Jun 16

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


Position: Short-term Secondary School English Literature Teacher
Posted by:
EduCareer
Location: Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to EduCareer for passing along the following job opening.

Description:
Application deadline: June 28, 2024
Contract period: September 2, 2024 – October 15, 2024
Location: Setagaya-ward, Tokyo
Pay/week : 80,000yen – 95,000yen (before tax) + transportation
(Total: 560,000yen-665,000yen/7weeks) *Depending on academic background and relevant teaching experience
Working days: Monday – Friday
Working hours: 8:20 – 17:20
Lessons: English Literature (17 Lessons/week)

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Jun 15

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


Position: Sales Support or Inside Sales
Posted by:
Pasona NA
Location: Lexington, KY, USA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Laura Tanaka (Osaka, 2017-2020) for passing along the following job opening.

Work Style: Hybrid is considerable after training (Once a week WFH)

1. General Position Summary:

This position is responsible for managing the traffic/claim process, overseeing staff who are responsible for the flow of goods into the country, performing inventory control, customer service and administrative support. Builds relationships with vendors and negotiates rates. Incumbent is required to be able to perform complex sales activities by him/herself.  

 2. Essential Job Functions:

Primary Job Functions

  • Performs Traffic Duties
  • Performs Inventory Control Functions
  • Provides Customer Service
  • Performs Sales Support Functions 
  • Performs Administrative Duties 
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Jun 12

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


Position: Japanese-English Bilingual Coordinator
Posted by:
Quick USA
Location: Dublin, OH, USA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Carlo Medina (Oita Prefecture, 2019-2022) for passing along the following job opening.

Description:
A very famous Japanese Manufacturing Company is currently searching for a Japanese-English Bilingual Coordinator (Translator/Interpreter) to help them by providing services to clients according to their needs, acting as liaison between employees and clients, and freelancers (interpreters and translators) and clients.

Duties include communicating with employees to provide solutions to their work problems and communicating with clients to meet their needs.

This is considered an entry level position, but advanced/native level Japanese/English is needed for this position. JET Alumni who have such level are encouraged to apply.

Your essential duties would include the following:

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Jun 11

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, New York Bureau
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to The Yomiuri Shimbun (New York Bureau) for passing along the following job opening.

Description:
Reporter / Researcher for Yomiuri Shimbun New York Bureau

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.

Japanese: http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/
English-language site is: https://japannews.yomiuri.co.jp/
Our history: https://info.yomiuri.co.jp/english/group/history/

Qualifications: Applicants must have a strong interest in current affairs, especially American society, politics, and culture. 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.

Job Description: Main duties involve research and reporting to assist the Yomiuri’s New York Bureau Chief and other Japanese correspondents stationed in New York.

In the coming months, stories related to the 2024 election and coverage of legal cases involving election disputes and former President Trump’s criminal cases will be one focus.

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Jun 8

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


Position: Assistant Clerk for the Political and Economic Section Section
Posted by:
Consulate General of Japan in Miami
Location: Miami, FL, USA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Virginia Montiel (Nagano-ken, 2016-2020) for passing along the following job opening.

Description:

  1. Conduct research and analysis on political and economic situation in the United States, the State of Florida and the region of Latin America and Caribbeans, as well as issues related to the U.S.-Japan relations and the Florida-Japan relations.
  2. Prepare for the daily news brief on local media report for the staff of the Consulate General.
  3. Prepare for public speeches for the Consul General and other diplomats.
  4. Secretarial works for arranging appointments and organizing meetings, etc.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here – https://www.miami.us.emb-japan.go.jp/files/100675739.pdf.


Jun 7

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Position: Boarding Assistant (Boy’s Residence Hall)
Posted by:
Keio Academy of New York
Location: Purchase, NY, USA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Keio Academy of New York for passing along the following job opening.

REQUIREMENT:
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from four-year College or University. Resident supervisor, camp counselor or teaching experience is a plus. CPR, First Aid is preferred. The school provides an opportunity to obtain certificates after employment. A driver’s license is strongly preferred.

JOB DESCRIPTIONS
Student Life support
o   Ensure to provide the save environment for the Residence Hall.
o   Ensure that students follow daily schedule and the Residence Hall policies set by the school.
o   Provide support and supervision for students during non-academic hours. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, manning the dormitory offices to handle requests and questions from students, supervising house sports practice/club activities/library hours/evening study hours/dining hall, and coordinating with nurse to care for sick students.

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Jun 6

Job: Admissions Advisor – Temple University (Tokyo, Japan)

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Position: Admissions Advisor
Posted by:
Temple University, Japan Campus 
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) for passing along the following job opening.

