Jul 20

Job: Curriculum Trainer – International Foreign Students Association (Saitama or Osaka, Japan)

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


Job Title: Curriculum Trainer
Posted by: International Foreign Students Association

Location: Saitama or Osaka, Japan
Contract: Full-time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

弊社の幼児英語教育カリキュラムは、7万人以上の子供たちが学んでいます。子供が好きで英語教育に携わりたい方を募集いたします。

More than 70,000 children are learning our infant English education curriculum. We are looking for people who like children and want to engage in English education.

▼会社情報
<業種>IT、通信業
<本社>仙台市
<海外拠点>アメリカ/中国/インド/ベトナム/韓国/マレーシア/ブラジル

▼求人情報  Job Overview
【職務内容】
<職種>カリキュラムトレーナー Curriculum trainer

<業務内容>・当社の幼児英語教育カリキュラムの指導教師へのレッスンサポート、導入園への訪問、各種イベントの企画・運営等
Support for lessons in the preschool English education curriculum, visits to introduced schools, planning and management of various events, etc.
<雇用形態>有期労働契約社員(評価に基づき契約期間の延長又は正社員の登用あり)、チームリーダー、マネージャーへの昇格有り。
<勤務地>弊社関東支社(埼玉県川口市)、または関西支社(大阪市中央区)

【募集対象】
<募集対象>中途
<必須条件>

・英語の教務経験または教務サポート等それに準じた経験(3年程度)
・日英バイリンガル(国籍は問いません)
・英会話力が指導者レベルの方
・要普通自動車運転免許
・English teaching experience or teaching support experience (about 3 years)
・Japanese-English bilingual
・Tutor level English conversation skills
・Driving license

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Jul 19

Job: Japanese Instructor – Hills Learning (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: Japanese Instructor
Posted by: Hills Learning
Location: New York, NY
Contract: Part-time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

Hills Learning, a professional language school with a reputation for quality education in Asian languages, is looking to recruit part-time teachers for their core languages: Japanese.
Our main center is located next to Grand Central.

We are looking for part-time language teachers with a passion for sharing their cultures, and an aptitude for teaching their native languages. Our mission is to “inspire the confidence to communicate in a foreign language, stimulate motivation to achieve each individual’s goals, and encourage a lifetime of language learning.”

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • work with director to develop creative and effective lessons plans
  • weekly updates on classes and progress
  • preparation of own materials, lesson plans and homework while coordinating with school on curriculum and assessment requirements
  • hour commitments vary per job, however, our busiest hours are either weekday evenings / weekends, or sometimes mornings
  • teaching experience a must

Required experience:

  • Teaching Japanese: 2 years or equivalent

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required language:

  • Japanese (native level)

Application Process: For any inquires or to apply please email <recruit@hillslearning.com>


Jul 18

Job: Associate Fellow – Kyushu National Museum (Fukuoka, Japan)

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Job Title: Associate Fellow – Multilingual Support (English)
Posted by: Kyushu National Museum
Location: Fukuoka, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Lee Sujin (Fukuoka-ken) for the following job opening at the Kyushu National Museum:

Employment Period: October 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020 *Contract is renewed on a yearly basis up to three years, and reappointment after September 30, 2022 will be on a case‐by‐case basis.

Job description:
  • Translate descriptions of artifacts from Japanese to English
  • Proofread translations created by external vendors
  • Other multilingual support related to (1) and (2)
  • Other duties as necessary (unrelated to (1) to (3))
Application deadline: 7th August 2019, 5pm
More details and how to apply can be found here:
https://www.kyuhaku.jp/news/190618/190618boshu-e.pdf

Jul 17

Job: Customer Service Specialist – InsideJapan Tours Ltd. (Nagoya, Aichi)

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Job Title: Customer Service Specialist
Posted by: InsideJapan Tours Ltd.
Location: Nagoya, Aichi
Contract: Full-Time

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

 

DESCRIPTION 

Customer support is at the heart of what we do. IAT is founded upon principles of excellence in and the expansion of this department is a continuation towards the company’s goal to provide an unrivalled experience on the ground for all our customers.

We are a fun and enthusiastic team, and this is a great opportunity for someone who wants to work in a bilingual environment and learn about and deliver great customer service to visitors to Japan from the UK, USA and Australia. This is a challenging role, but you will have lots of support and guidance and it is incredibly rewarding to help our customers have great experiences in Japan.

You will be the 6th member of this winning team which contributes so much to our great customer satisfaction record: 98% of our customers rate their trips as ‘good’ or ‘excellent’.

You will be working with the operations team in Nagoya and with travel consultants from our offices in the UK, USA, Australia and Nagoya to provide support to our customers travelling in Japan in line with our company values and ethos. Your aim is to help our customers have a great experience and to become repeat customers for us or want to recommend us to their friends.

