May 12

Job: Part-time Assistant Correspondent – The Hokkaido Shimbun Press London Bureau (London, UK)

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Position: Part-time Assistant Correspondent
Posted by:
The Hokkaido Shimbun Press London Bureau
Location: London, UK
Contract: Part-time

Below is a job passed along to us directly from the newspaper.

Salary: £1,500~ (monthly), transportation expenses

Start date: 1st August 2022 ※Available for consultation

The Hokkaido Shimbun Press is looking for an Assistant Correspondent for their London Bureau, which is located on Fleet Street, central London. The successful applicant will assist the Bureau Chief with the preparation of articles to be published in Japan, and handle Bureau administration. The Bureau covers political, economic, and cultural news from the UK and other European countries.

Although you will work mainly during office hours for 3-4 days a week at office or from home, you will occasionally be required to work overtime due to the nature of the job. You should also be willing to travel within the UK or Europe to cover stories.

Candidates should note that this is NOT a writing position. In addition, although the ability to work in Japanese is a requirement.

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May 11

Job: Political and Executive Assistant for the Consul General – Consulate General of Japan in Boston (Boston, MA, USA)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: Political/Executive Assistant for the Consul General
Posted by:
Consulate General of Japan in Boston
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contract: Full-time

Here are a couple of jobs received directly from the Consulate General of Japan in Boston:

Political Assistant Position: The Consulate General of Japan in Boston is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Political Assistant. This individual is primarily responsible for conducting research analysis on U.S. political affairs. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in U.S.-Japan relations and International Affairs. Please see below for a detailed listing of responsibilities.

Political Assistant Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here. The deadline is May 21, 2022.

Executive Assistant Position: The position serves as a link between the Consulate and local governments, universities, and other organizations in New England. The ideal candidate will be someone flexible enough to work on multiple projects at the same time, have an understanding of and interest in Japanese culture and US-Japan relations, and have the ability to make connections with a wide variety of local businesses, government agencies, universities, and other organizations.

Executive Assistant Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here. The deadline is May 13th, 2022.


May 9

Job: Online Tutor – Two Birds One Stone Learning (Virtual)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: Online Tutor Needed for After School Tutoring and Business/Survival English for Adult Learners
Posted by:
Two Birds One Stone Learning
Location: San Francisco, California
Contract: Full-time

From JET alum Daniel Stone, founder and owner of Two Birds One Stone Learning:

Online Tutors needed for After School Tutoring and Business/Survival English for Adult Learners. If you have a passion for seeing people from different cultures learn and grow with English, there are tutoring opportunities at Two Birds One Stone Learning.

Proficient English speakers with teaching and tutoring experience are a plus. The use of laptop devices, reliable and robust internet connection, and experience teaching online synchronously is required.

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May 7

Job: Assistant Manager – DMC aizu (Fukushima, Japan)

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Position: Assistant Manager
Posted by:
DMC aizu 
Location: Fukushima, Japan
Contract: Full-time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

DMC aizu is a resort operation company having multiple ski resort places in Fukushima Prefecture.

Before, the company had enjoyed receiving many foreign visitors mostly from the Oceania region, but the pandemic kept them from visiting Japan for the past two years.

Now that the waves of new cases seem to be under control and Japanese border control is being eased, the company expects a full recovery of skiing visitors from Australia and New Zealand in a not-too-distant future.

Now, the company would like to hire one person from the region as an assistant manager to not only take care of non-Japanese skiing instructors but also to promote the resort company to Australia and New Zealand.

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May 5

Job: Reporter/Researcher – Yomiuri Shimbun (New York, NY, USA)

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Position: Reporter/Researcher
Posted by:
Yomiuri Shimbun
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-time

Reporter / Researcher for Yomiuri Shimbun New York Bureau

Position: Reporter/Researcher covering the United Nations for the New York Bureau of The Yomiuri Shimbun

The Yomiuri Shimbun is Japan’s largest daily newspaper. We are headquartered in Tokyo and have 26 international bureaus, three of which are in the United States: New York, Washington, and Los Angeles.

Websites:

Qualifications: Applicants must have a strong interest in current affairs, especially international relations. An interest in journalism, attention to accuracy and the ability to multitask effectively under deadline is required. Applicants should already be based in New York region.

Description: Main duties involve assisting the Yomiuri’s Japanese United Nations correspondent by covering the Security Council and other UN bodies. This includes covering press briefings, tracking relevant stories, arranging and conducting interviews, doing research, coming up with story ideas, etc. The war in Ukraine, North Korea, and the NPT Review Conference will be a heavy focus. The person hired will also do reporting covering other news areas (including U.S. politics, social issues, and cultural coverage) as the situation warrants.

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May 5

Job: JET Program Coordinator – Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: JET Program Coordinator
Posted by:
Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Contract: Full-time

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Director of the Japan Information Center

  • JET Coordinator tasks:
    • Coordinating all aspects of the Japan Exchange & Teaching Program, including recruitment, candidate processing, JET Alumni volunteer management, travel planning, networking, orientation planning and presenting, and any other JET-related activities
    • Handle inquiries for JET program.
    • Coordinating JET program interviews.
    • Creating forms and documents for JET program/JETAA
    • Taking contact with JETAA chapters in Midwest.
  • Speech writing and editing
  • Updating the Consulate Homepage through use of our content management system
  • General office responsibilities including attending events organized by the JIC and other related organizations and helping other staff members’ tasks as needed.
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May 3

Job: Office Manager/Book Keeper – Densho (Seattle, WA, USA)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: Office Manager/Book Keeper
Posted by:
Densho
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Contract: Full-time

Densho seeks a full-time office manager and bookkeeper to support staff in day-to-day operations and build strong financial systems and reporting structures for the organization.

