May 16

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


Position: Account Manager
Posted by:
Quick USA
Location: Remote (within the USA)
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Carlos Medina (Oita-ken, 2019-2022) for passing along the following job opening.

A Japanese Manufacturing company located in New York is currently looking for a fully remote, full-time Japanese-English Bilingual Account Manager to join their team.

As an account manager, you would maintain and increase sales of the company’s residential/commercial decorative material products in the United States and other emerging markets in the Americas through building relationships and superior customer service.

This is a great company to further develop your sales experience and grow your career.

Your main responsibilities for this position would be:

  1. Perform all facets of sales activities including customer service of existing accounts, sales presentations, sample development, order solicitation, production scheduling, and after sale follow up.
  2. Communicate extensively with customers’ Purchasing, Quality Control, R&D, Design, and Logistics people as well as the Japanese headquarters sales office to provide effective products/services. Coordinates the entire process from pre-production, production, through to delivery of the products.
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May 11

Job: Reischauer Policy Research Fellow – Johns Hopkins SAIS (Washington, D.C., USA)

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


Position: Reischauer Policy Research Fellow
Posted by:
The Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Devin Woods (Hokkaido-ken, 2018-2021) for passing along the following job opening.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
We are seeking a Reischauer Policy Research Fellow who will personally assist Dr. Kent Calder, Director of the Reischauer Center, with projects related to the Center’s mission of supporting the study of transpacific and intra-Asian relations. Recent topics include but are not limited to policy best practices in U.S.-Japan relations such as infrastructure, public diplomacy, and public health; the role of cities in global governance; the functioning of Washington’s “idea industry” and government-business relations; global energy security policy; and comparative Eurasian political economy.

This year’s fellows finished a three year research project on Eurasian Maritime Geopolitics, which contributed towards an upcoming book by Reischauer Center Director Dr. Kent Calder, to be published in the fall. Fellows during the 2024-2025 academic year will focus primarily on the following:

1. Current developments in US-Japan relations.
2. Developments in the US-Japan-ROK trilateral relationship.
3. The evolution of embassies as institutions, with a special focus on the US embassy in Tokyo and other relevant case studies in East Asia and beyond.

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May 9

Job: Part-time Content and Trip Itinerary Writer – Art Travel LLC (Remote)

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Position: Part-time Content and Trip Itinerary Writer
Posted by:
Art Travel LLC
Location: Remote
Contract: Part Time

Thanks to Anne Alene (Tottori-ken, 1990-1993) (Kerry Clark is posting on her behalf; Tottori-ken, 2003-2005) for passing along the following job opening.

Our travel company, Art Travel (http://www.arttravelltd.com), was founded in 2011 and is a leader in planning, arranging, and leading highly customized Japan travel programs.

Founder Anne Alene is a JET Alumna (CIR Tottori 90-93). She is looking for someone who loves Japan and is enthusiastic and dedicated to helping her create, organize, and deliver customized documents for Foreign Independent Travel (FIT) clients, specialized tour groups, and pre-and post-tour group FIT clients.

Art Travel has two types of clients:

  1. Foreign Independent Travel (FIT) clients consist of individuals, couples, families, and small groups who want to travel independently to Japan based on a customized itinerary designed by Art Travel.
  2. Museum institution and art world clients consisting of art dealers, museum directors, curators, and development staff who want to create a unique travel program to Japan (and other destinations like South Korea and Italy) with their loyal patrons, benefactors, and trustees designed and executed by Art Travel.
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May 7

Job: Associate Director of Programs – The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation (Washington, DC, USA; hybrid)

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Position: Associate Director of Programs
Posted by:
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
Location: Washington, DC, USA; hybrid
Contract: Full Time

Position Announcement:

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, a non-profit that promotes understanding and cooperation between Asia and the United States, seeks a full-time Associate Director of Programs for its Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate will be able to start work within two weeks of the job offer, in a hybrid capacity working in-office in Washington, DC at least three days a week.

Job Summary and Requirements

The Associate Director of Programs will have responsibilities in the following areas:

Program Leadership
Lead planning and implementation of Japan and Asia-wide programming, which may include:

  • U.S.-Japan Network for the Future
  • U.S.-Japan Space Forum
  • and/or other programs as assigned

Other Responsibilities

  • Perform administrative/organizational duties as required for effective operation of programs
  • Prepare and submit grant proposals, reports, concept papers: seek new grant possibilities
  • Provide task and management support to the organization’s fundraisers
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date information in database on prospective and awarded grants
  • Travel in support of programs
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Apr 26

Job: News Reporter/Research Assistant – The Yomiuri Shimbun (Los Angeles, CA)

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Position: News Reporter/Research Assistant
Posted by:
The Yomiuri Shimbun
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Deisy Moreno (Akita-ken, 2019-2021) for passing along the following job opening.

The Los Angeles Bureau of the Yomiuri Shimbun seeks a reporter/research assistant to help cover news—including in the western and midwestern states, western Canada, and Mexico.

This job primarily involves assisting the Japanese Bureau Chief by monitoring the news and suggesting stories to cover, arranging and conducting interviews, preparing research on a wide range of topics, transcribing interviews, and covering breaking news events.

