Mar 25


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Position: Japanese Technical Translator
Posted by: Sanoh America
Location: Findlay, OH, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Mike Holmes (Niigata-ken) for the following job listing:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide language translation in a variety of settings, such as group meetings, phone calls, e-mails, reports, or other correspondence, with major focus on Engineering / technical topics.
  • Participate in a variety of business trips scenarios, such as visits to Sanoh America facilities, customers, or suppliers; Provide language translation during visits, along with related ongoing communications.
  • Serve as liaison in communications between Sanoh America and Sanoh Japan; Assist with weekly Operations / Engineering call with Sanoh Japan
  • All other Presidential support duties as assigned

REQUIRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Japanese language, or related field OR equivalent experience

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Fluency in Japanese language skills, and translation to and from English (both verbal and written)
  • Working knowledge of Japanese business culture
  • Proficiency in written / verbal communications and interpersonal skills
  • Basic knowledge of automotive industry (especially Japanese OEMs)
  • Good organizational and time-management skills
  • Intermediate skills, especially in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality

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Mar 12

Job: Associate Corporate Counsel – YKK Corporation of America (Marietta, GA, USA)


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Position: Associate Corporate Counsel
Posted by: YKK Corporation of America
Location: Marietta, GA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Please see below the job which was passed along to us:

YKK Corporation of America is seeking a corporate attorney with 5-7 years of corporate legal experience in a law firm and/or in-house corporate legal department for its in-house legal department in Marietta, Georgia.

YKK Corporation of America is the U.S. subsidiary of YKK Corporation in Japan, a global manufacturer of zippers and other fastening products. YKK
Corporation of America is also the parent company for all of YKK’s operations in the U.S., Mexico, and Central America.

This position will provide legal support primarily for YKK’s Global Marketing operations in the U.S., and will involve working with and advising the Global Marketing business teams on a variety of commercial transactions and legal issues. This position will report to the Chief Legal Counsel.

For More Information and to Apply: YKK Associate Corporate Counsel Position


Mar 11

Job: JET Program Coordinator – Embassy of Japan (Washington, DC)


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Position: JET Program Coordinator
Posted by: Embassy of Japan, JET Program Office
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

An exciting opportunity to work at the JET Program Office at the Embassy of Japan has opened up!

Application Process: If you’re interested, please see here for job duties and application procedures: https://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/english/html/JET-pc-job-announcement.pdf


Mar 10

Job: Various Teaching/Tutoring Positions – Japanese Children’s Society (New Jersey, USA)


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Position: Various Teaching/Tutoring Positions
Posted by: Japanese Children’s Society
Location: Englewood Cliffs/Fort Lee, NJ, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Please see below the document for job openings sent directly to us from the Japanese Children’s Society.

The successful applicants will teach English to Japanese students. Must be a native English speaker with a B.A. degree. Applicants with TESOL or K-12 certificates and teaching experience are highly preferred. We offer multiple positions at different locations. If you are interested in teaching at one of these locations below, please send your resume including your information
about your preferred locations and available days and time.

For more information and to apply: Employment Opportunities for English Language Teachers (Japanese Children’s Society)


Mar 9

Job: Communications and Events Associate – International Student Conferences, Inc. (Washington, DC)


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Position: Communications and Events Associate
Posted by: International Student Conferences, Inc.

Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us directly from the International Student Conferences, Inc:

It is bittersweet to share that Audrey Happ, our amazing Communications and Events Associate (CEA), has accepted a position with Pacific Forum in Honolulu, Hawaii and will depart ISC on April 3. It is bitter because we will miss her dearly, having worked with us for two years, and sweet because she is taking on an exciting new role that builds upon all that she has learned during her time with us – not to mention, allows her to be closer to her family.
 
In light of her upcoming departure, we are currently accepting applications for the CEA position.
 
Application Process: Please click here for more information and to apply. Accepting Applications on a Rolling Basis until March 22.
 

Mar 6

Job: Various Teaching/Tutoring Positions – Japanese Children’s Society (Englewood Cliffs/Fort Lee, NJ, USA)


Posted by Sydney Sparrow.
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Position: Various Teaching/Tutoring Positions
Posted by: Japanese Children’s Society
Location: Englewood Cliffs/Fort Lee, NJ, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

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Urgently Seeking

Part-time ESL/English teacher (Japanese Children’s Society, NJ)

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Jobs at Japanese Children’s Society     (February, 2020)

Employment Opportunities for English Language Teachers 

*Urgently SeekingPossible opening position in the near future

The successful applicants will teach English to Japanese students. Must be a native English speaker with a B.A. degree. Applicants with TESOL or K-12 certificates and teaching experience are highly preferred. We offer multiple positions at different locations. If you are interested in teaching at one of these locations below, please send your resume including your information about your preferred locations and available days and time.

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Mar 5

Job: Associate Program Officer – Japan Foundation CGP (New York, USA)


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Position: Associate Program Officer
Posted by:
Japan Foundation CGP
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

The Japan Foundation CGP, New York seeks an Associate Program Officer who will be responsible for the management of both institutional and other programs in Grassroots Exchange & Education. Through these programs, The Japan Foundation CGP aims to foster Japan-U.S. grassroots exchange in various ways.
 
Application Process: Please email a cover letter, resume and a one-page writing sample in English to job-opening@cgp.org. Qualified candidates will be invited for an interview.   
 
https://www.cgp.org/news191031.1 

Mar 4

Job: Program Officer – Japan Society (New York, USA)


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Position: Program Officer – Innovators Network
Posted by: Japan Society
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

Join our team at this exciting time as our new President & CEO reintroduces Japan Society for the global era in our second century of promoting mutual understanding between the United States and Japan.  The Program Officer in the Innovators Network is part of a small team that develops and implements multi-year projects to facilitate unique opportunities for leaders and innovators from Japan and the U.S. to come together, share knowledge and insight, and catalyze positive social change.

