MnK Niseko - Owner Liaison (Year-round)

The Owner Liaison is the main contact at MnK responsible for communication, business, and operations issues about property owners under contract with MnK property management and resort services. The role is varied, requiring an ability to work both independently and as part of a team. The role ranges from strengthening Owner relations through time spent with Owners, to property management, to data analyses and presentation. Integral to the role is the ability to be sensitive to a wide variety of cultures that make up the property Owners at MnK. In addition, this position works across several departments within MnK, making the ability to communicate with colleagues and work as part of a team essential. A strong candidate should be socially aware, with excellent communication, problem-solving, and task management ability. The role will be incorporated into the Property Management Department. The role will central to the department in providing analysis and decision-making support to the department to ensure the quality and timely delivery of Property Management Services for existing and future Owners.

 

Key Responsibilities

Lead on all written and verbal communication with Owners

Monthly and yearly report presentation

Monthly accounting

Selection Criteria

 

Key Skills

Strong communication ability

Organization

Project management

Multi-tasking and task management

Problem-solving

Attention to detail

Independent thinker, with the ability to work in a team

Ability to compromise to achieve collective objectives

 

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Experience with other cultures

Computer proficient

Microsoft Office Suite Proficient

Ability to acquire a Japanese Visa (MnK Niseko will help with immigration)

 

Working Hours

40 hours per week, 8 Hours per day, 5 days, 2 days off per week

 

Remuneration

¥300,000 ~ (Depending on the experience )

 

The Benefits

10 days of paid leave and public holidays in your first year. Increasing after 18 month of employment.

Social security/insurance benefits included

Company personal improvement subsidy (can be used for language study or other courses)

Yearly company trip and regular seasonal events

Flexible working hours

Bi-annual bonuses as well as sales performance bonuses

 

Employment Period

Full Time – 1 year contract with possible extension

 

Probationary Period

3 months

 

Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


MnK Niseko - Snow clearing Staff (Seasonal/short hours)

We are looking for some snow clearing (manual) staff for this winter. This is an ideal second job if you are looking for something extra!

 

Key Responsibilities

Manual snow clearing work that involves clearing snow from areas around the Managed properties.

The areas include and not limited to;

– Roofs of single dwellings.

– Porch roofs

– Garage roofs

– Snow blower operation Assistance

– Areas around driveways

 

Requirements

– Previous experience is desired.

– Manual labour experience.

– Safety Awareness

– Work Consistency

– Attention to detail

– Greetings in Japanese(Supervisor speaks English)

 

Benefits

– Grand Hirafu/Hanazono season lift pass

– Potential to move into a year-round position for outstanding team members

– Subsidised Staff Accommodation available

 

Work Period

December 15th 2022 – February 28th 2023 (Contract extension possible pending performance and snow conditions) with 1month probationary period

 

Salary

From ¥1,400 per hour to ¥1,700 per hour. + Travel allowance

Candidates for the upper range of the salary shall proactively work at heights.

 

Hours

Flexible working patterns with the minimum starting from 2 to 3 days a week for a 4 hour shift. Shift can start from either 8am or 1pm.

Please feel free to enquire for working patterns other than the stated.

 

Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


MnK Niseko - Snow clearing Staff (Seasonal/Full time)

Routine Manual Snow Clearing across the resorts and outlying properties Managed by MnK.

 

Key Responsibilities

The snow clearing operations includes and is not limited to,

– The operation and support of a large snowblower for clearing of specified areas around MnK Managed properties.

– Clearing snow off porch and garage roofs

– Clearing of snow from roofs of single dwellings.

– Clearing of areas to ensure safety of guests and staff. Requirements

– Previous experience is desired.

– Manual labour experience.

– Safety Awareness

– Work Consistency

– Attention to detail

– Drive and motivation to complete tasks with the team.

