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2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 42

Source: Gaijin Pot

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!

Bsmo Co., Ltd.

Malay speaking e-commerce support / Translator / Social media staff

  • Company: Bsmo Co., Ltd.
  • Salary: Amount not specified
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Not mandatory
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Bsmo is looking for Malay-speaking support staff candidates to join its digital marketing department.

Your main duty will be to help with translating online text and ads from English to Malay, as well as handling email communications and social media responses (mainly Facebook and Instagram).

Japanese skills are appreciated.

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Global Indian International School (GIIS Japan)

Marketing manager

  • Company: Global Indian International School (GIIS Japan)
  • Salary: ¥400,000 ~ ¥500,000 / Month
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

The Global Indian International School (GIIS) located in Kasai, is looking for a marketing manager.

Successful candidates will have integrated marketing experience with strong campaign know-how to develop its marketing program build their brands, drive consideration and generate leads across the APAC region.

You must have at least six years of experience in a similar role and advanced knowledge of digital marketing tools/CRM to drive strategy and day-to-day operational.

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Appen

Web researcher

  • Company: Appen
  • Salary: Project based
  • Location: Remote
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

(Podcast) Turning a Teaching Website Into a Business

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with an overview of starting this very website and podcast. It’s in a very different place than it was in 2015, but I’m happy with the path its taken. Nothing about Japan hear, this eppie is all about making money online.

If you’d like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special

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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required Week 41, 2020

Source: Gaijin Pot

Don’t speak Japanese but want to work in Japan? Each week we look through our database of jobs in Japan to showcase the top positions that don’t require any Japanese language ability. By creating a GaijinPot Jobs account, you can apply directly to these companies in English (or the language specified in the job listing).

Wizcorp

Game development software engineer

  • Company: Wizcorp
  • Salary: ¥4.0M-¥6.0M / Year, negotiable
  • Location: Chuo, Tokyo
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Wizcorp, a Tokyo-based game development company known for its cutting-edge HTML5 and mobile games, is looking for software engineers to join their team in Chuo-ku, Tokyo.

You must have strong software development fundamentals, design theory, development processes and excellent debugging skills. At least three years professional software engineering experience preferred.

Benefits include Japanese language class support.

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NOVA

English instructors [URGENT]

  • Company: NOVA
  • Salary: Up to ¥2,590/hour. Depends on the type of lesson.
  • Location: Kumamoto, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: None
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Nova is hiring new English Instructors to join its school located in Kumamoto.

For domestic applicants, you’ll be able to benefit from ¥250,000 for your relocation.

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Xerotta

IT infrastructure engineer & project manager

  • Company: Xerotta
  • Salary: ¥168,000-¥500,000 / Hour negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Your main duty will be building a safe network infrastructure, provide IT support when needed and maintain network components.

You must have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or related fields with at least five years experience of project management.

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Japanese manners debate: Is it OK to tell your coworkers “I’ve found a new job?”

Pros, cons, compromises, and proverbs to consider when it’s time to say so long. Japanese management gurus are big on the benefits of communication. A major reason Japanese companies have so many meetings, after-hours drinking sessions, and employee trips is that they’re ostensibly an opportunity for coworkers to share ideas and better understand each other’s […]

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Final Fantasy XVI’s story and primary development are finished, Square Enix hiring “final” staff

Square Enix says it’s looking for people who relish the challenge of weaving their ideas into the next Final Fantasy. Video game developer Square Enix has been very upfront about its plans for Final Fantasy VII Remake to be a multi-game sub-series. So with the first installment being a huge hit upon its release last […]

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Why Pantene Japan’s New #PrideHair Campaign Featuring Trans Models is Awesome

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Pantene Japan's #PrideHair Campaign features trans models

It’s no secret that job hunting in Japan is ridiculously difficult. Everything about the process is set in stone, from the hairstyle and suit you wear to an interview to how many times you knock on the door before entering the interview room (hint: it’s twice).

With such a strict set of rules, how do people who identify as a different gender than they were born as—or maybe no particular gender at all—fit in? According to a recent online survey by Pantene, the answer seems to be simply: they don’t. At least, not yet.

There is little room for job seekers to express their identities outside the heteronormative gender binary.

Pantene Japan’s latest campaign, appropriately titled #PrideHair, attacks this issue head-on. In a society where women’s hairstyles and apparel for job interviews is defined down to how many centimeters tall their heels should be, there is little room for job seekers to express their identities outside the heteronormative gender binary.

#PrideHair is a multi-channel promotional campaign launched on Sept. 30 that features transgender models on billboards in Shibuya and Shinjuku Stations. Interviews with members of the LGBTQ+ community and a survey on Pantene’s website detail the struggles they faced job hunting in Japan.

新宿駅と渋谷駅で見かけたら教えてください…🥺#HairWeGo #PrideHair pic.twitter.com/XCGEZe8qbY

— サリー楓 / Sari KAEDE (@sari_kaede) October 1, 2020

76% of LGBTQ+ job seekers in Japan keep their sexual identity a secret

In Pantene’s press release published on Sept. 30 where they announced the campaign, they revealed the results of their online survey. It showed that 76% of people who identify as LGBTQ+ and have experience job hunting in Japan have kept their sexual identity secret from the companies where they applied. The most common reason cited was that …continue reading

    

2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 41

Source: Gaijin Pot

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!

