Position: Translation Coordinator
Posted by: International Foreign Students Association (IFSA)
Location: Osaka, Japan
Here’s a job received from International Foreign Students Association (IFSA): http://ifsa.jp/index.php?K1707
Business: Offshore data production, catalog / manual translation, system development / tool development, etc.
Capital: 20 million yen
Job Category: Translation coordinator
Required Careers and Skills:
- American English Native
- Japanese (N1)
- Translation experience
- University graduation
- Basic skills of Excel, Word
Annual Income: 3.5 million yen – 5 million yen
How to apply
Send email to “Shimizu” of IFSA at firstname.lastname@example.org
This one is for semi-lazy nights when you still want to get something vibrant and seasonal on the table. All things green in a quick, weeknight pasta option. It's feel-good food that won't weigh you down. The ponzu dressing comes together in a flash, boosted with a good dose of garlic and a thread of toasted sesame oil. The broccoli and green beans are cooked in the same water as the pasta, and everything gets tossed together in one big bowl to serve family style. The recipe is incredibly versatile - it is vegan as written, you can use GF pasta if that is a consideration, and there is very little added oil, if you're keeping an eye on that. It can adapt through the seasons - swap in asparagus/favas in spring, roasted cubes of winter squash or sweet potatoes later in the year. Enjoy! -h
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Position: Research Assistant
Posted by: Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA
Location: Washington, D.C.
Sasakawa USA is a 501c3 non-profit located in Washington, DC involved in U.S.-Japan relations, providing conferences and seminars, think tank analysis, people-to-people exchanges and coordination of high-level dialogue between the two countries. Sasakawa USA is independent from but works closely with our sister foundation in Tokyo, Sasakawa Peace Foundation.
The Research Assistant reports to the Director of Programs and is responsible for programs related to science, technology, cybersecurity, foreign policy, security, economics and trade, and other issues. The Research Assistant handles logistics for events, programs and publications, and reviews and edits some of those publications. The Research Assistant collaborates with vendors, partner organizations, and researchers to find and present new information within the U.S.-Japan relationship. The Research Assistant may also engineer podcasts produced by Sasakawa USA. The Research Assistant position is full-time, non-exempt, and available starting August, 2017.
- Bachelor’s degree in Asian Studies, International Relations, History, or other research field.
- Demonstrated interest in the U.S.-Japan relationship
- Excellent English language writing, editing
- Research experience
- Well organized, flexible, and eager to learn in a fast-paced environment
- Self-starter who enjoys working collaboratively with others
- Authorization to work in the United States
- Professional, “can do, will do” attitude
- Master’s degree in Asian Studies, International Relations, History, or other research field.
- Japanese language ability
- Event planning experience
- Informed of latest developments in U.S.-Japan relations
- Experience with podcasting and sound design
- Plan and organize events, programs and projects in both the United States and Japan on topics including science, technology, cybersecurity, foreign policy, security, economics and trade, and other issues
- Perform research on select U.S.-Japan issues
- Liaise with partner organizations in DC on joint projects
- Assist in budgeting and tracking expenses
- Assist in planning and developing new programs
- Other administrative responsibilities, logistical duties and other tasks as needed
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please send résumé and cover letter to Brian Graf (email@example.com) by July 27. The cover letter should detail your interest in Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, how your past experience relates to the above responsibilities, and your dates of availability. Include your name and the title “Research Assistant” in the subject line.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.
Position: Assistant for the Education Counselor
Posted by: Embassy of Japan
Location: Washington, D.C.
The Embassy of Japan is seeking a motivated individual to work with us as an Assistant for Education Counselor! Japanese language skills and teaching experience are preferred qualifications for this position, and this is a perfect opportunity for former JETs. If you are interested, please see details below and apply by July 21st.
The Embassy of Japan is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Assistant for the Education Counselor. This individual is primarily responsible for managing the schedules and activities of the Education Counselor and other diplomats in the Public Affairs Section. Please see below for a detailed listing of responsibilities.
The Embassy offers group health insurance coverage, paid vacation and sick leave. Working hours are 9:00 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with lunch time receptionist duty every other month and the occasional weeknight and/or weekend event (paid overtime). Salary is commensurate with experience- the minimum monthly base salary for this position is $3,200 USD.
Please note: Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. green card holder. Screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only successful candidates will be contacted. All successful candidates will be requested to submit their background check information.
- Assist the Education Counselor with research in the field of education
- Manage the Embassy of Japan’s School Visit Program and the MEXT Scholarship Program
- Respond to public inquiries and create social media content related to education and other Public Affairs Section programs
- Draft speeches, statements, remarks, and correspondence related to educational and Public Affairs Section events
- Make appointments, develop itineraries, and coordinate transportation for diplomats and delegations from the Government of Japan
- Help organize Public Affairs receptions, events, meetings, and seminars, especially as relates to education
- Other administrative duties and responsibilities as needed and appropriate
Required and Preferred Qualifications:
- Fluent in English
- Japanese language skills preferred
- Study abroad or teaching experience preferred
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
- Flexibility and resourcefulness
How to apply:
E-mail your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org by July 21st.
*Please no phone calls. Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we cannot guarantee consideration of your application if the submission instructions are not properly followed.