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Job ID : 1083846 Date Updated : March 5th, 2021
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Hiring Company Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ)
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Setagaya-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Job Description

Overview of position:

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) is looking for a web developer who will be responsible for the maintenance and development of the university website as well as development aspects of digital marketing.

In this exciting and important role, the web developer will be part of the Communications team who deal with advertising, publications, and public relations, but will also be working closely with the Directors of seven programs at TUJ (Undergraduate and three graduate programs, the English language program, Corporate Education and Continuing Education) as well as TUJ’s technical staff to ensure a high quality, effective website to support the university’s mission of contributing to international education and cross-cultural understanding.

TUJ’s website is an information hub for the university’s operation and management. The web developer will also be responsible for the maintenance of the current website, and the development of the future website. The web developer will also work closely with the various TUJ departments to ensure timely updates of the website.


Primary Responsibilities:

・Run TUJ’s bilingual (E/J) website (the website) smoothly in coordination with other departments, taking into account the operations of the entire organization.

・Plan, schedule, coordinate, and execute web projects for better support of the operation of the university, marketing and PR.

・Research, develop and implement digital marketing strategies, including SEO, online advertising, and mail and social media marketing.

・Design and create effective web pages and other digital marketing communication tools such as email and social media.

・Help create content that contributes to the promotion of the university, including news stories and videos.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 75%)
Minimum Japanese Level Business Level
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status No permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Qualifications & Experience:

・3 or more years of experience in managing bilingual websites for a mid-to-large organization. 
・3 or more years of experience in web design and development with solid knowledge and skills of basic design and layout, HTML, and CSS, as well as the basic ability to use tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Git/GitHub
・Basic knowledge of web technologies, including web servers such as Apache, and web programming languages such as PHP
・Ability to understand TUJ’s target market, work with members of the organization and the communications team to market and promote the website
・Demonstrated ability to solve business problems with viable, long-term solutions
・Ability to accept general direction and work independently while also collaborating with other members of various departments to achieve deliverables
・Strong content development skills for digital medium, including websites and also other digital platforms such as social media
・Experience in web analysis tools such as Google Analytics, Search Console, and Tag Manager
・Ability to outsource and manage projects
・Focus on customers, follow and business protocol
・Experience with WordPress and Drupal
・Either native level Japanese with business level English OR native level English with business level Japanese

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Setagaya-ku
  • Tokyu Denentoshi Line, Sangenjaya Station

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience
Work Hours 9:00 to 17:30, Monday to Friday
Job Division Communications and Marketing Support
Hiring Company Information

Temple University, Japan Campus

Web Developer - 1083846

Company Details

Company Type Small/Medium Company (300 employees or less) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio Majority Non-Japanese

Company Description

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ), was established in 1982 as an international campus of Temple University in Pennsylvania State, U.S.A. As the first and largest foreign university in Japan, TUJ was designated the first “Foreign University, Japan Campus” by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2005. All classes at TUJ are taught in English, and the curriculum, credits and degrees offered are the same as those of the main campus. Besides undergraduate and graduate studies (Masters and Doctoral programs in TESOL, Law School and MBA), to accommodate a broad demand for international education, TUJ has expanded its programs to non-credit Academic English and Continuing Education. Including the participants in the Corporate Education programs, TUJ is a home for more than 3,200 learners from over 60 different countries. For more information about TUJ, please visit the TUJ website: www.tuj.ac.jp