ZenMarket

Risk Manager

  • Company: ZenMarket
  • Salary: ¥230,000 / Month Negotiable
  • Location: Osaka, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

ZenMarket, a global company specialized in Japanese product e-commerce, is looking for a motivated, skillful candidate to join its risk management team.

Your main duty will be customers’ information check, monitoring and preventing credit card frauds, supervising operators and other risk management related tasks.

You must have a business level English and Japanese (JLPT N2 or above).

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ZenMarket INC

System Administrator

  • Company: ZenMarket INC
  • Salary: ¥300,000 / Month Negotiable
  • Location: Osaka, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

ZenMarket, a global company specialized in Japanese product e-commerce, is looking for a new System Administrator.

You’ll be mainly focusing on setting up new PCs in the office and warehouse (Installing OS, Antivirus, and other software) and building wired and WiFi networks (Ubiquity Mesh, routers, switches Sharing printers, folders, etc) among other IT setup related tasks.

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株式会社KIMEWAZA

Content Creator Assistant

  • Company: 株式会社KIMEWAZA
  • Salary: ¥1,500 ~ ¥1,800 / Hour
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Kimewaza, operating Japan related online media, is looking for a part-time Content Creator Assistant.

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Tokyu Toyoko Line

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Tokyu Toyoko Line

When searching for an apartment in Tokyo, one of the most important decisions you can make is which train line you’re on. The commute, rush hour, neighborhood restaurants, supermarkets, and parks are all crucial factors when making a decision. This series gives a quick overview of the best train lives for living in Tokyo.

Today, we’re giving you the rundown on Tokyo’s link to Yokohama: the Tokyu Toyoko line.

Overview

The commute from Yokohama to Shibuya couldn’t be easier.

The Tokyu Toyoko line (東急東横線, Tokyu Toyoko-sen) is a major railway line connecting Tokyo and Yokohama, and its name comes from a combination of those very cities: Tokyo and Yokohama. The track is owned by Tokyu Corporation, which you may also know for the upscale Tokyu Department Store.

There are 21 stations on the line, served by local, express, commuter express, and limited express trains. Major stations include Shibuya, Yokohama, Nakameguro, Jiyugaoka, Kikuna, and Musashi Kosugi. However, the line is mostly made up of smaller stations with quiet residential neighborhoods.

Living on the Tokyu Toyoko Line makes getting to some of Tokyo’s best areas for work and pleasure a breeze.

There are also many convenient connections to different areas of Tokyo and Kanagawa, such as the Hibiya line at Nakameguro, which allows easy access to business wards such as Minato and entertainment districts like Akihabara and Ueno. The Tokyu Toyoko line is also a through train at Yokohama to the fantastic Minatomirai line, and to East Tokyo and Saitama through Shibuya via the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin line.

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2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 40

Source: Gaijin Pot

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!

Beaglee Inc. 株式会社ビーグリー

Manga Translation Editor & Localization Quality Assurance

  • Company: Beaglee Inc. 株式会社ビーグリー
  • Salary: Project Based
  • Location: Minato, Tokyo
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Beaglee is looking for Japanese to English translators for localization work of various digital manga titles.

Your responsibilities will consist of proofreading English translations, improving their quality where necessary, adding missing translations, and typesetting speech bubbles (no graphic design experience necessary).

You will be paid per completed manga volume/book delivered within a certain deadline after a quality check.

You must have a valid working visa for Japan. You will be required to come to the office a few times to receive project instructions.

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株式会社MID TOWN PROJECT

Full-time / Part-time Restaurant Staff

  • Company: 株式会社MID TOWN PROJECT
  • Salary: $3000 / Month
  • Location: Los Angeles, United States
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Mid Town Project is looking for multiple restaurant staff for customer service, cooking, and operation management for their rice ball restaurant in Los Angeles, CA.

Prior experience in Japan in a similar position will be highly valued. You must have a valid visa for working in the United States.

Benefits include company housing and business travel covered between Japan and the United States.

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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 39, 2020

Source: Gaijin Pot

Don’t speak Japanese but want to work in Japan? Each week we look through our database of jobs in Japan to showcase the top positions that don’t require any Japanese language ability. By creating a GaijinPot Jobs account, you can apply directly to these companies in English (or the language specified in the job listing).

Wizcorp Inc.

Software Engineer for Game development

  • Company: Wizcorp Inc.
  • Salary: ¥4.0M ~ ¥6.0M / Year, Negotiable
  • Location: Chuo, Tokyo
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Wizcorp, a Tokyo-based game development company known for its cutting-edge HTML5 and mobile games, is looking for software engineers to join their team in Chuo-ku, Tokyo.

You must have strong software development fundamentals, design theory, development processes, and excellent debugging skills. At least three years of professional software engineering experience is preferred.

Benefits include Japanese language class support!

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Joy Talk (株式会社ジョイトーク)

Full-Time ALT

  • Company: Joy Talk (株式会社ジョイトーク)
  • Salary: ¥220,000 ~ ¥250,000 / Month, Plus transportation
  • Location: Saitama, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Joy Talk is now accepting applications for native English speaking ALTs for Junior High schools and Elementary schools in Saitama Prefecture. This position will start from September 2020, with training prior to.

Applicants must have at least a bachelor’s degree and be willing to commit to at least the end of the school year (end of March 2021).

Education qualifications, conversational Japanese language skills, and previous ALT experience are a big plus.

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Kinder Kids International Preschool (キンダーキッズインターナショナル)

Daycare Staff