Mar 22

Job: Japan Travel Consultant – InsideAsia Tours (Boulder, CO, USA)

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


Job Title: Japan Travel Consultant
Posted by:
InsideAsia Tours
Location: 
Boulder, CO, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

InsideAsia Tours are now recruiting Travel Consultants for our InsideJapan brand in our office in Boulder, Colorado.

You will be responsible for creating, selling and delivering high quality Japan vacation packages. Most of your time will be spend interacting with clients or travel agents over the phone or by email, along with ensuring everything is in place so our clients have the best possible experience.

The role is very varied and requires strong organizational skills with an ability to handle a large variety of simultaneous tasks under strict deadlines. You will work within a team of other Travel Consultants, aiming to reach both individual and team sales targets while providing the highest level of customer service.

This position presents the perfect opportunity to begin a career in the travel industry but we are also very keen to speak to anybody with existing travel industry experience.

Originating in the UK we also have two offices in Japan, as well as one in Australia. In Boulder we have a team of twenty-four and are looking for these new Japan travel consultants to help us grow onward and upward. Boulder and the surrounding area is a fantastic place in which to live and work.

For more information about the company, role, great benefits and to apply, please see our website: https://www.insidejapantours.com/jobs/


Mar 19

Job: Summer Japanese Immersion Teacher – Concordia Language Villages (Minnesota, USA)

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


Job Title: Summer Japanese Immersion Teacher
Posted by:
Concordia Language Villages
Location: 
Minnesota, USA
Contract: Summer

Here’s a JET-relevant job received directly from the college:

Deep in the North Woods of Minnesota, Concordia Language Villages creates a place that is both culturally authentic and uniquely our own. In the Language Villages, everything from the music played to the dishes used in the dining hall reflect the culture each was designed to represent.  We are a community of educators from all corners of the globe, passionate about learning every minute of the day. Everyone—from Ph.D-level instructors with years of language-teaching experience, to former villagers returning as counselors for the first time—brings a unique expertise in language and culture. Come join us and reconnect with Japanese language and culture.

SUMMER LANGUAGE TEACHER (“CREDIT TEACHER”):

  • Teach the assigned credit classes, plan content, and implement and evaluate the plan.
  • Ensure each “villager” in the assigned credit class has achieved a minimum of 180 hours of instruction and has complied with AdvancEd accreditation guidelines.
  • Write final evaluations of each credit villager, along with a course summary.
  • Keep credit facilitator apprised of students’ progress.
  • Work under the direction of the dean and credit facilitator.
  • Assume responsibility for counseling duties, as designated by the dean, and participate in the total Village program.

Employment period is five (5) weeks, early June-mid July or early July-mid August.

Compensation: Paid orientation period; professional development in immersion methodology; ongoing observation, feedback and teacher coaching; starting salary of $400/week, plus room & board.

Positions also available in Japanese for Summer 2018 in office managers and culinary arts. For more information, visit http://www.concordialanguagevillages.org/work-at-the-villages.

To apply, visit HR.cord.edu and search “Japanese”; all related openings will appear in the search results.


Mar 16

Job: Public Relations and Communications Associate – Consulate General of Japan in 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: Public Relations and Communications Associate
Posted by:
Consulate General of Japan in New York
Location: 
New York, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job posted by the Consulate-General of Japan in New York:

The Consulate General of Japan in New York is currently seeking to hire a Public Relations and Communications Associate to be assigned to the Japan Information Center, the cultural and public affairs section of the Consulate.

Responsibilities

  • Write newsletters, social media posts, emails, and other materials
  • Coordinate the activities of government scholarship programs and exchange programs for our office
  • Assist with the activities of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program for our office
  • Contact people and organizations in an official capacity as needed for various programs including collaborating with grassroots events
  • Respond to inquiries from the general public within our jurisdiction
  • Study our organization’s objectives, promotional policies, and needs to form effective public relations strategies
  • Research and analyze Japan-related discourses and media
  • Other duties as deemed necessary

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent writing, research, communication, and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of and interest in current and international affairs
  • A commitment to promoting Japan-U.S. relations
  • Knowledge of Japanese culture, economics, history, politics, and society
  • Capable of working effectively with social media
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Ideal Candidate

  • Has a Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Politics, International Relations, or Public Relations
  • Can manage multiple projects simultaneously and adjust priorities as necessary
  • Has the ability to understand our organization and its goals from the inside and out
  • Is a quick and enthusiastic learner
  • Is deadline-oriented and possesses great reporting skills
  • Has strong Japanese language ability
  • Has prior work experience in Japan or at a Japanese company

To apply, please submit your resume with a cover letter to: kyujin2@ny.mofa.go.jp


Mar 16

Job: Political Assistant – Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA)

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Job Title: Political Assistant
Posted by:
Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago
Location:
Chicago, IL, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job posted by the Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago:

The Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago is seeking a Political Assistant at the Political Section.

