Sep 17

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


Job Title: Associate Program Officer, Arts & Cultural Exchange
Posted by: The Japan Foundation

Location: New York, NY
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the organization:

Established by the Japanese government in 1972, the Japan Foundation’s mission is to promote international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries. The Japan Foundation’s activities consist of three major programs: 1) Arts & Cultural Exchange; 2) Japanese-Language Education Overseas, and 3) Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange. For more information, please visit our websites at www.jfny.org and www.jpf.go.jp.

The Japan Foundation, New York seeks an Associate Program Officer for the Arts and Cultural Exchange program. This program promotes the introduction of Japanese arts and culture as well as exchanges between Japan and the United States through various fields of arts and culture. This position will report to the Program Director of Arts and Cultural Exchange.

More Information and To Apply: https://www.jfny.org/karashi/wp-content/uploads/Job-Announcement201909.pdf


Sep 14

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


Job Title: Staff Writer 
Posted by: Nichi Bei Foundation

Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here are a couple of jobs received directly from the organization:

Ten-year-old nonprofit ethnic community newspaper with a 120-year historic legacy of community leadership through media is seeking a dedicated, hard-working individual to write about community news and issues.

Job Description: The staff writer position is multifaceted, covering a variety of community news, breaking news and feature stories for a bi-weekly nonprofit ethnic community newspaper based in San Francisco’s Japantown. The position is budgeted for 32 hours per week, with full medical, dental and vision premiums paid after a three-month probationary period.

Candidate should possess the following qualities and qualifications:

  • B.A. in journalism or equivalent
  • Strong writing, editing and grammar capability with attention to detail
  • Strong interviewing skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and under deadlines
  • Background in issues pertaining to Japanese American and Asian American communities
  • Photography skills
  • Background in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop preferred
  • Japanese language skills a plus
  • A natural curiosity
  • Multimedia skills (video) a plus

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Sep 13

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


Job Title: Part-Time Bookkeeper/Office Manager
Posted by: Nichi Bei Foundation

Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Contract: Part-Time (may be combined with another position for more hours)

Here are a couple of jobs received directly from the organization:

The Nichi Bei Foundation, a nonprofit educational and charitable foundation serving the Japanese American community, is seeking a part-time Bookkeeper/Office Manager, between 15-20 hours a week. The Nichi Bei Foundation publishes the Nichi Bei Weekly, a nonprofit Japanese American community newspaper, and presents educational programs.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who seeks part-time work, flexible hours and meets the following requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Past Bookkeeping/Accounting experience 3+ years
  • Person must be proficient in Quickbooks and Excel and CRM (customer relations management) software (DonorView preferred)
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated, efficient and shows initiative
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a small office environment
  • Produce accurate work
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Knowledge/familiarity of Japanese American community preferred

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Sep 13

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


Job Title: Multi-Cultural Executive Liaison 
Posted by: MonoSol

Location: Merrillville, IN, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Extremely exciting opportunity for the right candidate to utilize their extensive knowledge and experience in both the Japanese and US cultures and languages.

MonoSol (Chicagoland Area) is the most exciting, fast-growing Division of the widely known and respected Kuraray company in Japan. Seven years after a merger, MonoSol is becoming more involved in the global growth of Kuraray. This role will be the critical liaison between our President and Executive Leadership team and members the Kuraray Company in Japan and other parts of the world.

Responsibilities

  • Translation and Communication
    • Translate reports Japanese:English: Japanese
    • Coordinate and attend meeting where translation is required in Japan and USA and Europe for CEO and other Executives in real time
  • Coordinate and Plan logistics for Various Executive and Collaboration  Meetings in Japan
    • Coordinate and schedule meetings for the CEO in Japan with all stakeholders
    • Participate in the preparation of slide decks in Powerpoint
    • Draft white papers and investment review reports and send to Corporate Planning department

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Sep 12

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


Job Title: Global Health Program Officer
Posted by: Japan Center for International Exchange USA

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

Thanks to JET alum, Stephen Mchugh for the following job opening with his organization:

Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE/USA) is currently looking for someone to fill the role of Program Officer for our global health programs. More Info here: http://jcie.org/201908-job-announcement

Some additional info about the job:

This would be a senior position for someone who already has some professional experience, especially in the field of global health or human security. We are looking for people who are excellent writers in English but are also comfortable working in a bicultural English/Japanese work environment. Since JCIE is a small office the Program Officer will be responsible for multiple aspects of global health programs at JCIE including; managing donor/grant relations, developing new proposals, and implementing existing programming.

Application Process: Interested applicants should send their resume and a cover letter to smchugh@jcie.org.


Sep 11

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


Job Title: Education Abroad Coordinator
Posted by: California State University Los Angeles

Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

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

https://cmshr.calstatela.edu/psp/HLAPRDG/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=180314&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

Sep 10

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Job Title: Corporate Relations Manager and Marketing Coordinator
Posted by: Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here are listings for a Corporate Relations Manager and Marketing Coordinator at the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia that were passed along to us:

http://japanphilly.org/about/work-with-us/


Sep 4

Job: Global Health Program Officer – Japan Center for International Exchange (New York, NY, USA)

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


Job Title: Global Health Program Officer
Posted by: Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE/USA)

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

Thanks to JET alum, Stephen Mchugh for the following job opening with his organization:

Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE/USA) is currently looking for someone to fill the role of Program Officer for our global health programs.

