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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 40

This week's jobs include a position at the Australian Embassy, manga translation, marketing and more!


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!

Frank Recruitment Group K.K.

Researcher / Associate Consultant

  • Company: Frank Recruitment Group K.K.
  • Salary: ¥3.6M ~ ¥10.0M / Year Commission Based
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

As a Researcher/Associate Consultant, you will assist in driving business and supporting consultants in Japan. In addition, you will network with IT specialists in the Japanese market daily and build long-term connections with both candidates and clients.

You must have bilingual abilities in both English and Japanese with preferably two years of work experience.

Benefits include a WeWork office location in Tokyo, visa sponsorship, company events and commuting allowance.

Hug Me International School

English teacher for International Preschool

  • Company: Hug Me International School
  • Salary: ¥2.4M / Year Negotiable
  • Location: Hamamatsu, Shizuoka
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: None
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Hug Me International School is seeking English teachers to join their team in Hamamatsu City in Shizuoka.

No experience or Japanese is needed.

Public School ALT

  • Industries: English Language and International Understanding Programs, Teaching Resource Development, Teacher Training Programs,
  • Position Available: 4

    - Engaging Public School ALT in Japan – Overseas Applicants
    - Engaging Public School ALT - Aichi and surrounding areas (Overseas Applicants)
    - Enthusiastic Public School ALT - Gifu and nearby areas (Overseas Applicants)
    - Energetic Public School ALT - Okayama and nearby areas (Overseas Applicants)

Altia Central is looking to fill ALT positions in various locations in Japan.

Overseas applicants are welcomed!

See available positions
Australian Embassy / オーストラリア大使館

Executive Assistant at the Australian Embassy

  • Company: Australian Embassy / オーストラリア大使館
  • Salary: ¥449,274 / Month
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

This position provides executive assistant support to the Minister-Counsellor (Political). Also, it provides administrative support to the Embassy Executive and other senior staff in the embassy as required, including assistance with embassy-wide events and regular visits.

You must be an Australian citizen or a citizen of New Zealand, the UK, the USA or Canada.

High-level oral fluency and written proficiency in Japanese and English are required.


Marketing Associate at a fun and fast-paced Startup

  • Company: ICHIGO Inc.
  • Salary: ¥250,000 ~ ¥400,000 / Month
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Ichigo is a company that shares fun Japanese pop culture through candy, snacks and kawaii merchandise via a subscription box. It is looking for a new Marketing Associate to join its team in Tokyo.

Your primary duties will be to create marketing and SNS campaigns and strategies and create and distribute engaging written or graphic content in the form of email newsletters, web pages, blog content or social media messages.

You must have experience in digital marketing and social media platforms.

Benefits include free in-house Japanese language lessons and all-you-can-eat Japanese snacks and drinks (E.g., Kit Kat, Pocky, Ramune)!

株式会社パピレス - PAPYLESS

Manga Translator/Proofreader and Website Operational Support

  • Company: 株式会社パピレス - PAPYLESS
  • Salary: Amount not specified
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Papyless, a publishing company, is looking for a J/E translator with Japanese fluency who can proofread original titles and create content for their website.

Experience in any translation-related job is preferred. Skills in Photoshop are also a plus.

Marketer and Customer Support Staff

  • Industries: Proxy Shopping Service, E-Commerce Development Service, EC Mall, Subscription Box Service
  • Position Available: 6

    - 简体中文客户支持
    - Polish Language Customer Support
    - Turkish Language Customer Support
    - Polish Marketer
    - Turkish Marketer
    - Perkhidmatan pelanggan Bahasa Malaysia

ZenMarket, a global company specialized in Japanese product e-commerce, is looking for Marketers and Customer Support Staff.

You must have at least conversational-level Japanese (JLPT N3 or similar) and business-level English. Experience in e-commerce businesses is a plus.

See available positions

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