May 23

Job: Teaching Fellows, Lead Teachers, and Specialists – KIPP Careers (Boston & Lynn, MA, USA)

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


Job Title: Teaching Fellows, Lead Teachers, and Specialists
Posted by: KIPP Careers
Location: Boston & Lynn, MA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to current JET, Yoshika Wason (Aomori-ken) for the following openings with her former employer:

Openings for the 2019-2020 school year include teaching fellows, lead teachers, and specialists.

Full descriptions here: https://kippcareers.secure.force.com/JOBBOARD?SITE=MASSACHUSETTS


May 23

Job: Research Analyst – Brookings Institution (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: Research Analyst
Posted by: Brookings Institution
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks again to JET alum, Rachel Brisson (Fukui-ken) for passing along the following job opening with her company:

https://careers-brookings.icims.com/jobs/1972/research-analyst%2c-cue-%28job-id%3a-2019-1972%29/job


May 21

Job: Program Coordinator – Brookings Institution (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: Program Coordinator, Global Economy, and Development
Posted by: Brookings Institution
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Rachel Brisson (Fukui-ken) for passing along the opportunity with her company:

Project Coordinator, Center for Universal Education

May 20

Job: Multiple Listings – Tofugu (Portland, OR, USA or Remote)

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


Job Title: Multiple Listings
Posted by: Tofugu
Location: Portland, OR, USA or Remote
Contract: Full-Time

Here are some jobs passed along to us directly from the company:

“Tofugu is comprised of individuals who are passionate about education, Japan, and the Japanese language. We are a profitable company with ten full-time employees and a large group of part-timers & contractors” -copied directly from the job listing from the link below. Here is the current list of full-time available jobs:

  • Customer Support Manager
  • Front End Engineer
  • Japanese Language Writer and Researcher
  • Software Engineer
  • Mobile Applications

Application Process: Find more information here: https://www.tofugu.com/jobs/?utm_source=Mailchimp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Email%20Template%20Tofugu%202019%20Jobs%20Header


May 17

Job: Senior Analyst – Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. (Washington, D.C., USA)

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


Job Title: Senior Analyst
Posted by: Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job via JETAADC:

Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. is currently looking to fill a Sr. Analyst position in their Washington, DC office.

Mitsui’s Washington, DC office was established as a corporate branch in 1979 to monitor U.S. political, economic, legislative, and regulatory issues in Washington with some focus on energy and natural resources business field and on local international institutions such as World Bank, IMF, IDB and so forth. WSHZZ also expanded intelligence field to trade because it became a large political and economic issue between U.S. and Japan as Japanese economy grew fast in 1980s.  U.S. government driven new technologies are also of our interest.

Regionally, we monitor not only U.S.-Japan relationship, but also U.S. and other nations’ relationship on a bi-lateral or group basis while we focus on political and economical information of Latin American nations as Mitsui & Co. (USA) covers Americas in its entirety. With our stock of experience and information as well as good connections to key players in Washington, DC, we would like to be a strong internal business partner providing information and guidance of interest to Mitsui management and colleagues.

Sr. Analyst Position Summary:

This position is responsible for conducting research for Mitsui USA and Mitsui Tokyo. The incumbent will support Washington DC office’s intelligence activities with reports and networking.

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May 16

Job: ENL/ELA Teachers – Keio Academy (Westchester, NY)

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


Job Title: ENL/ELA Teachers
Posted by: Keio Academy
Location: Westchester, NY
Contract: Full-Time

See below, originally received via the Hunter TESOL Alumni listserv–

Keio Academy is seeking ENL/ELA Teachers for the 2019-2020 school year. Our school is a Japanese boarding school located in Westchester County, NY.  All of our students are ENL students at various levels. We are seeking ENL teachers who can also teach ELA.

Next school year, we are going through a major curriculum change and we need enthusiastic, passionate ENL teachers who can work with Content Area teachers to serve the needs of ELLs in various levels and classes.

More detailed information on the school website’s employment page, https://www.keio.edu/page.cfm?p=511

We look forward to hearing from interested candidates!

