Aug 3

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


Position: Senior Associate
Posted by: EY Japan
Location: Japan
Contract: Full-time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

Major accounting/consulting firm hiring full-time Japanese to English translators who are looking to join a growing in-house team with high standards for what counts as a polished, professional translation. We translate both in-house and client materials in a wide range of industries and specialties. Native English speakers only. Must be capable of producing accurate, idiomatic translations without the use of machine translation.

Ideal candidates have had 1-2 years of supervised in-house translation experience or equivalent formal training, are able to explain or reconstruct the rationale for all decisions they make in the translation process, strictly observe confidentiality and respond well to constructive criticism. Subject matter can be taught if necessary. Salary is commensurate with experience, qualifications, abilities and working hours. Nearly 100% remote.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here – https://job.axol.jp/vb/c/shinnihon/job/search?searchKey=nAK67TUjoExX2ZwSgJUwYo04d2sAFK6WZ9L6nxkL64rp-


Aug 3

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


Position: Assistant Director for Partnerships and Programming
Posted by: University of Pittsburgh
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Contract: Full-time

The University Center for International Studies (UCIS) was created as the University of Pittsburgh’s encompassing framework for all its multidisciplinary international programs. The Asian Studies Center oversees all programming related to Asia and we are seeking a qualified Assistant Director for Partnerships and Programming.

The Assistant Director for Partnerships and Programming (ADPP) will participate in planning, development and administration of programming and engagement initiatives, major grants, and cultivation of internal and external partnerships. The Assistant Director will develop new partnerships and events with the public, private and NGO sectors in Pittsburgh and the region, new area-related high impact experiential learning opportunities, collaborate with other UCIS units to develop cross-regional initiatives, and develop other programming. The Assistant Director will manage Center communications and public relations with its constituents and potential partners. The Assistant Director will supervise the Engagement Coordinator, Screenshot: Asia Programming Coordinator, and Japan Studies Program Assistant. This position is full time, 100% effort (37.5 hours/week).

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Aug 2

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


Position: In-House Translator
Posted by: Sojitz Corporation
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-time contract

Sojitz Corporation, Japan is now recruiting an In-House Translator to join our translation team based at our Tokyo HQ.

Sojitz Corporation is a Japanese conglomerate that is involved with both global trade as well as investment. Sojitz’s portfolio boasts a wide variety of businesses and a group network encompassing over 400 subsidiaries and affiliates in over 50 countries across the globe. As a translator, you will work as part of our in-house translation team to tackle Japanese to English translation across a broad range of business fields and disciplines, including public relations, investor relations, internal auditing, corporate communications, corporate management, finance, and investment.

Application Process: For an informal discussion regards the position and recruitment process please email: translation@sojitz.com (including your resume) and to learn more about us please visit: www.sojitz.com.


Jul 25

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


Position: Part-Time ESL Instructor
Posted by: Sunnyside Community Services
Location: New York, USA
Contract: Part-time

Here’s a part-time position shared with us:

Reporting directly to Assistant Director, ESOL, the Instructor will implement the ESOL Program. The instructor is primarily responsible for delivering courses, tracking attendance, tailoring the curriculum for different levels of instruction, and developing lesson plans. The instructor also is responsible for tracking student achievement. The instructor will teach in-person from 9AM – 12PM OR 6PM – 9PM. Opportunity may be available to teach additional class.

The instructor must be an active member of the Adult and Immigrant Services team and demonstrate a strong commitment to the organization’s overall commitment to community building. All employees, volunteers and interns must have proof they are vaccinated for COVID-19.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here: https://www.scsny.org/careers/5217/esol-instructor.


Jul 18

Job: Travel Consultant – Inside Japan Tours (Bristol, Colorado, or Brisbane Office)

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Position: Travel Consultant
Posted by: Inside Japan Tours
Location: Bristol, UK; Broomfield, CO, USA; Brisbane, AU
Contract: Full-time

Here’s a job opportunity sent directly to us from the company:

Inside Travel Group is currently accepting applications for Japan Specialist Travel Consultants for our Bristol, Colorado, and Brisbane offices, with a start date of August 2022. If you’ve got a passion for Japan, and the drive and determination to succeed in a sales role, we want to hear from you! 

