Temporary Korean Localization Junior Editor

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We're looking for a Temporary Korean Localization Junior Editor to join our team in the USA as part of our Content function.

Your Role: Your primary duty as a Korean Localization Junior Editor is to handle WGSN's Korean localized contents and site updates. You are a bilingual-bicultural localization talent with the gift of working with two languages to skilfully transcreate and localize content from our Global Content Teams, who work across WGSN's products: Fashion, Insight, L&I, Beauty, Food & Drink, Coloro and City x City. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Handle localized/translated content for our Korean platforms, as well as other brand related marketing materials, ensuring WGSN's TOV, ideas and concepts are delivered accurately/consistently in target language, using culturally sensible terminology

  • Share daily tasks related to management of WGSN Korean website and content. Have the autonomy to handle every day core tasks/responsibilities in the absence of Korean team lead

  • Assist Korean team lead in contributing with research to The Global Talent Map – WGSN’s content globalization initiative – developing and evolving your own research abilities in the process

  • Participate in team meetings remotely and stay on top of daily communications

  • Provide language and cultural expertise to check English reports' to ensure the writing accurately reflecting regional culture per request. 

Your Experience

  • Must be a native Korean speaker with an exceptional command in Korean and English research, reading, and writing – skillful in transcreating and localizing editing from English to Korean. Ability to back translate Korean content to English is an advantage

  • Prior professional experience in Korean content publishing serving the design, lifestyle, and/or marketing industry strongly preferred. 

  • Passionate about language and culture movement in Korea

  • Degree in Journalism, Localisation, Strategic Communications or PR

  • Adequately prioritize and organize tasks under tight deadlines while demonstrating attention to detail

  • Comfortable with flexible work hours and working across regions and time zones and collaborating virtually with teams and freelancers

  • Open to changes and challenges, eager to create, adapt, learn new process

  • Self-motivated, efficient and team player with the ability to work independently and remotely able to prioritize to meet set deadlines

  • Technical skills: Usage proficiency in Apple computer and Google tools, including a basic understanding of market research data tool are desired 

What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 15 days of holiday per year and an extra day for each year of service up to 20 days

  • 401K – Saving Incentive plan

  • Medical and Dental Insurance plans

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Vision benefits

  • Great learning and development opportunities

  • Life Assurance and Disability insurance

  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme

Inclusive Workforce

At Ascential, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Ascential people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

If you have any accessibility requirements that would make you more comfortable during the application and interview process, please let us know so that we can support you.

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About WGSN

We offer insights and inspiration from around the globe. We help our customers stay ahead and informed through trend forecasting and data science. We believe inspiration comes from the monumental and the mundane.

If you’re passionate about fashion and lifestyle this is a great place to be, giving you the opportunity to work with the world's most creative trend experts, designers, editors, account managers, marketers, product developers, customer service experts and much more in a meritocratic, high performance company.

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