求人ID : 1268023 更新日 : 2023年05月23日
Native English speaker welcomed!

Editor/Test-Content Specialist Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo 日本英語検定協会

採用企業 公益財団法人日本英語検定協会
勤務地 東京都 23区, 新宿区
雇用形態 契約
給与 400万円 ~ 500万円


The Eiken Foundation of Japan seeks experienced writers/editors for full-time positions developing content for English-proficiency tests.

 *position with a possibility of becoming permanent employee at some point in the future.


  1. Write, edit, and proofread content for reading, listening, speaking, and writing tests according to detailed test specifications.
  2. Take part in editorial meetings in which proposed content (sometimes your own) is critiqued and revised.
  3. Assign and manage subcontracted work, evaluating the performance of item writers and providing feedback.
  4. Train, manage, and evaluate examiners and raters.
  5. Rate responses from speaking and writing tests.
  6. Assist at public test sites as an administrator or examiner.
  7. Report to senior editors and section managers.
  8. Perform general administrative office duties as needed.
  9. Maintain courteous, professional spoken and written communication in both Japanese and English.

Working environment:
The atmosphere in our office can be quite intense due to the high-stakes nature of the tests we produce. Successful candidates will be flexible and well-organized, thrive under pressure, meet deadlines, and care deeply about spelling, grammar, punctuation, and style. You will work as part of a team of committed, professional editors of various nationalities, gain expertise in language-test development, and further sharpen your writing and editing skills, all while directly contributing to English-language education in Japan.


職務経験 3年以上
キャリアレベル 中途経験者レベル
英語レベル ネイティブ (英語使用比率: 75%程度)
日本語レベル ビジネス会話レベル
最終学歴 大学卒: 学士号
現在のビザ 日本での就労許可が必要です



  1. Native English speaker.
  2. Bachelor’s degree or higher; TESOL certification preferred.
  3. Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Familiarity with well-known style guides, such as The Chicago Manual of Style, a plus.
  4. Experience writing or editing materials for publication; test-development experience strongly preferred.
  5. Experienced and proficient in software applications such as MS Word and Excel.
  6. Excellent time-management skills and able to multi-task and prioritize work.
  7. Advanced Japanese language skills (JLPT Level N2 or higher).
  8. Able to work as part of a team in a Japanese office environment.
  9. Reside within commuting distance of central Tokyo.
  10. Strong desire to contribute to English-language education in Japan; interest or background in language testing or applied linguistics a plus.

Monthly salary of 300,000 yen, two annual bonuses, paid annual vacation leave, overtime pay, commuting allowance, and other benefits.

Application materials:

  1. Résumé/CV
  2. Cover letter
  3. Recent photograph
    The résumé/CV should include your JLPT score (if applicable) and visa status. In the cover letter, explain in detail why you are a suitable candidate, highlighting your professional experience.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to attend an interview and complete a writing and proofreading test. The interview will consist of two sections: one conducted in Japanese and the other in English. Candidates who pass the first interview stage will be asked to attend a second and third interview.

Working conditions:

  1. Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. plus overtime as needed; must also be willing to work on the Saturdays and/or Sundays when tests are held.
  2. One-year renewable contract.
  3. Positions to start as soon as possible.


  • 東京都 23区, 新宿区
  • 東西線、 神楽坂駅


雇用形態 契約
給与 400万円 ~ 500万円
勤務時間 Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. plus overtime as needed
休日・休暇 125 days per year
配属部署 制作部制作課
業種 その他(教育・語学)


  • 通訳・翻訳 > 翻訳
  • 通訳・翻訳 > その他(通訳・翻訳)
  • クリエイティブ・デザイン系 > 編集・コピーライター
  • その他 > その他
  • 教育・語学 > その他(教育・語学)


Editor/Test-Content Specialist Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo 日本英語検定協会 の求人情報 | 外資系求人・英語を使う転職・就職ならキャリアクロス


会社の種類 中小企業 (従業員300名以下)
外国人の割合 外国人 少数


About the Eiken Foundation of Japan

Nihon Eigo Kentei Kyokai, or the Eiken Foundation of Japan (formerly the Society for Testing English Proficiency, Inc.), is a public-interest incorporated foundation established in 1963 and based in Tokyo, Japan.

Eiken produces and administers English-proficiency tests with the backing of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) and in cooperation with Japanese prefectural and local boards of education, public and private schools, and other leading testing bodies.

公益財団法人 日本英語検定協会について


私たち日本英語検定協会は、1963年の創設以来一貫して、 我が国の実用英語の普及・向上 を理念に掲げ、英語教育への貢献に努めて参りました。国内最大級の英語検定試験である「英検」は、55年以上に渡り英語学習者の生涯学習に寄り添い、現在では年間300万人を超える志願者数となり、累計志願者数は1億1千万人を超える、日本最大級の検定試験となっております。