As a Travel Consultant with Inside Japan Tours, you’ll put your excellent working knowledge of Japan to good use, coupling your unique, personal experience with our range of self-guided adventures and group tours to create unforgettable journeys that leave your clients in awe, from the minute they first get in touch to the moment they land back home. 

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Jul 8

Job: Administrative Assistant – Embassy of Japan (Washington DC)

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Position: Administrative Assistant, Ambassador’s Office
Posted by: Embassy of Japan
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JETAADC for passing along the following job opening:

The Embassy of Japan is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Administrative Assistant. This individual is primarily responsible for performing secretarial duties and drafting and editing correspondence for senior level officials. Please see below for a detailed listing of responsibilities.

The Embassy offers group health insurance coverage, paid vacation and sick leave. Working hours are 9:00 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with lunch time receptionist duty once a month and the occasional weeknight and/or weekend event (paid overtime). Salary is commensurate with experience.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click this link – https://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/job-ambassadors-office-assistant.html

A couple of additional notes: they would love to hire a JET alumnus and would be willing to negotiate a later start date for a recent JET returnee.


Jul 2

Job: Various Positions -Various Companies

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: Various Companies (DSA International
)
Location: USA and Japan
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to DSA International for letting us know of the following openings in the United States and Japan:

Nationwide & International New Multiple Job Listings!

Japanese/American Companies seeking candidates nationwide & international. All of our positions are direct-hire with company benefits!  Please see the below partial listings, we also have many other positions available!

  • Entry Level Management Trainee (Los Angeles, San Jose, Arizona, Tennessee, Alabama, Pasadena, Detroit, New York, Chicago, Torrance, Orange County/CA)
  • Translator/Interpreter (Bilingual Japanese/English Language) (remote)
  • Translator (Bilingual Japanese/English Language) (Portland, IN)-Electrical Engineer (Santa Clara, CA)-Product Marketing-Nutritional (New York City, NY)
  • Customer Service Representative (Atlanta/GA, McAllen/TX, Los Angeles/CA)
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Jul 1

Job: Strategic Relationships Director – VIA Programs (San Francisco/Palo Alto, CA, USA & Remote)

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Position: Strategic Relationships Director
Posted by:
VIA Programs
Location: San Francisco/Palo Alto, CA, USA & Remote
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna and current President of JETAANC, Melissa Golden (Hokkaido-ken, 2007-2012) for sharing the following job opening at VIA where she’s currently the Director of Operations:

VIA Programs is hiring for a new Strategic Relationships Director position! This role will support and expand engagement with partners, funders, and alumni. The position will be remote, but will include some in-person tasks in the San Francisco Bay Area, so being located in the area (or willing to relocate) is highly preferred.

The priority application deadline is July 10, 2022 and preferred start date is late August / September, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

VIA has collaborated with partners in Japan since 1977 and 44% of 10k+ alumni are from Japan, so Japanese language / cultural knowledge (or knowledge / experience with other regions of Asia) would be very useful in this position.

Application Process: View the full position description and start an application on Idealist ideali.st/Tn6V4v or VIA’s website viaprograms.org/job/strategic-relationships-director


Jun 30

Job: TV News Producer -Tokyo Broadcasting System International (New York City, NY)

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Position: TV News Producer
Posted by:
Tokyo Broadcasting System International
Location: New York City, NY
Contract: Full-time

Here’s a job passed along to us directly from Tokyo Broadcasting System International (TBS):

Tokyo Broadcasting System International (TBS) has an opening for a news producer in our New York bureau, covering a wide range of issues including US society, economics, and general-interest stories and issues in Latin America.

This full-time position involves working closely with correspondents from Japan to produce stories and 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.

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Jun 29

Job: Executive Director – US Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme Alumni Association (Washington, DC)

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Position: Librarian, Asian and Middle Eastern Division
Posted by:
US Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme Alumni Association (USJETAA)
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

The US Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme Alumni Association (USJETAA) is now accepting applications for its new Executive Director:

USJETAA seeks a full-time leader to manage all aspects of the organization’s operations and to work with its board of directors to strengthen the institutional base of the organization, guide it towards long-term financial sustainability, and contribute to American and Japanese society.

