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Job ID : 1441783 Date Updated : April 18th, 2024
【Niigata】 Employee dormitory available

Hotel Administration Assistant ◆N2/N1 OK! ◆JP residents only

Hiring Company Yuu Hotels & Resorts
Location Niigata Prefecture
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience ~ 4 million yen

Job Description

Hotel Administration Assistant Position

We are an international lifestyle and real estate company that is developing ski resort
properties and related projects in Akakura Onsen, the heart of the Myoko Kogen ski area
in Niigata. Established in the 1930’s as Japan’s first international mountain resort and is a traditional mountain retreat for Japan’s imperial family, Myoko Kogen still retains its rich Japanese culture but is increasingly popular with international travellers due to the quality and quantity
of the world famous JAPOW.
As the group expands its activities with the launch of more properties and projects in the coming seasons, we are looking for an Administrative/Operations Assistant to come on board to:

  • Support day-to-day operations and communications with various parties, particularly in Japanese.
  • During the green season, the role will involve supporting our Head of Development in local liaison with various stakeholders, including potential suppliers and vendors.
  • In the winter season, the role will transition into boutique Hospitality Operations to help our group provide the best stay and memories for our guests.

About Akakura Onsen
● Comparable snowfall (more in fact), size and lift infrastructure vs Niseko
● Hub to many nearby resorts e.g. Madarao and Tangram, Lotte Arai, etc., collectively a much bigger ski universe (heart of the Japan Alps)
● Relatively easy access from Tokyo
● Particularly attractive to those looking for a more cultural experience - Akakura Onsen is a traditional hot spring village gathering popularity with international visitors

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level No experience
Career Level Entry Level
Minimum English Level Fluent
Minimum Japanese Level Business Level
Minimum Education Level Associate Degree/Diploma
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

The candidate we are looking for ideally possesses the following qualities:
• Bilingual (Japanese business conversational, with a good command of spoken and written English)
• Japanese is used when coordinating with local vendors and liaise with local authorities
• Detail-oriented, organized and methodical in approach to systematically follow
   through various tasks
• Hospitality experience and enjoys facing guests
• With basic Microsoft Office (Word/ Excel) experience and can handle or learn
   how to use booking software
• A love of the mountains and genuine enthusiasm for the area
  (with the ability to live in Akakura Onsen for extended periods
   - accommodation will be provided with travel allowance)
• A love of winter sports also generally preferred but not a requirement
• A team-player with an entrepreneurial spirit, can-do attitude and not afraid to solve problems
• Drivers license

In return the position offers exposure to an exciting international team developing unique offerings and experiences in a pristine part of Japan with opportunities for advancement and paid accommodation.

Job Location

  • Niigata Prefecture

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience ~ 4 million yen
Industry Hotel

Job Category

  • Customer Service, Secretary and Administration > Secretary, PA
  • Customer Service, Secretary and Administration > General Assistant
  • Customer Service, Secretary and Administration > Sales Assistant
  • Hotel, Travel and Hospitality > Travel Planner, Tour Planner
  • Hotel, Travel and Hospitality > Front Desk Clerk, Concierge