Duties:

  • Research and analysis in the areas of politics in the Midwest; Data entry for statewide, congressional and some local elections from open sources;
  • Daily news monitoring and email reporting on political development in the jurisdiction;
  • Speech and presentation drafting for the Consul-General;
  • Organize meetings with the three branches of the local government, media and other organizations; Administer projects and make relevant logistical arrangements;
  • Administrative duties within the Consulate, including assistance at its events and official visits.

Application Deadline: March 29, 2018

Application Process: Full application information and submission directions: http://www.chicago.us.emb-japan.go.jp/files/000343135.pdf


Mar 16

Job: Kodansha Comics Intern – Penguin Random House (New York, USA)

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


Job Title: Summer Paid Internship Program – Kodansha Comics Intern
Posted by:
Penguin Random House
Location:
New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Penguin Random House Publisher Services is seeking a part-time paid intern for the summer of 2018 to work as part of our Kodansha Comics team in New York City. The successful candidate will perform diverse tasks spanning editorial, production, publicity, and marketing, giving the intern a chance to become familiar with every aspect of how an American manga publisher operates. As the primary role will involve either proofreading or design, the candidate will need to be extremely detail-oriented, and prior experience with writing, editing, proofreading, design, or translation is preferred.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Proofreading manga, ads, and other materials prior to publication, and/or designing advertising and images for online and print use
  • Assisting the production manager or director of publishing with data entry and checking related to production and sales
  • Handling office inventory and tracking vendor invoices
  • Other tasks depending on individual strengths and skills
  • Hours are flexible and can be tailored to fit your schedule, up to 28 hours per week.

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Mar 13

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

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Job Title: Program Assistant
Posted by:
Japan Center for International Exchange USA
Location:
New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job directly sent to us from the organization:

Japan Center for International Exchange USA (JCIE/USA)
Program Assistant

The Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE/USA) is seeking a full-time program assistant to help implement various programs and support office administrators. A NY-based nonprofit organization, JCIE/USA strengthens US-Japan relations by conducting exchanges for political leaders, fostering dialogue between policymakers and researchers, and serving as a catalyst for bilateral cooperation on shared challenges such as global health, international development, and humanitarian assistance.

The job requires considerable flexibility and strong organizational skills. Responsibilities will include: Read More


Mar 7

Job: Director of Education and Family Programs – Japan Society (New York, NY, USA)

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

 

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. Read More


Mar 7

Fellowship Opportunity: Reischauer Policy Research Fellow – dwin O. Reischuaer Center for East Asian Studies (Washington D.C., USA)

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Fellowship Opportunity: Reischauer Policy Research Fellow
Posted by:
Edwin O. Reischuaer Center for East Asian Studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Stuies (SAIS)
Location:
Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time; One Academic Year

Thanks to JET alum, Neave Denny (Okinawa-ken) for the following opportunity:

The Edwin O. Reischuaer Center for East Asian Studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Stuies (SAIS) in Washington, DC is accepting applications for the Reischauer Policy Research Fellows Program. Please see below for more information and how to apply.

Program Overview:

Inaugurated in May 2013, the Reischauer Policy Research Fellows Program is a critical element of the Reischauer Center at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC. It is designed to support the Center’s various research initiatives, while also providing recent undergraduate or graduate students with broad practical experience regarding the public and private-sector analysis process. Fellowships are paid and tenable for one academic year beginning in August 2018 with the potential for renewal for an additional year.

More information about our activities can be found on the Reischauer Center’s website (www.reischauercenter.org) and Facebook page (@ReischauerCenter). Please direct any questions about the position or application process to the Research and Program Coordinator at reischauer@jhu.edu.

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Mar 7

Job: Japanese Teacher – Bronx School of Science (New York)

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Job Title: Japanese Teacher
Posted by:
Bronx School of Science
Location:
Bronx, New York
Contract: Part-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Madeline Horan (Akita-ken) for the following job opening:

The Bronx School of Science needs a part-time Japanese teacher for three classes (two Level I and one Level II). Paid position, begins immediately.

Anyone interested should contact Lisa Rocchio at rocchio@bxscience.edu


Mar 5

Job: Marketing Associate or Instructional Designer for Online Courses – GLOBIS (Tokyo, Japan)

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Job Title: Marketing Associate or Instructional Designer for Online Courses
Posted by:
GLOBIS
Location:
Tokyo, Japa
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Alex Scharf (Yamagata-ken) for the following job openings:

Job opportunities at GLOBIS in Tokyo for English speakers. Both positions are part of a new team creating and marketing online courses on business topics.

GLOBIS is a fantastic place to work with a friendly environment for international employees, flexible hours and working style, company trips, and competitive salary.