USJETAA is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports the community of nearly 40,000 JET Program alumni in the United States and strengthens US-Japan relations at the grassroots and national levels. Based in Washington DC, it serves as a resource for the JET Program alumni network, including the 19 local JET alumni chapters in the United States, and it connects alumni with the US-Japan business community, educational and nonprofit initiatives, and the American and Japanese governments. 

Ideal candidates will have the following qualities:

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Jun 28

Job: Librarian, Asian and Middle Eastern Division – Library of Congress (Washington, DC)

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Position: Librarian, Asian and Middle Eastern Division
Posted by:
Library of Congress
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

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

The Asian and Middle Eastern Division at the Library of Congress is currently seeking a librarian to catalog materials in Japanese.

Qualifications include:

  • Ability to communicate in Japanese, English, and preferably another Asian language.**
  • Knowledge of library metadata rules, practices, and procedures.**
  • Ability to acquire and process library materials.**
  • Ability to use library software applications, integrated library platforms, and other information technology.**
  • Knowledge of the history, politics, literature, and culture of one or more Asian countries, including Japan and East Asia preferred.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships and provide consultation and liaison services.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  • Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities that are marked with a double asterisk (**) in the vacancy announcement and the applicant questionnaire are considered the most critical for a position.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click this link: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/661389900. Applications will only be accepted through the link above, and the job announcement closes on July 13, 2022.


Jun 27

Job: Events and Program Coordinator – Japan American Society of Washington (Seattle, WA, USA)

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Position: Events and Program Coordinator
Posted by:
Japan American Society of Washington
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to PNW JETAA for passing along the following opportunity:

The Japan-America Society of the State of Washington (JASSW) is a certified 501(c)3 non-profit organization that serves businesses, organizations and individuals across Washington State. The Society’s mission is to promote mutual understanding and friendship between the peoples of Japan and Washington State by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information.

Today, the Society maintains a diverse membership of Japanese and American corporations and individuals from throughout the state, and provides varied programs that build positive U.S.-Japan relations. The Society is one of 38 independent members of the National Association of Japan-America Societies. In 2023 the Society will be celebrating its 100th year anniversary.

JASSW maintains a small professional staff.  Responsibilities sometimes change depending on workload.  Each member of the team contributes to the work of the others as needed. 

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click this link – https://jassw.org/job-board/.


Jun 24

Job: Secretary – Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations (New York, NY, USA)

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Position: Secretary
Posted by:
Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Debbie Walter (Hokkaido-ken, 2014-2019) for passing along the following job opening where she works. Please kindly note, she is not personally involved with the hiring process for this position:

The Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations is currently seeking a new Secretary.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: General Secretarial Work, such as making appointments and managing schedules for senior officers, drafting correspondences (including Japanese- English translation), coordinating logistics/protocol for official functions, preparing official mailings, etc.

Requirements:
(1) Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder.
(2) Japanese reading and writing skills, Excellent English written and verbal communications skills required.
(3) Applicant must be familiar with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

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Jun 21

Job: Staff – Kobe City Government (Kobe, Japan)

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Position: Staff
Posted by:
Kobe City Government
Location: Kobe, Japan
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JETAA Western Japan for passing along the following opening:

We just received notice of a job opening, but the application deadline is this Friday, June 24 at 5PM.

Kobe City Government is searching a staff who (1) can work part-time at Planning and Coordination Bureau as a coordinator of a foreign student project (2) have an at least one-year experience of studying Japan as an exchange student.

Application Process: Please send any questions (Japanese preferred) to Ms. Sumie Takehara 竹原課長 sumie_takehara(at)office(dot)city.kobe.lg.jp.


Jun 18

Job: English Language Teacher – Community Charter School of Cambridge (Cambridge, MA, USA)

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Position: English Language Teacher
Posted by:
Community Charter School of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Yoshika Wason (Aomori-ken, 2018-2020) for passing along the following job opening at her school:

English Language Teacher – Community Charter School of Cambridge (2022-2023 School Year) Description: Community Charter School of Cambridge (CCSC) is a public charter school that serves students in grades 6-12.

Focusing on post-secondary success for all students, CCSC combines high academic and behavioral expectations with an environment of unconditional affection, acceptance, and belonging in which all students can grow and achieve. The English Language Teacher position entails teaching ESL classes to a variety of grades and language levels.

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