Category Archives: JOBS

2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 17

Source: Gaijin Pot

If you’re looking to work in Japan, check back here each week as we look through the database of jobs in Japan that have been posted to GaijinPot and pick the ones we think are most interesting. You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.


English Instructors (Tokyo)

  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • EFL and business experience a plus
  • Must be in Japan and available for in-person interviews in Tokyo
  • Visa sponsorship available

Berlitz Japan has immediate openings for full-time native or native-fluent English instructors to teach classes on weekends as well as evening classes on weekdays in Tokyo. Attractive salary of ¥275,000 per month.

Apply


1-to-1 English Instructor (Applicants outside Japan)

  • 40-minute lesson rates from ¥1500 ~ ¥2200
  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside OUTSIDE of Japan
  • University degree (accredited) required for visa sponsorship
  • Must include a cover letter
  • Visa sponsorship available

Teaching with Gaba means a professional work environment, motivated adult students and a flexible schedule. Make the most of your Japan experience whether it is a working holiday or a long-term commitment. Career opportunities available. We have learning studios throughout Japan.

Apply


Video Game Associate Producer (Shinagawa, Tokyo)

  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must have at least a bachelor’s degree
  • Visa sponsorship available

ZigZaGame is looking for an associate producer to orchestrate work-flow across all elements of a mobile game project — content, art, engineering, scripting, localization and design. You will also be responsible for executing the game producer’s ideas while also formulating some of your own ideas into the game. Knowledge of current industry trends particularly “otome” games is a big plus!

Apply


Native English Instructor (Osaka)

  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • We are looking for …continue reading
        

2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 16

Source: Gaijin Pot

If you’re looking to work in Japan, check back here each Monday as we look through the database of jobs in Japan that have been posted to GaijinPot and pick the ones we think are most interesting. You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.


Assistant Staff (Chiyoda, Tokyo)

  • Japanese: Business level
  • English: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • ¥3.0M / Year
  • Visa sponsorship available

Horizon Capital, a company specialized in mergers and acquisitions, is looking for a bilingual assistant to help with business letter translations from English to Japanese, financial tasks and other assistant duties. Transportation fees, social and health insurance provided.

Apply


1-to-1 English Instructor (Applicants outside Japan)

  • 40-minute lesson rates from ¥1500 ~ ¥2200
  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside OUTSIDE of Japan
  • University degree (accredited) required for visa sponsorship
  • Must include a cover letter
  • Visa sponsorship available

Teaching with Gaba means a professional work environment, motivated adult students and a flexible schedule. Make the most of your Japan experience whether it is a working holiday or a long-term commitment. Career opportunities available. We have learning studios throughout Japan.

Apply


Video Game Associate Producer (Shinagawa, Tokyo)

  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must have at least a bachelor’s degree
  • Visa sponsorship available

ZigZaGame is looking for an associate producer to orchestrate work-flow across all elements of a mobile game project — content, art, engineering, scripting, localization and design. You will also be responsible for executing the game producer’s ideas while also formulating some of your own ideas into the game. Knowledge of current industry trends particularly “otome” games is a big plus!

Apply


Native English Instructor (Osaka)

  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • We are looking for someone who has interest …continue reading
        

2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 15

Source: Gaijin Pot

If you’re looking to work in Japan, check back here each week as we look through the database of jobs in Japan that have been posted to GaijinPot and pick the ones we think are most interesting. You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.


Assistant Staff (Chiyoda, Tokyo)

  • Japanese: Business level
  • English: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • ¥3.0M / Year
  • Visa sponsorship available

Horizon Capital, a company specialized in mergers and acquisitions, is looking for a bilingual assistant to help with business letter translations from English to Japanese, financial tasks and other assistant duties. Transportation fees, social and health insurance provided.

Apply


1-to-1 English Instructor (Applicants outside Japan)

  • 40-minute lesson rates from ¥1500 ~ ¥2200
  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside OUTSIDE of Japan
  • University degree (accredited) required for visa sponsorship
  • Must include a cover letter
  • Visa sponsorship available

Teaching with Gaba means a professional work environment, motivated adult students and a flexible schedule. Make the most of your Japan experience whether it is a working holiday or a long-term commitment. Career opportunities available. We have learning studios throughout Japan.

Apply


Video Game Associate Producer (Shinagawa, Tokyo)

  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must have at least a bachelor’s degree
  • Visa sponsorship available

ZigZaGame is looking for an associate producer to orchestrate work-flow across all elements of a mobile game project — content, art, engineering, scripting, localization and design. You will also be responsible for executing the game producer’s ideas while also formulating some of your own ideas into the game. Knowledge of current industry trends particularly “otome” games is a big plus!

Apply


Native English Instructor (Osaka)

  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • We are looking for someone who has interest …continue reading
        

When JET Rejects You

The Agony and the Ecstasy of the JET Hopeful

You spent weeks putting together your application. You spent longer than that tracking down the perfect references, and even longer reminding them to actually send in their reference letters.

After spell-checking, grammar-checking, and paperclip-checking your application for the 30th time, you finally sent it to the consulate with a smile and a prayer.

“Phew. It’s out of my hands now. Hopefully an interview is in my future,” you said to yourself after the application package left your hand and dropped in the post.

And then, after a few nervous weeks of waiting, you got the happy news:

“We would like to extend an invitation for an interview for the 2018 JET Program.”

YES! You got the interview! You were officially one step closer to your dream of working in Japan!

“YESSSSSSS! I can’t wait for the interview to show them why they NEED me on that program!” You were already thinking of what you were going to wear on interview day.

After another period of anxiousness, you put on your Sunday best and sauntered into that interview with a smile on your face and answers in your brain. Walking out, you wished you had another shot at a few of the questions, but you remained confident.

However, your confidence didn’t help the next two months go by any faster, as you obsessively check your inbox every 4 minutes waiting for the results of your efforts.

And then, one day in late March, you open your email as usual and discover an unopened email with this in the title …

Your heart jumps. The fate of your next year (at least) rides on the contents of this email.

You take a deep breath and push open. Your eyes scan through the greeting of the email and jump to the first paragraph.

This year, …continue reading