– English language skill and basic Japanese is advantageous

 

Benefits

– Grand Hirafu/Hanazono season lift pass

– Potential to move into a year-round position for outstanding team members

– Subsidised Staff Accommodation available

 

Work Period

December 1st 2022 – February 28th 2023 (Contract extension possible pending performance and snow conditions) with 1month probationary period

 

Salary

From ¥1,400 per hour to ¥1,700 per hour. + Travel allowance

Candidates for the upper range of the salary shall proactively work at heights.

 

Hours

5 days/40 hours per week(8 hour shifts ) with 1 hour unpaid break.

Please feel free to enquire for working patterns other than the stated.

 

Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Welcome to Uchi!

Welcome to Uchi!

Uchi is the definitive one-stop shop for Japanese resort real estate. Our lightning-fast search function allows buyers to quickly and easily find what they are looking for from throughout Japan and then connects them directly to real estate agents. We are not a real estate agent – we are a specialist marketing service promoting the best Japanese resort real estate to a huge market. By showcasing the best properties from multiple agents, users are able to search and browse to find their perfect home in Japan.

All properties listed on Uchi have a licensed real estate behind them, giving you peace of mind that this important transaction is in trusted hands. With land, apartments, penthouse and homes from the best resorts across Japan we have something for everyone. Starting at only 5 million JPY ($30,000 USD today!), there is nothing to stop you joining the thousands of happy owners in this magical country.

We have 600 properties currently listed and you can view all current listings at https://uchijapan.com/ – with hundreds of ski properties in Niseko of course!

For property owners looking to sell their home, we use our skills and experience to get more eyes onto your property and leave the rest to the expert real estate agents! This approach allows potential buyers to browse hundreds of properties from different listing agents and property owners, giving them the opportunity to compare property vs property directly, destination vs destination – filtering by price, location, amenities and more.

In a cluttered marketplace, the power of more eyeballs on your property increases the number of enquiries and chance of a quick sale dramatically. Uchi listings are clean, well-presented and attractive to buyers: you need to be in front of as many buyers as possible to maximise the value of your real estate asset.

99% of all resort real estate sales in Japan start with an online search and this is where Uchi excels. Unlike other listing sites our pages do not take an age to load – our aim is simply to help our users find their ideal property and get on with the purchase process! Uchi searches load in milliseconds and provide users instant results that fit their parameters perfectly.

It is critical that when it comes to selling your property you are able to get maximum exposure on the best multi-agent listing site with access to our highly qualified database and rapidly increasing site users. Since starting in July 2021 we have grown from zero to over 50,000 monthly page hits and continue to see more visitors every month.

Time is money – stale real estate listings don’t sell, so let Uchi refresh the presentation of your property and increase promotion overnight. Visit https://uchijapan.com/listing-your-property to find out more about your listings options.


2022 Niseko Shootout Summer Winners Announced

2022 Niseko Summer Shootout Winners Announced

Niseko Shootout Summer 2022

The 2022 Niseko Summer Shootout has come to a close, and the judges have voted!

Thanks to everyone who entered – there were some incredible images full of creativity.

Thanks to our amazing sponsors for helping us to put on this amazing contest! Big thanks to Hanazono Niseko, Sea Monk, and Rhythm Japan.

And now it is with great pleasure we announce the winners of this years Summer Shootout.

Winning third place: Winning a prize pack from Rhythm ¥20,000 is Ruairidh Squair (@ruairidhs).

This great image from Ruairidh features a large field with tracks leading into the horizon. A great image, well done Ruairidh!


Winning second place and a Scuba Diving Lesson from Sea Monk is Chien Vu – @chienvuinhokkaido!

Her image features a field of sunflowers, with just one flower facing the camera. A visually stunning image with the caption “You are unique.”. Congratulations on this wonderful image Chien!


Winning first place and a Hanazono Zipline Experience and Mt. Lights Experience is Jack Yan – @jackyanphotography !

This was a clear favourite with the judges, and is a simply incredible image. The field of wheat with a single bird perched atop a pole has great lighting, tone, great point of interest, and captures a great moment.

