Apr 14

Job: Asian Art Museum – Membership Sales Assistant (San Francisco) 04.14.12

Via the Foundation Center. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).

Position: Membership Sales Assistant

Posted by: The Foundation Center
Location: San Francisco, California
Salary $13.91
Start Date: N/A



  • Provide membership information to members and potential members
  • Assist current members with admission
  • Resolve problems and potential problems calmly and professionally
  • Proactively explain membership categories and benefits to potential members in a clear and engaging manner
  • Answer inquiries from visitors on the benefits of membership
  • Perform monetary transactions for membership and ticket sales accurately
  • Assist other admissions staff as needed with membership questions
  • Assist with clerical duties and membership event preparation

Apply online at http://bitly.com/HRAUbu

Send a letter of interest and resume ASAP to:


Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
FAX: 415.861.2359

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 orientations@yfu.org, no later than April 18 (applicants are encouraged to apply earlier, as decisions are made on a rolling basis).

Apr 4

Job: Freelance legal/financial translators 04.04.12

Via Geotext Translations. 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: Freelance legal/financial translators (both J<E and E>J)

Location: Europe, Asia, and the United States
Hour: N/A


Geotext Translations, a legal/financial translation company is seeking highly competent freelance Japanese to English and English to Japanese translators.

Candidates that are well-versed in legal, financial and/or technical translations are preferred.
All interested candidates should e-mail his or her cover letter, resume and rates to akim@geotext.com.

Geotext Translations was established in New York in 1997 and currently has offices in Europe, Asia, and the United States. We work daily with leading law firms and corporations and are extremely selective in our recruitment, contracting exclusively with experienced, highly skilled linguists. Our commitment to relationship management with our ICs is steadfast and well documented—we guarantee payment within 30 days and often have payment processed within 2 weeks.

Additional information is available on our ProZ blueboard at http://www.proz.com/blueboard/3856 and our website at www.geotext.com.

Apr 2

Job: British Airways – Japanese language speakers (UK) 04.02.12

Via  JETAA UK. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).

Japanese language speakers – cabin crew (mixed fleet) – British Airways – London – Heathrow


Mar 26

Job: Student Services Activity Coordinator (NY) 03.26.12

Thanks to Jet Alum Zach Piper for sharing this job listing at EmbassyCES where he works. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).

Position: Student Services Activity Coordinator

Posted by: EmbassyCES
Type:  20 – 40 hrs weekly
Location: New York, NY
Salary: NA
Start date: NA
Contact Info:zpiper@studygroup.com


  • Maintain a weekly schedule of activities
  •  Manage a team of Activity Chaperones including scheduling
  •  Plan and host monthly student events at the school
  • Plan and host all office parties or events
  •  Guide tours for overseas agents of our center and summer campuses
  • Explain and sell our programs to potential students Read More

Mar 23

Job: Kindergarten Teacher (Tokyo) 03.23.12

Thanks to JET alum Jennifer Swanson for passing on the posting. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).

Position: English Teacher

Posted by:  Kids Fore
Type:  Full-time
Location: Tokyo
Salary: N/A
Start Date: N/A
 http://www.kids- fore.com/


  • Native speaker of English
  • Good at playing with kids and enjoy kids
  • Able to create lesson plans and English program itself in future
  • Teaching experience, especially related to kids
  • Curriculum development experience, a plus
  • Be able to cooperate with other teachers even though he/she doesn’t speak
  • Be able to work over the weekends or on holidays when they have any school
    events Read More

Mar 23

Job: Actus Posting – Korean-English Bilingual Marketing Coordinator (NY) 03.23.12

Via Actus Consulting. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).
*** If you apply, please make sure to indicate that you learned of the job listing via JETwit.

Yoroshiku and ganbatte! ***

Position: Korean-English Bilingual Marketing Coordinator

Posted by: Actus USA
Type: Full-time
Location: New York, NY (Midtown)
Salary:  35K-45k (DOE)
Start Date: N/A


The Position will focus on the expansion of ESL online student recruitment services and marketing activities for ESL schools in Korean market.

– Sales and Market the online student recruiting service and similarly-related services to ESL schools, educational institutions, and international media outlets.
– Research, develop, and execute marketing campaigns in Korea (print, online-based marketing, etc.) to route international students to ESL schools through the company website.
– Build and sustain strong business ties with school officials and admissions staff.
– Identify, approach and negotiate with current and future business partners advertising opportunities, marketing plans and mutually-beneficial business opportunities.
– Independently manage day-to-day administrative operations involving student enrollment services: follow up on students’ applications, speaking with schools’ admissions offices, updating company management database, answering student and school inquiries. Read More

Mar 22

Job: Education and Learning Manager (Decatur, GA) 03.22.12

Thanks to JET Alum, Jessica Kennett Cork for this posting. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).
Position: Education and Learning Manager

Posted by: International Rescue Committee
Type: Full-time
Location: Decatur, GA
Salary: DOE
Start Date: As soon as possible


The Education & Learning Manager oversees all components of IRC Atlanta’s Education services to refugee children, youth and adults. Adult education services include English as a Second Language instruction; job readiness and vocational training; computer skills instruction; financial literacy, cultural orientation and life skills instruction. Youth services include year-round after school and summer programs for refugee teens, youth internship program, and special safety, career, and enrichments programs. The Education Manager is a full-time, exempt position reporting directly to the Executive Director.


