Localisation Specialist

Marketing & Communications
東京都, Japan

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Marketing & Communications
東京都, Japan

About Index Exchange: Index is a global advertising marketplace enabling media owners to grow their revenue by helping marketers reach consumers across every screen. We’re a proud industry pioneer with nearly 20 years of experience accelerating the evolution of ad technology for the world’s leading experience makers.

Index is an exciting and fast-paced place to work, and our company is built on our values of change, support, learning and teaching, trust, and intention. We pride ourselves on our independence and openness, not only in our technology, but in our teams, too. Our diverse and inclusive culture celebrates how we can leverage our unique differences to help drive Index forward. We have more than 500 Indexers around the globe dedicated to building a safe and transparent marketplace that provides a trusted experience for consumers, and we’re looking for talented professionals to help take us to the next level.

Are you ready to join the programmatic evolution?

About the role:

We’re looking for a Localisation Specialist - Japanese to support our growing Japanese business, through localisation. As the localisation specialist - Japanese, you will play a key role in adapting our message both linguistically and culturally to contribute to the ad tech acceleration in Japan. Our mission is to provide all the necessary tools to our partners, for them to understand the ins and outs of programmatic advertising. You’ll be the language expert, and will highly contribute to how we will be perceived by the market. 

This position reports directly to the International Project Manager - Localisation - based in London, and will work closely with members of the Product - Sales and Services teams.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Native Japanese speaker and a good command of English
  • Degree qualification in Copywriting, Translation, Journalism or other similar language-related area; or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in copywriting and writing for the web or mobile applications
  • Understanding of local social media scene
  • Ability to grasp technical content
  • Has an excellent attention to detail 

Here’s What You’ll be Doing:

  • Localise content across our programmes to reflect local jargon, phraseologies, and nuances
  • Advise the team on unique regional requirements and cultural differences to maximise the impact of the products in the local market
  • Transcreate marketing copy which includes but not limited to blogs, emails, website copy, SEO, social media captions
  • Review, proofread and test translations within the context of our products to continuously improve copy quality

Here's What You Need:

  • Previous experience working for a global corporation 
  • You are comfortable in a fast-paced environment 
  • You are positive and committed with a 'can-do' attitude and a flexible approach
  • You are a problem solver and a forward thinker
  • You have excellent time management skills and you know how to manage multiple priorities, breaking large projects into manageable pieces
  • You have great communication skills, both verbal and written

Why You’ll Love Working Here:

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans at no cost to you
  • Time off and flexible work schedules
  • Retirement plan with a 5% company match
  • Stock options and equity packages
  • Generous parental leave
  • Monthly wellness stipend plus fitness discounts and quarterly wellness group activities
  • Home office stipend
  • Community engagement opportunities and donation-matching program
  • Annual virtual company retreats and regular community-led team events

Equal employment opportunity

At Index Exchange, we believe that successful products are built by teams just as diverse as the audience who uses them. As such, we are committed to equal employment opportunities. We celebrate diversity of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Additionally, we realize that diversity is deeper than any status or classification—diversity is the human experience. For those who show grit, passion, and humility—Index will welcome you.

Accessibility for applicants with disabilities

Index Exchange is committed to working with and providing access and reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Please let us know if you’d like to request a reasonable accommodation.

*COVID-19 guidance: We have re-opened offices in various cities following local guidelines, but are continuing to maintain a flexible work environment.