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2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 48

Find a position perfect for you on Japan's No.1 English job board.

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If you’re looking to work in Japan, check back here each week as we look through our database of top jobs in Japan posted to GaijinPot and pick some of the ones we think are most interesting. You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

HobbyLink Japan - ホビーリンク・ジャパン

Customer Service

  • Company: HobbyLink Japan - ホビーリンク・ジャパン
  • Salary: ¥220,000 ~ ¥350,000 / Month Negotiable
  • Location: Sano, Tochigi
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

HobbyLink, a retail toy and figurine company located in Tochigi prefecture, is looking for a native English-speaking customer service staff member. The ideal candidate will provide highly valued skills and experience including online retail marketing or merchandising, community and forum management, graphic or web design, as well as content development skills for social media platforms.

Idea International Inc.

Exhibitions and Events Manager (Entry-Level/Career-Growth)

  • Company: Idea International Inc.
  • Salary: ¥250,000 ~ ¥300,000 / Month Negotiable Commission Based
  • Location: Osaka, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Conversational (JLPT N3 or higher)
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

You will be orchestrating your clients' professional presence at exhibitions, meetings and events, each of which connect people and help move the world.

If you are well-organized, committed to your job on a personal level, self-motivated, calm in a hectic environment, good in an international team, and possess good communication skills, then please send your application right away!

Multiple language abilities (Japanese, English, German, Dutch, etc.,) and experience in exhibitions, hospitality, events or related industries are highly valued.

Faro Japan Inc

Regional Sales Manager

  • Company: Faro Japan Inc
  • Salary: Salary negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

You will be working in Faro's exciting and dynamic sales department, leading a team of five motivated people including account managers, sales engineers and specialists.

Reporting to the APAC Sales Director you will also be responsible for planning and managing the assigned region’s sales operations, targets and customers. The perfect candidate will have experience of leading a team of five or more people and/or proven experience in sales management.


Full-Time Academic English Teacher

  • Salary: ¥270,000 / Month Negotiable
  • Location: Shibuya or Meguro, Tokyo
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Wanted in Tokyo! Full-time bilingual or native English-speaking instructors who can interact with young students intellectually and enthusiastically, as well as create learning materials and be willing to commit for at least three years.

Past teaching experience and ability to teach SSAT, SAT and TOEFL are a plus, but not absolute requirements as long as the candidate is motivated, and has an intention to learn new skills and a positive attitude!

Candidates who are willing to suggest new, effective ideas in providing lessons that are engaging, as well as encourage critical thinking skills for students are very welcome.

Chalet Ivy

Food and Beverage Service Manager

  • Company: Chalet Ivy
  • Salary: ¥300,000 ~ ¥400,000 / Month, Negotiable
  • Location: Jozankei, Hokkaido
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Native level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Willing to relocate to Hokkaido and currently working in the Food and Beverage industry?

Ivy Hospitality Group is looking for a service manager as a permanent employee to oversee its restaurant, supporting and organizing staff to ensure high customer satisfaction.

Relocation fees and housing in the company condominium is provided!


J-E Translator

  • Company: 株式会社エッジ・インターナショナル
  • Salary: ¥3.0M ~ ¥4.8M / Year Negotiable
  • Location: Akasaka, Tokyo
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

As a J-E translator at Edge International you will be translating documents from Japanese to English in the field of IR and corporate communications, particularly integrated reports and annual reports.

You must be bilingual in Japanese or have a minimum JLPT N1 level. Only candidates whose mother tongue is English will be considered.

第一不動産グループ Daiichi Fudosan Group

Digital Marketing Assistant / Translator

  • Company: 第一不動産グループ Daiichi Fudosan Group
  • Salary: ¥180,000 / Month
  • Location: Shizuoka, Japan
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Daiichi Fudosan, a real estate company based in Shizuoka city, is looking for a digital marketing assistant/translator to manage the company’s website and social media (Facebook etc.,) translate and write articles.

The contract duration is six months, therefore visa sponsorship can't be provided but part-time and contract renewal is possible.


Japanese Video Game Support

  • Company: 5CA
  • Salary: Salary negotiable
  • Location: Remote work, Nationwide
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Overseas applications Ok

You will join a team of fellow gamers to provide player support for an extremely popular sandbox survival game. You will be contacted by gamers via chat and email in order to troubleshoot any problems they might have.

This job is not only about interacting with gamers who enjoy the same games as you do, it is also about understanding the whole gaming support system.

Full-time or part-time (at least one day per week) positions available.

PC requirements:
- An internet speed minimum of 1 MB/0.5MB internationally
- A minimum of 8 GB RAM memory, with a 64-bit windows version (windows 7 or higher)
- An I5 processor or better/ similar, max. 3 years old

Geographical Sales Manager

  • Company: Hypertherm, Inc.
  • Salary: Amount not specified
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Fluent level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Hypertherm is looking for a self-motivated team player to take on the role of Geographical Sales Manager. You should be ready to travel 50 to 70 per cent of the time. You must have at least three years of sales experience.

National Pen

Customer Service / Sales Consultant

  • Company: National Pen
  • Salary: Salary negotiable Negotiable, depending on experience
  • Location: Ireland
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Overseas applications Ok

You must have at least six months experience in customer service and sales in the retail, hospitality and tourism or call center industries and have biz level Japanese and English.

Flight tickets, accommodation and visa support for Ireland is provided!

Benefits also include a discounted gym membership, events for employees, the chance to meet new friends, and a career development program.

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