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Publishing Ministry Communication (WLPM)

Opportunity in Japan


We are looking for someone to fill the position of Native English-speaking staff at Japanese Christian publisher Word of Life Press Ministries. (WLPM)
What this position entails:
-communicating in English with foreign publishers, authors, composers and customers
-writing and editing English descriptions of Japanese books, tracts, etc. for web site and catalogs so missionaries know what is available
-English advertising and promotion
-evangelism tools seminars for missionaries
-native English consultant for editors of books translated from English
-sales tables at events for missionaries and Japanese pastors
-speaking at foreign language churches in English or Japanese (or other languages) and manage sales table there.


  • Formal Biblical Training
  • Language School (2 years are required in Japan for any long-term appointee)
  • Experience in writing such as articles and catalog descriptions
  • Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Photoshop Elements
  • Theological education needed to evaluate books so one can recommend books for publication
  • Experience in a Christian bookstore so there is familiarity with publishers and authors and their theological perspectives
  • Sales experience and a self-starter
  • Experience in advertising-layout and design

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