Softonic jp jd_content director_2013


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Softonic is looking for a content director at Tokyo office!
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  1. 1. Copyright Softonic Japan KK 2009-2013 All Rights Reserved Softonic Japan KK Atago Green Hills MORI Tower 41F, 2-5-1, Atago, Minato-ku, 105-6241, TOKYO Description of the company Founded in 1997, is the leading software download portal in the world. Currently supporting English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Brazilian, Chinese, and Dutch, we just opened the Japanese site in late 2010. Softonic is the best place to work, and received the 1st prize of “Best Workplace in Spain” in 2009, 2010, and 2011, ahead of Coca-Cola, Vodafone, Microsoft, and Cisco. Description of the job The Japanese edition of is looking for a content director, who will be managing the content editorial team in Japan (they write reviews about PC software, Android and iPhone Apps and WebApp). The content director will not only be managing the team but also responsible for a content creation and downloads in the Japanese site. It will be a very challenging and important position because you will be able to decide strategies and directions of the site Your responsibilities will include - Management of a team of editors, including skill-up trainings, mentoring, motivating, and recruitement - Defining and/or improve the local editorial guidelines to produce high quality and productivity of the contents - Supervising the quality, freshness and performance of the created content - Defining KPI and leading a team to achieve higher performances over stretched-goals - Deciding all keywords translation and Japanese phrases up to 10K words - Research and analysis of the industrial trends and news about PC, mobile and WebApp to increase a site performance - Development and execution of local strategies and support of sales and marketing under CEO’s supervision - Participating meetings with a content team in headquarter to lead and achieve global tasks and goals - Contributing to writing new reviews, finding new software and updating our Japanese online listings - Ensuring that the published content complies with our legal policy. Being a member of Softonic, you will be given the opportunities to hone your strong people and content management skills among a diverse and talented team of international IT journalists and professionals. We’re the world’s biggest software download website company with a strong business model and profit margin, promising future growth, and talented people. Since you will be leading the Japanese editorial team and responsible for content KPI, we expect you to have outstanding business and industrial knowledge and management skills. If you are interested in committing to this challenging content director role within a dynamic Internet company, we’d love to hear from you. Minimum skills - Native Japanese speaker, with an excellent writing skill with a distinct style and voice - Management experiences, strong leadership skill - Demonstrated experiences of planning and execution of content strategies - Advanced online editing and writing skills, knowledge of journalism principles and values - Work experiences in software, online (internet), mobile, media (including offline media) or gaming industry - Ability to work respecting customers, partners, and colleagues with passion - Business level English - University degree Desired skills - Minimum 7 years working experiences - Knowledge of SEO guide lines to be applied to online writings, expertise of web analytics tools - Good knowledge of operating systems and software - Passion for introducing excellent software and smartphone applications to Japanese and global users - Highly positive and proactive attitude towards work, honest, and supportive - Data analytic skill, logical thinking, ability to manage tasks speedily and simultaneously - Experiences of working both in a venture company and a global company would be a plus Content Director Japan