May 20

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Position: Chemistry Teacher
Posted by: Keio Academy of New York
Location: New York City, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the school:

POSITION: FULL-TIME SCIENCE TEACHER (CHEMISTRY)

To teach two honors sections of 10th grade general chemistry and one section of 12th grade advanced chemistry.

QUALIFICATIONS: Certified high school chemistry teacher strongly desired. Uncertified candidates with a Master’s Degree may also be considered. Experience in teaching ESL students is preferred, but not required. Strong teamwork skills and flexibility are strongly desired.

STARTING DATE: September 2017

COMPENSATION: Salary commensurate with education and experience. Benefits Package (including health insurance and 403B pension plan)

DEADLINE: Applications will be considered in order of arrival, until the position is filled. Potential applicants should email their resumes and cover letters to somu@keio.edu.

職種:専任教員(化学)

10 年生の上級化学 2 クラスと 12 年生の上級化学の 1 クラスを担当。
応募資格:化学分野の高等学校教員免許保持者歓迎。化学分野の MS 保持者、当
該分野専攻にて ESL の生徒を教えた経験者も歓迎。チームワークと柔軟性重視。
勤務開始日:2017 年 9 月
待遇:経験・能力等を考慮の上、本学院規定により決定。健康保険完備。確定拠
出年金制度あり。
選考方法:到着した応募書類に対して順次行い、採用が決定するまで行う。

 


May 20

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Position: Freelance Creative Writers
Posted by: San Francisco, CA, USA
Location: Voltage Entertainment USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna Alyssa Hoey (Aomori-ken) for the following job opening:

Job description

Voltage Entertainment USA is looking for freelance creative writers that are interested in creating interactive romantic fiction. Writer will primarily be responsible for writing script content for the AmeMix series of Romantic Visual Novels based on plot outlines provided by the internal production team.

Essential Duties

  • The writer will write script content based on plot outlines and character information provided by the production team
  • The writer will revise and edit content based on feedback from production team

Required Skills

  • Strong creative writing ability
  • Experience writing romantic content
  • Ability to write at least 30,000 words of story content per month
  • Thorough understanding of English grammar
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills

Samples

  • Please submit a resume and a writing sample demonstrating strong dialogue and characterization to scripts@voltage-ent.com

May 20

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Position: Chief Development Officer
Posted by: Japan Society
Location: New York City, New York
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the firm:

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:

Established in 1907, New York’s Japan Society is an internationally recognized nonprofit, nonpolitical organization with the goal of cultivating a constructive, resonant, and dynamic relationship between the people of the U.S. and Japan. Japan Society deepens the mutual understanding between the two nations through innovative programs in arts and culture, public policy, business, language, and education.

Japan Society has evolved into a world-class, multidisciplinary hub for global leaders, artists, scholars, educators, and English and Japanese-speaking audiences. At the Society, more than 100 events each year feature sophisticated, topically relevant presentations of Japanese art and culture, and open, critical dialogue on issues of vital importance to the U.S., Japan, and East Asia.

Activities at Japan Society are set against a stunning backdrop of indoor gardens, a reflecting pool, and a waterfall. Facilities include a 262-seat theater, art gallery, language center, library, and conference rooms. Japan Society’s landmark building, located near the United Nations, was designed by architect Junzo Yoshimura and opened in 1971 as the first building in New York City by a leading Japanese architect.

Since 2009, Japan Society has been under the leadership of Motoatsu Sakurai, who previously served as Ambassador and Consul General of Japan in New York after a successful 40 year business career.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:

The Chief Development Officer will lead, manage, and build Japan Society’s development efforts for corporate, foundation, individual, and member giving. He/she is responsible for the overall vision and strategy for fundraising including shaping and implementing the organization’s short- and long-term fundraising goals to secure revenue of $7 million annually. He/she will maintain and steward the current corporate giving base while also identifying and cultivating major individual giving donors for a more holistic fundraising portfolio.

