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Top Jobs in Japan for Week 1 – 2015

Every Tuesday, we handpick the top jobs that are posted to GaijinPot.


Check back every Tuesday 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.

Video Editor


  • Salary Negotiable
  • Daikanyama, Tokyo
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Showreel/Portfolio required

Launched in April 2010, Fashion One is distributing to over 120 countries worldwide. The video editor is responsible for selecting and assembling video and audio materials with the tenets of the art of storytelling. This material may consist of pre-edited video clips, raw camera footage, graphics and sound.



Foreign Correspondence Staff


  • ¥220,000 ~ ¥280,000 / Month
  • Shinjuku, Tokyo
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Visa sponsorship available

We are a small patent law firm located in central Tokyo with a large number of both Japanese and foreign clients. We are currently seeking native English-speaking staff to correspondence with clients (mainly email and phones), managing schedules, simple accounting, and translation.



English Teacher


  • ¥19,000 / Day
  • Niigata
  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan

At World Family, we are proud of our fun, original and fully developed curriculum. We use internationally recognized materials to teach and support our students’ learning needs. Our spacious classrooms are bright, colorful and offer a perfect learning environment for children.



High School Teacher


  • Salary Negotiable
  • Minato Ku, Tokyo
  • No Japanese ability required
  • At least two years teaching experience

Hiroo Gakuen Junior and Senior High School International Course is seeking two full-time teachers from the start of the next academic year, April 2015. One English Literature teacher and one EFL teacher required who are both native level English speakers.



Smartphone Developer


  • ¥3.5M ~ ¥5.5M / Year
  • Tokyo
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan

You will be in charge of the HTML coding for smart phone website. Important mission is make the website appear in Search Results (SEO) This job is not only coding, but also developing, solving problems, and
appropriate mark up etc. are your duty.



Bar Manager


  • ¥210,000 / Month
  • Yokohama
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Qualified status to work in Japan

The historic Yokohama Country & Athletic Club is looking for an experienced bartender. Qualified candidates should possess exceptional communication skills in both English & Japanese, be confident and outgoing, as well as positive and energetic.



Full-Time Private School Positions


  • ¥5.0M / Year
  • Tokyo
  • English: Native
  • Visa sponsorship available

Brain Academy Consultants do HR projects for the most prestigious private Junior and Senior high schools in Japan. Selected teachers will be employed with the same conditions and responsibilities as their Japanese colleagues. In a sea of agency work and foreigner contracts, these positions are rare career opportunities.



Ergonomics Engineer


  • ¥3.5M ~ ¥5.0M / Year
  • Nagoya, Aichi
  • 3 years of Engineering experience
  • Experience in aerospace related development is a plus

Apply knowledge in ergonomics to conduct and plan test for safety and development assurance. Be a part of regional jet’s cockpit’s interior design team. Team of worldwide engineers working together towards achieving a common goal, a great place to challenge your skill and language skill.



Genki English Instructor


  • ¥250,000 / Month
  • Saga City, Saga
  • Have experience in teaching both children and adults
  • Be able to work at least a year, the contract is renewable

GENKI Language Center is a locally-run eikaiwa dedicated to promoting English within Saga while fostering a sense of community between staff and students. Saga City is just a 40 minute train ride from Fukuoka so you can live and work in the country and visit the city easily.



Restaurant Staff


  • ¥180,000 ~ ¥450,000 / Month
  • Odaiba, Tokyo
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Valid working visa

Our company operates an Italian restaurant and a Bakery & Bar in Odaiba. These have a spacious terrace overlooking “Kaihin park”. You can enjoy an atmosphere of being in the resort in spite of in the city center.


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