Best,

Yumiko Bendlin


May 15

Job: U.S.-Japan Related Opportunities – JUSFC (U.S./Japan)

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


Job Title: U.S.-Japan Related Opportunities
Posted by: JUSFC
Location: U.S./Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to Stephanie Sanders (Akita-ken) for forwarding the following new resource:

If you’re on the hunt for Japan-related opportunities (grants/fellowships, internships, and jobs), be sure to check out this new resource recently launched by the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission – JUSFC, Nichibei Connect: https://www.nichibeiconnect.com/


May 14

Job: Producer – TV Asahi (Washington, D.C., USA)

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


Job Title: Producer
Posted by: TV Asahi
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-Time

Overview:

The Washington, D.C. Bureau of TV Asahi, a nation-wide Japanese TV network is currently seeking candidates for a full-time Producer.

Producer Position: The Producer will assist the Bureau in its news-gathering, reporting, and production activities for news broadcasts in Japan.  Expected duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting correspondents and cameramen, both individually and alongside fellow producers
  • Researching topics of interest, filming, and communicating/negotiating both inside and outside the company
  • Researching, planning, and assisting with travel for feature stories
  • Helping fellow producers with news-gathering, scheduling, and other tasks
  • Assisting with field work and business trips
  • Performing other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by management

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May 10

Job: President and CEO – Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (Los Angeles, 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: President and CEO
Posted by: Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC)
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

The Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) in Los Angeles has engaged Koya Leadership Partners in the search for its new President and CEO.

JACCC is looking for a visionary and entrepreneur with a passion and interest in promoting Japanese and Japanese-American performing, visual, and culinary arts to lead the organization into its next phase of growth and success.

JACCC produces a series of multidisciplinary programs inspired by Japanese tradition and energized by the future. Each year JACCC attracts more than 121,000 people representing a multi-generational, multi-ethnic audience from across the world. The organization is now looking for a leader who can continue to build upon this incredible momentum to help JACCC support the Little Tokyo and Japanese-American community by serving as a hub for visual and performing arts, strengthening ties with Japan, and developing and producing dynamic cultural programs – especially with the upcoming launch of the Watanabe Culinary Cultural Center.

 

Application Process: For more information on this exciting role, please click here.


May 9

Job: Various Teaching Positions – International Charter Academy of Georgia (Marietta, GA)

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


Job Title: Various Teaching Positions
Posted by: International Charter Academy of Georgia
Location: Marietta, GA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Jessica Cork (Hiroshima-ken) for passing along the following job opening:

International Charter Academy of Georgia, a Japanese-English Dual Language immersion program serving a multi-cultural, multi-linguistic, multi-lingual K-5 community in Peachtree Corners, GA is seeking qualified and passionate full-time professionals, Special Education and Japanese teachers to (1) provide high-quality instruction and (2) help our school realize its mission to broaden the horizons of students in Georgia so that they may become global citizens who promote peace around the world.

Our core values are diversity, accountability, responsibility, leadership and commitment. Visit our website at https://www.internationalcharteracademy.org/

Application Process: If you feel that your core beliefs are aligned with our mission—please email Ranzy Kocho-sensei at  t.ranzy@internationalcharteracademy.org.


May 8

Job: Park Assistant – Higashikawa Town (Hokkaido, Japan)

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


Job Title: Park Assistant
Posted by: Higashikawa Town
Location: Hokkaido, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

Higashikawa Town is seeking colleagues from overseas who are fluent in both Japanese and English.

Ideal Candidates: 1 person from Taiwan; 1person from Italy, Australia or Canada

About the Job: Provide information about Asahidake, Daisetsuzan National Park, and Daisetsuzan Culture. Provide general information to overseas tourists and hikers.

Application Deadline: May 17th, 2019

Duration of Appointment: August 1st, 2019~March 31st, 2024 (the contract shall be renewed yearly)

Application Process: Please visit the following website carefully before applying.


May 6

Job: Reischauer Policy Research Fellows Program – The Edwin Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies (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: Reischauer Policy Research Fellows Program
Posted by: The Edwin Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies
Location: Washington, D.C. USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Neave Denny (Okinawa-ken) for the following opportunity: Reischauer Policy Research Fellows Program.Please click below for information regarding the Program and how to apply.

