Recruitment

We are recruiting experienced translators, interpreters, proofreaders, copywriters, transcribers, voice actors and narrators. Please send us your CV and work samples to the e-mail address below.

  1. Native English Proofreader/Translator Urgently Required
  2. Chinese-English Translator
  3. Native English Translator (In-House)
  4. Korean–English Translator
  5. Native English Proofreaders, Copywriters
  6. Chinese Interpreter
  7. Korean–English Interpreter
  8. English Teachers in Tokyo
  9. Freelance Interpreters
  10. Native English Video Translator Urgently Required
  11. Voice Actor, Narrator Urgently Required
  12. Transcribers

Native English Proofreader/Translator Urgently Required

Job

English proofreading, Japanese to English translation.

Type of employment

Temp-to-perm ie. 紹介予定派遣.
Temporary staff for the first 6 months (may be shortened), then transferring to contract employee.

Company dispatched to
Major foreign-financed consulting company
Location

Tokyo area.
Nearest stations: JR Tokyo station, Nijubashimae station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda line, Otemachi station.

Payment

From 1,900 JPY/hour (Based on experience).
All transportation fees paid separately.

Working hours

Monday to Friday, 10:00AM to 6:00PM.
Working hours can be discussed based on your circumstances.

Details

We are looking for a native English speaker, located near Tokyo, who wishes to work long-term in Japan.
Nb. Type of documents varies since the company consults with many types of business.

  1. English proofreading of translated documents
  2. Japanese to English translation
  3. English assistance for other Japanese staff members
Requirements
  • Native English speakers only
  • Japanese level: N1
  • Work experience in Japanese-English translation and, if possible, proofreading
  • Ability to adjust layouts in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Required documents

Résumé and photograph (please submit by email).

Email us at: bwsrecruit@brainwoods.com

Chinese-English Translator

Type of employment

Freelance (registration system)

Qualification requirements

Those who are able to deliver documents by e-mail.

Required experience

More than one year.

Languages

Chinese→English

Fields

Business and marketing.

Payment terms

JPY 5 to 8 per source word.

Email us at: bwsrecruit@brainwoods.com

Native English Translator (In-House)

Type of employment

Contract employee, or freelance.

Job

Translator (Japanese to English).

Details

Translation, proofreading, general affairs etc. Japanese to English translation of business documents, manuals, brochures etc, proofreading and video subtitle translation and in many fields, such as apparel, cosmetics, medicine and life sciences, IT and marketing.

Contract employee will work in-house at our offices in Tokyo.

Working hours

Monday to Friday (9:30-18:00), or to be determined (in case of shift work).

Requirements
  • Native English speakers only.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher.
  • Experience in translation or proofreading highly preferable but not required for the right candidate.
Payment

Based on consultations for each work assignment.
All transportation fees paid.

Documents required

Résumé and photograph (please submit by email).

Email us at: bwsrecruit@brainwoods.com

Korean–English Translator

Type of employment

Freelance (registration system)

Qualification requirements

Those who are able to deliver documents by e-mail.

Required experience

More than one year.

Languages

English→Korean

Fields

Business and marketing.

Payment terms

JPY 5 to 8 per source word.

Email us at: bwsrecruit@brainwoods.com

Native English Proofreaders, Copywriters

Specialists in every subject are required.

Type of employment

Freelance (registration system)

Qualification requirements

Those who are able to deliver documents by e-mail.

Required experience
  • Native English speakers only
  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher
  • Three or more years experience
Payment

Based on consultations for each work assignment.

Required documents

Resumé and photograph (please submit by email).

Email us at: bwsrecruit@brainwoods.com

Chinese Interpreter

Position

Attendant/Consecutive interpreter (Chinese)

Type of employment

Freelance (registration system)

Qualification requirements

Residents in China.

Languages

Chinese-Japanese, Chinese-English

Payment terms

Based on consultations for each work assignment.

Email us at: bwsrecruit@brainwoods.com

Korean–English Interpreter

Position

Attendant/Consecutive interpreter (Korean)

Type of employment

Freelance (registration system)

Qualification requirements

Residents in Korea.

Languages

Korean-Japanese, Korean-English

Payment terms

Based on consultations for each work assignment.

Email us at: bwsrecruit@brainwoods.com

English Teachers in Tokyo

Outgoing people with a cheerful and lively disposition are required to fill interesting teaching positions.

Details
Teaching business English to non-native speakers from various fields.
Type of employment
Freelance (registration system)
Payment
Based on consultation per assignment.
Qualification requirements
  1. Bachelor's degree or higher.
  2. Preferably you will have graduated in a science such as: electronics, engineering, chemistry, medicine or medical science.
  3. Preferably you will have experience in giving R&D presentations at international conferences.
Experience required
Three or more years in teaching Japanese businesspersons.
Language requirements
English: Native speaker
Japanese: Daily conversation
Work location
Basically within Tokyo. Short term lessons (intensive lessons) may include business trip to Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba Prefecture.
Working hours
To be discussed based on clients' requests.
E.g.
Long term lessons: 7:00pm-8:00pm, twice a week.
Intensive lessons: 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm per day, two days in total.
Documents required
Résumé and photograph (please submit by email).
Email us at: bwsrecruit@brainwoods.com

Freelance Interpreters

Simultaneous Interpreters

Languages Residence
Spanish-Japanese

Tokyo, Japan

Korean-English

Tokyo, Japan

Consecutive Interpreters

Languages Residence
English-Japanese

Beijing, China

English-Japanese

China

English-Taiwanese, Chinese

Taipei, Taiwan

English-Japanese

San Francisco, USA

English-Japanese

Hawaii, USA

English-Japanese

Sydney, Australia

Thai-Japanese

Bangkok, Thailand

Italian-Japanese

Rome, Italy

Bilingual Staffers (Student)

Languages Residence
English-Japanese

Tokyo, Japan

Type of employment

Freelance (registration system)

Payment

Based on consultations for each work assignment.

Required documents

CV, Manuscript of Professional Activities, Table of Work Achievements as an interpreter (please submit by email)

Email us at: bwsrecruit@brainwoods.com

Native English Video Translator Urgently Required

Type of employment

Freelance (registration system).

Job

Video (Subtitle or Dubbing) Translator, Japanese to English.

Requirements
  • Native English speakers only.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher.
  • Three or more years experience in translation or proofreading.
  • Knowledge of the SST G1 subtitle editor preferable.
  • Experience in movies, TV and theatre are a plus.
Payment

Based on consultations for each work assignment.

Documents required

CV, translation sample, and photograph (please submit by e-mail).

Email us at: bwsrecruit@brainwoods.com

Voice Actor, Narrator Urgently Required

Professionals in every subject field are required.

Type of employment

Freelance (prior registration required)

Qualification requirements

Residents in Tokyo or Kanto areas, Japan.
* Female narrators preferable.

Required experience

More than one year.

Required languages

English.

Required subjects

All categories, including drama dubbing and PV narration.

Payment

Based on consultations for each work assignment.

Required documents

Résumé, Manuscript of Professional Activities, Table of Work Achievements and voice sample.

Screening steps

Screening based on documents and voice samples.

Email us at: bwsrecruit@brainwoods.com

Transcribers

Type of employment

Freelance (registration system.)

Qualification requirements

Those who are able to deliver documents by e-mail.
* Residents in Japan preferable.

Required experience

More than one year.

Payment

300JPY per minute for each target file.

Required documents

CV, photograph (please submit by e-mail).

Email us at: bwsrecruit@brainwoods.com