Sep 25

Job: Administrative Assistant – Embassy of Japan (Washington, DC)

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Job Title: Administrative Assistant, Defense Section
Posted by:
Embassy of Japan
Location: 
Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

The Embassy of Japan is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Administrative Assistant in its Defense section. This individual is primarily responsible for managing the schedules and activities of diplomats in the Defense Section.

For more details regarding job responsibilities, pay and benefits, see the full listing here:http://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/english/html/job-defense-assistant.html.

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to defense@ws.mofa.go.jp by October 3rd, 2018.


Sep 25

Job: Program Officer – Cultural Vistas (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 Officer, Edmund S. Muskie Internship and TEACH USA Programs
Posted by:
Cultural Vistas
Location: 
Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to a JET alum for passing along the following job opportunity:

Cultural Vistas is seeking a Program Officer to help implement and support the Edmund S. Muskie Internship Program and TEACH USA Programs, including organizing the selection of Fulbright participants, managing graduate intern placement processes, and developing orientation and debriefing sessions.

The Program Officer will also implement other inbound placements and Exchange Visitor and Grant Programs. Successful candidates include those that have prior experiences in government exchange programs and/or placement programs.

Candidates should apply directly through the link below.

Program Officer, Edmund S. Muskie Internship and TEACH USA Programs Job Description

Sep 24

Job: Application Processing Staff Members – JET Program Office (Washington, DC)

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Job Title: Application Processing Staff Members
Posted by:
JET Program Office
Location: 
Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time Temporary

The JET Program Office at the Embassy of Japan is seeking application processing staff members for its fall 2018 processing season. Processing staff will have the opportunity to learn more about the JET Program from the inside, meet JET alumni, and become more involved with the JETAA and U.S.-Japan communities in D.C.

This is a temporary position from mid-October to late December 2018. Please find more information about the position below:

Responsibilities

  • Checking online application materials for completeness
  • Working with other processors to confirm completeness of application materials
  • Preparation of application materials for review
  • Organizing, scanning and data entry for piece mail documents

Position Details

  • Staff will work in the JET Program Office at the Embassy of Japan
    • 2520 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20008
  • Working hours are Monday-Friday from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Full-time staff are desirable but working hours are flexible within these times
  • Orientation and beginning of the contract period will be mid-October
  • Salary will be $15.00/hr
  • As this is a temporary position, health insurance and benefits are not offered

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Sep 21

Job: Administrative Assistant – The Harris Firm (Tokyo, Japan)

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Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Posted by:
The Harris Firm
Location: 
Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Part-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the law firm:

Job Description: 

Part-time law administrative positions for native and near-native English speakers that are dependable, results-oriented, problem-solving, work independently, and are good written and oral communicators.

Tasks Include:

  • Office administration,
  • Preparation of application documents
  • Sending and filing correspondences
  • Communicating with and invoicing clients
  • Arranging appointments

Application Process: To apply, send resume and cover letter as two PDF attachments to careers@harrisfirm.net


Sep 21

Job: International Search Quality Operations Analyst – Indeed (Austin, TX, USA)

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Job Title: International Search Quality Operations Analyst – Japan
Posted by:
Indeed
Location: 
Austin, TX, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to Zandra Gilmore (Tokushima-ken) for the following job opportunity with her company:

Indeed is looking for a Japanese speaker for their Search Quality team in Austin, TX.

https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=7f082549aeb261de&q=search+quality+analyst&l=Austin,+TX&tk=1cns3pbt9a39p803&from=web&vjs=3

If you are interested in the position, you can contact Zandra before applying at zgilmore@indeed.com and she can give you a referral.

 


Sep 20

Job: Television News Videographer – Tokyo Broadcasting System (Washington, DC)

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Job Title: Television News Videographer
Posted by:
Tokyo Broadcasting System, Washington DC Bureau
Location: 
Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

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

We are seeking an entry level full-time videographer to work for Tokyo Broadcasting System’s Washington DC Bureau. The main duties of the videographer will includes production of live and recorded news events, editing of video for air transmission, setting up live-shots, and performing technical administrative tasks in support of the bureau and staff.