Reischauer Policy Research Fellows Program Description


May 5

Job: Technical Account Manager – SalesTribe (Sydney, Australia)

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


Job Title: Technical Account Manager – Japanese Speaking
Posted by: SalesTribe
Location: Sydney, Australia
Contract: Full-Time

Here is a job courtesy of JETAA NSW:

At SalesTribe we are excited to be partnered with a Global SaaS vendor who empowers IT, professionals, to properly assess, deploy, and manage technology solutions in a cloud-first world. They have successfully delivered IT software solutions to more than 6.5 million end users across 31,000 customers in 155 countries. – Mission – to build a platform where businesses discover, implement, and manage a vast collection of IT services through automation. We are empowering our customers to be more profitable in the cloud era.

We are looking for: Pre or Post – Sales Specialist to support growth efforts in Japan. Based in either Australia, Singapore or Japan – you MUST be fluent in Japanese both oral and written communication.

What You’ll Do?

  • Ability to understand customer’s technical requirements and advise on the appropriate solutions
  • Proven experience delivering cloud-based products and SaaS applications
  • Strong technical background to diagnose customer problems and convey details back to the business through a deep technical understanding of service
  • Regular meetings with the Sales, Marketing and Delivery teams to ensure effective communication and sharing of knowledge
  • Communication/social skills to engage with both technical and non-technical contacts across all mediums but primarily email, telephone, chat and video conferencing.

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May 4

Job: Assistant Manager – JTB (Sydney, Australia)

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


Job Title: Assistant Manager (Japanese Speaking)
Posted by: JTB
Location: Sydney, Australia
Contract: Full-Time

Here is a job courtesy of JETAA NSW:

The Company:

JTB is a well established global travel company with presence in 39 countries. We pride ourselves on providing our customers and clients with the best travel experience possible.

The Position: 

Due to company expansion, we require a Japanese speaking Assistant Manager to join our LOOK Centre Team based in the Sydney CBD Office. This position will be responsible for leading and motivating the team, and will assist the Manager with department budgets, sales and cost control. This role will also involve aspects of planning package tour products, as well as booking and purchasing tour components. This role is suitable for candidates with previous leadership experience in this field.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Department Manager in all required areas, and manage the team in their absence;
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets, and monitor costs;
  • Lead, motivate and coach team members to achieve KPIs and targets;
  • Respond to enquiries from JTB Japan;
  • Research information, liaise with local suppliers & negotiate prices;
  • Maintain good relations with suppliers in Australia;
  • Supply information to the JTB Planning Team, and prepare proposals for Japan Package Tours;
  • Input information on Australian hotels in Japanese brochures in Japanese;
  • Conduct inspections of tours and hotels when required;
  • Travel interstate and overseas when required to negotiate with suppliers and clients.

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May 3

Job: Executive Assistant – Kyocera Document Solutions Pty Ltd (Sydney, Australia)

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


Job Title: Executive Assistant (Must be fluent in Japanese and English)
Posted by: Kyocera Document Solutions Pty Ltd
Location: Sydney, Australia
Contract: Full-Time

Here is a job courtesy of JETAA NSW:

Kyocera Documents Solutions, a market leader in the business equipment industry has a rare opportunity for an Executive Assistant to support our Managing Director.

The successful candidate must be able to confidently communicate (verbally and in writing) in both English and Japanese and will be responsible for performing a range of duties, including but not limited to;

  • organising business appointments and travel arrangements for the MD and other Japanese guests
  • screening telephone calls, fielding enquiries and requests
  • escalating urgent matters for the MD’s attention
  • managing the MD’s diary
  • communicating on the MD’s behalf with other executives, suppliers and clients
  • co-ordinating the organisation of business functions, lunches & dinners
  • preparing complex, high quality presentations and monthly reports
  • taking minutes

To start your long and rewarding career with Kyocera, you will be an experienced Executive Assistant with proven experience working at a senior management level. You will also need to demonstrate:

  • strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • ability to confidently communicate in both in Japanese and English
  • exceptional corporate presentation and excellent people management skills
  • high proficiency in Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)
  • ability to liaise at an executive level and work under pressure
  • excellent organisational and administration skills
  • a sharp eye for detail
  • the ability to work with Australian & Japanese cultures
  • ability to work autonomously, employ initiative to find solutions, prioritise and exercise discretion.

Application Process: For more information and to apply please click here.


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