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AVAILABLE POSITIONS

REGIONAL OPERATIONS AND TRAINING COORDINATOR

(Kansai Area)

Position Description:

Arigato Japan, the country’s number one food tour operator and culinary tourism expert is looking to hire a Kansai Regional Operations and Training Coordinator. The perfect candidate for this position will be an experienced travel expert and organizational professional with the ability to work with a dynamic, fast-paced team. The position will require you to work with and support our guides, Kansai trainers, and our management team in Tokyo. You will be responsible for training programs, vendor relations and guest satisfaction. You will report to the General Manager and CEO, support the HR Coordinator and work closely with other members of the Arigato Japan team.  Kansai has grown over the last 3 years to become 50% of our business and we are ready to invest in someone in the Kansai region with passion for travel, Japanese food, and for sharing cultural insights with inbound travelers from all over the world. 

 

 

You will be the bridge between our Kansai and Hiroshima team and the home office in Tokyo. You will help choose new team members and make sure our goals of life-long learning and improvement are instilled in everyone who works with us. You may also be called upon to assist with special projects, sales outreach, vendor support, events and company initiatives. Once you gain confidence and demonstrate skill in your role, there are many opportunities to grow within Arigato Japan.

For full job description read more here 

FOOD TOUR GUIDES

We are looking for Japanese bilinguals and foreigners in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Shizuoka and other great locations around Japan who want to be Food Guides for our tours. We provide training, transportation costs and a competitive payment for tours.

What we are looking for:

  • You are a great communicator
  • You love food and travel
  • You have a passion to share the best of Japan
  • Organized and responsible are two words to describe you
  • Lifelong learning is one of your core values
  • You are always on time

If this describes you, and you have some free time to help us make delcious memories for our amazing guests and earn a little extra money, then send us an email  to Jobs@ArigatoJapan.co.jp ! You can read about our amazing team here.

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

Do you love food, travel and learning new things? If you have some free time and want to make some extra money, this ad is for you. We’re looking for a Social Media Intern who can help us to take care of our Pinterest account also help us with discussion groups (Reddit, Quora, etc) as well as other marketing and content support tasks. Schedule 10 hours a week, remote. Salary is 900 yen per hour plus transportation when necessary for meetings or events. You must have social media experience (even on your own profiles) and some simple graphic design skills will be helpful. Please send your resume to jobs@arigatojapan.co.jp if you’re interested. Native Level English required.

WORDPRESS INTERN

WordPress intern for Japan Travel Company ; candidate will be responsible to make simple changes on our website, add content to our blog (articles will be already written) and edit product pages. No coding is involved but previous experience with WordPress necessary. 10 hours per week, remote. 900 yen per hour. Native level ENG. (Japanese language not required.) Please send your resume and letter of interest to jobs@arigatojapan.co.jp

FRENCH AND ITALIAN SPEAKING FOOD TOUR GUIDES

Français

Nous sommes à la recherche de francophones habitant Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto et Hiroshima, qui aimeraient partager leur amour pour le Japon en devant guides de “food tours” (tours gastronomiques). Nous assurons la formation, les coûts de transport et un revenu compétitif pour chaque tour.

 

N’hésitez-pas à postuler si :

  • Vous êtes à l’aise pour communiquer
  • Vous aimez par dessus tout manger et voyager
  • Vous aimez partager votre passion pour le Japon et sa culture
  • Vous êtes organisé, responsable et autonome
  • Vous aimez apprendre de nouvelles choses tous les jours 
  • Vous êtes toujours ponctuel
  • Vous êtes capable de parler Anglais (business level), Japonais (conversationnel) et bien évidemment Français (langue maternelle ou proche)
  • Vous êtes disponible le matin ou le soir au moins deux fois par semaine ou le week-end. 

Cela vous décrit et vous avez du temps libre ? Pourquoi ne pas rejoindre notre équipe et nous aider à offrir à nos guests un souvenir mémorable de leur voyage au Japon, tout en étant rémunéré. Pour toute information complémentaire ou pour soumettre votre candidature, contactez-nous à Jobs@ArigatoJapan.co.jp

Italiano

Stiamo cercando risorse parlanti italiano che vivono a Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto e Hiroshima, che vorrebbero condividere il loro amore per il Giappone e diventare guide di food tours (tours gastronomici).