Please note: Candidates must currently reside in the United States (Work visa support provided)

Qualifications:

  • Advanced Japanese, Conversational English
  • Strong interest in video production
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness and able to work in teams
  • Able to carry at least 10kg of equipment
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft office

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Sep 19

Job: Diplomatic Assistant – Embassy of Japan (Washington, DC)

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Job Title: Diplomatic Assistant
Posted by:
Embassy of Japan
Location: 
Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

The Embassy of Japan is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Diplomatic Assitant. This individual is primarily responsible for managing the schedules and activities of diplomats in the Political Section. Please see below for a detailed listing of responsibilities.

The Embassy offers group health insurance coverage, paid vacation and sick leave. Working hours are 9:00 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with lunch time receptionist duty once a month and the occasional weeknight and/or weekend event (paid overtime). Salary is commensurate with experience. The minimum monthly base salary for this position is $3,000 USD.

Please note: Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. green card holder. Screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Successful candidates will be requested to submit their background check information.

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Sep 19

Job: Processing Archivist – University of Colorado Boulder Libraries (Boulder, CO, USA)

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Job Title: Processing Archivist
Posted by:
University of Colorado Boulder Libraries
Location:
Boulder, CO, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JETAA Rocky Mountain president, Adam Lisbon (Hyogo-ken) for the following job opening at his university:

Processing Archivist

The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) Libraries invites applications from collaborative and innovative candidates for the position of Processing Archivist, a non-tenure-stream faculty position in the University Libraries’ Special Collections, Archives & Preservation Department.  The University of Colorado Boulder Archives was established in 1918 and holds internationally renowned manuscript, photograph, records and media collections relating to the history of the University of Colorado Boulder, the state of Colorado, the Rocky Mountain West, and transnational subjects.

The Processing Archivist reports to the Head of Archives and works in a highly-collaborative team environment.  The individual is responsible for: establishing priorities for efficiently processing the backlog of legacy collection and new acquisitions; performing arrangement, description, and physical processing of collections; creating of finding aids in ArchivesSpace; assessing preservation and conservation issues; overseeing the management of the Atomic West and the National Snow and Ice Data Center collections; working with the Head of Archives and donors on new acquisitions of archival collections; managing student workers and interns for the Archives Unit; providing primary source instruction; providing regular reference services; and coordinating outreach. This position will cultivate and advocate for an environment of diversity and inclusion based on the position’s responsibilities.

This is a renewable, non-tenure-track faculty position. Successful candidates will be expected to engage in research and professional service activities.

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Sep 18

Job: Camp English Teacher – Nissin Travel Service (Yamanashi, Japan)

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Job Title: Camp English Teacher
Posted by:
Nissin Travel Service
Location:
Yamanashi, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a one-time job received directly from Maika Kuroiwa working at Nissin Travel Service:

Dear everyone,

I am Maika KUROIWA, working for a travel agency in Tokyo, Nissin Travel Service. (HP: https://www.nissin-trvl.co.jp/ )

My team is specialized for managing educational tours, and since 2016, as one of our tours, we are managing and conducting 3 days of “English Camp” for 8th graders (about a hundred students). This “English Camp” is the school’s program aiming to improve students’ English skills, During this camp, students spend their time in a hotel for 3 days(2 nights) near the Lake Saiko, Yamanashi, and the school invite around 10 native English speakers. Students learn English through some activities, classes, interacting with native English speakers and so on.

If you are interested in becoming a teacher in this camp, and available on following days, could you please help us for conducting this program?