SALARY & BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with experience. Eleven (11) days paid vacation in the first fiscal year (July-June) increasing to 20 days after 6 years of employment, plus 5 paid “personal and sick days” each year. In addition, an approximately two-week company-wide break over Christmas/New Year, Japanese social insurance and pension, commuting allowance, and tuition benefits for TUJ academic programs.

OVERVIEW OF POSITION
The TUJ Undergraduate Admissions Office is responsible for reviewing and processing all applications to the TUJ undergraduate programs. The main operations are sending out admission decisions on a rolling basis, accurately entering and maintaining data in various information systems, and ensuring the smooth flow of student information between departments.

TUJ is looking for a detail-oriented individual to join the admissions team as an Admissions Advisor. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of Temple University Japan’s admissions office. The selected candidate will receive on-the-job training (OJT) following the implementation of Slate, scheduled this summer, and will play a key role in the admissions process. The office is currently operated remotely.

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Jun 5

Job: Local Staff – Consulate General of Japan in New York (New York, NY, USA)

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Position: Local Staff – Political Division
Posted by:
Consulate General of Japan in New York
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Joseph Meringolo (Fukushima-ken) for passing along the following job opening.

Description: The Consulate General of Japan in New York is currently seeking to hire a locally employed staff for the Political and General Division. The deadline for all job applications is 6/21/2024.

A. Working hours:
• Monday through Friday, 9:15am – 6:00pm (Lunch Break 12:30pm – 1:30pm)
*This position is on-site.

B. Role of the Political and General Divisions:
• The Political Division closely monitors U.S. domestic and foreign policy. On the domestic side, we place particular emphasis on the following states/territories: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands
• The General Division coordinates with all other divisions on different issues arising from the activities of the Consulate General of Japan

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May 29

Job: News Producer -Tokyo Broadcasting System International, Inc. (Los Angeles, CA)

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Position: News Producer (Los Angeles Bureau)
Posted by: Tokyo Broadcasting System International, Inc.
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Tokyo Broadcasting System International (Los Angeles Bureau) for passing along the following job opening.

Tokyo Broadcasting System International (TBS International) has an immediate opening for a news producer in our Los Angeles Bureau, covering a wide range of issues including US politics, foreign policy, economics, and general-interest stories. We are covering especially the western and midwestern states in US, western Canada, Mexico, and Peru.

This full-time position involves working closely with a correspondent 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 sometimes on short notice.

As a general rule, all writing of the article is done by the Japanese correspondent.

You should have:

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May 16

Job: Account Manager – Quick USA (Remote)

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Position: Account Manager
Posted by:
Quick USA
Location: Remote (within the USA)
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Carlos Medina (Oita-ken, 2019-2022) for passing along the following job opening.

A Japanese Manufacturing company located in New York is currently looking for a fully remote, full-time Japanese-English Bilingual Account Manager to join their team.

As an account manager, you would maintain and increase sales of the company’s residential/commercial decorative material products in the United States and other emerging markets in the Americas through building relationships and superior customer service.

This is a great company to further develop your sales experience and grow your career.

Your main responsibilities for this position would be:

  1. Perform all facets of sales activities including customer service of existing accounts, sales presentations, sample development, order solicitation, production scheduling, and after sale follow up.
  2. Communicate extensively with customers’ Purchasing, Quality Control, R&D, Design, and Logistics people as well as the Japanese headquarters sales office to provide effective products/services. Coordinates the entire process from pre-production, production, through to delivery of the products.
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May 11

Job: Reischauer Policy Research Fellow – Johns Hopkins SAIS (Washington, D.C., USA)

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Position: Reischauer Policy Research Fellow
Posted by:
The Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Devin Woods (Hokkaido-ken, 2018-2021) for passing along the following job opening.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
We are seeking a Reischauer Policy Research Fellow who will personally assist Dr. Kent Calder, Director of the Reischauer Center, with projects related to the Center’s mission of supporting the study of transpacific and intra-Asian relations. Recent topics include but are not limited to policy best practices in U.S.-Japan relations such as infrastructure, public diplomacy, and public health; the role of cities in global governance; the functioning of Washington’s “idea industry” and government-business relations; global energy security policy; and comparative Eurasian political economy.

This year’s fellows finished a three year research project on Eurasian Maritime Geopolitics, which contributed towards an upcoming book by Reischauer Center Director Dr. Kent Calder, to be published in the fall. Fellows during the 2024-2025 academic year will focus primarily on the following:

1. Current developments in US-Japan relations.
2. Developments in the US-Japan-ROK trilateral relationship.
3. The evolution of embassies as institutions, with a special focus on the US embassy in Tokyo and other relevant case studies in East Asia and beyond.

