Apr 23

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


Job Title: Assistant Producer, TV News
Posted by:
Fujisankei Communications International, Inc
Location: 
New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

Fujisankei is looking to fill Assistant Producer position in the New York’s TV News Dept.

The position is available immediately.

SUMMARY

Perform North, South and Central American news-gathering activities for broadcast in Japan, including news research and on-location producing.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

TV News

  • Research news story ideas and create proposals for Fuji Television Network, Inc. and affiliates’ news programs on a daily basis.
  • Coordinate with the Engineering department in setting up crews, satellite bookings, coverage requirements and additional outside technical support.
  • Collect information, set up interviews, and coordinate travel arrangements for any potential news, projects or breaking news.
  • Go on location and perform troubleshooting, researching, translating, directing, coordinating, driving, editing and footage transmission duties for Fuji Television Network, Inc. and affiliates’ news programs.
  • Keep up-to-date with the news through newspapers, news wires, magazines, TV monitors, Internet and Lexis Nexis.
  • Alert the NY Bureau Chief and/or Foreign News Desk in Tokyo for any breaking news.
  • Monitor AP and Reuter news sources, newspapers, magazines, television monitors for current and breaking news.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned and required.
  • Perform other duties assigned from time to time by FCI Management.

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Apr 19

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


Job Title: Account Executive – Development
Posted by:
Mutual Trading Co., Inc.
Location: 
Secaucus, NJ, USA
Contract: Full Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The position develops mainstream market especially bar market with Japanese alcohol beverages as well as barware or ingredients. Also expected to consistently provide excellent customer service to existing customers which will be asked to achieve company’s target. The position will should build relationships with customers to encourage new and repeat business opportunities.

  • Develop mainstream market especially bar market with Japanese alcohol beverages such as Shochu or Whisky.
  • Increase sales for existing customers as well as new customers including some states in East Coast.
  • Responsible for all customer communications, conflict resolution, and compliance on customer deliverables and revenue.
  • Ensures that customer issues are dealt with in an efficient manner, informing the Manager or Managing Director of any problems that may arise.
  • Taking orders and making invoices, and is responsible for payment collections.
  • Communicates the customer’s goals and represent the customer’s interests
  • Understanding of company capabilities and service, and effectively communicates all offerings to the customer.
  • Reports to the Manager, providing regular input on all account activity, including status and call reports monthly.

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Apr 16

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, Grassroots Exchange & Education and Japanese Studies Programs
Posted by:
The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership
Location: 
New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full Time

Here’s a job opening received directly from the company:

We have an opening for an Associate Program Officer in Grassroots Exchange & Education and Japanese Studies Programs and are seeking to hire a highly-skilled individual with a background in Japan.

http://www.jfny.org/files/doc/2018.4.13_Job%20Announcement.pdf


Apr 14

Posted by Tom Baker


Job Title: Volunteers (multiple categories)
Posted by: Tokyo 2020 organizing committee
Location: Tokyo and environs

“More than 110,000 volunteer roles in total are expected as part of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. This number includes 80,000 roles for Games Volunteers, 30,000 roles for City Volunteers recruited by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and a number of volunteer opportunities through other local municipalities…

“Games volunteers will be directly involved in assisting Games’ operations before, during and after the Tokyo 2020 Games, and will be expected to play an active role in helping to create a positive and exciting atmosphere, thus contributing to the overall success of the Games.

“It is essential that we involve a diverse range of people working towards the realisation of a successful Games, regardless of age, gender, nationality or the presence or absence of an impairment.”

Recruitment will officially begin in mid-September. Meanwhile, detailed information, including descriptions of multiple job categories, is available at https://tokyo2020.org/en/get-involved/volunteer/about/


Apr 6

Job: Bilingual Production Coordinator – Capcom (San Francisco, CA, USA)

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Job Title: Bilingual Production Coordinator 
Posted by:
Capcom
Location: 
San Francisco, CA, USA
Contract: Temporary to RFT

Thanks to JET alum Laura Jacob (Chiba-ken) for the following job opening at her company:

https://uscareers-capcom.icims.com/jobs/2312/bilingual-production-coordinator/job

Position Summary

Capcom is looking for a Translator/Production Coordinator with a passion for video games to join our team. We’re a dedicated, hard-working group that loves what we do and loves the brands we get to work on.

