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(English only) Santa Claus Staff on December Weekends (expired)

Job ID
Shopping malls all over Japan, Tokyo
Post date
Nov 13, 2018
Arts / Entertainment / Recreation
Model, Actor, Musician, Dancer
Work Type
Part Time / Entry Level
¥15,000 / Day


  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Must currently reside in Japan


You will be asked to perform as Santa Claus 5 times a day (30 ~ 40 min each time inside of a shopping mall).

Each performance includes:
- Photoshooting with kids and parents
- Waving your hand and say “Ho-Ho-Ho” and “Merry Christmas”
- Wearing Santa Claus costume (will be provided)

*No talking with kids in Japanese allowed
*Please note that it is usually hot in the shopping malls when you are wearing the Santa Claus costume.

You will be asked to bring the following items:
- Black shoes (required)
- Black belt (not mandatory)
- Additional T-shirts and a towel (because it is hot inside of the mall)
- Your lunch

The Santa Claus costumes will be provided by the event company, but the sizes are limited to L and XL (only male costumes). There are specific requirements:
- Height: 175 – 190, weight: over 80 kg
- Good with children
- Friendly and energetic personality
- Has a valid working visa in Japan
- Has a bank account in Japan

Shopping Malls across all Japan including Hokkaido and Okinawa
*you may be assigned to the most convenient location for you, according to the store's schedule

December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24
*Please note that the events schedule might be extended.

Working time:
Actual performances schedule (5 times a day):

*All weekends availability is NOT required, 1 or 2 days availability would be also acceptable. People available on all weekends will be preferred.

Daily salary:
15,000 JPY + transportation allowance (full amount)
*The salary will be transferred to your bank account on the 25th of following month

Additional information:
In case we don't have any available staff in other areas and prefectures, we will be looking for staff who is willing to travel long distance or even spend the night in a hotel if necessary. All expenses including transportation, hotel (+breakfast) will be provided.

After you submit this application we will ask you to fill out another form by email.
You will be asked:

・Name, both in Alphabet and Katakana
・Height / weight
・Japanese level (basic conversational is OK)
・Nearest station
・Mobile phone number
・Visa type and expiration date
・Travel preferences (Ex. You can stay overnight, you can travel anywhere for a round trip, you can go within the range of the Kanto area, you prefer to commute within 60 mins only, etc.)
・Available schedule  
・Photo (2 pictures: 1.full body and 2.bust-up photos) taken within three months.

Please keep your promise for the days you marked as available, because it will not be possible to change the schedule unless it is an emergency. We dispatch only one Santa Claus for each store.
In case you don’t show up we won't be able to work with you again and kids will be very sad if Santa doesn’t come.
Cancellation may be accepted only in case of emergency situation, if possible in advance. Please do not cancel in the evening before the event!

Thank you for your cooperation.

*Only successful candidates will be contacted

The above information is a public job ad. This job ad is neither an offer nor a contract.

This job is no longer available.

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