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2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 23

Each week we look through our database of jobs in Japan and pick out the ones that we think are the most interesting.


Check back each week as we look through the database of jobs in Japan that have been posted to GaijinPot and pick the ones we think are most interesting. You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

Geologists for Gold Exploration (Tokyo)

  • Japanese: Basic
  • English: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Valid Working Visa
  • Demonstrated ability to work in remote locations
  • Geologist or Engineering Degree related to mining or gold exploration preferred

A golden job opportunity in Japan: Southern Arc, a Canadian mining company, is looking for geologists with business English for gold exploration. Basic Japanese and a valid working visa are a must. No experience needed but a geology or engineering degree in mining exploration is preferred.


Fashion Goods Buyer (Tokyo)

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Experience in the luxury market preferred

Rebagg, a successful fashion e-commerce startup is opening a subsidiary in Tokyo. They are looking for a bilingual buyer to appraise and acquire luxury items for resale through wholesale deals, auctions and others. The ideal candidate will be organized, have a passion for luxury fashion items and bags.


Spanish-Speaking Sales Person (Yokohama)

  • English: Basic
  • Spanish: Conversational
  • Visa sponsorship available
  • ¥180,000 ~ ¥300,000 / Month

Kobe Motor Company, a leading firm in exporting used and new motor vehicles, is desperately looking for a Spanish speaking sales person to communicate with overseas customers. You must have basic computer skills and knowledge. 


Event Management Account Manager (Osaka)

  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • JLPT N2 or higher Japanese ability

Uniflex Marketing is a company specializing in the marketing of foods, cosmetics and household goods. Its job is to create demand and develop the market for U.S. agricultural products (California walnuts and prunes, American potatoes) in the Japanese market.


Language Group Manager

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must have experience in localization or translation
  • Must currently reside in Japan

Welocalize is looking for an experienced group manager for its Japanese language translation team and customers, to optimize its service and customer experience. You must have experience as a translator or in the localization industry.


Freelance Mobile Game Translator (Tokyo)

  • French: Native level
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Two years’ translation experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Play mobile games regularly

Based in Shinjuku, Gumi is a leading developer and publisher of mobile games such as Brave Frontier and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. It is expanding its lineup of localized titles and looking for skilled freelance translators who can help us ensure users enjoy our products in their native languages. 


Sales Assistant (Portuguese Native)

  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Portuguese: Native level
  • ¥180,000 / Month
  • Must currently reside in Japan

Be Forward, a Japanese car exporter based in Chofu, is looking for assistants with experience in sales. Conversational English and Japanese with Portuguese native ability is mandatory but any other language is welcome. Other preferred languages are Spanish, French, Burmese, Mongolian and Russian.


Part-Time Dining Staff (Akasaka)

  • English: Fluent
  • Ability in Japanese preferred
  • Other foreign language welcomed
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • ¥1,200 ~ ¥1,500 / Hour
  • Visa sponsorship available

Kitchen and hall staff are needed for a new gyoza restaurant in Akasaka, Tokyo. Working experience or Japanese ability are preferred but not mandatory.


1-to-1 English Instructor (Fukuoka)

  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Valid working visa required
  • Must include a cover letter
  • Must update resume to include home station

Are you around Fukuoka and looking for a good English teaching job? Gaba is looking for native English instructors with a teaching license for immediate start in June 2017. Apply now!


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