It is going to be busy so you will need to be able to work under pressure and of course you will be talking to customers so you will need excellent communication and negotiation skills.

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Jul 16

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

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

Thanks to JETAADC for passing along the following opportunity:

The Embassy of Japan is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Administrative Assistant at the Management and Coordination Section. This individual is primarily responsible for secretarial duties for the Minister and diplomats in the Management and Coordination Section.

Application Process: To see the full listing, please click here: https://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/english/html/job-m&c-assistant.html


Jul 15

Job: Temporary Assistant to the JET Program Coordinator – Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

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


Job Title: Temporary Assistant to the JET Program Coordinator
Posted by: Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to the  Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles for passing along this temporary position:

About the Position

The Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles is seeking a talented, hard-working, organized individual to assist the JET Program Coordinator during the height of recruitment season this fall. This is a temporary contract position which will most likely be full-time for the duration of 34 business days, to take place from approximately September 10 – October 28, 2019. Wages are non-negotiable and do not cover any taxes you may be responsible for later (social security, etc) or parking/transportation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with JET-related tasks and responsibilities, particularly when the Program Coordinator is out of the office. These tasks include but are not limited to:
    • Answering phone calls and email inquiries from prospective JET applicants
    • Recording and processing data collected during recruiting and information sessions
    • Mailing information to relevant parties and organizations
  • Recruit for the JET Program at career fairs and/or information sessions
  • Work with consulate staff and outside organizations to assist in the planning and execution of Japan-related events, talks, lectures, and official consulate functions.
  • Assist the director and other consuls in charge of the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) as deemed necessary

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Jul 14

Job: Match Teacher Residency – Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education (Boston, Massachusetts)

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Job Title: 2019-2020 Match Teacher Residency
Posted by: Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from Match Education:

Want to be a game-changing rookie teacher in a high-performing urban public school?

We think teaching is the hardest and most important job in the world – a job that demands highly focused and intensive preparation. Start your teaching career off right by becoming a Match Teacher Resident and graduate student in the Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education. We’re actively seeking our next cohort of aspiring elementary, middle and high school teachers.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, visit: http://jobs.jobvite.com/match/job/oUqg8fws


Jul 13

Job: Part-Time Researcher – The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (Tokyo, Japan)

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Job Title: Part-Time Researcher
Posted by: The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Part-Time

Here’s a part-time researching job passed along to us:

Duties: Monitoring of and at least biweekly reporting on business and regulatory developments in Japan that could impact internet economy companies. Part-time with some possibility of full-time employment in the future.

Required qualifications: High-level Japanese reading ability, general understanding of business issues, and English writing ability.

Application Process: Please contact asmith@accj.or.jp if interested!


Jul 12

Job: Outreach Coordinator – Jeenie (Washington, DC)

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Job Title: Outreach Coordinator
Posted by: Jeenie
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job sent directly from the company:

Jeenie® is seeking an Outreach Coordinator with gig-economy experience to recruit and manage the community of language speakers on our mobile marketplace platform. If you love interacting with languages and culture and have a passion for building a focused community of providers, join our startup tech environment! Contact Jobs@Jeenie.com.
For more information and how to apply: Jeenie – Outreach Coordinator

Jul 11

Job: Customer Service Specialist – InsideJapan Tours Ltd. (Nagoya, Aichi)

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


Job Title: Customer Service Specialist
Posted by: InsideJapan Tours Ltd.
Location: Nagoya, Aichi
Contract: Full-Time

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

DESCRIPTION 

Customer support is at the heart of what we do. IAT is founded upon principles of excellence in and the expansion of this department is a continuation towards the company’s goal to provide an unrivalled experience on the ground for all our customers.

We are a fun and enthusiastic team, and this is a great opportunity for someone who wants to work in a bilingual environment and learn about and deliver great customer service to visitors to Japan from the UK, USA and Australia. This is a challenging role, but you will have lots of support and guidance and it is incredibly rewarding to help our customers have great experiences in Japan.

You will be the 6th member of this winning team which contributes so much to our great customer satisfaction record: 98% of our customers rate their trips as ‘good’ or ‘excellent’.

You will be working with the operations team in Nagoya and with travel consultants from our offices in the UK, USA, Australia and Nagoya to provide support to our customers travelling in Japan in line with our company values and ethos. Your aim is to help our customers have a great experience and to become repeat customers for us or want to recommend us to their friends.

It is going to be busy so you will need to be able to work under pressure and of course you will be talking to customers so you will need excellent communication and negotiation skills.

We have a great customer satisfaction rating but of course sometimes things don’t go as planned so you will need to have something of a ‘thick skin’ and be confident in handling complaints always with the focus of turning negatives into positives.

You will need to maintain a close relationship with our suppliers and so that you can use the good-will we have established over our 19 years of business to ensure a great experience for our customers.

