Feb 4

Job: Visitor Service & Administrative Services Manager – Japan Society (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

Multiple Positions: Visitor Service & Administrative Services Manager
Posted by: Japan Society
Location: New York City, NY
Contract: Full-Time, Temporary

Please see the below document for a temp job passed along to us.

Japan Society is seeking an experienced professional to manage the visitor services and administrative services functions for the period of April-August 2020. This position manages the box office and visitor services as well as office services. This position interfaces with the public, vendors and staff. The Visitor Services & Administrative Services Manager is responsible for supervising the Visitor Services Associates, and the Finance and Administration Department’s Administrative Assistant.


May 3

Job: Education Recruitment Consultant (Tokyo)

This is a repost, as the deadline for applications have been extended, with some modifications of conditions.
Posted by Eden Law, President of JETAA NSW (who doesn’t work at the company, but posts on their behalf). Note that a knowledge of the Australian education system is preferred, as is a Japanese PR or an unrestricted working visa. However, sponsorship may be considered for the right candidate.

Position: Education Recruitment Consultant
Posted by: Staff Solutions Career
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Status: Full-Time

As a highly reputable Educational Agency that caters for international students, our client currently seeks a highly motivated individual to perform the role of Education Recruitment Consultant.

For more details, please check out the job ad @ Seek.com.au.

Jan 27

Job: International Cultural Ambassador at Fukui City (Japan)

*UPDATE 01-27-14:  Fukui City is still seeking applicants.  See below for details.

Thanks to Ayuko Ono of CLAIR NY for passing on this very JET-relevant opportunityPosted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12)Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.

The position is apparently similar to that of a CIR for JET. And one of Fukui City’s sister cities is New Brunswick, NJ, so the ideal candidate would be from New Brunswick or have some connection to New Brunswick (e.g., a Rutgers graduate) or live in New Jersey. (Fukui City currently has two other FCAs from two other sister cities, btw.)

Recruiting starts Dec. 15 and the application should be submitted to the New Brunswick Sister Cities Association (Attn: Mr. Michael Tublin) by February 15.

Application and other forms can be downloaded via this link.


PositionInternational Cultural Ambassador
Location:  Fukui, Japan
Type: 2 Year Contract
Salary: 300,000 yen/month gross


Fukui City invites human resources mainly through the relationship with our sister cities to promote internationalization in Fukui City, Japan.

This individual will engage in promoting international understanding and conducting cultural exchange programs. More details can be found on the official site here.

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Nov 23

Job: Summer 2014 Leaders for The Experiment in International Living (VT)

Maura Walsh contacted JETAANY with this interesting opportunity at the suggestion of a JET alum who also works for the organization. Posted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12)Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


PositionGroup Leader
Type: Temporary
Location:  Battleboro, Vermont


Each Experiment group is accompanied by two adult leaders, and The Experiment is currently hiring individuals to serve as summer 2014 group leaders. The Experiment is looking for leaders who have a demonstrated interest in intercultural and experiential learning, in-depth experience living abroad, competency in the language of the host culture, and experience working with young people. Read More

Nov 23

Job: Public Relations Staff at Temple University Japan (Tokyo)

Thanks to JET alum journalist Tom Baker for passing this on. Application due November 30, 2013. Posted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12)Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


PositionPublic Relations Staff, Communications and Marketing Support
Type: Full-Time
Location:  Tokyo, Japan
Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus transportation.


TUJ is seeking a staff who will be mainly responsible for public affairs of the university including raising name awareness and improving the brand image of Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) and Temple University (TU) among the general public in Japan through non-paid publicity and maintaining relations with various media outlets.


  • Minimum 3 years of working experience in a public relations and/or marketing position
  • Working knowledge of the Japanese and international media
  • Strong interest in education, especially international, liberal arts higher education
  • Solid writing and editing skills in Japanese and English
  • Experience with social media marketing is preferable
  • Experience of studying at a US college is a plus
  • English and Japanese proficiency in writing, reading, and speaking
  • Ability to think creatively and to take the initiative in pursuing set goals
  • Superb communication skills (need to build good relationships internally and externally, e.g. with media, and other departments within TUJ and the main campus in Philadelphia)


For details of the responsibilities and qualification and how to apply, please visit TUJ website.

Nov 19

Job: Defense News Assistant/Staff Reporter at Asahi Shimbun (DC)

Just saw this posted to the JETAA DC google group. LAST DATE TO APPLY NOV. 30. Posted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12)Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


PositionDefense News Assistant / Staff Reporter
Type: Full-Time
Location:  Washington, DC
Salary: 32,000 – 36,000 


Primary duties include assisting our Washington-based defense correspondent by attending daily press briefings, conducting thorough background research, gathering news and views, arranging and conducting interviews, and closely following developments in U.S. defense policy and international security affairs.  However, candidates must be flexible and willing to work with other correspondents on non-defense issues when necessary.  Some administrative support, such as transcribing interviews and other assignments, is also required.  Some domestic travel may be required. Read More

Nov 18

Job: Purchasing Department; Food Safety / GMP Position QA (NJ)

A JET-relevant listing received directly from the company.  New York Mutual Trading has posted jobs to JETwit previously as well. Posted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12)Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


PositionPurchasing Department;  Food Safety / GMP Position QA
Type: Full-Time
Location:  25 Knickerbocker Road Moonachie, NJ 07074
Salary:    Salary dependent upon experience and qualifications; Medical Insurance (premiums will be paid by the company); Paid vacations (after 1 year) and holidays


  • Responsible for managing and implementing the food safety program standard with regards to municipal, federal regulatory, and safety requirements. It includes: HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point), GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), and ISO/SQF auditing standards, and new quality assurance programs.
  • Required to learn and perform basic purchasing works, such as import document, cost calculation, inventory control, and work with warehouse department.
  • Oversee and direct facility inspections and conduct quality audits.
  • Continually informing management and employees on regulations pertaining to daily operations.
  • Setting standards and maintaining consistent liaise between vendors to obtain documentation.
  • Maintain and file all documents pertaining to quality and/or government regulations.