Mar 5

Job: Japanese Instructor – Adelphi University (Manhattan or Garden City, NY, USA)

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Job Title: Japanese Instructor
Posted by:
Adelphi University
Location:
Manhattan or Garden City, NY, USA
Contract: Short-Term

Here’s a job directly from the university:

Looking for a short-term Japanese instructor to teach survival Japanese for social work students visiting Japan at the end of May 2018. We plan to meet about 3 times for about 2 hours each on a Saturday or Sunday March – May (maybe once a month) either in lower Manhattan or in Garden City, NY (Long Island).

Anyone interested should contact cnewransky@adelphi.edu. Thanks.


Mar 5

Job: Aggregation Quality Analyst – Indeed Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)

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Job Title: Aggregation Quality Analyst
Posted by:
Indeed Tokyo
Location:
Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Zandra Gilmore (Tokushima-ken) for the following job opening:

Aggregation Quality Analyst position at Indeed Toky0

ohttps://www.indeed.jobs/career/JobDetail/Aggregation-Quality-Analyst/8940

Zandra would be happy to answer any questions about the position–the job title may be a little off-putting but she states, “Indeed is a great place to work” and they’re basically looking for anyone with good problem-solving skills and proficient in both English and Japanese. If you’re interested do *not* apply yourself, send Zandra your cover letter/resume and she’ll submit them through their internal referral process. The hiring manager is giving preference to internal referrals.  You can contact Zandra at zgilmore@indeed.com

 


Mar 1

Job: ESL/English Teachers – Japanese Children’s Society (Fort Lee, NJ and Englewood Cliffs, NJ)

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Job Title: ESL/English Teachers [Urgently Seeking]
Posted by:
Japanese Children’s Society
Location:
Fort Lee, NJ and Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Contract: Part-Time

Here’s a couple of jobs received directly from the company:

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 in Japan or to Japanese are highly preferred.

Locations:

  • Japanese Children’s Society, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    • Mon-Fri: 9:30a.m.-3:30p.m.
    • We accept an applicant who can teach only on Friday, too.
    • Teaching Preschool and/or Elementary School Students (1st-6th G)
    • Start Date: From April
  • R/Lingo Learning Center, Fort Lee, NJ
    • TuesdayWednesday or Thursday9:00a.m.-11:30a.m.
    • Teaching adult students
    • Start Date: April 4th(Wed)

Employment Status: Part-time

Compensation:

  • At least $30.00/hour *we pay transportation cost additionally.
  • We’ll provide health insurance for eligible part-time teachers.

Please send your RESUME in Word or PDF format to the E-mail address below.

E-mail: ringo.nyikuei@gmail.com
Attn. Ms. Harumi Nakagawa
Tel: 201-947-4707

 


Feb 28

Job: English Teacher – b-English (Japan)

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Job Title: English Teacher
Posted by:
b-English(ビーイングリッシュ)
Location:
Yokodai, Tsukuba-Mirai, Ibaraki, Japan
Contract: Contract 

Here’s a job passed along to us from JETAANC:

Company Name b-English(ビーイングリッシュ)

HPhttps://b-en.net/

PeriodOne year

Starting DateApril 2018

Place3-23-24, Yokodai, Tsukuba-Mirai, Ibaraki

Description of Work

  • English teacher for groups of students aged between 5 to 18 and adults.
  • One lesson: 55 min.
  • Development of lesson plans
  • Preparation of lesson materials

SalaryNegotiable

HolidaysTwo days off per week.

Overtime WorkOvertime rate 25 % will be applied when daily working hours exceed 8 hours

Paid VacationApplicable after 6 months

Accommodation50% of rent will be covered by the Company

*note: Monthly rent of a two-room flat in Tsukubamirai ranges from $330 to $560.

Please send resume to Ms. Tobari: naktbr@ybb.ne.jp

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Feb 28

Job: Coordinator, Trip Development – Twentieth Century Fox (Chicago, IL)

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Job Title: Coordinator, Trip Development
Posted by:
Twentieth Century Fox
Location:
Chicago, IL
Contract: Full-time

The Trip Development Coordinator supports the Trip Development team. This team is responsible for developing new group Expeditions and new Private Expeditions for National Geographic Expeditions. 

Responsibilities 

  • Trip Development Support: Support a team of Trip Development Manager(s) and Senior Manager(s) with aspects of the development process. Research NGS/NGM databases to identify NG content, research other tour operators and compile information into a competitive analysis, write day-by-day itineraries using standard templates, create budgets using templates, draft contracts and tour addendums using templates. Support Trip Development team with other projects/tasks as needed.
  • Draft proposals/itineraries and compile competitive analysis information.
  • Sales/Marketing Support: Create sales training materials and resources for programs that are accepted.
  • Sales training materials for call center staff.
  • Database and Resource Management: Enter and maintain accurate trip and supplier information into our database. Update templates and procedures as needed, and keep trip development resources up to date and organized.
  • Accurate information for efficient operations.

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