The Office Manager/Bookkeeper handles the daily posting of financial transactions in Quickbooks, prepares financial reports, reconciles bank statements and bookkeeping ledgers, and ensures records are accurate and taxes and bills are paid. They are also responsible for payroll and benefits, building related tasks such as maintenance and supplies, and general administrative support. Currently Densho’s staff is operating under a hybrid work plan and some flexibility and work-from-home options
are possible.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here.


Apr 29

Job: Multiple Job Listings – SA International (Multiple Locations)

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Position: Multiple Job Listings
Posted by:
SA International
Location: Multiple Locations
Contract: Full-time

A number of listings shared by DSA International.
Nationwide New Multiple Job Listings!

Japanese/American Companies seeking candidates nationwide. Japanese language or cultural background is a big plus! All of our positions are direct-hire with company benefits!  Please see the below partial listings, we also have many other positions available!

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Apr 18

Job: Editor – VIZ Media (California, USA)

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Position: Editor
Posted by:
VIZ Media
Location: San Francisco, California
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Jennifer Sherman (Mie-ken, 2012-2016) for passing along two new positions for editors with VIZ Media: 

VIZ Media is looking to add two Editors to our publishing department – come join a team of dedicated storytellers and artists and help bring your favorite manga to the English-speaking market!

As an Editor at VIZ Media, you’ll have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of print and digital publications, collaborate with talented creative colleagues, and even propose series for acquisition. 

What you’ll do:

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Apr 18

Job: Lecture in Japanese Studies – The University of Manchester (Manchester, UK)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: Lecture in Japanese (Teaching and Scholarship)
Posted by:
The University of Manchester
Location: Manchester, UK
Contract: Full-time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

Applications are invited for the fixed-term post of Lecturer in Japanese Studies (teaching and scholarship), which is tenable from 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2025.

You must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field and demonstrable teaching experience, both in-person and online, in Japanese Studies at university level. You must be fluent in English and Japanese. Some involvement in the Residence Abroad coordination activities of the department will be non-negotiable. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathise with students.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here.


Apr 16

Job: Director of International Programs – Street Law, Inc. (Remote)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: Director of International Programs
Posted by:
Street Law, Inc.
Location: Remote
Contract: Full-time

Street Law, Inc. is seeking a Director of International Programs to oversee its portfolio of international programs by:

  • Providing strategic leadership for a diverse set of grant-funded programs around the world.
  • Leading program growth including new business development.
  • Leading the effective implementation of programs by facilitating training workshops and providing technical assistance to program sites.
  • Ensuring the financial health of Street Law’s international programs by managing budgets and securing new grant funding.
  • Continually advancing international programs through the collection and utilization of data.
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Apr 13

Job: Reporter/Researcher – Yomiuri Shinbun (Temporarily Remote in Washington DC)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: Reporter/Researcher
Posted by:
Yomiuri Shinbun
Location: Temporarily Remote in Washington DC
Contract: Full-time

Here’s a job received directly from the organization:

The Yomiuri Shimbun is Japan’s largest daily newspaper with a circulation of nearly 8 million copies. We are headquartered in Tokyo and have over 20 international bureaus, three of which are in the United States: Washington DC, New York and Los Angeles.

Description: Main duties include assisting our Washington-based Japanese correspondents by attending video-conference, telephonic and in-person briefings and press conferences; tracking relevant news stories; arranging and conducting interviews; composing clear and concise memos on issues of interest; and covering various events, including those held by area think tanks and Congress. Additionally, because there are congressional midterm elections this year, coverage of various elections and campaign rallies and related events will also be an important part of the reporting duties. Rapid and precise transcription is also required.

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Apr 9

Job: Multiple Positions – Japan Society (New York, USA)

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Position: Multiple Positions
Posted by:
Japan Society
Location: New York City, NY
Contract: Full-time

Here are multiple jobs received directly from the organization:

In particular, they are looking for a rental event manager. While it does state hospitality/event management background is required, they think anyone with any experience planning any kind of event would be capable.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here.


Apr 5

Job: Policy Research Intern – Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (New York, NY)

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Position: Policy Research Intern (Paid, Summer)
Posted by:
Sumitomo Corporation of Americas
Location: New York City, New York, USA
Contract: Full-time

Please see below the paid Policy Research summer internship at Sumitomo Corporation of Americas that was passed along to us.

Sumitomo Corporation’s Washington Office is looking for an intern to assist the Business Intelligence Unit in its policy research work, including creating presentation materials and reports. The policy research intern will also be asked to attend various think tank and trade association events in Washington DC and write memos for the Washington Office.

Operating at the intersection of policy and global business, research interns may conduct research and analysis on the following topics:

  • U.S. domestic politics
  • Trade policy
  • Energy policy
  • Climate change policy

Application Process: The application deadline is May 15, 2022. For more information, please click the link below.


Apr 2

Job: Program Assistant – Laurasian Institution (Washington, USA)

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Position: Program Assistant
Posted by:
Laurasian Institution
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumnus, Gabriel Rebeck (Kagoshima-ken, 2008-2011) for passing along the attached job opening at his organization. 

The Program Assistant is responsible for the smooth operation of Laurasian’s grant programs by carefully maintaining financial records for our program participants and keeping detailed documentation per program requirements. The position involves regular communication internally within departments and externally with participants and funders. Occasional travel to workshop locations around the U.S.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please view the PDF below.


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