The Program Officer will also help administer the Japan Relief Fund, originally launched by Japan Society on March 12, 2011 to aid the survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake, and now includes relief efforts as a result of the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake and the 2019 Typhoon Hagibis.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Innovators Network

  • Strategize with Director on overall Network development and goals;
  • Research candidates for Innovators Network projects;
  • Initiate and develop new project ideas;
  • Draft proposals and develop project budgets;
  • Build itineraries and oversee logistics for events and schedules, including in Japanese;
  • Accompany and assist Japanese and American Network participants on Innovators Network trips in the Japan and the U.S.;
  • Implement all public programs and events related to the Network ;
  • Provide informal interpretation during the exchange programs;
  • Provide translation for documents in Japanese;
  • Work with Media & Marketing to update website with relevant material, news related to Network participants and the Japan Relief Fund (English and Japanese);
  • Produce quarterly e-newsletters and event e-blasts;
  • Update Innovators Network’s social media outlets;
  • Update database;
  • Manage Network correspondence and documentation (online and hard-copy);
  • Process payments for project and event expenses in a timely manner;
  • Prepare materials for Annual Report and prepare Japanese language section materials.

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Mar 3

Job: Multiple Positions – Allogene Therapeutics (California, USA)


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Position: Multiple Positions
Posted by: Allogene Therapeutics
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Dustin Wang (Nagasaki-ken) for the following message:

My company is hiring for other positions at this link: https://careers.jobscore.com/careers/allogene.
 
Any interested applicants can reach out to me for any questions (https://www.linkedin.com/in/dustinrwang/)  
 

Mar 2

Job: Administrative and Program Assistant – JASWDC (Washington, DC)


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Position: Administrative and Program Assistant
Posted by: Japan-America Society of Washington DC
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

Japan-America Society of Washington DC (JASWDC) is uniquely situated to pursue its mission of promoting friendship and understanding between Americans and Japanese. Drawing on the unique resources of the nation’s capital and our long history, JASWDC offers diverse programming that spans the educational, cultural, business, and policy spheres.

JASWDC seeks a dynamic administrative and program assistant who can oversee office administrative functions while providing programmatic assistance in support of the Society’s programs. The administrative and program assistant will work under the direction of the president, communications director, bookkeepers, and other permanent staff members.

More Information and to Apply: JASWDC – Administrative and Program Assistant


Mar 1

Job: Trust & Safety Policy Escalation Associate – Udemy (California, USA)


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Position: Trust & Safety Policy Escalation Associate (Japanese Fluency)
Posted by: Udemy
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

Here’s a good job for the right JET. Interested JET alums should feel free to contact JETAANC Board Member, Haj Matsukata (https://www.linkedin.com/in/matsukatah)  for more information:

https://jobs.lever.co/udemy/fb21082c-e6c1-42f7-a11d-b6ac1f0d6207  

Feb 29

Job: Japanese Summer Camp Teacher – Long Island City YMCA (New York, USA)


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Position: Japanese Summer Camp Teacher
Posted by: Long Island City YMCA
Location: Long Island City, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

Long Island City YMCA is looking for a Japanese summer camp teacher who can work from Monday, June 29, 2020 to Friday, July 24, 2020. The teacher should have native fluency in Japanese and should be able to work legally in the U.S. Salary is commensurate with experience. Experience in early childhood education is highly preferred. 
 
If you are interested, please contact Rosa or Risa at the contact info below. Feel free to share the info with anyone who might be interested.
 

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Feb 22

Job: Chief Executive Officer – Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Los Angeles, CA)

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Position: Chief Executive Officer
Posted by: Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

Chief Executive Officer search at Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles.

This is a unique opportunity to be at the helm of the largest civil rights and legal services organization representing the AANHPI communities in the country, as Advancing Justice-LA evolves to respond to current challenges to the social justice movement.

Following the bold and transformative leadership of Stewart Kwoh, past President and Founder of Advancing Justice – LA, this position will offer the new CEO the chance to promote innovative and impactful solutions for the diverse, intersectional and vulnerable communities in Southern California and beyond. 


Feb 21

Job: Assistant Correspondent – The Hokkaido Shimbun Press London Bureau (London, UK)

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

Salary: £1,500 (monthly), transportation expenses
Start Date: 1st April 2020

Here’s a job received directly from the paper:

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 4-5 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 or Europe 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.

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 the correspondent with any language difficulties they may have and help them to handle the administration of business trips;
  • Answer phone calls and manage office administration

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Feb 20

Job: Employee for the Economic Division Staff – Consulate General of Japan in New York (New York, USA)

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Position: Employee for the Economic Division Staff
Posted by: Consulate General of Japan in New York
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job sent to us directly from The Consulate General of Japan in New York:

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Seeking an Employee for the Economic Division Staff

The Consulate General of Japan in New York is currently seeking to hire an employee for the Economic Division Staff. The deadline for all job applications is 03/13/2020.

Work hours:

  • Monday through Friday, 9:15am – 5:45pm (Lunch Break 12:30pm – 1:30pm)

Responsibilities:

  • Communicating and supporting relationships with government and corporate contacts, including arranging and/or participating in meetings and reporting results clearly
  • Daily research on Japanese business issues and U.S. economic conditions
  • Writing and editing public statements and news letters by the Consulate
  • Responding to telephone and e-mail inquiries from the general public related to matters under the jurisdiction of the Economic Division
  • Various administrative duties, including support for Consulate receptions and other events (occasional after-hours work is required)
  • Other duties as deemed necessary

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