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Top Jobs in Japan You Can Apply to From Overseas – Week 27, 2019

Not in Japan but dream of working here? These jobs accept applications from overseas and will sponsor your visa.


Each week GaijinPot looks through its daily updated database of jobs and selects the best opportunities for finding and securing a career in Japan from overseas.

By creating a GaijinPot Jobs account, you can apply directly to companies willing to sponsor your work visa and support you in getting a CoE (Certificate of Eligibility), an important document that proves you have a legitimate and legal reason to obtain a work visa for Japan. Here are some of our top picks this week.

Juwwa Inc.

Full Stack Engineer at Tokyo Startup

  • Company: Juwwa Inc.
  • Salary: ¥250,000 ~ ¥450,000 / Month, Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Conversational level
  • Japanese: None
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Keen to work in an exciting and fast-paced startup environment?

Emerging software development company Juwwa Inc. is looking for a Full-Stack Engineer to:

• Contribute to the design and architecture of our core platform
• Build reusable components and codes/libraries for future use
• Design and develop APIs
• Collaborate with the whole team and stakeholders to design and launch new features...and more!

If you want to take advantage of this opportunity to work in a fast-growing startup, conquer new challenges, and be exposed to unlimited opportunities, we welcome you.

Amity Corporation こども英会話専門校 アミティー

English Teacher (Nationwide)

  • Company: Amity Corporation こども英会話専門校 アミティー
  • Salary: ¥270,000 / Month (Starting)
  • Location: Japan, Nationwide
  • English: Native Level
  • Japanese: None
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

A leading English conversation educator for children in Japan, Amity has been providing international teaching opportunities for more than four decades at 85 branch schools throughout Japan.

Amity is seeking enthusiastic and motivated professionals who enjoy working with children.

Amity Corporation offers a competitive minimum salary to first-year teachers, visa sponsorship, subsidized housing, subsidized corporate health insurance, and more.

Park Hyatt Niseko

Fitness, Wellness & Spa Positions at Park Hyatt Niseko

  • Company: Park Hyatt Niseko
  • Salary: ¥190,000 / Month
  • Location: Hokkaido, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Conversational level
  • Application: Overseas applications OO

Park Hyatt Niseko (opening on January 20, 2020) are looking for motivated and cool staff to join the Hyatt family within our Wellness & Spa department through one of the below positions:

• Fitness & Spa Assistant Manager
• Therapist
• Fitness Attendant
• Hostess

We offer a competitive salary, subsidized brand new accommodations to share with your friends, transportation between accommodation and hotel, duty meals, free ski passes as well as discounts on ski rentals and much more for fun!

ZigZaGame Inc.

Mobile Game Scenario Planner with ZigZaGame Inc.

  • Company: ZigZaGame Inc.
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: None
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Plan out and write the plot for storylines of games that we develop in-house.

You will also check scripts written based on your plots and provide appropriate feedback while keeping track of the in-game lore and expanding upon it.

Speaking Japanese would be a big plus. On top of that, you should be able to prove that you consume entertainment content in Japan.

Inbound Technology / 株式会社

Mobile Application Engineers

  • Company: Inbound Technology / 株式会社
  • Salary: ¥5.0M ~ ¥12.0M / Year, Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Conversational level
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Your main duty will be the planning, design, and implementation of mobile applications as well as mobile infrastructure development.

You must have at least 3 years of experience as a mobile application developer but you don't need to be able to speak Japanese.

We offer a very competitive salary starting at a minimum of ¥5 million a year.

InsideJapan Tours Ltd.

Customer Support Assistant at Inside Japan Tours

  • Company: InsideJapan Tours Ltd.
  • Salary: ¥271,993 / Month, Negotiable
  • Location: Nagoya, Aichi
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

This is a unique opportunity for someone who wants to work in a bilingual environment and deliver great customer service to visitors to Japan from the UK, USA and Australia during the Rugby World Cup period.

You will be part of a winning team and contributing to our great customer satisfaction record.

Your aim is to help our customers have a great experience and to become repeat customers for us or want to recommend us to their friends.

Pasona Global / 株式会社パソナ グローバル事業本部

Web Marketer at a Cosmetics and Health Foods Company

  • Company: Pasona Global / 株式会社パソナ グローバル事業本部
  • Salary: ¥4.7M ~ ¥6.7M / Year
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

A cosmetics and health food company is looking for a web marketer to take care of its marketing activities targeting English-speaking customers.

You must have at least 3 years of experience in PR/marketing and planning in English—including social media management.

Experience in cosmetic, fashion, culture or health-related translations would be a plus.

Chef at International School in Nagano

  • Company: Cezars Kitchen
  • Salary: ¥180,000 ~ ¥230,000 / Month, Negotiable
  • Location: Karuizawa, Nagano
  • English: Conversational level
  • Japanese: Conversational level
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Cezars Kitchen is a leader in food service for the international community in Japan and beyond.

Since launching in 1996, we have served hundreds of thousands of satisfied customers in schools and businesses throughout Japan, Malaysia and Korea.

We are looking for a full-time kitchen manager to run the catering at UWC ISAK, a pre-university international boarding school in the scenic mountain town of Karuizawa, Nagano.

Visa sponsorship available for those with the right experience

To work in Japan you can apply for many different types of work visa, depending on your job industry. There are also different requirements for each. Check out our Japan 101 section for more information on getting a work visa in Japan

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