Forniamo formazione, costi di trasporto e un guadagno competitivo per ogni tour.

Non esitare ad inviare la tua candidatura se:

  • Sei a tuo agio nel comunicare
  • Ami mangiare e viaggiare
  • Ti piace condividere la tua passione per il Giappone e la sua cultura
  • Sei organizzato, responsabile e autonomo
  • Ti piace imparare cose nuove ogni giorno
  • Sei sempre puntuale
  • Sei in grado di parlare inglese (livello aziendale), giapponese (colloquiale) e ovviamente italiano (madrelingua o vicino)
  • Sei disponibile al mattino o alla sera almeno due volte a settimana e nei fine settimana.

Ti riconosci in questo profilo e hai del tempo libero? Perché non entrare a far parte del nostro team e aiutarci ad offrire ai nostri fantastici ospiti un ricordo memorabile del loro viaggio in Giappone, guadagnando un pò di soldi in più?

 Per ulteriori informazioni o per inviare la tua candidatura, contattaci a Jobs@ArigatoJapan.co.jp

FREELANCE CONTENT WRITER

At Arigato Japan, we think that “food is life”. It is also the easiest way to get to know another country and culture. Our blog is an opportunity for us and our writers to share our love for Japan and the wonderful food it has to offer.

 

Do you love Japanese food and culture and have strong writing skills in English or Spanish? Do you want to make some extra money? If you do, we are currently looking for content creators around Japan who would like to contribute to Arigato Japan’s blog and write about Japanese food, drinks, and culture. We already have some ideas in mind but we are also open to listening to your ideas. So please feel free to pitch us a story you would like to write about!

 

We pay as follows for pieces based on the length agreed upon at the time of each assignment:

500-700 words ¥3000
700-1000 words ¥4000
1000-1500 words ¥5000

 

If this describes you, and you have some free time to help us create awesome, appealing and original content, e-mail us at jobs@arigatojapan.co.jp ! You can read our latest blog posts here.

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Our team is so grateful every day to the heroes around us... This has been a tough period for everyone and especially for people on the frontlines, fighting and putting themselves in the path of this horrible virus every single day. Risking their own lives to save others. Hospital Heroes, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, transporters, and all the others are the strongest and most beautiful people in this world, we owe YOU so much. Thanks to you, the world will recover from COVID19 little by little. To show how much we are thankful, at Arigato Japan, we'd like to offer free online experiences with our local hosts in Japan, to all the frontliners wherever you are in the world. Unfortunately, we can't meet and hold you in our arms but we can help you teleport to Japan for one hour! Take a virtual trip to Tokyo to relax and forget about the stress in the world for a while, and feel like you're actually in Japan. Feel free to contact us by email (info@arigatojapan.co.jp) or DM, and we would be more than happy to arrange something for you and your team. THANK YOU ❤️ you can checkout the online tours in the link in our bio! #frontlineworkers #essentialworkers #coronavirus #foodtourz ...

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Reminder! Our Photo contest is still going on! Share your beautiful pictures to win! 🎁CONTEST & GIVEAWAY TIME - “Foodie Memories of Japan” 🇯🇵 Because we miss you and want to keep sharing how amazing Japan is, we are organizing a #photocontest. The idea is to have everyone sharing delicious #Japanesefood photos so we can all stay positive! We will select one lucky winner and send him a surprise package from Japan as well as feature their photo on a social media wrap up story! (we can’t assure a date yet for delivery due to mail current mail restrictions ). To join, make sure to tag @arigatojapan and use the hashtag #ArigatoJapan❤️. And if you’re looking for a great escape, why not join our online experiences with local experts to virtually travel to Japan from the comfort of your own home! (link in bio) (the contest will end on June 18 2020, 11pm JST, good luck and stay healthy so we can meet in person when you’ll come to Japan ❤️ ) ...

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