The Translator/Production Coordinator will assist the Associate Producer to facilitate internal and external communication regarding both game production and marketing tasks. Specific tasks include the translation of e-mails, documents, and materials as well as providing interpretation services during video conferences and face to face meetings. Translation and interpretation are provided in both directions (i.e. – Japanese to English and English to Japanese). Read More


Apr 6

Job: Japanese Bilingual Analyst – Apex Systems (Austin, TX)

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


Job Title: Japanese Bilingual Analyst
Posted by:
Apex Systems (Recruiter)
Location: 
Austin, TX
Contract: 1-year contract; $18.50/hour

Thanks to JET alumna Rebecca Chen (Akita-ken) for passing along this job opportunity:

Our client is looking for eager candidates to join their team to work on a large-scale data editing project. The team will be receiving large amounts of data from various outside sources and you will be responsible for editing, cleanup and overall accuracy. Attention to detail and ability to follow guidelines and project protocol will be crucial for the success of the project.

Japanese Bilingual Data Analyst

Job Description

  • Gather data through web research
  • Validate and edit existing data (including spatial data) using internal OS X app. This involves following guidelines from manager but also applying good judgement/analytical skills
  • Meet with peer group at least once a week to discuss difficulties with researching/validating/editing data and ways to improve processes and OS X app
  • Review the work of others in peer group to ensure quality & consistency

Qualifications:

  • Must have strong analytical & be quick to understand new concepts
  • Must maintain positive attitude and attention to detail when doing repetitive tasks
  • Fluency in the Japanese language is required
  • No previous experience required, role-specific training will be given

For more information or to apply, contact:
Skyler Seligman  |  Technical Recruiter  | Apex Systems
Overlook II Suite 200
4870 Sadler Road, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060
Office: 804-545-7723  |  Fax: 804-545-7701
sseligman@apexsystems.com  |  www.apexsystemsinc.com


Apr 4

Job: Private Tutoring; Liberal Arts Class Teacher – お迎えシスター (Greater Tokyo Area, Japan)

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Job Title: Private Tutoring; Liberal Arts Class Teacher
Posted by:
お迎えシスター
Location: 
Greater Tokyo Area, Japan
Contract: Full Time

This job position was sent directly from the company:

Website: https://omsister.com/

Job

  • Private tutoring for kids from 5 to 15 years old
  • Liberal arts class teacher for elementary school aged children

Qualifications

  • Able to speak English or other languages
  • Good with children
  • Can work for more than half a year
  • ¥2000~/hour(Includes transportation fee)
  • Tutors training program/year

Recruitment Process

  1. Apply
  2. Interview
  3. Results notified
  4. Contract

Please fill out the form: https://omsister.com/sister/


Apr 3

Job: Digital Media Coordinator – Japan Information & Culture Center (Washington, DC)

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


Job Title: Digital Media Coordinator
Posted by:
Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan
Location: 
Washington, DC
Contract: Full Time

Here’s a job received directly from the JICC, Embassy of Japan:

http://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/jicc/employment/dmc.html

The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Digital Media Coordinator. This individual is primarily responsible for supporting the JICC’s goal to promote a better understanding of Japan and Japanese culture through digital communications. Please see below for a detailed listing of responsibilities.

The Embassy offers group health insurance coverage, paid vacation and sick leave. Working hours are 9:00AM – 5:00PMMonday through Friday, with weeknight and/or weekend events several times a month (paid overtime). Salary is commensurate with experience. The minimum basic monthly salary for this position is $3,200.

Please note: Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. green card holder. Screening will be immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only successful candidates will be contacted. All candidates will be subject to background checks and security clearance.

