Japanese to English Translator (Freelance)


Contract Permanent

Listed 03-Jan-2020


Fantastic freelance opportunity for a Japanese/English speaker with an interest in beauty and experience in translating blogs from Social Media channels such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. The work will be from Japanese to English.   A contextual understanding of social media behavior in Japan and the Japanese culture is important. 

This is likely to be a 2-day assignment, starting in the week of 6th or 13th January 2020.  This freelance role will be based at our office in Soho, just off Piccadilly Circus. 


Our company, 1000heads, are a Word of Mouth agency, specialising in helping brands’ messages travel further and faster, primarily through social media.


Translation of a selection of social media comments from Japanese into English

Tagging and categorisation based on different criteria we’d stipulate, e.g. tagging the post content as regarding product or brand, classifying the sentiment as positive/negative/neutral


Ability to translate from Japanese to English within social media context

An understanding of social media and its impact on brands

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Japanese

Excellent organisational and time management skills

The ability to work under pressure whilst keeping an eye on the finer details

MS Word including Excel


Experience with social media and blogs

Experience/Interest in the beauty industry

Translation from Japanese in to English

Could suit a bi-lingual student with related studies in Beauty/Fashion/Marketing



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