Nikkei Inc.

We aim to be the world's navigator during tumultuous global economic times..., this is the current thought of Nikkei Inc. What we aim to be a multimedia company with newspaper publication as its core.

Our corporate slogan "Fair and impartial, contributing to the peaceful and democratic development of the Japanese economy, the foundation for the nation's livelihood" is the underlying philosophy of the reliability and brand of NIKKEI. Our company will continue to create new value through power of information with a calm and objective journalistic spirit as its core.

Company Information

Company Name

Nikkei Inc.

Category of Business

Mass communication and advertisement

Date of Establishment

December 2, 1876


2.5 billion yen

Representative Director

President & CEO, Naotoshi Okada


1-3-7, Ote-machi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Japan

Overseas Branches

37 locations including Editorial Headquarters for the Americas (New York), Editorial Headquarters for Europe (London) and Editorial Headquarters for Asia (Bangkok)


188,927 mil. yen (December 2018)

Number of Employees

3,069 people (as of December 2018)


Main Business

A business holding company with the newspaper business as its core. Publication of magazines, books, electronic media, database services, timely announcements, radio broadcasts, video, economic/cultural programs, etc.

Job Information

Employment Status

Contract employee (period of one year, contract renewal available.)

Work Locations


Description of Job

Sales, advertising sales, marketing of products and services related to the global development of NIKKEI, as well as marketing and sales and operation of international conferences.


First year annual salary = Approx. 4 million yen (tax included. Housing subsidy considered separately.)


Commutation allowance, newspaper subscription assistance, asset accumulation savings system, marriage leave (10 days), nursing care leave, condolence leave, etc.


・ADVANCED(Business Conversation Level)
・PROFICIENT(Native Level)

[English ]
・ADVANCED(Business Conversation Level)
・PROFICIENT(Native Level)


Number of annual holidays: 120 days
Annual paid vacation days: 20 days (in case of employment from April, 2020)

Working Environment

A newspaper publication informing the public with business news for more than 140 years since its establishment in 1876. The company publishes its main medium the “Nihon Keizai Shimbun” with a circular of 3 million including its electronic edition. Currently, it is developing a “multimedia strategy” and “global strategy” as its core business, as it continues to extend beyond the boundaries of a traditional “newspaper company.”

Our global development accelerates on a daily basis and will continue to evolve and expand at its 37 overseas news bureaus, the largest international news group among Japanese newspaper publishers, the “Nikkei Asian Review” delivering news on Asia, partnerships with leading overseas media groups as well as sponsoring and hosting an international conference “The Future of Asia” for the sustainable development of Asia and symposiums that support a society where women can shine.

Our employees gain on-the-job training including language training (Japanese, etc.) as necessary after joining our company.