Jan 14

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


Position: Director of Development
Posted by:
The Clooney Foundation for Justice
Location: Remote
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a JET-relevant job passed along to us:

The Clooney Foundation for Justice (CFJ), an international non-governmental organization (NGO) that advocates for justice through accountability for human rights abuses around the world, seeks a Director of Development.

A seasoned development professional will be a critical addition to our dynamic team during this exciting time of organizational growth. The ideal candidate will have outstanding written and oral communications skills and be creative, self-motivated, and flexible.

Application Process: Please view the PDF below to see a full position description and details on how to apply. Deadline is Jan. 31st.


Jan 13

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


Position: Cultural Programs Coordinator Recruitment of Local Staff
Posted by:
Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville
Location: Nashville, TN, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s another job received directly from the Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville:

The Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented candidate to join us as Cultural Programs Coordinator in the Culture & Information Section. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in U.S.-Japan relations and cultural exchange.

Application Process: For more information, please click here. The deadline to apply is Sunday, February 6th, 2022 and that applications will only be accepted by mail (not email).


Jan 13

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


Position: Political Assistant
Posted by:
Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville
Location: Nashville, TN, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville:

The Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Political Assistant. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in U.S.-Japan relations. Applications must be received by Monday, January 31, 2022.

Application Process: For more information, please click here. Please note that the deadline is January 31st and that applications will only be accepted by mail (not email).


Jan 12

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


Position: Summer Group Leader
Posted by:
The Experiment in International Living
Location: Brattleboro, Vermont, USA & Japan
Contract: Full-Time

The Experiment in International Living is currently hiring experienced and inclusive educators to serve as group leaders to guide youth on our summer 2022 programs in Japan.

To learn more about our programs in Japan, please click here.

To learn more about the group leader position please click here.

Application Process: Please see the attachment for the job description and apply at worldlearning.org/leaderapplication. Questions? Email us at groupleaders@worldlearning.org


Jan 11

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


Position: Tour and Guest Relations Associate
Posted by:
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens Education Department
Location: Delray Beach, FL, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Wendy Lo (Toyama-ken, 2002-2005) for passing along the following opportunity at the Morikami Museum where she currently works:

I would like to inform you of a job opening at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens Education Department, for a Tour and Guest Relations Associate. We have modified the previous position and made it a full-time position.

Application Process: Job description and details on how to apply can be found here: https://morikami.org/job-opportunities/


Jan 9

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


Position: Various Positions
Posted by:
Quick USA
Location: Various Cities around the USA
Contract: Full- Time

Thanks to Takeshi Yamagishi from Quick USA for passing along the listings below. 

Quick USA is a Japanese recruiting company that has served various Japanese companies around the United States for more than 20 years.  
There are a lot of Japanese companies seeking candidates who are bi-cultural (USA/Japanese), bilingual (English/Japanese), or interested in Japanese culture.

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Jan 8

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:
The Yomiuri Shimbun (Los Angeles Bureau)
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from The Yomiuri Shimbun:

We have a job opening in our LA Bureau for a reporter/researcher. This time we are looking for someone who can speak Spanish to help with the LA reporting and territory that includes Mexico. We have always had good luck with the JET alums we’ve hired (two in the last year).

Application Process: Please see the attachment for the job description and how to apply.


Jan 4

Job: News Producer – Tokyo Broadcasting System International (Washington, D.C., USA)

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


Position: News Producer
Posted by:
Tokyo Broadcasting System International
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

Tokyo Broadcasting System International (TBS) has an immediate opening for a news producer in our Washington DC bureau, covering a wide range of issues including US politics, foreign policy, economics, and general-interest stories. This full-time position involves working closely with correspondents from Japan to assist in all aspects of the reporting process. The ideal applicant is a strong communicator with a positive attitude and flexible mentality. This position involves working some irregular hours, weekends, holidays, as well as occasional domestic and international travel, at times on short notice.

You should have:

  • A degree in journalism, communications, political science, international relations, East Asian studies, or other relevant fields.
  • Familiarity and interest in topics related to US domestic politics and foreign policy, East Asian regional affairs, and current events.
  • Strong English communication skills and the ability to quickly digest a lot of information.
  • Conversational level Japanese language ability.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure.
  • A valid US driver’s license
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Dec 28

Job: Business Development Associate – Round One Entertainment, Inc. (Orange County, CA, USA)

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


Position: Business Development Associate
Posted by:
Round One Entertainment, Inc.
Location: Orange County, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumnus, Chuck Del Rosario (Yamagata-ken, 2005-2009) for passing along the following job opening within his team. There are also two other JET alumni in his department. 

Overview

This position will require working in a fast-paced environment that touches upon multiple disciplines of business development. The associate will be coordinating with their manager to filter the information that is provided by our real estate partners and brokers. They will also be required to prepare reports, schedule meetings, plan business trips, communicate and negotiate with related jurisdictions and vendors to conduct all necessary duties and tasks associated with developing and constructing new stores.