[Information]
Period: from October 29th (Mon) to 31st (Wed)
Place: Lake Sai-ko, Yamanashi
I appreciate if you can come to the English Camp as a English teacher and help us. If you are interested in this, please e-mail me! (m-kuroiwa@nissin-trvl.co.jp) I am looking forward to hearing from you.
Regards,
Maika Kuroiwa

Sep 7

Job: Economic Division Staff – Consulate General of Japan in New York (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: Economic Division Staff
Posted by:
Consulate General of Japan in New York
Location: 
New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the Consulate General of Japan in New York. Unfortunately, a visa sponsorship is unavailable:

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 September 30, 2018.

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
  • Daily Economic and business research
  • Responding to telephone and e-mail inquiries from the general public related to matters under the jurisdiction of the Economic Division
  • Various administrative duties
  • Other duties as deemed necessary

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent writing, research, communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of and interest in economic relations between Japan and the U.S.
  • A commitment to promoting Japan-U.S. relations
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Ideal Candidate:

  • Has a Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Economics, International Relations or Public Affairs
  • Can manage multiple projects simultaneously and adjust priorities as necessary
  • Is highly cooperative with other staff members
  • Is deadline-oriented and possesses great reporting skills

Application Process: To apply, please submit your resume with a cover letter to:  kyujin2@ny.mofa.go.jp. Only short-listed candidates who pass the first screening will be notified of the date for the interview.


Sep 5

Job: Education Assistant – Japan Society (New York, NY, USA)

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Job Title: Education Assistant
Posted by:
Japan Society
Location: 
New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the organization (sorry, no visa sponsorship):

EDUCATION ASSISTANT

The Education Assistant, working in cooperation with the Education Program team, helps organize, develop and administer programs and websites for families, K-12 teachers and students.

ABOUT THE JAPAN SOCIETY

Founded in 1907, Japan Society in New York City presents sophisticated, topical and accessible experiences of Japanese art and culture, and facilitates the exchange of ideas, knowledge and innovation between the U.S. and Japan. More than 200 events annually encompass world-class exhibitions, dynamic classical and cutting-edge contemporary performing arts, film premieres and retrospectives, workshops and demonstrations, tastings, family activities, language classes, and a range of high-profile talks and expert panels that present open, critical dialogue on issues of vital importance to the U.S., Japan and East Asia. For more information, visit our website http://www.japansociety.org.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assisting with all aspects of Education and Family Programs including Annual Festivities, Monthly Family programs, Student leadership exchange program, and Teacher training programs;
  2. Performing a wide variety of administrative functions including, but not limited to; researching and preparing materials for programs, maintaining department files, tracking program budgets, drafting grant reports, and assisting with program evaluation;
  3. Assist with the logistical arrangements for the high school student leadership exchange program;
  4. Working with other departments across Japan Society such as Media & Marketing, Finance & Administration, House Activities & Rentals, Maintenance to ensure that all programs are running smoothly;
  5. Help with the development, administration and promotion of materials on About Japan: A Teacher’s Resource website for K-12 educators;
  6. Helping to do outreach and marketing to families, teachers and schools, including sending regular email newsletters;
  7. Coordinate on-site program scheduling as well as logistical arrangements for speakers, presenters and conference participants;
  8. Assisting as needed in other areas of the Education Department. Read More

Sep 5

Job: Sales Executive Action Line (Japanese Speaking) – Hilton Grand Vacations (Honolulu, HI, USA)

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Job Title: Sales Executive Action Line (Japanese Speaking)
Posted by:
Hilton Grand Vacations
Location: 
Honolulu, HI, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s another job received directly from the company. Please note: no visa sponsorship is available.

A Sales Executive Action Line (Japanese Speaking) with Hilton Grand Vacations is responsible for welcoming primarily Japanese clients and presenting luxury Hilton Grand Vacations ownership products to potential buyers while maintaining effective communication with clients and provide follow up to ensure customer satisfaction.

What will I be doing? 

