Looking for energetic, bilingual individuals with a passion for travel and interest in tourism

JapanTravel.com is owned and operated by Japan Travel K.K., a foreign-owned company based in Japan.

Flexible, diverse and collaborative work environment, across multiple languages and nationalities.

Excellent career paths and promotion prospects at an equal opportunity employer.

Workplace is conveniently located 2 minutes from Roppongi station.

All positions are available for immediate start – remuneration includes base salary and performance bonuses or commission.

Account Manager

Account Manager Requirements:

  • Reach out to companies and government organizations looking to increase foreign exposure. Develop and sell service packages including content marketing and promotion.
  • Diagnosing specific challenges in inbound organizations, such as language skills and services line-up, and creating solutions to increase effectiveness in selling to foreign tourists
  • More than just selling advertisements, this position offers you the chance to create partnerships and develop original ideas that take advantage of the largest community network in Japan and around the world.

The job requires near native Japanese for listening to client needs and suggesting ideas. A strong level of English is preferred to aid in communication with internal team members.

The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in business and networking while being able to multitask and keep up with numerous projects simultaneously. Prior experience in either account management, office administration or a tourism related field is preferred. Account Managers receive base salary and are included in a generous commission system.

Web Developer

Develops web sites by planning and executing design, as well as coding and modifying websites, from layout to function according to specifications. Create visually appealing sites that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation.

Developer Requirements:

  • Experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units.
  • Experience with Web Applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and API's.
  • Experience with multiple frameworks, preferably Zend framework
  • Git/SVN version control management experience
  • Front-end development experience, including responsive design using Bootstrap
  • Strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to manage expectations and deadlines

Travel Agency Consultant

Work with our Custom Travel team to liaise with both local vendors and overseas customers, to create memorable and well organized trips to Japan. We get requests from all over the world, mostly in English for now, but with increasing requests in additional languages. Most of our customers are luxury and group travelers and want a complete end-to-end plan. Our value is filling the "gaps" between hotels and train stations - although we also help them navigate those logistics as well. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the travel business, and also to work in a people position.

Job Requirements:

  • Fluent Japanese for vendor business development and negotiation for new requests and services.
  • A strong level of English for internal communicate with the Travel Agency consultants.

The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in people and travel, and be able to multitask. A good phone manner and steady, pleasant personality are also important. Prior experience in people-related fields, or if a freshly graduated student, then some evidence of your social and organizational skills.

Travel Agency Support

Work with our Custom Travel team, from the office or from home, to liaise with both local vendors and overseas customers, to create memorable and well organized trips to Japan.

Job Requirements:

  • Fluent Japanese for vendor business development and negotiation for new requests and services.
  • A strong level of English for internal communicate with the Travel Agency consultants.
  • Availability for core working hours, which can be negotiated according to your situation.

The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in people and travel, and be able to multitask. A good phone manner and steady, pleasant personality are also important. Prior experience in people-related fields, or if a freshly graduated student, then some evidence of your social and organizational skills. Monthly salary, with good prospects for promotion into travel consultant role.

Interning

We are always looking for office-based interns year-round to assist with a variety of roles around the office:

  • Content: Get involved in producing content, PR materials and brand messaging.
  • Digital Marketing: Assist with marketing, digital campaign planning and execution.
  • Photojournalist: Budding photographers may like our photojournalism program.
  • More: Sales, SNS and community management... if you have a specific skill, we may be able to create the right opportunity just for you.