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Top Remote Jobs in Japan – Week 26, 2020

Many remote teaching positions for this week's top jobs!

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Working remotely from home, coworking spaces, or coffee shops is not reserved for freelancers anymore. The global trend of rethinking the way we work and our relationship with physical offices has finally hit Japan. Hallelujah.

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Ecommunication.inc (株式会社イーコミュニケーション)

Online German Teacher

  • Company: Ecommunication.inc (株式会社イーコミュニケーション)
  • Salary: ¥2,000 ~ ¥2,300 / Hour, Commission Based
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Ecommunication is looking for a native German speaker to teach adult learners.

You must have prior teaching experience. Japanese abilities are warmly welcomed.

As you'll work from home, overseas applicants are welcome.

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Online English teacher

  • Company: Best Seminar
  • Salary: ¥1400 ~ ¥1500 / lesson
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Best Seminar, an online English school for children and adults in Japan, is looking for English Teachers for online lessons.

Work schedule is free and the school operates from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Prior experience is not mandatory.

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Career Scout Japan

Recruiting Consultant

  • Company: Career Scout Japan
  • Salary: ¥3.6M ~ ¥10.0M / Year, Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Career Scout Japan, a recruiting agency specializing in finance, accounting, supply chain and HR sectors, is looking for a recruiting consultant to develop a network of candidates and clients and take ownership of the entire recruiting process.

Benefits include a guaranteed base salary plus bonuses based on performance and commission.

Japanese proficiency is a big plus.

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Teacher/Curriculum Developer

  • Company: Toogijuku High School
  • Salary: ¥240,000 ~ ¥300,000 / Month, Negotiable
  • Location: Aomori, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

A junior and senior high school in Hirosaki, Aomori is looking for an experienced instructor to teach math/science in English.

The school is a fully bilingual Japanese-English junior high school set to open in April 2022.

Visa sponsorship provided.

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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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Grabit, Inc.

English Teacher for New Style English School (Leader Position)

  • 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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Appen

Sign Language Video Collection in Japan

  • Company: Appen
  • Salary: Amount not specified
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Appen is looking for candidates with sign language proficiency from any country to join their video collection project.

You must be fluent in the sign language of your country and have access to a laptop/desktop and a smartphone.

Some Japanese and English language proficiency will be necessary to complete the registration process.

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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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Wit One Inc. 株式会社ウィットワン

Video Games Translation from Japanese to English / Korean /German/ Thai /Spanish

  • Company: Wit One Inc. 株式会社ウィットワン
  • Salary: ¥192,000 ~ ¥224,000 / Month Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

WitOne is looking for a video game translator to join their team located in Minato-ku, Tokyo.

You must be an English, Korean, German, Thai, or Spanish native speaker with at least business level Japanese proficiency (JLPT N2 or similar).

Interest or knowledge in Japanese games or anime culture preferred.

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