April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019

Opportunities

Social media consultant (part-time, remote, East Asia-based)

NK News is seeking a social media consultant for a part-time, remote role starting in late June 2019.

Working remotely and reporting to the CEO and Managing Editor, the social media consultant will maintain and create content for the NK News official social media accounts, create engaging social media content, converse with brand advocates, strategize ways to scale our communities and connect with new people, and analyze efforts driving traffic.

Estimated burden: 2-3 hours daily, seven days a week.

Desired qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ year(s) experience in media or social media;
  • High attention to detail and excellent writing and proofreading skills;
  • Candidate must have excellent spoken and written English. Korean fluency is major plus;
  • Good knowledge of North Korea issues and broader regional affairs;
  • In-depth knowledge of Twitter and Facebook;
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop or other photo editing software;
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team while maintaining a high level of efficiency and professionalism.

How to apply? Please send a resume and cover letter explaining why you’re suited for this position to chad[dot]ocarroll[at]nknews[dot]org and christina[dot]lee[at]nknews[dot]org no later than Friday, April 26, 6 PM KST.

Desired start date: June 19, 2019


Editorial and communications assistant (part-time, Seoul-based)

NK News is seeking a talented and hard-working editorial and communications assistant to work part-time out of our growing office in Seoul, South Korea starting in late June 2019.

Working alongside our CEO and Managing Editor, the desired candidate will be responsible for copy-editing, helping with editorial planning, assisting with the production of our weekly podcast, marketing, and working on our daily emails to subscribers, among other tasks.

Estimated hours: four-five a day, five days a week

Desired qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and and 1+ year(s) experience in journalism and/or digital publishing;
  • High attention to detail, excellent writing and proofreading skills;
  • Candidate must have excellent spoken and written English. Korean fluency is a major plus;
  • Good knowledge of North Korea issues and broader regional affairs;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team under tight deadlines.

How to apply? Send a CV and cover letter explaining why you’re suited for this position to oliver[dot]hotham[at]nknews[dot]org and and christina[dot]lee[at]nknews[dot]org by no later than Friday, April 26, 6 PM KST.

Desired start date: June 19, 2019

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