Contribute

Do you have an amazing experience in Asia or opportunity you want to share to the Asia Options community? Awesome, because we would love to profile your story and your insight with the community!

Feel free to share with us a cool program you have experienced, including an internship or language school, or what you have been able to achieve through learning an Asian language and living in Asia. Maybe you’ve taught English in Seoul, starred on Chinese TV or received a scholarship to study in Jakarta.

Then tell us about your experience but also what tips and other important information you wish you knew before you set sail to Asia.

Articles on Asia Options are typically 700-1000 words long and subheadings are preferable. Please also add 1-2 JPEG photos to accompany your article, as well as 3-4 line bio and profile picture. Podcasts and video blogs are also welcome!

Click here to email and submit to the Asia Options Editor

 

Join the team

 

Japan Editor

Below is a general but flexible overview of what the position entails:

Key Responsibilities:

Asia Options is looking for an outstanding individual to manage and edit the Japan section of our site. We need someone who has first hand experience of working, studying and leading in Japan to build our collection of interesting and creative content. The candidate will have direct experience in the region and can provide up to date information on initiatives, programs and opportunities.

 

Minimum Requirements:

A) Contribute one article a month:
i. Personal reflection (your experience studying/working/volunteering in Japan)
ii. Interview a friend or professional with Japan experience
iii. Feature article with useful tips for Australians engaging with Japan (ie. finding internships in Japan, learning Japanese etc)
iv. Summary of a study, work or leadership related opportunity in Japan (ie. Studying at Waseda on a Hamer Scholarship)
v. Contact young Australians with ‘Japan experience’ to pen an article or contribute a video to the website. Contact can be made via Linkedin, Facebook, cold emails, networking events, personal network etc.
B) Liaise with Asia Options Japan Correspondents to source Japan content
C) Edit articles on the Japan section of the website
D) Launch, manage and develop the Japanese Language Review Program section of the website
E) Develop relationships with key stakeholders through personal relations and/or social media, ie Australia Japan Foundation, JET Australia alumni etc.
F) Attend a monthly team meeting via Skype
Note: Candidates who can contribute to the team more than the minimum will be highly regarded.

 

Key attributes:

– Passionate about Japan and Australia engagement
– Excellent writing and editing skills
– Excellent research skills
– Reliable team player
– Eagerness to collaborate, share skills and learn
– Study/work/leadership experience in Japan
– A strong network of Australian contacts currently engaging with Japan.
– Can commit to the position for the next 6-12 months (desirable)
– Established WordPress website management skills or a willingness to develop these skills.

 

Contact Details:

To apply please send an email and cover letter outlining your suitability to the role and time commitment to Asia Options Co-Director, Mirai Kirsanovs mirai.kirsanovs@gmail.com.

 

Korea Editor

Below is a general but flexible overview of what the position entails:

 

Key Responsibilities:

Asia Options is looking for an outstanding individual to manage and edit the Korea section of our site. We need someone who has first hand experience of working, studying and leading in Korea to build our collection of interesting and creative content. The candidate will have direct experience in the region and can provide up to date information on initiatives, programs and opportunities.

 

Minimum Requirements:

A) Contribute one article a month:
i. Personal reflection (your experience studying/working/volunteering in Korea)
ii. Interview a friend or professional with Korea experience
iii. Feature article with useful tips for Australians engaging with Korea (ie. finding internships in China, learning Chinese etc)
iv. Summary of a study, work or leadership related opportunity in Korea (ie. Studying at Seoul National University on a Hamer Scholarship)
v. Contact young Australians with ‘Korean experience’ to pen an article or contribute a video to the website. Contact can be made via Linkedin, Facebook, cold emails, networking events, personal network etc.
B) Liaise with Asia Options Korean Correspondents to source Korean content
C) Edit articles on the Korean section of the website
D) Manage and develop the Korean Language Program Review section of the website
E) Develop relationships with key stakeholders through personal relations and/or social media.
F) Attend a monthly team meeting via Skype
Note: Candidates who can contribute to the team more than the minimum will be highly regarded.

 

Key attributes:

– Passionate about Korea and Australia engagement
– Excellent writing and editing skills
– Excellent research skills
– Reliable team player
– Eagerness to collaborate, share skills and learn
– Study/work/leadership experience in Korea
– A strong network of Australian contacts currently engaging with Korea.
– Can commit to the position for the next 6-12 months (desirable)
– Established WordPress website management skills or a willingness to develop these skills.

 

Contact Details:

To apply please send an email and cover letter outlining your suitability to the role and time commitment to Asia Options Co-Director, Mirai Kirsanovs.