As a Sales Executive Action Line (Japanese Speaking) you would be responsible for executing your position’s responsibilities in alignment with our Spirit of Service culture and driving company success through performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Welcomes primarily Japanese clients and presents luxury Hilton Grand Vacations ownership products to potential buyers
  • Maintains effective communication with clients and provide follow up to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Liaises with Quality Assurance Managers to resolve guest related issues as they arise
  • Attends all sales training and sales meetings for key information on Hilton Grand Vacations products and related updates
  • Utilizes selling concepts prompted at Hilton Grand Vacations as well as various forms of communication (ie: email, telephone and written correspondence) to interface with guest owners
  • Has the ability to generate referral leads with each new customer
  • Promotes a positive work environment
  • Adheres to Hilton Grand Vacations core values and policies
  • Works well in a team environment while maintaining a professional and personal image that upholds the Hilton Grand Vacations standards of integrity, quality and service to customers
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Sep 4

Job: Marketing Representative Retail (Japanese Speaking) – Hilton Grand Vacations (Honolulu, HI, USA)

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Job Title: Marketing Representative Retail (Japanese Speaking)
Posted by:
Hilton Grand Vacations
Location: 
Honolulu, HI, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company. Please note: no visa sponsorship is available.

A Marketing Representative – Retail (Japanese Speaking) with Hilton Grand Vacations is responsible for the promotion and booking of eligible vacation ownership presentations, previews and the sale of mini-vacation packages to visitors and contacts.

What will I be doing? 

As a Marketing Representative – Retail (Japanese Speaking) you would be responsible for executing your position’s responsibilities in alignment with our Spirit of Service culture and driving company success through performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Responsible for the promotion and booking of eligible vacation ownership presentations, previews and the sale of mini-vacation packages to guests and visitors at various Hilton Grand Vacations retail locations in Hawaii.
  • Distribute approved promotional information and incentives to guests and visitors.
  • Generates leads and books qualified timeshare sales presentations for prospective Hilton Grand Vacations Owners, Club Members and other qualified customers.
  • Provide customer/concierge services as needed to all guests projecting a professional company image.
  • Assist in the implementation and tracking of current and future marketing programs, according to the standards of professionalism adhered to by Hilton Grand Vacations.
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Sep 1

Job: Various Positions – Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens (Delray Beach, FL, USA)

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Job Title: Various Positions
Posted by:
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
Location: 
Delray Beach, FL, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here are 5 positions at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens sent to us directly from JET alum, Wendy Lo (Toyama-ken). *Note: You must have legal status to work in the U.S. to apply for these jobs as there is no visa sponsorship:

  • Youth & Outreach Program Coordinator
  • Digital Marketing Coordinator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Facility Rental Coordinator
  • Exhibition Preperator

Application Process: Job descriptions and details on how to apply can be found here: https://morikami.org/job-opportunities/


Aug 29

Job: Consular/Administration/Accounting Clerk – Consulate-General of Japan (Melbourn, AUS)

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Job Title: Consular/Administration/Accounting Clerk
Posted by:
Consulate-General of Japan
Location: 
Melbourn, Australia
Contract: Full-Time; Monday to Friday, 9:00-17:00 (weekend and after hours work may be required for special events.)

Here’s a job from the Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne, Victoria, Tasmania, and South Australia:

Job Description:

  • Assistance with Consular services (Passports, Family register, Certificates, Visas, Overseas Voting and Assisting Japanese nationals)
  • Assistance with accounting
  • Assistance with administration
  • Assistance with reception duties
  • Handling of telephone enquiries
  • Other duties as required, including those of other sections

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Applicants must be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident (Including Visa Sub Class 820 and 309)
  • Basic Microsoft Office and typing skills
  • Excellent command of both English and Japanese (Writing & Spoken, JLPT N1 equivalent)
  • Be able to travel (overnight) to South Australia/ Tasmania a few times a year
  • Demonstrated communication and administrative skills
  • Ability to perform effectively and cooperatively within a team environment
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Availability to work on weekends and after hours to cope with unexpected incidents
  • Ability to carry heavy items
  • Holding an Australian full driver’s licence

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