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2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 7

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

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

Visual merchandiser

  • Japanese: Business level
  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Photoshop / Illustrator
  • Visa sponsorship available

Dramé Tokyo, specialized in designing amazing brand shop displays, is hiring a visual merchandiser with Adobe Creative Suite skills. Ideally, you have 3 years of design or production work experience. The successful candidate will join its VMD team that has mainly international apparel brand clients and designs windows for retail and pop-up stores.

Apply

English Translator of Manga  (Telecommuting ・ Freelance)

  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan

A personal assistant is needed for the minister-counsellor for economic affairs, strategy and communications at the British Embassy in Tokyo. You must have English and Japanese fluency.

Apply

Minister-Counsellor P.A.

  • Japanese: Fluent
  • English: Fluent
  • Must currently reside in Japan

A personal assistant is needed for the minister-counsellor for economic affairs, strategy and communications at the British Embassy in Tokyo. You must have English and Japanese fluency. A flexible approach is necessary, as the successful candidate will need to be able to work with a wide range of colleagues with a wide range of needs.

Apply

Wine Sales Representative

  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Must have good wine and sales knowledge
  • Visa sponsorship available

If wine is your passion and doing sales motivates you, apply for this wine sales representative position in Tokyo. Conversational Japanese required. Visa sponsorship available. Candidate must have an outgoing personality and be willing to work to reach high goals in a competitive environment.

Apply

Hotel Staff

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Previous service industry experience
  • Visa sponsorship available

A hospitality job is up for grab sat the Wired Hotel in Asakusa, Tokyo. Hotel staff with English and Japanese fluency are needed starting in March 2017. Must have a valid working visa and a university degree.

Apply

Freelance Babysitters

  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Child care experience
  • Permission to work in Japan

If you have any experience with babysitting, raising or teaching children and you are looking to work in your free-time, then Care Finder is looking to fill freelance babysitter positions. Must currently be in Japan with a working visa.

Apply

Trade Officer

  • Japanese: Native level
  • English: Fluent
  • Business-level German or French preferable
  • Must currently reside in Japan

The Swiss Embassy is looking for a native Japanese person with English fluency to become a local trade officer in Tokyo. A good understanding of the Japanese business environment is mandatory. Ideally, you have German or French proficiency. The successful candidate must be able to multitask as well as juggle priorities, budgets and deadlines. A proactive and customer service-oriented attitude is a must.

Apply

ALT for English and Sports

  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • ¥265,000 ~ ¥280,000 / Month
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Visa sponsorship available

Hampton School of English is looking for experienced and enthusiastic professionals to teach English and sports (PE) in a public junior high school in central Tokyo as an assistant language teacher (ALT). At least one full year of experience teaching English as an ALT in a Japanese junior high school is required. Experience in teaching sports (PE) is not essential, but the candidate must be a sports lover and physically fit to play sports.

Apply

Office Worker/Wedding Performer

  • Japanese: Conversational
  • English: Conversational
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • ¥200,000 ~ ¥230,000 / Month
  • JLPT

Deliart, a Tokyo-based company dispatching performers to bridal venues all over Japan, is hiring wedding service staff. Office work, foreign staff management, rehearsal and performance at weddings will be the main duties.

Apply

Accommodation Operations Staff

  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Visa sponsorship available

AJ Interbridge, a hospitality company with properties in Kyoto and Kanazawa, is looking for people interested in becoming a part of its growing team. 

Handling reservations, responding to inquiries and providing quotes as well as working with travel agents around the world will the main responsibilities.

Apply

To browse through hundreds of other jobs currently available in Japan, visit GaijinPot Jobs.

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