization
    • -Standardize English translation and Romanization of Korean
    • -Supervise foreign language database
  • Online Marketing
    • -Translate and edit content for the English VisitKorea website and SNS channels
    • -Assist in the operations and promotion of the English VisitKorea mobile application
  • ○ Required qualification: One of the following:
    • -Nationality-holder from English-speaking country
    • -Educated in an English-speaking country for over 9 years
    • (※ Education corresponding with the official curriculum for Korean Elementary•Middle•High School and University)
  • ○ Required knowledge:Ability to translate and edit Korean/English texts, ability to use OA system
  • ○ Required skills:
    • -Outstanding Korean-to-English translation skill and ability to perform work tasks and communicate in Korean
    • -Experience in Korean-English translation, editing and Korean reading comprehension, using OA systems, ability to network with established contacts
  • ○ Work behavior: Consumer-oriented manner, able to engage in harmonious communication with others, cooperate with outside organizations, project-oriented, analytical, attention to details, morally sound, etc.
  • ○ Basic skills: Understanding others, communication, numeracy, problem-solving, self-improvement, resource management, information-processing, interpersonal, work ethics
  • ○ How to apply: After confirming the job description, fill out the attached official application form and submit via email to ktorecruit@knto.or.kr. Application is also available in Korean through the KTO recruitment page (click here).
  • ○ Inquiries: +82-33-738-3143
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