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******* Writer/Editor for Teen English Newspaper Wanted in Seoul *********

Posted By: NE Neungyule <[email protected]>
Date: Monday, 22 January 2018, at 5:56 p.m.

NE TIMES, a weekly educational English newspaper brand for teen learners, is looking for a full-time writer/editor for its two newspapers: NE TIMES and NE TIMES Kids.

Primary responsibilities include:

- Writing and proofreading news articles and essays for an English education environment

- Composing and editing EFL/ESL learning materials for primary and secondary school students

- Participating in the weekly budget meetings and planning of newspaper content

- Coordinating with article contributors in Korea and abroad

- Taking part in seminars and sample classes, if needed

Especially, we are looking for someone who has a love and enthusiasm for writing and is able to write on a range of topics at various levels of English learners. In addition, he or she must be willing to actively contribute to the weekly operation of the newspapers in different ways.

NE TIMES is published by NE Neungyule Inc., a leading publisher of English-education materials. Our office is located near Sangam MBC in Seoul, within walking distance from the Digital Media City Subway Station (Line 6, Airport Railroad, and Gyeongui Jungang Line).

Websites: www.netimes.co.kr, http://www.neungyule.com/pages/en(Sample Newspaper: http://www.netimes.co.kr/pages/popup/newspaper.asp?newspaper_types=1)

[Starting Date]

- Mid-March 2018 (Negotiable)

[Necessary Qualifications]

- Native speaker of English or of equal fluency
- Moderate fluency in Korean and knowledge of Korean culture preferred
- Bachelor¡¯s Degree from an accredited university required
- Bachelor¡¯s Degree in English, Linguistics or Education preferred
- Master¡¯s Degree OR 2 years¡¯ experience in editing ESL/EFL or other materials preferred
- TESOL/CELTA certificate holders preferred
- Some experience in teaching preferred
- E and F-class visa holders preferred

[Documents Required]

1. Resume, including:

- The company/organization/school's name and the exact period you worked

- Correct contact number and email address

- D.O.B., nationality and visa status in Korea

- Current location

- References or referee¡¯s contact details

2. Cover letter (highlighting relevant work experience)

3. Writing samples (preferably showing a range of difficulty levels and topics)

[Recruitment Procedure]

1st step: Resume Screening

2nd step: Written Test

3rd step: Interview

[Contract and Benefits]

1. Contract: one-year renewable contract (sponsorship of E7 work visa, if needed)

2. Salary: 3,000,000 KRW per month before taxes

3. Housing allowance: 500,000 KRW per month for monthly rent before taxes

4. Working Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Overtime work may sometimes occur)

5. Severance pay: one month¡¯s pay upon completion of contract

6. Insurance: medical, health and accident insurance shared 50/50 between the company and the employee

7. Vacation: 15 days

Applicants should send their resume, cover letter and writing samples to [email protected]. The submission deadline is February 2, 2018.

Written Test and Interviews will be scheduled individually as applications are received.

Please note that submitting false information or documentation during any stage of the application process will disqualify you from being considered for the position.


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