Job ID : 1146892 Date Updated : May 4th, 2021

Admissions Manager 【Focus: Creative/Visual/Outreach】

Hiring Company UWC ISAK Japan
Location Nagano Prefecture, Kita-aku-gun Karuizawa-machi
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 4.5 million yen ~ 5 million yen

Job Description

Position Title: Admissions Manager (Focus: Creative/Visual/Outreach)
Department: Admissions
Reports to: Director of Admissions


The Admissions Manager (Creative/Visual/Outreach focus) plays an important role in UWC ISAK Japan’s student recruitment activities by developing content for print, digital and virtual recruitment activities, including presentations, online webinars, social media, website content, and other outreach channels.
The Admissions Manager will also support the overall operations of the Office of Admissions, including student recruitment activities, applicant screening and selection, as well as onboarding accepted students.

Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Manager will be involved in attracting, screening and selecting students for Grade 10 enrollment, both for the Japanese domestic and international markets. The Admissions Manager will also assist with duties related to worldwide UWC (Grade 11) student intake, and support new students/families as they prepare for life at UWC ISAK Japan. The position will require excellent interpersonal and communication skills in both Japanese and English, along with an interest in working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. This is a full-time position that requires participation in a variety of events and activities outside of regular office hours.


  • Support the Director of Admissions in promotion, recruitment and screening of international and domestic (Japanese) applicants
  • Support newly accepted students/families prior to the start of their first school year
  • Responsible for taking the lead role in promotion for Japanese and International applicants, including developing strategies, networking and developing promotional materials in conjunction with the Marketing/Communications team Admissions Manager (Creative) - Job posting Mar. 2021
  • Able to develop/deliver strong recruiting presentations in Japanese/English
  • Develop visual content in Japanese for admissions newsletters, events announcements, acceptance/rejection letters, etc.
  • Respond to phone and email inquiries from prospective students/families
  • Assistance in processing and evaluating domestic and international applications with the Admissions team
  • Organize campus tours and provide training to staff and tour guides
  • Organize and run student programming for Lead Ambassadors support of Admission and promotion initiatives
  • Support admissions-related process/systems improvement projects and related duties, as assigned

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Fluent
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Education and Experience

  • University degree in marketing, international business, liberal arts, public relations or related field preferred
  • Minimum two years of experience in education marketing, admissions and/or recruitment preferred
  • A combination of equivalent education and experience will be considered
  • Bilingual speaking/reading/writing fluency in Japanese & English is required.


  • Working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Experience in the creation of posters and brochures (use of Canva or similar)
  • Photography skills (good eye, composition)
  • Video shooting and editing skills
  • Comfortable with technology, including webinar platforms (i.e. Zoom, GoToWebinar, Google Hangouts, etc.) and experience with setting up and running creative online sessions
  • Able to develop and deliver recruiting presentations in both English and Japanese
  • WordPress skills an asset
  • Strong verbal communication and public speaking skills
  • Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment that values innovation and problem solving
  • Desire to work with adults and students from different cultures, religions and backgrounds
  • Ability to multitask, be adaptable and work under pressure with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to take the initiative in developing and implementing new procedures and programs
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Service-oriented and sensitive to applicants’ needs and concerns
  • Understanding of social media platforms for marketing purposes
  • Access to a car and valid driver's license required (due to campus location)

Salary Range (annual): 4.5 - 5 million JPY (salary commensurate to experience)

Regular work hours: Monday - Friday from 8:00AM to 4:45PM
- please note that this position will require significant evening and weekend work

Location: UWC ISAK Japan Campus (Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture)
* A combination of remote and on-campus work might be possible for the initial 1-2 month period

Benefits: Japanese private school insurance, annual paid leave, professional development

Please note: Due to current Japanese government immigration restrictions, priority will be given to applicants who hold a Japanese passport or who currently reside in Japan.

Job Location

  • Nagano Prefecture, Kita-aku-gun Karuizawa-machi

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 4.5 million yen ~ 5 million yen
Hiring Company Information


Admissions Manager 【Focus: Creative/Visual/Outreach】 - 1146892

Company Details

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

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