The work can be fast-paced and there are daily deadlines. The position will require occasional travel to cover major news events and to report feature stories.

Research and interviews are conducted in English, but all writing of Yomiuri articles is done by the Bureau Chief in Japanese; there are no byline opportunities for this position.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here – https://www.journalismjobs.com/1686085-reporter-the-yomiuri-shimbun


Apr 12

Job: Adjunct Programming/Coding Instructor – CIEE Kyoto (Kyoto, Japan)

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Position: Adjunct Programming/Coding Instructor
Posted by:
CIEE Kyoto
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Contract: Full Time; No Visa Sponsorship

Thanks to Michele Fujii (Shiga-ken, 2010-2013) for passing along the following job opening.

Adjunct Programming Instructor for High School Summer Abroad Game Design HSSA GD Course

(June 16 – July 27, 2024)

  • 45 Contact Hours
  • Remuneration 400,000 JPY
  • Teaching location: Shijo Karasuma (1-minute from station)
  • 15-30 students
  • 9:00am -12:00pm Mondays – Fridays*

*The short-term, intensive course includes 45 contact hours during the period listed above. Contact hours will comprise both classroom lectures and hands-on programming time as well as offsite, instructor-led co-curricular activities. Students will be high school students from the United States. Courses will be taught in English and will be held in rental rooms at Kyoto Keizai Center in downtown Kyoto.

For more information about the program:
https://www.ciee.org/go-abroad/high-school-study-abroad/summer/programs/japan/kyoto/video-game-design

Application deadline: Tuesday, April 30, 2024 17:00 


Apr 12

Job: Director of Operations – CIEE Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)

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


Position: Director of Operations
Posted by:
CIEE Tokyo
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full Time; No Visa Sponsorship

Thanks to Jennifer Butler (Shizuoka-ken, 2001-2004) for passing along the following job opening.

The Director of Operations plays an essential role in ensuring the smooth functioning of the CIEE Tokyo Study Center. They will be responsible for supporting the Center Director in managing and expanding the study abroad program portfolio offered by the Center.

As a key member of the Center’s leadership team, the Director of Operations oversees various aspects of program and financial management, student support and administrative functions.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here – https://www.linkedin.com/company/ciee-tokyo/


Apr 11

Job: Data Consultant – The Data School New York (New York, New York)

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Position: Data Consultant
Posted by:
The Data School New York
Location: New York, New York
Contract: Full Time; No Visa Sponsorship

Thanks to Stanley Chen (Hyogo-ken, 2016-2021) for passing along the following pivoting opportunity.

About the job

Our application process is aptitude-based. This is only the first step – we’ll be in touch soon after reviewing your information with details about how to submit your dashboard!

The Information Lab has a simple mission: to help people make sense of data. We believe that companies that use data well will have better futures than those that don’t. We have helped clients such as The Vanguard Group, JPMorgan Chase, PwC, JLL, and Paramount Global do just that through specializing in and consulting on the leading products for data visualization and data integration – Tableau and Alteryx – since 2011.

As a consultant of The Data School, you will experience on-the-job training that is far more immersive and rewarding than traditional roles. The Data School offers a 28-month contract where we will pay you $62,400 in 2024 and then $64,340 in 2025 to learn about data and technology from some of the greatest data experts across the world (including six Tableau Visionaries and two Alteryx ACEs).

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Apr 10

Job: Program Coordinator – Kizuna Across Cultures (Remote)

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Position: Program Coordinator
Posted by:
Kizuna Across Cultures
Location: Remote
Contract: Full Time; No Visa Sponsorship

Thanks to Kizuna Across Cultures for passing along the following job opening.

KAC seeks an entry-level part-time Program Coordinator to join our bilingual team to support the administration of our programs and grants. This position is fully remote with flexible hours.

The Program Coordinator will provide programmatic and administrative support in all program functions including, but not limited to: preparation of grant proposals and reports; event planning, execution and follow-up; internal and external coordination and communication. Primary duties will involve supporting the administration and facilitation of the virtual Global Classmates Summit, taking place in July and August 2024.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here – https://kacultures.org/en/join-team/


Apr 9

Job: JET Program/MEXT Scholarship Coordinator – Consulate General of Japan (Miami, Florida)

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


Position: JET Program/MEXT Scholarship Coordinator
Posted by:
Consulate General of Japan
Location: Miami, Florida
Contract: Full Time; No Visa Sponsorship

Thanks to Christopher Brickey (Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture, 2016-2020) for passing along the following job opening.

Description:

  • Coordinating all aspects of the Japan Exchange & Teaching Program, including recruitment, candidate processing, JET Alumni volunteer management, travel planning, networking, orientation planning and presenting, and any other JETrelated activities
  • Coordinating all aspects of the MEXT Scholarships
  • Maintaining an updated record of educational institutions in Florida offering Japanese language
  • Research and report on a number of Japan related educational and cultural items in Florida.
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Apr 6

Job: Social Media Manager – Fujifilm Sonosite I (Bothell, WA, USA)

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Position: Social Media Manager
Posted by:
Fujifilm Sonosite I
Location: Bothell, WA, USA
Contract: Full Time; No Visa Sponsorship

Thanks to Janice Laureano (Niigata-ken, 2013-2017) for passing along the following job opening.

