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Operations Coordinator (expired)



Job ID
Kyoto, Japan
Post date
Dec 1, 2023
Tourism / Travel / Hospitality
Other General Affairs, Accounting, HR, Legal
Work Type
Full Time / Entry Level
Amount not specified
  • Negotiable


  • English: Fluent (preferred)
  • Japanese: Business level (preferred)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Visa sponsorship available


Operations Coordinator

Wayfarer is tech-driven hospitality startup rapidly expanding our team. We're on a mission to reinvent hotels for young independent travelers.
We're looking for an Business Coordinator to join our team to support scaling the business. This role will report to the Area Operations Director and be based in Kyoto or Osaka. Majority of time will be spent onsite, but we're also flex on hybrid arrangements.
We're not like most companies. We're direct talkers and hate the status quo. We want risk-takers and outside the box critical thinkers. We have an international team represented by 12 nationalities; you will work in an environment primarily in English and Japanese.

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Coordinate between our hotel operations and business teams to refine, document and implement operational processes
Manage services and supplies vendors to ensure continuous smooth operation in hotels
Support hotel operations accounting, reporting, banking and payments
Support talent acquisition, onboarding and shift management for ops team members

Basic Qualifications

Fluency in written and spoken English
Advanced proficiency in written and spoken Japanese
Must be living in Japan with a valid visa/working status

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in accounting/bookkeeping/general administration is an advantage
Experience in hotels is an advantage

What it takes

The Operations Coordinator must be a master of organization and detail.
You will need to deeply understand how our hotels run first-hand and proper administrative processes in Japan.
You will be able to prioritize relentlessly and communicate effectively between teams.
You will question processes and decisions. Be prepared to stand your ground.

Company Benefits

Free stays at our hotels subject to availability
15 days of paid-time off, with one day additional PTO, capped at 20 days
Employee Assistance Program (WIP)
Remote work according to teams/tasks that do not require you to be on-site
Working with an international team with diverse cultures and backgrounds

Last modified on January 1, 2024

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