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.

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