Global Operations, Translator/Interpreter

Tokyo, Japan · Corporate · EN/JP


At Mercari, our mission is to create value in a global marketplace where anyone can buy & sell, and we pride ourselves in taking on a challenge. We are looking for new members to join us in achieving this goal under our values - Go Bold, All for One, and Be Professional.

In addition to our Japan offices, Mercari currently has three international offices located in San Francisco, Portland, and London. The Global Operations Team helps out first and foremost with the various translation/interpretation needs that arise between these different offices. We also handle a variety of other areas including product localization, management of intercultural/language training for employees, global HR, etc.

株式会社メルカリでは「新たな価値を生みだす世界的なマーケットプレイスを創る」というミッションを掲げ、あらゆる挑戦をしています。「Go Bold - 大胆にやろう」「All for One - 全ては成功のために」「Be Professional - プロフェッショナルであれ」という3つのバリューのもと、ミッション達成を共に目指していける仲間を募集しています。


▼Job Description

・Translation of documents to aid Mercari's global expansion, mainly from JA into EN

・Translation of mobile app specifications and other internal documents (EN↔JA)

・Interpreting at meetings (EN↔JA)

・Planning and coordination of intercultural seminars, meetup events, etc.

・Promotion of Mercari’s global hiring efforts

・Support for international members in Mercari’s Tokyo office

・Various other internationalization projects










▼Minimum Requirements

・Native level English / Business level Japanese

・JLPT Level 2 or similar qualifications

・Knowledge of PC, smartphone and web services

・2+ years experience translating/interpreting

▼Additional Qualifications

・Ability to work independently as part of a team

・Strong interest in translation, localization and technology

・Strong writing and communication skills

・Agility – quick to learn/improve and adjust yourself to the needs of a constantly evolving work environment

・Curiosity – creative and always looking for ways to innovate/improve Mercari’s services

・Experience in hiring and onboarding new employees of all backgrounds










・好奇心のある方: クリエイティブで、メルカリのサービスを改善する、よりイノベーティブなアイデアを常に考えることが出来る




▼Contract Type

・Full-time or Contract

 Probationary Period: 3 months (salary same as above)



▼Work Hours

・Fixed working hours 10:00-19:00.

 Flex time (core hours 12:00-16:00, 60 minute lunch)


・Annual salary, paid monthly

・Based on your experience, skills and potential

・Reviewed twice a year


・5-day work week (Sat/Sun off)

・National holidays, paid time off, summer/New Year's vacation, congratulatory leave, compassionate leave


・正社員 / 契約社員






 フレックスタイム制度あり(コアタイム 12:00~16:00(休憩60分)









・Health insurance

・Incentive program

・Employee stock ownership plan

・Full transportation coverage

・Custom PC

・Dual screen if needed

・Company smartphone

・Visa support

・New Employee Benefits at Mercari「mercibox













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