Job Opening - The Korea Foundation

[Job Opening] Full-time English Editor

The Korea Foundation is seeking a native or native-level English speaker for the position of a full-time copy editor.

Job deion

■ Review and edit official letters, agreements, contracts, publications (periodicals), press releases, and draft speeches for the Foundation President and Executive-Vice President
■ Conduct English language interviews for job applicants (two or three times a year)
■ Teach basic English writing skills to the newly recruited Korean staff (twice a year, for two hours per each class)


■ Native or native-level English speaker with education (minimum four years) conducted in English in a majority English speaking country.
■ Professional copy-editing experience (minimum three years)
■ Undergraduate degree, preferably in international studies (advanced degree preferred)
■ Strong interpersonal and intercultural communication skills

Terms and conditions

■ Contract period: January 16, 2017 to January 15, 2018 (one year)
   - Note: Extension of the employment period is subject to performance, and renewed upon annual basis.
■ Gross salary: Between 2.5 ~ 3 million won per month
   - Note: Salary is negotiable, depending on qualifications.
   - Benefits: Lunch and transportation allowances, medical insurance, flexible benefit plan
■ Working hours: Five days a week (Mon. ~ Fri.) 09:00 ~ 18:00
   - Vacation: One day for every full month worked during the contract period
■ Office Location: 19th Fl., CENTER 1 Building West Tower, 26 Eulji-ro 5-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (near Euljiro 1(il)-ga Station on Line 2)
   - Note: Position/office will relocate to Jeju Island in July 2017.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to by no later than December 20, 2016. No inquiries are accepted and only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. For further information about the Korea Foundation, please visit


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