Essential Duties:

  • Prepare documents and research for internal presentation for future locations
  • Archive and maintain Leases and legal documents pertaining to real estate
  • Schedules meetings, appointments, business trips
  • Work cross functionally with inter-departments (Construction, Compliance, Mechanics, Accounting, etc.) during the store development process
  • Acts as liaison between vendors, executive management and other managing partners to facilitate information flow and drive increased efficiencies
  • Assist in all activities related to real estate/development, change orders, procurement, project updates, and scheduling
  • Takes notes, creates minutes.
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Dec 21

Job: Part-time English Teacher – Toho Gakuen (Tokyo, Japan)

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


Position: English Teacher
Posted by:
Toho Gakuen
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Part-Time

Thanks to JET alumnus, Matt Klampert (Tokyo, 2015-2020) for sharing the following opening at his old JET school in Tokyo.


Dec 20

Job: Sake Production – North American Sake Brewery (Charlottesville, VA)

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


Position: Sake Production
Posted by:
North American Sake Brewery
Location: Charlottesville, VA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Are you interested in the art of SAKE BREWING?

North American Sake Brewery, Virginia’s first and only sake brewery located in Charlottesville has sake production job openings. If you are a hard worker (must be able to lift 50lbs of rice over your head) and want to be a part of something special, join our passionate sake crew and help us grow the #sakerevolution. Experience in a brewery or production environment is ideal, sake brewing experience not necessary.

Interested in learning more? Contact info@pourmeone.com


Dec 15

Job: News Producer/Researcher – Nippon Television (Washington, DC)

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


Position: News Producer/Researcher
Posted by:
Nippon Television
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from Nippon Television:

Nippon Television is one of the largest commercial broadcasters in Japan. The Washington DC News Bureau is responsible for covering political affairs in the United States for our Japanese audience.

As a producer and researcher, you will be responsible for monitoring and summarizing political news and information from Washington and beyond. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • attend press briefings and write up summarized memos
  • monitor daily news sources
  • research various news media for interesting stories
  • set up interviews
  • in-house editing/recording video feeds
  • assist reporters in creating daily news stories and long term feature stories which are sent to Tokyo for national broadcast.

The ideal candidate would be conversational in Japanese, have good writing and typing skills, and have strong interest and knowledge of journalism, political and international affairs. They would also be open to travel and available to work extra hours as the situation dictates.  

Application Process: To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to nippontvdc@gmail.com   No telephone calls, please.


Dec 8

Job: Japan Resident Director – CET Academic Programs (Osaka, Japan)

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


Position: Japan Resident Director
Posted by:
CET Academic Programs
Location: Osaka, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Kate Maruyama (Osaka, 2005-2008) for passing along the following job openings with CET:

CET has another job opening in Osaka—this time, on the student life side: Japan Resident Director. We also have a number of US-based positions too, including Student Services Coordinate and Director of Talent and Culture.


Dec 6

Job: Part-time JET Program Interview Assistants – Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA or Remote)

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


Position:  Part-time JET Program Interview Assistants
Posted by:
Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL, USA or Remote
Contract: Part-Time

Thanks to the Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago for passing along the following part-time openings for this year’s JET Program Interview Cycle:

The Japan Information Center in Chicago is hiring three (3) part-time JET Program Interview Assistants for the upcoming JET Program interviews.

One assistant will work from mid-February through mid-March. Please note the working period may change based on the timing of the interviews. The primary responsibility of this position is to assist with JET Interviews (tentatively, February 8 – 12), but other responsibilities pertaining to the JET Program and JIC activities will also be assigned.

The pay is $17 an hour. The work schedule is somewhat flexible; however, during the JET Interview Week, you must work full days. This position will be primarily in-person at the Japan Information Center, however some remote work days may occur, as well. Applicants must live in the Chicagoland area and be able to commute to the Consulate in downtown Chicago.

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Dec 5

Job: CLS Summer Japanese-Speaking Resident Director – American Councils for International Education (Okayama, Japan)

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


Position:  Summer Japanese-Speaking Resident Director
Posted by:
American Councils for International Education
Location: Okayama, Japan
Contract: Full-Time; Seasonal

Here’s a summer 2022 job received directly from the American Councils for International Education:

American Councils for International Education is currently hiring 2022 summer Resident Director for Japanese immersion program of the Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS Program, see www.clscholarship.org  for more information about the program).

Resident Directors are the first-level of support for CLS students for the duration of the program. The Resident Director supports student success by ensuring the health and safety of the participants, helping them to maintain a Japanese-only language policy, and helping to acclimate them to life in Japan.

The Resident Director position is a non-teaching position but requires a high level of Japanese language. The approximate dates of the program are June to August; Resident Directors also attend a three-day training in May.

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