May 15

Job: Actus Posting: Japanese-English Bilingual Business Assistant (TEMP) (NY) 05.12.12

Via Actus Consulting. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).
***Note: If you apply for this position, please let them know you learned of it from JETwit. Thanks.***

Job Position: Import-Export Assistant/Business Assistant
Location: Manhattan, NY
Position: Temporary (position starting from June until Feb, 2013 with possibility of extension.)
Salary: $18.50/hr. (DOE)
Hour: Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm with 1hr unpaid lunch break.

Job Description:
1. Customer Service Contact
2. Vendor contact
3. Data entry tasks.
4. Certificate of analysis verification
5. Excel reporting
6. Document maintenance
7. Provide backup assistance to colleagues when needed.

Preferred Experience and Skills:
・Good communication skill in English required. Japanese is not required, but a big plus.
・Proficient in MS Office with experience using a business system like SAP or other accounting software
・Import/Export related experience preferred.

Company Information:
• Japanese chemical company.
• Customer Service Team: 4 employees in total.
• Friendly working environment. No overtime work. Convenient location.

To apply to this position, email me your resume and a cover letter as an MS Word attachment to

Thank you!

Apr 4

Job: Japanese Culture and Language Teachers (two orientation sessions) 04.04.12

Via Youth For Understanding. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).
Position: Japanese Culture and Language Teacher

Posted by: YFU USA
Type: Temporary
Salary:  N/A
Start Date: N/A


YFU is recruiting for Japanese Culture and Language Teachers to work with American students during their Pre-Departure orientation before going on a summer exchange program to Japan .

The Japanese Culture and Language Teacher, a paid contract position with YFU, teaches a group of approximately 10-15 American students about Japanese culture, Japanese language, and about the cultural exchange experience in order to prepare them for their exchange to Japan. The program, administered by Youth For Understanding USA (YFU USA ) fosters critical intercultural skills and prepares young people for their responsibilities in a global society.Dates:

On site staff training: June 8-9 and June 14

Student Orientations: June 10-13 and June 15-18

Teachers must be able to work for the duration of the training and orientations (June 8-18). As in the past, room, board, and transportation costs are covered, as well as a teaching stipend.
This position description is available to view on the YFU Website at the following link: Japanese Culture and Language Teacher
Please email a resume, cover letter and a list of three references with phone and e-mail contact information to, no later than April 18 (applicants are encouraged to apply earlier, as decisions are made on a rolling basis).

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