Content Intern

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Department: Marketing

Type: Internship

Min. Experience: Student (College)

About Us

Gengo is a technology company making translation simple for everyone. We help businesses and individuals go global by providing fast, high-quality translation powered by the crowd. Customers order human translation through our website or our API, which lets you plug into our growing network of over 20,000 translators. Gengo helps a wide range of customers — from individual businesses to global enterprises. Approximately 60 employees call themselves Gengons, located in offices around the globe including Tokyo, San Mateo, London, and Manila.

This is a rare chance to learn from a group that is ambitious about solving a real global problem—making it easier for the world to communicate freely.

Your mission

You’ll gain experience in core areas of content marketing:

Copywriting and content research: Assist with the development of blog articles, newsletters and other special projects and campaigns.

Production: Gain technical know-how by publishing content and helping maintain our editorial calendars. You’ll become intimately familiar with how to get our content out to users through WordPress, Pardot, SendGrid and other well-loved tools.


  • Native-level English and excellent writing ability (please provide 2 writing samples)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Personable, creative and self-driven
  • Solid computer skills
  • Interested in a future career in marketing, media or tech
  • Ability to meet deadlines and produce quality work

Bonus skills

  • Basic understanding of Wordpress, HTML and CSS
  • Fluency in a foreign language
  • Some related experience (study, extracurricular, work or otherwise—tell us)


**This is a paid internship based in Tokyo for 3–6 months starting as soon as possible in summer 2018. Our ideal candidate is already based in Tokyo and would be able to join full-time at the end of the internship period.

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