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Apr 2

Job: Reporter/Researcher – Yomiuri Shimbun (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: Reporter / Researcher
Posted by:
Yomiuri Shimbun
Location: 
New York City, NY
Contract: Full Time

Here’s a job received directly from the newspaper:

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.

Website Japanese: http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/

English-language site is: http://the-japan-news.com/

Description: Main duties involve assisting the Yomiuri’s Japanese United Nations correspondent by covering the Security Council and other UN bodies, as well as working on business news. This includes covering press briefings, tracking relevant stories, arranging and conducting interviews, doing research, coming up with story ideas, etc. Applicant may also be required to work other news areas (including business and financial markets, sports, social and political news) as the situation warrants. Some transcribing of briefings and interviews is also required. Read More


Apr 2

Job: Seeking Male/Female Voice Over Actors for Japanese Product Video (New York, NY)

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Job Title: Seeking Male/Female Voice Over Actors for Japanese Product Video
Location:
New York, NY, USA
Contract: Contract

Here’s another job received directly from the company:

A multi-national Japanese technology company is seeking a Japanese voice over actor for a video that showcases a new, experimental digital service. The video is roughly two minutes long. Looking for either young adult/middle age male or female. We are based out of NYC so it would be preferable to have someone here, but not totally necessary. We will provide the script in Japanese for you to read for the voiceover recording.

Please advise if you are interested, along with your quote to matt.steiniger@isobar.com.

Thank you!


Apr 2

Job: Seeking People for Japanese Product Video (New York, NY)

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


Job Title: Seeking People for Japanese Product Video
Location:
New York, NY, USA
Contract: Contract

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

A multi-national Japanese technology company is seeking people of Japanese or East Asian decent to appear in a video for an experimental digital product. Talent will portray user of a service intended to inform millions of Japanese. This is a non-speaking role and no experience is necessary.

Seeking (4) people:

  • (1) Female ages 20-30s
  • (1) Female ages 40-50s
  • (1) Male ages 30-40s
  • (1) Male ages 60s+

COMMITMENT: Half day (6 hours maximum) during daylight hours

DATES: (Pending) April 12th, 13th, or 14th, 2018

LOCATION: Filming in NYC modern apartment, or at a retail location depending on the role

COMPENSATION: $100 and lunch provide

Please send your e-mail, phone number and one or more photo to matt.steiniger@isobar.com.

Thank you!


Mar 27

Job: Account Manager / Project Manager (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: Account Manager / Project Manager
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full Time

One of Japan’s leading communications and advertising agencies is looking for a native English speaking (fluent business Japanese) talented individual to manage several projects over the course of 14 months. This individual would work of 5-7 accounts in different industries, each requiring the following skills.

  • Basic project management skills such as scheduling, budget, and resource management
  • Corresponding via e-mail with overseas clients (very frequent)
  • Conference calls with clients overseas (Boston, Madrid) (less frequent)
  • Presentations/proposals to clients (mostly in English)—the actual content of the presentation will be put together by an in-house specialist/team of specialists
  • Knowledge and familiarity of global business practices—somebody who can help explain to local Japanese staff what the non-Japanese client is truly expecting and measuring those expectations against what can actually be delivered
  • Media planning / execution (a specialist would support with this so no prior knowledge of media is required)
  • Creative planning / execution (a specialist would support with this so no prior knowledge of creative is required).
  • Basic translation
  • Other account management work such as basic invoicing / systematic work
  • Native English, fluent business Japanese

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Mar 27

Job: Staff Reporter – The Asahi Shimbun (Washington, DC)

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


Job Title: Staff Reporter (Defense)
Posted by:
The Asahi Shimbun
Location: 
Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full Time

Here’s a position sent directly from the Asahi Shimbun:

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 preferred.