The Chief Development Officer will work closely with the President of Japan Society, the Vice President of Finance and Administration, the Board of Directors, and the Program Directors on fundraising initiatives to skillfully guide the organization into its next era of growth.

The Chief Development Officer will report to the President, serve as a member of the senior team, and oversee a Development staff of 12. Read More


May 16

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Position: Administrative and Research Assistant
Posted by: Sojitz Corporation of America
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

Wage/Salary: Depends on Experience

Start: ASAP

Description: Sojitz Corporation of America (SCA) is a U.S. subsidiary of Sojitz Corporation, an integrated Japanese trade and investment company with over 100 offices throughout the world. Sojitz conducts trade and investments in a wide array of products and services. The Washington office is a small research arm that supports the company by providing analysis for business and overseas departments. http://sojitzamericas.com/

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May 16

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Position: Resident Faculty (Dormitory Supervisor)
Posted by: Keio Academy of New York
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the school:

POSITION:

Full-Time Resident Faculty (Dormitory Supervisor) for Boy’s Residence Hall/Girl’s Residence Hall

QUALIFICATION:Must have bachelor’s degree. Must reside on campus. Several years of experience at educational institutions preferred. Education background is a plus.

Must have bachelor’s degree. Must reside on campus. Several years of experience at educational institutions preferred. Education background is a plus.

Possibility to teach 4 (four) classes of Independent Living Skill per week as a part of job responsibilities of the position. For teaching ILS, licensed Home Economics teacher or certified Manual Training/PE& Health Science/Business major person is preferred.

STARTING DATE: August 23, 2017

COMPENSATION: Salary commensurate with education and experience. Health Insurance and 403B Pension Plan benefits will be provided after three month probation period.

DEADLINE: Applications will be considered in order of arrival, until the position is filled.

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to: somu@keio.edu Read More


May 15

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Position: Administrative Staff
Posted by: Keio Academy of New York
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the school:

POSITTION: Administrative Staff (Full-time)

STARTING DATE: from August 1st, 2017

WORKING HOURS: 9:00AM to 5:00PM (One hour lunch break). It is subject to change including early morning, overtime, or weekends, depend on the situation and business needs

DUTIES: Public Relations/Event Coordination and general administrative duties (Duties may vary based on the school’s business needs.)

1) Press release and communication, media relations, production, event coordination, website maintenance and other public relation projects

2) Office front desk services, telephone correspondences, mail/package sorting, proof readings of English documents, data input/processing, and other general administrative tasks

QUALIFICATION: Must have bachelor’s degree and or above

English and Japanese Bilingual (English native speaker is preferable)

English proof reading skill

Microsoft Office(Word, Excel, Power point, Access)

Desk Top Production (including editing) project experienced

Administration work experienced

Interested in website maintenance, public relation and communications and outreach activities.

COMPENSATION: Salary commensurate with education and experience. Health Insurance, 403B Pension Plan benefits

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May 15

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

Here’s a job received directly from the newspaper:

Salary: £14,400 (annually), transportation expenses

Start date: July /August 2017

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, 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 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, it should not be your principal reason for applying for this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Keep abreast of breaking news and current affairs;
  • Conduct research on a wide range of topics, with attention to accuracy and detail;
  • Attend and summarise press conferences, meetings, lectures and briefings;
  • Conduct (occasionally transcribe/interpret) interviews over the phone and/or in person;
  • Assist with the planning of and participate in business trips around Europe;
  • Assist Japanese correspondent with any language difficulties they may have and help them to handle the administration of moving to a new country;
  • Answer phone calls and manage office administration.

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May 15

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Position: Staff Reporter (Foreign Affairs)
Posted by: The Asahi Shimbun
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

Salary: $34,800 to $37,200

The Asahi Shimbun is Japan’s leading national daily newspaper. Based in Tokyo, it has a circulation of nearly seven million. Its North American bureaus are located in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred). Background in foreign affairs and American politics is highly desirable.  Interest in East Asia preferred.  Japanese language is highly preferred.

