DHC Corporation
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English-language rewriter 
While most people know DHC for its cosmetics and health foods, we were actually founded as a translation business, and this division remains at the core of our operations. We are seeking an in-house rewriter to assist in the preparation of our English-language translations.
Job content
Rewriting documents that have been translated from Japanese into English (mainly by non-native translators) to ensure that the content is understandable, grammatical, and idiomatic. Our in-house rewriter will also schedule the work of outside rewriters and collect their feedback; review documents after they have been edited by other rewriters and checked by a bilingual checker; and answer any questions posed the first rewriter and/or checker.
Evaluating translations made directly by the client.
Evaluating candidate translators.
Required qualifications
Required qualifications:
Bachelor's degree
Native English speaker
Technical writing and/or editing experience
Intermediate computer skills (possibly including the use of CAT tools or task management tools)
Ability to make a long-term commitment
Must be comfortable in a Japanese work environment

Experience with technology/science
Some spoken Japanese preferred (but not required)
Work location
Azabudai, Minato City, Tokyo
Working hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Type of hire
Part-time (long-term)
3,000 - 4,000 yen/hour (to be determined based on ability and experience)
Number of
vacation days/leave
Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, New Year's holidays, and paid vacation
Overtime and commuting allowance (up to 35,000 yen/month)
Full social insurance coverage, discounts on DHC products
Translation Dept.
Well known today for its cosmetics and health foods, DHC was originally founded in 1972 as a provider of translation services. In the more than 40 years since, we have led the industry as one of Japan's largest translation and interpretation companies, providing comprehensive document services to roughly 10,000 clients, including many of Japan's largest manufacturers, IT companies, and foreign-affiliated firms.
Long-term employment
Some of our employees have been with us for a long term. We offer an environment in which employees can enjoy long and productive careers.
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[Contact info] 〒106-8571  2-7-1 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
TEL / 03-3457-7716 
Translation Dept. DHC Corporation
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