Curator - Global News Team (Japanese)

The Position

Twitter is committed to serving the public conversation by helping users of our product stay informed, inform others, and discuss what matters. Our Curation team is on a mission to better facilitate the public conversation through the curation of the best, most relevant, and timely content that reaches, engages, and delights one of the largest daily audiences in the world.

The Curation team contextualises content related to topics of interest including Breaking News, Politics, Entertainment, and Sports, and we’re looking for a skilled Curator to help us identify the best Tweets, photos, and videos in real-time.

The ideal candidate for this role should have a deep understanding of global news and is capable of quickly and accurately identifying the best Twitter content in Tweets, photos, and videos. This position is based in the UK and is focused on Japan, managing content in Japanese.

Our Curation team works hard to present and reflect outstanding content experiences and conversations in real-time to Twitter users.

Success in this role is measured by:

  • Identifying the best Twitter content related to events and/or global conversations

  • Identifying the best and most engaging Twitter content related to Japanese conversations and/or events 

  • Working efficiently under time pressure

  • Uphold our curation standards while demonstrating dedication to accuracy and impartiality

Responsibilities:

  • Curate live updates about around various topics for Twitter customers

  • Weave together stories from sequences of Tweets

  • Identify events and emerging trends on Twitter that will drive unique content experiences

  • Work closely with colleagues to help drive editorial projects 

  • Provide feedback on internal tools and products

Qualifications

  • Work experience: Demonstrated ability working in the field of journalism

  • Experience curating content (Tweets) in real-time or for publishing

  • Flexibility to work some weekends

  • Extensive experience in using Twitter— preferably as a tool in reporting

  • Experience with newsgathering tools like Tweetdeck, Dataminr for News, etc preferred but not required.

  • Fluency in Japanese and English

Desirable skills: 

  • Experience working as part of a global team 

  • Additional language skills in any of Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic, Hindi or Tamil

Company Description

Who We Are: 

Twitter is serving the public conversation, and conversations are happening on Twitter every day about every subject and any event. The Global Participation engineering team is focused on Twitter’s topmost priority of growing its active users globally; especially in emerging/developing economies such as India and Africa. Our goal is to find new users as well as make existing users engage more actively on Twitter, on a daily basis in these regions. We are building a foundational team in Bangalore where we expect to have a cross-functional group of product managers, engineers, researchers, designers, operations, and data scientists, work as a single unit, obsessing about user needs in these regions. We are looking to experiment heavily and iterate fast - if you like making an impact on a product that is used by hundreds of millions of users, with full ownership, this is the team for you! 

Additional Information

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Team

Marketing and Communications

Location

Dublin, Remote Great Britain

 

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