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Japan's No. 1 business resource guide.

Are you web 2.0 tech savvy and interested in writing about business in Japan? SME Japan is Japan’s largest and most-popular portal for small to medium businesses. We pride ourselves on using leading technology and continuing to innovate but keeping it fun at the same time.

We’re proud to be an awarded start-up with an incredibly strong work culture and a team focussed approach with an “open-mindedness” to new ideas.

If you are a fun-loving person motivated to take on meaningful work, we want to connect with you. We’re looking for ambitious young people who want to help us evolve our culture while putting SME Japan on the map in the world of entrepreneurs successfully starting and operating a business in Japan.

Our key challenges include: scaling our fast growth, organising content, innovation research for our business focused articles, growing our massive web platform, figuring out ways to engage our social media fans and building our sales presence. In short our challenges are exciting and fun.

We will empower you. As a young millennial, you will be granted autonomy, challenging work, and exciting projects in an atmosphere specifically designed to encourage you, train you, and unleash your full potential. Join us today.

Current Open Job Opportunities

Freelance Writers

Unlimited virtual positions available

Anyone can sign-up to become a SME Japan writer, and we are always looking for more writers. We pay per article, and you get massive exposure to millions of viewers while building a portfolio you can showcase to friends, coworkers and future employers. If you want to be a part of this team, simply go to our contact page and let us know how you can contribute. We’ll give you lots of feedback and start editing your articles as soon as they added to our site.

– Passion for researching, communicating and writing
– Impeccable English grammar

Junior Role in Writing, Editing & Social Media

1 x full-time position available

You are an ambitious, enthusiastic and outgoing self-starter looking to learn more about journalism and writing. You love researching different writing styles to encourage engagement and interaction with the site. Your grammar is amazing and you are web 2.0 savvy (i.e. you understand social media, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and the blogosphere). You would love to get into the social media world and see SMEJapan as a big opportunity to kick start your writing / social media career.

– Building a portfolio of articles, with lots of coaching along the way.
– Learning research specific topics and reports for clients.
– Online PR / marketing projects.

Research & Client Liaison

Junior Full Time Role – English Speaking

If you love interacting with clients, communicating and business research, you could be a good fit for our client advisor position.

– Getting client feedback and referrals.
– Increasing interaction with clients and seeking AMA articles.
– Organising, scheduling and growing article content on Japanese business.
– Attention to detail, passion for communicating and success.
– Impeccable English grammar.

Talk to us…we are hiring!

If you are an ambitious, enthusiastic and outgoing self-starter looking to learn more about writing or business development.

If you crave the cutting edge and love the latest in business and helping entrepreneurs succeed.

If you are ambitious and web 2.0 savvy (ie. you understand social media, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and the blogosphere.)

Then apply to join our team!  Contact us here

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