Description

Duties include assisting our Washington-based correspondents with articles by conducting thorough background research, attending press briefings at the White House and other government agencies, gathering news and views, arranging interviews, and closely following developments in the area of foreign affairs and politics. Some administrative support, such as transcribing interviews and other assignments, is also required.

Some domestic travel may be required. This is a reporting position with no article-writing or byline opportunities. Competitive benefit package includes overtime pay, excellent medical/dental benefits, commuting expenses, and 401(k).  Position will be available immediately.

Requirement

Cover letter, resume, 2 recommendation letters.

Application Procedure

Please email the required documents to the email address below.

No clips or phone calls, please.

 

Contact Information

Hiring Manager

The Asahi Shimbun

National Press Building

Washington, D.C. 20045

AsahiDC@asahiam.com

 


May 14

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Position: Program Manager for Japan Bowl and the Japanese Language Public Relations
Posted by: The Japan-America Society of Washington DC
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumni Marc Hitzig (Niigata-ken) for the following job opening:

The Japan-America Society of Washington DC is seeking a Program Manager for Japan Bowl and the Japanese Language Public Relations.  The position will be under the direction of the Japan Bowl Director, and the responsibilities are to assist the director in the planning and managing of Japan Bowl.  The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong understanding of English and Japanese and writing skills of both languages (JLPT level N2 or higher), demonstrate leadership, initiative, and organizational skills.

The Japan-America Society has a special responsibility to the next generation of Americans, to help them learn about Japan as a country of its language, its history and culture, and its relationship with the United States.  For 25 years, Japan America Society Washington DC has been sponsoring National Japan Bowl.  It is an academic competition that tests the achievements of high school students who are studying the Japanese language and about Japan.  Every year over 250 students and teachers from around the United States participate in Japan Bowl.

Please visit the link below to find the job description.

http://www.jaswdc.org/open-position-program-manager-of-japan-bowl-japanese-language-public-relations/

If you are interested, please send a cover letter & resume to Marc Hitzig, Executive Director amhitzig@jaswdc.org


May 11

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Position: Japanese Actor/Actress
Posted by: Tai Burkholder and Elizabeth Martins
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s an opportunity to be an extra for a short film if you are ethnically Japanese. It was sent to us directly from the producer:

Seeking 7 Japanese Extras for short film to be shot in Northern VA 

Saturday June 17th and Sunday, June 18th, 2017

SAG Short Film title: Othello-san

PAID (Accepting UNION & NON-UNION submissions)

SAG Short Film seeking 7 Japanese background actors, 20-25yrs

$7.25 per hour 10 hours guaranteed 

2 days, Sat. & Sun. June 17th & 18th, 2017, Northern Virginia

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May 11

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Position: Study Abroad Coordinator
Posted by: Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ)
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job posted on the AJET Job Listings Facebook group:

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) is hiring a Study Abroad Coordinator in the Office of Student Services. The Office of Students Services (OSS) provides high-quality services to TUJ’s diverse student population to support their success and wellbeing as they become members of the university community.

Job Description:

TUJ has created a new full-time study abroad coordinator position. The coordinator will work with offices at TUJ and on Main Campus in Philadelphia to expand existing services, localize the application process, promote study abroad and campus exchange initiatives, and support students throughout the application and pre-departure process. The coordinator is responsible for working with related departments at TUJ and at Main Campus in Philadelphia to support students interested in studying abroad; working with existing Main Campus study abroad exchange partners to develop relationships with TUJ and promote programs between universities; developing materials for study abroad applications, promotion, departure orientation, and study abroad information sessions; develop content for promoting study abroad on TUJ’s website, and update website as needed.

