Nov 23

Job: Production Assistants / Fixers / Runner Freelance – WeDriveYou (Tokyo and Environs)

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Job Title: Production Assistants / Fixers / Runner Freelance
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Location: Tokyo and Environs
Contract: Part-Time

Here’s a good opportunity if you’re looking to work in Japan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics:

Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Japan – Production Assistants / Fixers / Runner Freelance

WeDriveYou is one of the largest providers of transport and staff solutions for broadcasters including VIP transport services for artists and celebrities and provision of production assistants/fixers during major international sports events.

Recent events include Olympics in Rio, Pyeongchang, London, and Sochi and the FIFA World Cups in Russia, Brazil and South Africa. Our clients are among the leading representatives of their industries.

We are looking for bilingual fixers / drivers to support broadcast media teams in Tokyo.

Location: Tokyo and environs

Period: July / August / September 2020 for a minimum of two weeks

Time: Various depending on client needs

Pay: From Y2,500 / hour depending on experience. Day rates from Y27,000. Please enquire.

Transport: Up to Y1,000 per day commute allowance

Job description:

Linguists with a good local knowledge of Tokyo will be supporting visiting media teams throughout their time in Japan. Staff must be able to drive and communicate smoothly in Japanese and one of the following – English (main) / French / German / Portuguese.

The role is varied and may include some or all of the following – Facilitating communication between Japanese and non-Japanese speakers, supporting the team on location, moving equipment, driving the film crew / VIPs to and from appointments, admin support, research, shopping, other tasks requested by the film crew.

Qualifications / Experience:

JLPT Level 2 / Eiken Level 2 or equivalent / good communication skills Driving licence (class 2 licence welcomed!)

The candidate must have:

  • the right to work in Japan (Japanese work visa)
  • ability to manage their own time
  • a can-do attitude and a good sense of responsibility
  • strong sense of team spirit
  • a positive attitude and the drive to succeed

Runners: No experience necessary! Training will be provided Drivers only: cars will be provided

Application Process: Please send a CV and a cover letter in English or Japanese to to Alexandra Scotcher Subject heading: Gateway to Tokyo 2020

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