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2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 25

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.

Sales Account Executive (Kyoto)

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • ¥3.0M ~ ¥4.5M / Year
  • Must currently reside in Japan

Have you excelled while working at international schools or in the publishing industry? Booksmart, a publishing company located in Kyoto, is looking for a sales account executive to help promote textbooks, online resources and other bilingual materials. Domestic or international business trips are to be expected. Visa sponsorship available.


ALT (Shiga)

  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • ¥240,000 ~ ¥260,000 / Month
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Summer hire! Are you experienced with ESL teaching and wish to work in a team-oriented, flexible and energetic atmosphere? Interac is hiring an experienced ALT to work in Otsu City area (Shiga Prefecture) The best candidates will have ESL teaching experience for a position starting between June and September. You must currently reside in Japan with a valid working visa. 


Project Manager (Tokyo or Tochigi)

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • 3-5 years experience in construction, production, or manufacturing


Bouygues Energies & Services Japan, a construction company, is looking for a dynamic on-and-off-site project manager, based in either Tochigi Prefecture or Tokyo. In the position, you will oversee a small crew of on-site workers and handle duties in both Tokyo and Tochigi. A technical university degree is required.


Currency Exchange Personnel (Tokyo)

  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • ¥1,100 ~ ¥1,100 / Hour
  • Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat

Good with numbers? Sakura Exchange is seeking part-time currency exchange personnel for our Shibuya, Harajuku, Okachimachi and Shinjuku locations. You don’t need extensive knowledge of the financial market. Student/working holiday visa is OK. Must currently reside in Japan.


Senior Sales Executive (Tokyo)

  • Japanese: Business level
  • English: Conversational
  • Korean: Business level
  • ¥5.0M / Year
  • At least 2 years of experience as sales executive within IT vendors


Do you have what it takes to enter the exciting world of sales? Curvature is searching for an ambitious senior sales executive to work with a Japan-based IT transformation company. The right person for the job will take over an existing territory but will also seek to build new business within organizations in South Korea. Visa sponsorship available.


Video Game Testers (Tokyo)

  • Japanese: Business level recommended (N2)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • ¥1,200 / Hour
  • Bilingual, but is a native in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish


Why not make your gaming habits a paid position? Digital Hearts is recruiting those with a passion for the video game industry for a localization tester position. You will be responsible for testing smartphone/arcade/console games in your native language and report any linguistic issues.


Tourism Marketing Manager (Hokkaido)

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • PC software skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Web updating, etc.)
  • ¥300,000 ~ ¥350,000 / Month


Do you love outdoor activities and nature? Help foster that excitement for others with the Niseko Promotion Board. Niseko, in Hokkaido Prefecture, is a vacation area with natural beauty and outdoor activities. University degree in marketing and experience in digital marketing a plus.


Quantity Surveyor (Tokyo)

  • English: Business level
  • Visa sponsorship available
  • ¥200,000 ~ ¥250,000 / Month
  • Must have a degree in Civil Engineering or similar


Penta-Ocean Construction is seeking a quantity surveyor with prior mixed development, civil, infrastructure or marine construction project experience. You must have a minimum 4-5 years work experience in construction QS.


1-to-1 English Instructor (Nagoya)

  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan with a valid working visa
  • University degree preferred
  • Teaching license required

Summer hire! Offering an immediate start in June, Gaba is looking for native-English instructors in Nagoya Prefecture. Prior teaching experience favored, and CELTA, TEFL or TESOL certification valued.


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