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We are looking for an experienced English-to-Japanese translator for our Japan-language translation desk in Toronto. The desk forms an important part of Reuters' 24-hour Japanese news translation service including Japanese-language Online news packaging. A successful candidate must have excellent translation skills and be knowledgeable about world financial markets, industries and macro economy. He or she must be a good communicator and teamwork player who can facilitate the translation operation.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Excellent English-to-Japanese translating skills on various news subjects, especially global financial/business news.
  • At least two years of experience as professional translator on economic and financial issues.
  • Solid knowledge of financial markets, corporate activities and the world economy.
  • Good team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to beating the competition.
  • Skills and experience about Online news packaging is preferable.

If you believe you can bring something special to this role, we want to hear from you. You may have a non-traditional career path, education or background. If you meet the minimum qualifications for the role, let us know in a cover letter with your application. Reuters depends on diversity of thought and you could be just what we need. 

As an employer we strive to provide every employee with a positive working environment, continued professional development, a commitment to work-life balance, and equal opportunities. As a diverse, global leader, we actively encourage career advancement through internal promotions and segment opportunities.

If you are a talented professional, passionate about what you do, and want to work in a company that can support your growth, we want to hear from you.

If you would like to find out more about Reuters please visit our careers site,

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