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Recruitment Specialist (Remote / Work-from-home)

About Tokyo Academics:

Tokyo Academics is the passion project of a constellation of teachers, researchers, and academics from around the world. Since 2012, we’ve evolved from a few university friends to a growing number of part-time and full-time individuals located in Tokyo, as well as working remotely. We are an organization of experts deeply passionate about helping students meet their potential and capture the opportunities of the future.

We are looking for an independent self-starter to drive our recruitment strategy, sourcing and attracting qualified candidates through effective channels for our internal roles (non-teaching roles). This is a remote role, you can work from anywhere in the world, but must be available for meetings during our regular business hours (10am – 7pm Japan Standard Time).

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced startup of 100+ team members around the world. You will play a significant role in helping the organization continue to grow by bringing onboard new team members.

What you will work on:
  • Drive the full-cycle hiring process including job posting, applicant tracking, and conducting interviews to identify top candidates for each role
  • Collaborate with hiring managers on recruitment plans and determine selection criteria for all roles.
  • Proactively source qualified candidates by leveraging a wide variety of channels including headhunting, online job boards, networking, social media, and referrals to build the candidate pipeline for all non-teaching roles.
  • Connect with potential candidates to introduce opportunities at Tokyo Academics.
  • Manage applications process, screen resumes, conduct initial interviews with qualified candidates, and coordinate further interviews with hiring managers.
  • Expand recruitment channels by researching other options and building relationships with relevant schools and organizations.
  • Provide weekly updates to the management team on recruitment status of each role.
  • Coordinate with HR and Recruitment Teams for other tasks that may be assigned.
Our ideal candidate:
  • Minimum 2 years of recruitment experience, including direct sourcing of candidates, preferably from an executive search/recruitment company
  • Fluent English (reading/writing/speaking)
  • Must have high attention to detail
  • Can work independently and meet deadlines
  • Able to conduct thorough research, analyze data, and present information in a logical format
  • High proficiency with Microsoft and Internet applications (Google Sheets, Docs, Slides, etc.)
  • Must have a reliable internet connection and tools to work remotely
  • Must be able to quickly respond to messages and emails in a professional manner
  • Experience in a recruitment agency/sales role a plus
  • Bonuses based on company growth 
  • 20 days of paid time off per year
  • Join a growing bootstrapped company with a lot of potential for growth
  • Autonomy to implement ideas and have a significant impact
Work hours:
  • 40hrs/week, flexible schedule
  • Working remotely, but must be available for meetings during business hours (10am-7pm Japan Standard Time)