  • Oversee and coordinate the daily operations of IRC Atlanta’s Education & Learning programs, providing guidance, leadership, and direct supervision in all aspects of service provision
  • Develop and enhance the design of education & learning services, including ESL, family literacy, job readiness and vocational training, youth after-school, summer camp, computer literacy, cultural orientation and other emerging services Read More

Mar 21

Job: Trader/ Business Development (ITOCHU International) (DC) 03.21.12

Via JETAA DC. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).
Position: Trader/ Business Development

Posted by: ITOCHU International
Type: N/A
Location: Washington, DC
Salary:  N/A
Start Date: N/A
http://www.itochu. com/general/ careers.


Develop and implement a trading, marketing and business development program for ITOCHU’s Uranium business. Assist the
planning and strategy for uranium trading,
marketing, and executes transactions for sales, purchases and swaps.

Key Responsibility areas:

Communicate daily with uranium business partners
(utilities, miners, traders and brokers, etc) in North/South America and
Europe (mainly North America) and collaborate to create trading and
marketing opportunities for the Nuclear Fuel Group. Executes uranium transactions for sales,
purchases and swaps. Read More

Mar 9

Job: Web/Social Media Marketing Assistant, ASAP! (Manhattan, NY) 03.09.12

Via Pasona. 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.***

Position: Web/Social Media Marketing Assistant

Location: Manhattan , NY
Salary: DOE(Depends on experience)
Hours: 9-5/M-F

Job Description:

– Responsible for strategic sales plans to launch children’s education tools using their website and social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter.
– Aggregate and interpret market research including interview results, survey data, and website responses
– Analyze materials (e.g. toys, books) to anticipate variances in reactions between Japanese and American audiences
– Translate Japanese and English communication between Japanese headquarters and American business partners

If you are interested in this position, please contact at mtakemura@pasona.com /212-551-9581 Read More

Mar 9

Job: Program Assistant 03.09.12

Thanks to JET alum Christy Jones of Japan Society (NY) for sharing. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).
Position: Program Assistant

Posted by: Japan Society
Type: Full-time
Location: NY
Salary: NA
Start Date: NA
Link:  www.japansociety.org


The Program Assistant will work with the Corporate and Lecture Program Officers on managing logistical and administrative aspects of approximately two to three programs per month. He/she will assist in planning, executing, and managing cultural lectures, symposia, and community outreach activities, and interact with leaders and distinguished speakers in the academic and business community, as well as thousands of corporate members.

To Apply: Email your letter of interest and resume to Jane Fenton, Director of Human Resources, at – jobs@japansociety.org. Read More

Mar 9

Job: Assistant Editor/ Translator 03.09.12

Thanks to JET alum Kia Cheleen for passing this along. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).

Position: Japanese Speaking Assistant Editor/ Translator

Posted by: Ex Lion Tamer
Type: Full-time
Location: Chelsea, Manhattan
Start Date: As soon as possible
Link: www.cutieandtheboxer.com


1) Logging and digitizing Japanese language footage—contemporary and archival material.
2) Translating / Subtitling footage
3) Making selects from archival footage for editor.
4) General production tasks, research, organization for director and editor during post-production.
APPLICANTS PLEASE CONTACT: Zachary Heinzerling cell: 512-680-6972 email: zheinzer@gmail.com
Read More

Mar 8

Job: Director of Global Programs 03.08.12

Thanks to Japan Society (NY) for sharing this listing. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).
Position: Director of Global Programs

Posted by: Japan Society, NY
Type: Full-time
Location: NY
Salary: NA
Start Date 
Link: www.japansociety.org


Reporting to the President, the Director of Global Programs is responsible for programming and fundraising for the Corporate Program, comprising business-related programs and networking events for corporate members. He/she will also oversee the Read More

Mar 7

Via idealist.org. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).
Position: Communications Assistant

Posted by: The Asia Foundation

Type: Full-time
Location: San Francisco
Salary:  N/A
Start Date: N/A


The Communications Assistant supports the Global Communications team in raising the visibility of The Asia Foundation in theU.S.and internationally by executing public relations strategies, with a particular focus on supporting media relations and social media. The ideal candidate will be highly organized and detail-oriented, possess an intuitive approach to their work load, and an overall creative thinker who will welcome an opportunity to grow professionally in the fields of public relations and international development. The Communications Assistant must be a self-starter, have a voracious appetite for news and information, take initiative, be mission-driven, and savvy in the latest online tools and software. This position reports to the Assistant Director and supports the team with media outreach, social media, measurement and reporting, and general administrative duties. *** Application deadline: March 15, 2012 ***


Mar 7

Job: Posting from Idealist.org 03.07.12

Via idealist.org. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).
Position: Producer,  Asiasociety.org

Posted by: Asia Society
Type: Full-time
Location: New York
Salary:  39K – 48K annual
Start Date:


Asia Society, a prestigious, global, educational and cultural non-profit seeks a Producer, Asiasociety.org, to maintain and produce content. The ideal candidate will have a creative passion for promoting the work and mission of the Asia Society in the digital space as part of a wider online and communications strategy.

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