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Nov 14

Job: Sales Representative at Sake Distributor (NYC)

Via Actus Consulting. Posted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12)Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


PositionSales Representative
Type: Full-Time
Location: NYC
Salary: up to $40K
Benefits: $500/month expense allowance, Medical Benefits


They are hiring a Sales Manager in New York City to grow their business in this major market.  They are looking for someone who can grow with the job and become a regional Manager, as well.  As a work environment, they value passion for their category and products, self-motivation, resourcefulness, intelligence and professionalism.  They are breaking new ground in the beverage industry and in the sake category.  This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has sales experience in the industry, or a related industry and wants a high-growth career opportunity. Read More

Nov 12

Job: Cultural Centre Staff at Embassy of Japan (New Zealand)

Originally posted by Jessica Tisch to the JETAA South Island, New Zealand FB group. Posted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12)Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


PositionCultural Centre Staff
Type: Full-Time
Location: South Island, New Zealand


The Embassy of Japan is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for a position in the Japan Information and Cultural Centre (JICC). This position will be responsible for a wide range of general office administrative duties, including organizing Japanese cultural events, as well as various exchange programs conducted by the Japanese Government. Read More

Oct 2

Job: Part-Time Receptionist for Asahi Shimbun (NYC)

Thanks to JETAANY President Monica Yuki for passing along this listing which she received directly from Asahi.  Posted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12)Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: Receptionist
Posted By: Asahi Shimbun
Location: New York
Type: Part-Time
Salary: $15/hr+


The New York Bureau of The Asahi Shimbun needs a part-time receptionist. Duties include: answering the phone; distributing periodicals and mail to the staff; renewing subscriptions; restocking office & kitchen supplies; preparing beverages; serving beverages to guests; making copies; transcribing audio-files (occasional); making appointments (occasional), etc. Working hours: 7 hours/day (for example: from 9:30 am through 4:30 pm)


  • Native English Speaker
  • Japanese Conversational Ability (no writing requried)

Application Instructions:

Please email a cover letter and resume to:

attn: hiring manager
asahiny @ asahiam.com

Aug 9

Job: Guide Job for Exchange Program

Via JETAA Pacific Northwest. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).
Position: Guide Job for Exchange Program
Posted by:  The Laurasian Institution
Type: Short term
Location:  Seattle, WA
Start Date: N/A

The Laurasian Institution of Seattle, WA is seeking guides for groups of 25 participants visiting the United States from Japan between October 2012 and March 2013.  Groups will be comprised of 24 high school students and 1~2 adult chaperones.  Groups will visit the United States for a period of 11 days, including sightseeing in two major cities (either Seattle & San Francisco or Washington D.C. and New York City) and a homestay in locations throughout the country.

Guides will meet groups at the airport in the arrival city (Washington D.C or Seattle), lead them through scheduled orientation and sightseeing activities, accompany them to the homestay location and departure city (New York City or San Francisco), and see them off at the airport. Read More

Jul 10

Job: Program Officer, Lecture Programs – Japan Society (NYC)

Thanks to JET alum Christy Jones of Japan Society for sharing this new opening at Japan Society in NYC.
 Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).

Position: Program Officer, Lecture Programs
Posted by: Japan Society
Type: Full-time
Location: New York
Salary: N/A
Start date: N/A

The Program Officer plans, executes, and manages lecture programs, conferences and symposia on themes relating to existing Japan Society projects, performances and current trends of Japanese culture, including but not limited to, design, architecture, food, literature, and social issues. Read More

Jul 9

Job: Japanese Language Tester

Thanks to JET alum Regina Durr for this listing, which is for native Japanese speakers.
Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).

Position: Japanese Language Tester
Posted by: VMC Consulting
Type: Full-time
Location:  San Mateo, CA
Salary: Competitive
Start date: Immediately Read More

Jul 9

Job: Consulate General of Japan – General Affairs Staff (NYC)

Thanks to Jack Chan for sharing this opening at the Consulate created by his upcoming departure. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).

Position: General Affairs Staff Employee
Posted by: Consulate General of Japan 
Type: Full-time
Location:  New York
Salary: Will be determined under Consulate regulations
Start date: Mid August 2012

Work consists of assisting with consular duties including but not limited to reception duties and corresponding/negotiation work with vendors. Read More

Jul 5

Job: Asahi Shimbun – Full-time receptionist/assistant reporter (NYC)

Thanks to JETAA NY President Monica Yuki for forwarding on the below JET-relevant job listing. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).

Position: Speechwriter/Public Affairs Specialist
Posted by: The Consulate General of Japan in New York
Type: Full-time
Location: New York, NY
Start date: N/A

The New York Bureau of The Asahi Shimbun, a premier Japanese newspaper, seeks a full-time receptionist/assistant reporter. Main duties include office maintenance (distributing newspapers/mail to staff; answering phone calls; restocking supplies; handling correspondents’ credentials; making coffee, etc.) Secondary and occasional duties concern helping the correspondents cover a variety of news areas, particularly sports (researching; making appointments; phone-interviewing; transcribing voice files, etc.). Read More

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