You will need good Japanese and English language skills, but we are flexible on which is your strongest. More than experience, we are looking for people motivated by providing good service and from helping customers to have the best experience possible. Read More


Jul 10

Job: ENG Camera Person – Fujisankei Communications International (New York, NY)

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Job Title: ENG Camera Person, TV News/FNN Department
Posted by: Fujisankei Communications International, Inc.
Location: New York, NY
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, ‎Frank Trumbetti‎ (Nagano-ken) for the following job listing:

SUMMARY

Perform ENG camera work and coordinate technical operations and maintenance activities for news and production shoots.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for shooting news and other video including design, operation of lighting, audio equipment and transportation of equipment.
  • Coordinate with Correspondents and News Producers to translate ideas and news stories into video image.
  • Shoot to tape and live via satellite and fiber from the studio or on location throughout North, South and Central America.
  • Edit video images for transmission or broadcast.
  • Coordinate fiber and satellite feeds as requested by FCI for the TV News and Production Departments and Fuji Television Network, Inc. or other affiliates.
  • Perform the transmission of video footage from location or studio to Fuji Television Network, Inc. or other affiliates.
  • Conduct an archive of recorded footages.
  • Travel with news or production crew on location.
  • Provide relief in driving during on location shoots.
  • Maintain the company’s ENG equipment and other related equipment.
  • Coordinate repairs and parts procurement.
  • Perform routine surveys to ensure equipment safety and security.
  • Keep up-to-date with developments in ENG technology.
  • Research, plan and propose future story ideas.
  • Prepare and submit payment vouchers for vendor invoices.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned and required.
  • Perform other duties assigned from time to time by FCI Management.

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Jul 9

Job: General Manager – Sanin Geopark (Hyogo, Japan)

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Job Title: General Manager
Posted by: Sanin Geopark
Location: Toyooka, Hyogo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Colin Fukai (Hyogo-ken) for passing along the following opening:

The Sanin Geopark is looking for a General Manager to work on a contract basis that will in principle be 4 years max. They are looking for someone with 5 years or more experience in the private sector (tourism industry best). A nice monthly salary and other benefits provided. The right applicant could be of any nationality.

More information and how to apply (in Japanese): http://sanin-geo.jp/topics/112906


Jul 8

Job: In-House Translator – Sojitz (Tokyo, Japan)

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Job Title: In-House Translator
Posted by: Sojitz
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Please see the document below for a translator position provided to us directly from the company.

2019 In-House Translator Flyer


Jul 1

Job: JET-Relevant Job Listings – DSA International (Various Locations around the United States)

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Job Title: JET-Relevant Job Listings
Posted by: DSA International
Location: Various Locations around the United States
Contract: Full-Time

Here are some JET-relevant job listings courtesy of DSA International:

Japanese/American Companies seeking candidates nationwide. Japanese language or cultural background is a big plus! All of our positions are direct-hire with company benefits!  Please see the below partial listings, we also have many other positions available!

  • Research Associate (Irvine, CA)
  • Human Resource Recruiter (Pasadena, CA)
  • Administrative/Human Resource Trainee (Los Angeles, Downtown)
  • Engineer – Mechanical/Electrical – (Detroit, MI, San Jose, CA, Irvine, CA, Atlanta, GA)
  • Sales Engineer (Chandler, AZ/ Peru, IL/ Hilliard, OH, Novi, MI, San Mateo, CA)
  • Accounting Manager/ Audit Manager-Private and Public Firms (Los Angeles, CA/ San Diego, CA/ Itasca, IL, Miami, FL)
  • Translator/Interpreter (North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky or other locations)
  • Administrative Assistant/ Accounting clerk/ Customer Service (Los Angeles, CA/ Torrance, CA/ Orange County, CA/Cypress, CA/ Novi, MI/ Charlotte, NC and other locations)
  • Inside Sales (San Diego, CA/ Pasadena, CA/ Orange County, CA)
  • Commercial Insurance Account Representative (Erlanger, KY/ Los Angeles, CA)

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Jun 27

Job: Coordinator in General Affairs – Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)

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Job Title: Coordinator in General Affairs
Posted by: Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Natalya Rodriquez (Ehime-ken) for the following job listing:

The Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago is seeking a Coordinator in the General Affairs Section.

Duties:

  • Conducting administrative work in General Affairs, including research, communications with individuals and organizations, data entry
  • Coordinating with Japan-related organizations in the Midwest
  • Event planning for Consulate functions, including guest list management, invitation preparation and mailing, negotiations with venue and vendors, staffing the event
  • Scheduling/organizing meetings with local government, private entities, and community groups
  • Arranging itineraries for officers’ visits/travels and accompanying as directed
  • Speech writing for Consulate’s representative at events

Application Process: For information on how to apply, please see the full details on our website at https://www.chicago.us.emb-japan.go.jp/files/000490583.pdf

Please note that Japanese fluency is highly preferred for this position.


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