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US content moderator for 「SmartNews」 smartphone app (expired)

SmartNews, Inc.

SmartNews, Inc.

Job ID
Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
Post date
Aug 1, 2022
Information Technology
Web / Mobile Site Management, Content Development
Work Type
Part Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
Remote work
¥1,600 / Hour


  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan


We are looking for content moderators to review and moderate content such as news articles or user comments on the articles. As a Content Moderator, you will review and investigate visual and written content. You will annotate the labels on each content based on our Review guideline using an internal tool or Google spreadsheet. You must be detail-oriented and self-motivated. If you find any gap and challenges between guidelines and articles, you will escalate those issues to your supervisor and follow their guidance . In some cases, you may perform a quality audit toward other members' review output. Past moderation experience is preferred, but not required.

This is a remote, part-time contract role.
(this position is described as “part-time contract” but 8 hours x 4-5 days working is required)
Work Location: Tokyo

We also offer paid vacations and lunch assistance when you come to work.
If you are interested in working with us, please feel free to contact us.

-Free daily healthy lunch prepared by a professional chef.
-Free healthy lunch prepared by a professional chef and free coffee made by a barista.
-Free coffee brewed by a barista.

Days and hours are flexible to fit your lifestyle.
Easy to work in. Easy to balance work and family life!
If you want to work while raising children, we are looking forward to working with you!


・Native proficiency in English ​​
・Working experience as a team player and Flexibility
・Being accustomed to routine work with a huge amount of transactions
・Being familiar with using smartphones and apps.
・Having a interest in US News contents
・High speed Internet connection is required in your workspace

Preferred Qualifications

・Experience in Trust & Safety, Moderation, Labeling (Annotation) related operation work
・Culturally aware of trends in US
・Working with operation work in timely, accurately and efficiently
・Being familiar with using slack and G suite
・Technically savvy and able to quickly learn new tool and systems
・Journalism or Editor experience

・Job type: part-time contract
(this position is described as “part-time contract” but 8 hours x 4-5 days working is required)
・Salary:1600 yen / hour
・Working days:at least more than 4 days / week(inc. Saturday and Sunday)
・Working hours:8 hours, sometime between 8:00 AM ~ 7:00 PM (1hour break)
・Basically remote work but may request to visit the SmartNews Tokyo office sometimes.

At least 2 days off per week

Ichigo Jingumae Building 3F, 6-25-16 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan

5-minute walk from Meiji-jingumae Station on the Chiyoda Line and Fukutoshin Line, 10-minute walk from Shibuya Station

・health insurance
・Employees' pension
・Unemployment insurance
・Workers' compensation insurance
・Organic lunch (free of charge)
・Organic homemade snacks (free of charge)
・coffee made by barista (free of charge)
・PC lending

Remote interview(only 1 time)

Last modified on August 23, 2022

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