UK Jobs

Administration, PA, Secretarial

Japanese speaking Reporter/Researcher

London | £22-23K/Year | Ref. VAC13856

An International media company is now recruiting a Japanese speaking Researcher/Reporter to join their team in London.


This is a rare and great opportunity who has strong interests with current affairs and eager to work within Media industry, utilising language skills of Japanese and English.



  • Monitoring UK and Japanese media daily for news / sports stories
  • Compile research on a variety of topics for Japanese correspondents
  • Assisting correspondents with all aspects of the news gathering process
  • Writing articles for English language service, possibility of being published in Japan’s biggest English language paper
  • Arranging and conducting interviews for stories
  • Attending press conferences, sports events and other media events where necessary
  • Transcribing interviews for Japanese correspondents
  • Able to work some weekends and weekday evenings where necessary


Skills Required:

  • Business level of Japanese and English
  • Some media experience favourable and a strong interest in the press with a particularly good knowledge of current affairs and sports, and ability to spot interesting / emerging stories
  • Strong knowledge of social media and excellent research skills
  • Very good English writing ability with great attention to detail and excellent communication skills as at times required to interview high profile individuals
  • Ability to work under pressure and good team player
  • Other desirable skills:
  • Strong knowledge of IT



  • Salary: £22-23K/p.a.
  • Other benefits: Discretionary bonus, Travel allowance(up to zones 1-6), overtime paid, pension contributions, annual leave 25 + 8days
  • Working Hours: Monday to Friday 9:30 – 17:30 (with 1 hour break)