Lead the development and management of FFSS’s social media strategy as it relates to engagement, content performance, demand generation, brand awareness, and messaging for LinkedIn, Facebook,Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and beyond.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here – https://uscareers-fujifilm.icims.com/jobs/26869/social-media-manager/job


Apr 5

Job: Domestic Admissions Counselor – Temple University (Kyoto, Japan)

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


Position: Domestic Admissions Counselor (Student Recruiter)
Posted by:
Temple University, Japan Campus
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Contract: Full Time; Visa Sponsorship

Thanks to Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) for passing along the following job opening.

Salary & benefits:

  • Commensurate with experience.
  • Eleven (11) days paid vacation in the first fiscal year (July-June) increasing to 20 days after 6 years of employment, plus 5 paid “personal and sick days” each year.
  • In addition, approximately two weeks company-wide break over Christmas/New Year.
  • Japanese social insurance and pension, commuting/telework allowance, a welfare-discount program membership, retirement payment system and tuition benefits for Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) programs.

Overview of position:

Starting in January 2025, Temple University will broaden its presence in Japan through the establishment of a new satellite campus in Kyoto. Over the past three years, TUJ has experienced unprecedented growth, including an 80% increase in its undergraduate student population. In connection with our new satellite campus in Kyoto and to support further growth in the Kansai region, TUJ is seeking a motivated and outgoing Admissions Counselor for the domestic Japanese market to support university recruiting and advise prospective students. The admissions counselor will be responsible for all aspects of student recruitment by visiting high schools and other educational institutions, attending university admission events, arranging information sessions and campus tours, and initiating campaigns to induce students to attend TUJ. Candidates should be either residing in or able to relocate to the Kansai region and be able to occasionally travel to Tokyo for training purposes. The role requires some travel within Japan.

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Apr 5

Job: Analyst in Foreign Affairs – U.S. Congressional Research Service (Washington, D.C., USA/Hybrid)

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


Position: Analyst in Foreign Affairs
Posted by:
U.S. Congressional Research Service (Library of Congress)
Location: Washington, D.C., USA/Hybrid
Contract: Full Time; No Visa Sponsorship

Thanks to Jim Gannon (Ehime-ken, 1992-1994) for passing along the following job opening.

The Asia Section covers Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, and the Pacific, including U.S. bilateral political and security relations in the region and multilateral affairs. The ideal candidate will have formal education, training, and/or experience conducting research on Asia, particularly Indo-Pacific security affairs OR South Asian, Southeast Asian, or Pacific affairs and U.S. political and security relations with the region. The ideal candidate is expected to possess and enhance over time the skills necessary to provide legislative analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff at increasingly sophisticated levels. The analyst may support research undertaken throughout CRS.

Application Process – For more information and to apply, please click here – https://www.loc.gov/item/careers/analyst-in-foreign-affairs-vacancyvar002724/


Apr 3

Job: Senior Fellow – German Marshall Fund (Washington, D.C., USA)

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Position: Senior Fellow
Posted by:
German Marshall Fund
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Jim Gannon (Ehime-ken, 1992-1994) for passing along the following job opening.

Portions of the job posting are below, and the position seems focused on Japan and its multilateral connections to the U.S., Europe, Korea, and other Indo-Pacific partners.

Job Summary:

The Senior Fellow has primary responsibility for the Japan Trilateral Forum, managing the annual Track 1.5 dialogue with stakeholders in Asia, Europe, and the United States, as well as the annual Young Strategists Forum, and other projects related to Japan and Korea. The Senior Fellow conducts original research that links the emerging debates on Asia in Europe with the policy debates in Washington DC and supports the Indo Pacific Program’s efforts in building a strong network in the United States and Europe, as well as with Indo-Pacific partners. The Senior Fellow will also engage in fundraising and donor relations in support of the Indo Pacific Program’s work.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities (in order of importance):

  • Design and plan the annual Japan Trilateral Forum in close coordination with the Brussels-based Indo Pacific Senior Program Officer.
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Apr 1

Job: Management and Program Analyst – Japan-United States Friendship Commission (Washington, D.C., USA)

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


Position: Management and Program Analyst
Posted by:
Japan-United States Friendship Commission
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full Time; No Visa Sponsorship

Thanks to Jessyca Livingston (Hokkaido-ken, 2003-2006) for passing along the following job opening.

The primary purpose of this position is to ensure the seamless functioning of the United States-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange panel (CULCON) and other associated binational activities.

Duties performed:

  • Developing and relaying information on CULCON programs of interest to cultural and educational organizations in the United States and Japan.
  • Preparing background reports on specific U.S.-Japan topics for CULCON panel attendees.
  • Developing strategic partnerships and preparing budgets and grant proposals for CULCON activities in the United States and Japan.
  • Coordinating U.S-Japan task forces and CULCON secretariat-initiated activities to meet goals and set priorities.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here –  https://www.usajobs.gov/job/783681400


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