Public Relations / Web Communications
Company: Waseda University Public Relations
Location: Shinjuku, Tokyo
Function: Other Localization, Translation, Interpreting
Work Type: Contract/Experienced (Non-Manager)
• English: Native level
• Japanese: Fluent
• Must currently reside in Japan
• Visa sponsorship available
• See more below
Wanted: A highly qualified candidate to fill a position in a university public relations office. Position expected to begin December 1, 2021.
Primary duties involve the maintenance and creation of web content, including social media, and writing and editing PR materials. The main output language is English, though using both English and Japanese is essential as you will be working in a mostly Japanese environment. Duties will also include assisting with occasional events and other tasks. Employment is by contract, and renewable annually for up to five years.
An ideal candidate will have:
1) Native-level English skill, able to write and proofread text (academic writing experience a plus)
2) Japanese fluency (able to read and write for internal purposes)
3) Skill in web tools (WordPress and SNS)
Work hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:15 (1 hour lunch)
Compensation: Monthly pay plus bonus (bonus = 1.5 month's salary x twice per year) and commuting expenses. Health and social insurance also provided.
For required documents and more details, see the University's website posting (Personnel Information link at upper right). Applications will be processed on a rolling basis.
Company Name: Waseda University Public Relations
Year Founded: 1882
Number of Employees: 500+
Specialized Industries: Higher education
Waseda University was founded in 1882 with three principles: independence of academia, practical application of knowledge, and the shaping of good citizens; with the mission of producing leaders. Waseda has stayed true to these ideals, educating seven prime ministers and countless other politicians, business leaders, journalists, diplomats, scholars, scientists, inventors, actors, writers and artists.
Waseda leads Japan in globalization, and the University has committed to expanding its presence in Asia and around the world.
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