Korea Tourism Organisation


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Recruiting Announcement: English Editor at KTO

The International Smart Tourism Team of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) is looking for a new member to join the team. The successful candidate will be involved in editing and developing contents for the English version of the Visitkorea website, assisting in operating its social networking services (Twitter, Facebook and others), and responding to travel inquiries. The position will also provide the employee with opportunities to visit Korea's tourist destinations throughout the term of the contract.

  1. 1. Number of Vacant Positions: 1
  2. 2. Office: International Smart Tourism Team, 6F of KTO Headquarters,
        in Wonju, Gangwon-do (10, Segye-ro, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do)
  3. 3. Job Description
    • ○ Editing and writing travel columns and news articles about Korea for Visitkorea.or.kr (English).
    • ○ Editing and managing database entries on CMS.
    • ○ Actively managing Visitkorea English social network services (Twitter, Facebook and others) and
      promptly responding to inquiries through the online communication channels.
    • ○ Assisting in the operation and planning of content for the English site of Visitkorea.or.kr, and 
      promoting the site through various forms of internet marketing..
  4. 4. Conditions of the Contract
    • ○1 year (starting in September 2015)
      ※ Note: Based on the task performance and individual evaluation, a consultation about further
      employment with the company is possible.
      ※ Transportation from Seoul to the office in Wonju is offered.
    • ○ Schedule: 5 days a week (Mon - Fri), 09:00 - 18:00 (including a 1 hour lunch break)
    • ○ Salary: Around 2,000,000 won (including tax)
  5. 5. Requirements
    • ○ High level of Korean to English translating and proofreading skills, preferably with multiple years
      of editing experience
    • ○ Previous database editing experience using HTML is recommended.
    • ○ Applicant with online marketing experience is desired.
    • ○ Experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc)
  6. 6. How to Apply
    • ○ Application period: August 11 (Tue) - 31 (Mon), 2015
    • ○ Deadline: August 31 (Mon), 2015 (until 23:59 KST)
      ※ KTO will personally contact those who pass the application stage for an interview and editing
      and translation test.
    • ○ Required documents: Resume with photo, cover letter, filled out document consenting to the use
      of the applicant's personal information (use the format attached below)
    • ○ How to submit: Email to [email protected]
  7. 7. Application Stages: Stage 1 - application period -> Stage 2 - translation test and interview
  8. 8. Inquiries: [email protected]