Description

Duties include assisting our Washington-based correspondents with articles by conducting thorough background research, attending press briefings at the Pentagon 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. Read More


Mar 27

Job: Two Positions – CSI Group (Lexington, KY, USA)

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


Job Title: J/E Translator/Administrator and Bilingual  Project Coordinator
Posted by:
CSI Group
Location: 
Lexington, KY, USA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to JET alum, Thad Johnson (Hyogo-ken) for the following job openings at his company, CSI Group:

J/E Translator/Administrator

Our project workload has been steadily increasing globally; we’re expanding our bilingual staff to keep up with client demands. We’re adding administrators/translators that are able to support internal document translation between our US headquarters and global subsidiaries. Documents to be translated include but are not limited to: meeting agendas, engineering specifications, accounting reports, general email correspondence, etc.  Some daily administrative tasks such as scheduling travel, coordinating meetings, preparing presentations, planning, etc. are also expected.

This position requires strong language skills (JLPT N2) and a knowledge of Japanese and American business culture. Experience within the automotive manufacturing sector is valuable for this position and technical vocabulary and experience is beneficial.

A minimum of three years of relevant experience is desirable. We utilize Microsoft Office products daily so a working command of these products will serve you well.  This full time position includes competitive benefits and is based out of Lexington, KY.  Some domestic/international travel required.

Bilingual  Project Coordinator

We’re working with a global automotive leader to procure third party welding and conveyance equipment from overseas. We’re expanding our project management team in order to meet target schedules. We’ll facilitate the design, build, buy-off,  import and installation of the target equipment at manufacturing facilities throughout North America. Monthly travel domestically and internationally is expected.

The ideal candidate is bilingual in English and Japanese, and is capable of facilitating clear project terms to all parties. We’re looking for someone experienced in managing turn-key projects, including delivery of the actual equipment to our client’s site.

Experience reading mechanical/electrical drawings/operating standard mechanical design software is beneficial. An engineering degree or equivalent experience is required.

Previous exposure to the automotive manufacturing sector is valuable for this position.

This full time position includes competitive benefits and is based out of Lexington, KY.

Application Process: If interested in either position, please contact Thad Johnson at tjohnson@csi-ky.com or 859-321-1145

 


Mar 24

Job: Multiple Positions – Japan Society (New York, NY)

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


Job Title: Development Officer and Director, Education & Family Programs
Posted by:
Japan Society
Location: 
New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full Time

Here’s a couple of career opportunities received directly from the organization:

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

The Development Officer works as part of the Corporate Giving team to maintain and expand the corporate membership program while working closely with other Development staff on special events and other projects as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the Director of Corporate Giving to develop strategies for recruitment and retention of corporate members and program sponsors;
  • Arrange and participate in regular cultivation visits with existing and potential donors;
  • Identify and research new prospects;
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, proposals, marketing and benefits materials for corporate memberships and corporate sponsorships;
  • Cultivate corporate members to provide additional support by holding events at Japan Society’s landmark building, and providing corporate sponsorship of the Society’s cultural, educational, and policy programming;
  • Work with the Corporate Giving team to process and send out monthly renewal, upgrades, and solicitation materials to all corporate members along with follow-up;
  • Respond to requests for information via phone, email, and mail;
  • Steward donors and fulfill benefit requirements and requests;
  • Work closely with Development team to obtain corporate support and attendance at Japan Society’s annual dinner.

For more information and to apply for the Development Officer position, please click here.

DIRECTOR, EDUCATION & FAMILY PROGRAMS

The Director, Education & Family Programs is responsible for all aspects of Japan Society’s Education and Family Programs. This includes positioning Japan Society as a leader in the field of US-Japan educational exchange. The Director is responsible for program operations, supervision of Education Department staff, and development of new program initiatives. Key programs include the Junior Fellows Student Exchange Program featuring study-tours for American and Japanese high school students, professional development workshops for K-12 teachers, promotion of and development of dedicated curriculum website for educators, “About Japan: A Teacher’s Resource”, on-site programs at New York City public and private schools, and public programs for families and children. The Director is required to take an active role in fundraising, and to collaborate with the Development Department on raising funds for Education Department programs. The position requires travel to Japan, and extensive communication with Japanese partners. For more details regarding the Education Program, please visit https://www.japansociety.org/page/programs/education_family.

For more information and to apply for the Director, Education & Family Programs position, please click here.


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