Saturday, August 01, 2009

Local Mag needs copy editor

Looking for the Right Candidate:
Full Time English Writer/Editor Needed.

A leading English magazine is now hiring one full-time English writer/editor.

Description: Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-5.30pm with 1.5 hour lunch/nap break (occasional overtime may be needed)
Starting Date: Between August 10 and September 1, 2009 (Must sign one-year contract)

ARC: You must have two years verifiable (for the Taiwan Government) experience in writing or editing. We can give an ARC and work permit and work with your current job so that there is a smooth transition

The Job: Writing articles (junior to senior high school ESL level), tests (questions and right and wrong answers), dialogues, editing, other general English-related tasks (answering grammar questions, coming up with interesting topics)

You: Must be reliable, organized, meticulous (when editing as you will be in charge of a whole magazine), friendly, outgoing, a team player but can handle responsibility on your own, and be able to work in a hectic office environment

Please send a resume as well as a writing sample to Please make sure the sample would be acceptable for a junior or senior high school level ESL student. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted within a week to come to the office. For the interview, we will talk for a half hour and then you will have a small editing test, which will include checking sentences for mistakes and writing a small article in a specific amount of time.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

thanks for posting this. it's funny that the picture is a betel nut girl. you think she will apply?