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JOBS

Account Manager

Help the world find and travel to Japan

We are looking for bilingual individuals with a passion for travel and a strong desire to introduce Japan to foreign tourists.

The role involves:

  • Finding companies in the travel industry who want more foreign tourists, and developing marketing programs for them
  • Diagnosing specific challenges by smaller and regional companies, such as language skills and services line-up, and creating solutions for those companies so that they can be more effective in selling to foreign tourists
  • More than just selling ads, this position offers you the chance to create original ideas that can be executed on the website or by our 50-agent network around Japan

The job will involve listening to client needs, understanding them and talking with the various departments providing the services, then quoting and project managing the delivery of those services to each client.

The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in business, and in meeting people, and yet be able to pay attention to detail and keep deadlines. No specific prior experience required, although a background in either account management, office administration or accounting, or general project management would be helpful.

JapanTravel is a division of Japan Travel K.K.. We have a "Pacific Rim Fusion" work environment, where we speak multiple languages, work together as teams, yet respect the individual and reward performance. The work atmosphere is friendly and professional and we have an excellent reputation in the open market. Our workplace offers excellent prospects for promotion to those interested in growing their careers. We are an equal opportunity employer and many of our senior staff are female and multicultural.

The position is open for an immediate start. Remuneration will be by way of a modest starting salary plus performance bonuses, however, we envisage that after 12 months, the person will be earning around JPY5m - JPY7m per year.

To apply, please send your resume to info@japantravel.com.

Community Manager

Manage a Japan-wide network of over 3000 members

Looking for a person with good English/Japanese, a knack for networking and the ability to effectively communicate and recruit.

The role involves:

  • Managing the JapanTravel network of over 35 Regional Partners and 3000+ contributors through regular updates, personal communication and problem solving.
  • Recruit new Partners around Japan to strengthen our network and ensure active contributors, photographers and videographers are available in all prefectures of Japan.
  • Work closely and train Country and Language partners to help manage and update JapanTravel in places such as France, Thailand, Brazil, and more.
  • Managing social networking services, finding content and performing regular updates.
  • Public relations tasks including managing the PR network and regularly sending out updates and announcements of JapanTravel activity.

Regular communication and the desire to keep everyone involved and active will be necessary. Reaching out to dormant partners and keeping the active Partners requests prioritized is essential.

The job will involve reaching out to hundreds of people and networks around Japan and finding people interested in participating in the JapanTravel community. Searching can be done through existing networks, blogs, events, etc.

Social networking services management will be a regular and essential part of the job. Keeping our networks active and growing is an essential part of the role. PR announcements and material will need to be regularly prepared and sent out to a closely managed network.

The position is open for an immediate start. Remuneration will be by way of a starting salary plus performance bonuses by the size and activity of the JapanTravel community.

To apply, please send your resume to info@japantravel.com.