Dow Jones, Translation Editor - Japanese Language Service (London)

Dow Jones
22 Oct 2020
20 Dec 2020
Job Type
Full Time

Dow Jones Newswires is looking for an experienced translation editor for its Japanese-language service (JLS).

You will be part of a team that selects the lineup of English-language stories from Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal to be translated for the Japanese audience.

The successful candidate will be joining a team that is actively embracing new trends in translation, ranging from machine translation to automation. You will be responsible for editing and assuring the quality of both human- and machine-translated articles.

In addition, you will be expected to guide translators to produce fast, accurate translations under deadline pressure to increase both quantity and quality of JLS.


  • Excellent English and Japanese language skills.
  • Strong news judgment and knowledge of finance and business, as well as an interest in international affairs.
  • At least several years of experience translating or editing translations of English-language news stories into Japanese, preferably in a high-paced newsroom environment.
  • Digital skills and an open mind to new technology including machine translation.
  • A team player

Dow Jones offers an opportunity to work for one of the world's leading financial and business news companies. We invite interested candidates to click 'APPLY' and submit a cover letter, detailed resume and expected salary.

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About Us

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video.

Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 38 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism.

The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).