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Data-Entry Specialist (expired)

Leverage LLP

Leverage LLP

Job ID
Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Post date
Feb 7, 2019
Arts / Entertainment / Recreation
Work Type
Full Time / Entry Level
¥6.8M ~ ¥6.8M / Year


  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: None
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • No Japanese language skills are required. Job will be conducted in English 100% of the time.
  • Visa sponsorship available


Do you like watching live sports on TV and want to have a job in central Tokyo using English only (office near Tokyo Tower)? Then this is the perfect job for you.

We are recruiting new employees in Tokyo on behalf of our client. Our client is a UK based live sports event/IT company that is going to open a Tokyo office near Tokyo Tower, mainly for research and data-entry purposes. They have 100 employees worldwide and it is a family owned, privately held company.

Our company, Leverage LLP, is a Tokyo based recruitment agency and we are not recruiting people to join our firm. Rather, we are looking for people to join our client company.

Job Title: Data-Entry Operator

Total Annual Compensation = 6,780,000 JPY

12 month Base salary = 4,600,000 JPY annual (383,333 monthly)

Personal Performance Bonus Paid Monthly for Accuracy of Data Entry = 106,666 monthly (1,280,000 annual total)

Quarterly Company Bonus Paid Quarterly = 225,000 per quarter (900,000 annual total) This bonus can be higher or lower depending on the company's overall performance.

Employment Contract = Permanent Full-time Employee Status

Full Employee Benefits under Japanese labor law (standard contribution to healthcare, pension, and retirement)

Payment for Overtime and Work during Japanese Public Holidays

Monthly Reimbursement for Commuting Expenses

An attractive number of Paid Holidays, above standard.

The company will provide Visa Sponsorship renewal/extension to foreigners currently in Japan after successfully completing the probation period and training. The company will not provide sponsorship to foreigners overseas and not currently in Japan or without current permission to work in Japan. The company will not convert a student visa to a work visa. Also, the company will not hire people on a working holiday visa.

The shift will be a 40 hour work week dispersed Sunday to Saturday (weekend work is necessary, although it is possible to have a Sunday off or Saturday off every week). The core daily working hours will be either 10am-4pm or 3pm-9pm with 2 hours on either side for preparation/closing (for example the full shift could be 9:30am-5:30pm or 10am-6pm or 3pm-11pm). The company will try to accommodate your schedule preference, for example, if you are taking classes in the morning or evenings or need to pick up your children from daycare/school etc. This option will be available for early joiners and applicants, as the company currently has flexibility.

Job Description:

The new Tokyo office will focus on the research of and related time-sensitive data-entry of live sporting events occurring in Australasia and Hong Kong.

To watch live sporting events and operate proprietary research tools in order to capture and record data.


Watch live events and record defined activities in a time-sensitive manner. Attention to detail and time is important and the company doesn't want to hire people who are easily distracted (i.e. constantly watching smartphones or using Facebook, etc.).

Follow defined escalation processes as issues are identified

Familiarise and master the use of the company's research tools and provide feedback when required.

Required skills & Experience

Excellent English language skills (no Japanese language skills are required)
Japanese Nationals are welcome to apply, but you will need excellent English (reading writing spoken, i.e. TOEIC above 920).
Common sense and a great attitude
Very fine attention to detail
Ability to concentrate on the task at hand, irrespective of back ground noise and activity
Familiarity with using Computers
Basic numeric skills

Desirable Skills / Knowledge

Passion for Sport, Sports, and live Sporting Events

Preferred Personality = Probably someone more analytical and introverted. If you're extremely extroverted and want to interact with new people everyday, then this is probably not the job for you. This job will not require speaking with customers and will be fairly routine, repetitive, and accuracy driven.

Job Training will be provided in the Tokyo office if you join after June 1st. If you want to join before June 1st, job training will be provided in the UK for a 3 to 6 week period. All expenses will be paid for during the training period (hotel room and flights/transportation). Work can begin on April 1st or May 1st.

The company does not discriminate on age or gender and welcomes candidates in their early 20's or 60's, etc. They are open to hiring employees with children and will not require extensive overtime, however you will need to work weekends and during Japanese public holidays. If you're an English Conversation teacher tired of teaching students or tired of working in foodservice/hotel/retail industry and want to do something different, this is a great option.

If you're interested to apply, please also include your current Japanese work permission status (visa type and valid until...) and your schedule availability/preference.

Interview Process:

We review resumes/CVs and we will invite candidates to do a phone interview or in-person in Tokyo with our team. Successful candidates will be selected to interview with our client company CEO from the UK when he visits in March. He will make the final hiring decision after he completes the interviews in March.

Last modified on March 23, 2020

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