This would be a senior position for someone who already has some professional experience, especially in the field of global health or human security. We are looking for people who are excellent writers in English but are also comfortable working in a bicultural English/Japanese work environment. Since JCIE is a small office the Program Officer will be responsible for multiple aspects of global health programs at JCIE including; managing donor/grant relations, developing new proposals, and implementing existing programming. Interested applicants should send their resume and a cover letter to smchugh@jcie.org.

Application Process: http://jcie.org/201908-job-announcement


Sep 3

Job: Associate Director/Director of Graduate Admissions and Global Engagement School of Law – St. John’s University (New York City, NY)

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


Job Title: Associate Director/Director of Graduate Admissions and Global Engagement School of Law
Posted by: St. John’s University

Location: New York City, NY
Contract: Full-Time

A great JET-relevant opportunity at St. John’s Law School, where I work along with two other JET alumni.

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We are hiring for a new Associate Director or Director of Graduate Admissions and Global Engagement at St. John’s Law.  You can find the position description and application here:

https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218580&version=1&source=listserv

This is a wonderful opportunity for someone passionate about international legal education who seeks to be a part of a warm, collaborative, and highly-productive team.  It will involve significant international recruitment travel, as well as oversight of our LL.M. admissions operations.


Aug 29

Job: Program Coordinator – Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles (San Francisco, CA, USA)

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


Job Title: Program Coordinator – Cultural Diplomacy
Posted by: Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles

Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job sent to us directly from the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles:

https://www.la.us.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/program_coordinator.html

The deadline is Wednesday, September 4th. Additionally, they don’t cover any travel costs to come interview. Best of luck!


Aug 29

Job: Bookkeeper/Office Manager – Nichi Bei Foundation (San Francisco, CA, USA)

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


Job Title: Bookkeeper/Office Manager
Posted by: Nichi Bei Foundation

Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Contract: Part-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the organization:

The Nichi Bei Foundation, a nonprofit educational and charitable foundation serving the Japanese American community, is seeking a part-time Bookkeeper/Office Manager, between 15-20 hours a week. The Nichi Bei Foundation publishes the Nichi Bei Weekly, a nonprofit Japanese American community newspaper, and presents educational programs.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who seeks part-time work, flexible hours and meets the following requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Past Bookkeeping/Accounting experience 3+ years
  • Person must be proficient in Quickbooks and Excel and CRM (customer relations management) software (DonorView preferred)
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated, efficient and shows initiative
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a small office environment
  • Produce accurate work
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Knowledge/familiarity of Japanese American community preferred

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Aug 28

Job: Full-stack Developer – Tofugu (Remote)

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


Job Title: Full-stack Developer
Posted by: Tofugu

Location: Remote
Contract: Full-time

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

Tofugu is looking for a full-time full-stack developer to help maintain and build features for WaniKani (our kanji learning application) and Tofugu (our blog). “Full Stack” can mean a lot of things, but we are looking to hire someone who leans slightly towards the “front-end” spectrum of “full-stack,” has a high level of proficiency in Ruby and Ruby on Rails, and loves working in a team environment.

As a generalist, you have deep-but-not-as-deep experience with various front-end technologies and languages, and a working knowledge of how to make it appear as a working website on the internet. Your experience and abilities should be at a level where you can immediately make contributions and take ownership of projects.

Application Process: https://www.tofugu.com/jobs/full-stack-developer/

Application Deadline: September 8, 2019

Aug 28

Job: Customer Support Specialist – Tofugu (Remote)

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


Job Title: Customer Support Specialist
Posted by: Tofugu

Location: Remote
Contract: Part-time

Thanks to JET alum, Jennifer Kim (Nara-ken) for passing along this job opportunity:

Tofugu is seeking a remote part-time Customer Support Specialist to provide customer support for its Japanese language learning properties – Tofugu and Wanikani. In this role, you will be responsible for helping people to learn how to learn Japanese, whether that’s helping them learn how to use WaniKani, suggesting a Tofugu article that solves their problem, or even just giving some of your own advice.

The role will be 20-25 hrs a week, and there may be a weekend shift. The customer support team is very small and works in different timezones. During onboarding, the specialist will be working closely with the lead on the west coast. The role is remote, but you must be based in a North American timezone. Nice-to-have: WaniKani user experience and higher than JLPT N5

Application Process: https://www.tofugu.com/jobs/customer-support-specialist/


Aug 27

Job: Report Editor – J-Screen K.K. (Tokyo, Japan)

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


Job Title: Report Editor
Posted by: J-Screen K.K.

Location: Daikanyama, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Contract: Full-time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

J-Screen K.K. assists companies mitigate financial, legal, and criminal risks through the design and implementation of formalized, ethical and comprehensive individual and organizational screening programs.  J-Screen reports focus on publicly available information and public records relating to companies and individuals.

Position

This position is responsible for editing English language individual background screening reports and company due diligence reports.

Responsibilities

  1. Editing English language individual background reports and company due diligence reports.
  2. Drafting and editing client emails.
  3. Managing overseas information vendors.
  4. Conducting English language phone verifications with overseas employers and universities as required.

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Aug 27

Job: Webpage Management and Public Relations Position – Consulate General of Japan (Boston, Massachusetts)

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


Job Title: Webpage Management and Public Relations Position
Posted by: Consulate General of Japan in Boston

Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to Adrian Hatton, the current JET Program Coordinator at the Consulate General of Japan in Boston for passing along another job opportunity:

https://www.boston.us.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/Employment_Webpage_Management.html


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