As a member of Office of Student Services the applicant will also be asked to support new student orientations, student activities and events, and other office initiatives.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.tuj.ac.jp/joblistings/s-oss-ft-sa-coordinator-20170414.html. Questions should also be referred to the contact email in the TUJ posting.


May 9

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Position: Business Account Executive
Posted by: NIPPON SHOKKEN U.S.A. Inc.
Location: San Francisco, CA; Torrance, CA; Schaumburg, IL, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

NIPPON SHOKKEN U.S.A. Inc.  Corporate Profile

Industry

Food Manufacturing, distribution

Industry Category

Food

Description of Business

Manufacturing and Sales of Blended Sauce, Seasonings and food materials

Head Office Location

West Sacramento, California

Plant Location (Newly built and started operation in 2013)

West Sacramento, California

Date of Establishment

September 5, 2006

Annual Sales

20 Million Dollars

Number of Employees

100

Group Headquarters (Parent Company)

Nihon Shokken Holdings Co., Ltd.

Ehime, Japan

Group-wide Sales: 100 billion Yen (Fiscal Year of 2016年)

Web Site

http://www.nihonshokken.co.jp

http://www.nihonshokken.com

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May 9

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Position: Manager
Posted by: NIPPON SHOKKEN U.S.A. Inc.
Location: West Sacramento, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

NIPPON SHOKKEN U.S.A. Inc.  Corporate Profile

Industry

Food Manufacturing, distribution

Industry Category

Food

Description of Business

Manufacturing and Sales of Blended Sauce, Seasonings and food materials

Head Office Location

West Sacramento, California

Plant Location (Newly built and started operation in 2013)

West Sacramento, California

Date of Establishment

September 5, 2006

Annual Sales

20 Million Dollars

Number of Employees

100

Group Headquarters (Parent Company)

Nihon Shokken Holdings Co., Ltd.

Ehime, Japan

Group-wide Sales: 100 billion Yen (Fiscal Year of 2016年)

Web Site

http://www.nihonshokken.co.jp

http://www.nihonshokken.com

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May 9

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Position: Assistant Editor, Asian Studies & Linguistics
Posted by: Brill 
Location: Boston, MA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

BRILL

2 Liberty Sq., 11th Floor

Boston, MA 02109

POSITION – ASSISTANT EDITOR, ASIAN STUDIES & LINGUISTICS (Full-Time – 40 hours per week)

May 2017

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas, including Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Biology, and International Law. With offices in Leiden, Boston (MA) and Singapore, Brill today publishes 270 journals and about 1,000 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam exchange.

The Assistant Editor will serve as assistant to the Senior Acquisitions Editor and the Publishing Director in the areas of Asian Studies and Linguistics. and support the development of these publishing programs. The Assistant Editor is responsible for the organization and project management of these active and growing programs. Responsibilities also include liaising between production, finance, and marketing. Read More


May 9

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Position: Financial Assistant
Posted by: AXA 
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

AXA Financial Assistant

A successful and supportive collaboration and a chance to jumpstart or further your career in Financial Services industry.

We’re looking for highly motivated, achievement-driven individuals with English-Japanese bilingual skills and who want the opportunity to start or grow a financial services career with the support and strength of one of the nation’s leading financial services firms.

As an AXA Advisors financial professional, you’ll be part of a recognized, respected company that offers:

High earnings potential and comprehensive benefits Training,

  •  Training, support, and hands-on management
  • Advancement and management opportunities
  • Chance to partner with experienced agent with existing client base

*Candidate is expected to have native or bilingual proficiency and need to hold a valid work permit in U.S.  Bachelor’s degree is preferable. Series 6, 7, 66 Registrations, Life and Health license are helpful but not required before applying.  CFP® and MBA also welcome.Here’s a link to the job posting: 

Here’s a link to the job postinghttp://www.machikoizawa.myaxa-advisors.com/files/8004/Unique%20Opportunity%20at%20AXA_Advisors%2C%20LLC%20NY.pdf


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