Native English copyeditor


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Busan Ilbo Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and professional English native speaker to join our team as a foreign copy editor. In this role, you will be responsible for editing and supervising the Dynamic Busan English newspaper.


  • Sujeong-dong, Dong-gu, Busan

Contract Period:

  • one year starting in March
  • possible one-year extension

Annual salary:

  • Over 30 million won (health insurance & pension included)


  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the office
  • Tuesday and Thursday: work from home
  • During designated publishing periods (approx. 10 days per month): Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the office (non-negotiable)


  • Edit articles
  • Proofread and check articles for accuracy in content, spelling, grammar, and punctuation


  • Native English speaker with Alien Registration Card or ability to work in Korea
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, humanities, or a related field, with at least one year of related experience preferred (required to sponsor an E7 visa)
  • Proficiency in AP style
  • Current E7 visa holders preferred (F visa holders with the above may apply, provided the schedule is acceptable)


  • Health insurance
  • Pension
  • Paid vacation & national holidays off
  • Severance bonus after completion of one year contract

*Flight & housing allowances are not provided*


To apply, please submit a resume/CV and cover letter (including current visa type) to [email protected] by Feb. 12 at 11:59 p.m. Additional documents may be requested later. For more information, please contact [email protected] (not a recruiter).

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