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May 9

Job: Part-time Content and Trip Itinerary Writer – Art Travel LLC (Remote)

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Position: Part-time Content and Trip Itinerary Writer
Posted by:
Art Travel LLC
Location: Remote
Contract: Part Time

Thanks to Anne Alene (Tottori-ken, 1990-1993) (Kerry Clark is posting on her behalf; Tottori-ken, 2003-2005) for passing along the following job opening.

Our travel company, Art Travel (http://www.arttravelltd.com), was founded in 2011 and is a leader in planning, arranging, and leading highly customized Japan travel programs.

Founder Anne Alene is a JET Alumna (CIR Tottori 90-93). She is looking for someone who loves Japan and is enthusiastic and dedicated to helping her create, organize, and deliver customized documents for Foreign Independent Travel (FIT) clients, specialized tour groups, and pre-and post-tour group FIT clients.

Art Travel has two types of clients:

  1. Foreign Independent Travel (FIT) clients consist of individuals, couples, families, and small groups who want to travel independently to Japan based on a customized itinerary designed by Art Travel.
  2. Museum institution and art world clients consisting of art dealers, museum directors, curators, and development staff who want to create a unique travel program to Japan (and other destinations like South Korea and Italy) with their loyal patrons, benefactors, and trustees designed and executed by Art Travel.
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May 7

Job: Associate Director of Programs – The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation (Washington, DC, USA; hybrid)

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Position: Associate Director of Programs
Posted by:
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
Location: Washington, DC, USA; hybrid
Contract: Full Time

Position Announcement:

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, a non-profit that promotes understanding and cooperation between Asia and the United States, seeks a full-time Associate Director of Programs for its Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate will be able to start work within two weeks of the job offer, in a hybrid capacity working in-office in Washington, DC at least three days a week.

Job Summary and Requirements

The Associate Director of Programs will have responsibilities in the following areas:

Program Leadership
Lead planning and implementation of Japan and Asia-wide programming, which may include:

  • U.S.-Japan Network for the Future
  • U.S.-Japan Space Forum
  • and/or other programs as assigned

Other Responsibilities

  • Perform administrative/organizational duties as required for effective operation of programs
  • Prepare and submit grant proposals, reports, concept papers: seek new grant possibilities
  • Provide task and management support to the organization’s fundraisers
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date information in database on prospective and awarded grants
  • Travel in support of programs
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Apr 26

Job: News Reporter/Research Assistant – The Yomiuri Shimbun (Los Angeles, CA)

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Position: News Reporter/Research Assistant
Posted by:
The Yomiuri Shimbun
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Deisy Moreno (Akita-ken, 2019-2021) for passing along the following job opening.

The Los Angeles Bureau of the Yomiuri Shimbun seeks a reporter/research assistant to help cover news—including in the western and midwestern states, western Canada, and Mexico.

This job primarily involves assisting the Japanese Bureau Chief by monitoring the news and suggesting stories to cover, arranging and conducting interviews, preparing research on a wide range of topics, transcribing interviews, and covering breaking news events.

The work can be fast-paced and there are daily deadlines. The position will require occasional travel to cover major news events and to report feature stories.

Research and interviews are conducted in English, but all writing of Yomiuri articles is done by the Bureau Chief in Japanese; there are no byline opportunities for this position.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here – https://www.journalismjobs.com/1686085-reporter-the-yomiuri-shimbun


Apr 12

Job: Adjunct Programming/Coding Instructor – CIEE Kyoto (Kyoto, Japan)

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Position: Adjunct Programming/Coding Instructor
Posted by:
CIEE Kyoto
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Contract: Full Time; No Visa Sponsorship

Thanks to Michele Fujii (Shiga-ken, 2010-2013) for passing along the following job opening.

Adjunct Programming Instructor for High School Summer Abroad Game Design HSSA GD Course

(June 16 – July 27, 2024)

  • 45 Contact Hours
  • Remuneration 400,000 JPY
  • Teaching location: Shijo Karasuma (1-minute from station)
  • 15-30 students
  • 9:00am -12:00pm Mondays – Fridays*

*The short-term, intensive course includes 45 contact hours during the period listed above. Contact hours will comprise both classroom lectures and hands-on programming time as well as offsite, instructor-led co-curricular activities. Students will be high school students from the United States. Courses will be taught in English and will be held in rental rooms at Kyoto Keizai Center in downtown Kyoto.

For more information about the program:
https://www.ciee.org/go-abroad/high-school-study-abroad/summer/programs/japan/kyoto/video-game-design

Application deadline: Tuesday, April 30, 2024 17:00 


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