Well done Jack, this is an image to be very proud of!

Congratulations again to all the winners and we’re looking forward to next Summer!


M Group - Front Desk Staff

Recruiting Now for Winter 2022/23!

M Group Niseko is now hiring seasonal staff for the 22/23 ski season! We are a well-established company that owns multiple properties located in the center of the Hirafu area.

We are looking for staff that are team-oriented, friendly, calm and collected, have good problem-solving skills and are well-organised with a keen eye for detail. Applicants should be well-presented with excellent etiquette, and have a positive attitude and strong work-ethic.

M Group Front Desk Staff

  • Language skills: Business Level English or higher
  • Work hours: Part time
  • Highly desirable: Bilingual Japanese / English, valid Japanese or International Driving Permit
  • Benefits:
    • Above average hourly wage
    • Personal ski pass
    • Staff meal provided on shift
    • Subsidised staff accommodation in the heart of Hirafu

Candidates must possess a Japanese passport or valid work/working holiday visa.

If you think you would be a good fit for this role, please contact [email protected]


Niseko Kids Club - Childcare Attendant

Niseko Kids Club is seeking Childcare Attendants to care for children ranging from newborns to 12 years old within our daycare centre located in Hanazono and rotating to be an on-call babysitter, working in the clients’ accommodation. You will provide care to children visiting from all over the world, such as Japan, the USA, Australia, China, Singapore, Hong Kong, France etc. Full-time or part-time position with flexible scheduling

Responsibilities

  • Keep the play area safe and free from hazards while monitoring children consistently throughout the day.
  • Sanitise play equipment, games and toys on a regular basis to keep them safe and attractive while minimising the spread of germs.
  • Change diapers, dress children and assist them with their snacks, drinks and meals as needed.
  • Teach children the importance of good personal hygiene and health habits, including the importance of brushing teeth, washing hands, using the toilet and getting adequate rest.
  • Engage in educational activities with the children, including reading, crafts, drawing, colouring and singing.
  • Keep an individual record for each child that includes information about his or her behaviours, daily activities, meals eaten and other important details. Discuss this information with each child’s parents on a daily basis.
  • Create daily lesson plans that are developmentally appropriate, fun and interesting.
  • Light housework to keep the room clean and tidy, including cleaning spills and washing dishes after meals.
  • Undertake administrative and other tasks as required.

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of childcare experience.
  • Work well with children and display patience.
  • CPR/First aid certified (including infant).
  • Working with children check.

Benefits

  • Paid training
  • Accommodation available
  • Vehicle allowance
  • Flexible hours
  • Ski pass included (full-time only)
  • Hanazono activities discount (full-time only)

Compensation

  • ¥1,300 to ¥1,500 per hour
  • End-of-season bonus

Term

  • 2022 December 1st to 2023 April 2nd

Please visit the link below to apply:

https://forms.gle/5PZMMK7Tkfdc…



Niseko Kids Club - Babysitter

Niseko Kids Club is seeking casual or full-time Babysitters to care for children ranging in age from infants to school-aged, on an on-call basis. As an on-call Babysitter, you need to be caring, enthusiastic, motivated, flexible, willing to take childcare assignments when available and work independently and unsupervised, making every child’s holiday an everlasting memory. You will provide care to children visiting from all over the world such as Japan, USA, Australia, China, Singapore, Hong Kong, France etc. If you are seeking a position that allows you to tailor your work schedule, indulge in your passion for childcare and experience new adventures, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities

  • Arrive at the client’s accommodations 10 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  • Gather information about the parents and their children.
  • Keep the play area safe and free from hazards while monitoring children consistently throughout the day.
  • Sanitise play equipment, games and toys on a regular basis to keep them safe and attractive while minimising the spread of germs.
  • Change diapers, dress children and assist them with their snacks, drinks and meals as needed.
  • Teach children the importance of good personal hygiene and health habits, including the importance of brushing teeth, washing hands, using the toilet and getting adequate rest.
  • Engage in educational activities with the children, including reading, crafts, drawing, colouring and singing.
  • Keep an individual record for each child that includes information about his or her behaviours, daily activities, meals eaten and other important details. Discuss this information with each child’s parents on a daily basis.
  • Create daily lesson plans that are developmentally appropriate, fun and interesting. Lesson plans should always encourage full participation from each child.
  • Light housework to keep the room clean and tidy, including cleaning spills and washing dishes after meals

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of childcare experience.
  • Work well with children and display patience.
  • CPR/First aid certified (including infant).
  • Working with children check.

Benefits

  • Paid training
  • Uniform provided
  • Accommodation available
  • Vehicle allowance
  • Flexible hours
  • Ski pass included (full-time only)
  • Hanazono activities discount (full-time only)

Compensation

  • ¥1,300 to ¥1,500 per hour
  • End-of-season bonus

Term

  • 2022 December 1st to 2023 April 2rd

Please visit the link below to apply:

https://forms.gle/5PZMMK7Tkfdc…



Sumimasen.Life - Foreign Resident Support Platform Launched

Life in Japan Made Easy

New Foreign Resident Support Platform, Sumimasen.Life, is Launched

The word “Sumimasen” is used frequently by Japanese people when they ask someone something & it is the first word that many learn when visiting Japan. It can mean ‘sorry’ or ‘thank you’ & be used interchangeably.

New foreign resident support platform adopts the word Sumimasen & has been launched with the goal of making life here in Japan more comfortable for foreigners. Sumimasen.Life provides knowledge & simple tips necessary for living in Japan, as well as convenient services (with affordability in mind) to make life in Japan more simple & enjoyable.

“Through all of my experiences in Japan plus interactions with foreign residents, I figured how hard our public office system is and I had a light bulb moment. I believe your life in Japan isn’t going bad but I want to make it even better by launching this service because I believe we can help each other living in this island nation.” – Takato Hatsuyama, Founder of Sumimasen.Life

The Sumimasen.Life website makes understanding necessary processes in Japan very simple through the use of their “Living Handbook”. Taxes, vehicle registration, insurances, housing information and much more is laid out in a manner in which anyone can easily understand what needs to be done.

The team at Sumimasen.Life hope that with their tips, life here in Japan is made much easier.

For enquiries, contact Takato Hatsuyama


Niseko Travel Design – Naia Llc joins Niseko Tourism

Niseko Travel Design – Naia Llc offers custom travel design and concierge services for domestic and international businesses. We assist you in delivering extraordinary experiences for your guests, specializing in luxury travel and connecting visitors to the finest that Niseko has to offer.

We are a Licensed Japanese Land Operator and can provide travel logistics in accordance with Japan’s current travel procedures.

  • Creating itineraries
  • Air travel and accommodation bookings
  • ERFS certificates and visa application

We also offer a broad range of year-round support services for domestic and overseas businesses including but not limited to:

Bespoke travel concierge – coordinating high-end experiences for your guests

  • Scenic tours
  • Gastronomy tours
  • Mountain guides
  • Photographers
  • Activities
  • Private transportation

Bilingual business services

  • Japan based liaison
  • Contract negotiation
  • Price negotiation

 

Event planning and coordination

  • Venue selection and booking
  • Catering
  • Entertainment – music, bands, DJ
  • Photography
  • Accommodation and transportation

 

Fixer and translation services

  • Local guide for visiting companies, media crews, etc.
  • Navigating Japan’s customs
  • Travel and transportation logistics
  • Interpreter and translation services

 

Media and PR 

  • Event planning
  • Influencer marketing
  • Booking Celebrities
  • Accommodation and facility bookings
  • Transportation

 

Contact Information
Naia llc.
[email protected]
whatsapp 81(0)-90-8818-7151