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2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 27

Research assistant, tourism writer, and real estate translator among our top jobs this week!

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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 showcase some of the most interesting ones. You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs!

Appen

Search Evaluation for Japanese Speakers in Japan

  • Company: Appen
  • Salary: Project based
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

This is a remote work position for people living in Japan (and overseas) to help optimize Japanese search engine results.

You must be fluent in Japanese and have resided in Japan for at least 5 years.

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OI.CAPITAL株式会社

Assistant Translator Staff

  • Company: OI.CAPITAL株式会社
  • Salary: ¥200,000 / Month
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

In this position, you'll perform Japanese to English translations for companies in the real estate sector in Japan.

You will receive bonus incentives based on performance.

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西川株式会社/WESTBROOK K.K

Senior Analyst

  • Company: 西川株式会社/WESTBROOK K.K
  • Salary: ¥250,000 ~ ¥290,000 / Month
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Westbrook, an international consulting agency helping international companies develop/invest in Japan, is looking for a multilingual employee to work as a Senior Analyst.

Your main responsibility will be organizing and managing client schedules, providing on-the-ground support for clients, as well as maintaining good working relationships with local businesses.

You must be fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Japanese, and have at least conversational English proficiency.

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G-7 Crown Trading Co., Ltd.

International Sales Executive

  • Company: G-7 Crown Trading Co., Ltd.
  • Salary: ¥200,000 ~ ¥1.0M / Month, Negotiable, Commission Based
  • Location: Kawasaki, Kanagawa
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Crown, an import/export car company, is looking for an overseas sales executive to be in charge of selling and exporting to sourcing vehicles that match the needs of clients from local suppliers and automotive auctions in Japan and North America.

You must have biz-level English and conversational Japanese. Russian, Thai, Arabic, Spanish or Chinese abilities would be a big plus.

Benefits include a commission-based system to top up your monthly salary up to ¥1M.

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株式会社インターブックス - Interbooks Co., Ltd.

Writer/Editor

  • Company: 株式会社インターブックス - Interbooks Co., Ltd.
  • Salary: Project Based, Commission Based
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

In this freelance position, you will assist a Japanese director in tourism or culture promotion materials via interviews, content writing, and editing.

You must have at least one year of experience in professional writing.

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Grabit, Inc.

English Grammar Teacher

  • Company: Grabit, Inc.
  • Salary: ¥200,000~ / Month, Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Grabit is looking for an English teacher for its new English school focused on teaching grammar rules.

You must have a valid working visa for Japan and have experience in teaching junior high to adult students.

Work experience (teaching or translation), certifications and ability will determine your salary.

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Asia Pacific Initiative

Research Assistant

  • Company: Asia Pacific Initiative
  • Salary: ¥3.0M ~ ¥5.0M / Year
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Overseas applications Ok

This is a bilingual research assistant position reporting directly to the company chairman.

In this position, you will research and write articles and op-eds in English for global media on Japan's domestic politics, economy, and technological innovation. Additional topics may include geopolitics and geoeconomics in the Indo-Pacific region.

Depending on experience, you may also be asked to manage various research projects.

You must be a native English speaker with advanced Japanese language skills (enough to be comfortable providing translation support from JP to EN and vice versa).

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株式会社パピレス - PAPYLESS

Manga Cover Designer

  • Company: 株式会社パピレス - PAPYLESS
  • Salary: Salary negotiable, Project Based
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Basic
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Papyless is looking for Manga Cover Designers for the English-language version of Renta!, an online manga reading app.

Successful candidates will design English manga covers from existing Japanese versions. You must have a strong command of the Japanese language and be familiar with both Japanese and American culture in order to localize content.

Although office visits may be required for interviews and orientation, this is a freelance position.

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SAPIX YOZEMI GROUP

Academic English Teacher

  • Company: SAPIX YOZEMI GROUP
  • Salary: ¥270,000 / Month Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Sapix Yozemi Group is looking for Academic English Teachers to join their team in various locations in Tokyo (Yoyogi, Shibuya, Jiyugaoka or Meguro).

Your main duty will be to help students with the preparation of SSAT, SAT and TOEFL.

Benefits include housing allowance, visa sponsorship, long-term contract and transportation costs covered up to ¥100,000/month.

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Candera Japan Inc.

Interpreter/Translator

  • Company: Candera Japan Inc.
  • Salary: ¥3.5M ~ ¥6.0M / Year, Negotiable
  • Location: Shinjuku, Tokyo
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Candera Japan, a software development company, is looking for an Interpreter to be the link between the head office in Austria and the Japanese office in Tokyo.

Your main duty will be to interpret conversations between Austrian and Japanese engineers in the development, documentation, and technical support teams via video conference or face-to-face meetings.

You'll also provide written translation of various materials.

You must be fluent in both Japanese and English. German speaking and writing abilities are a big plus.

Knowledge of programming or software engineering is preferred.

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SHIBAMOTO & CO.,LTD - 芝本産業株式会社

B2B Sales & Marketing

  • Company: SHIBAMOTO & CO.,LTD - 芝本産業株式会社
  • Salary: ¥3.6M ~ ¥6.0M / Year, Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Shibamoto & Co is looking for a new member to join its business development team located in Tokyo.

Your main duty will be the B2B sales and marketing activities for construction, inspection and civil engineering drone software.

You must have business-level or fluent Japanese proficiency. Applications from Japanese professionals with native or near-native English ability are welcomed too.

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