Dec 15

Job: Tour Consultant / Co-ordinator / Guide (Tokyo area)

Posted by Tom Baker.

Job Title: Tour Consultant / Coordinator / Guide
Posted by: Journeys of Discovery
Location: Tokyo area
Contract: Full-Time

The following information was passed along by Ryoji Shimada, a friend of a JET alum, who has sometimes worked with the company.

Journeys of Discovery is a Toronto-based Canadian tour company operating tours to Japan for Canadian travellers. We are looking for a Japanese team member who can work for us from Japan.

Researching, developing, and pricing Japanese tour products for the Canadian market; Communicating and negotiating with our Japanese suppliers; Accompanying and hosting of small groups from Canada to Japan (training will be provided); Maintain and update the company’s databases; Making bookings and reservations by phone or online reservation systems; Training and managing future staff; General office administrative work including simple translation between English and Japanese

Place of Employment:
Your position will be home-based in Tokyo (or easy access to the center of Tokyo) with good internet environment.

Start Date:
Subject to negotiation

Probation period:
6 months

From 220,000 yen per month (based on ability and experience)

Not provided

Hours of work:
9 am to 5 pm with some flexibility (days off: weekends and holidays *this will be varied when you have the guiding duty)

10 days of paid vacation will be provided after the first 6 months

Japanese native speaker with excellent written and oral communication skills in English; Inbound travel industry experience; Can work independently; Ability to travel and guide small groups through Japan for duration of 7 to 14 nights

If interested, send a CV in English to Ryoji Shimada at

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