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Japan Cricket Association is Hiring !

  • 2021-10-15
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Japan Cricket Association is Hiring !

The Japan Cricket Association is currently recruiting for several positions. Details are below.

High Performance Manager, Permanent Role, Fixed Term

The High Performance Manager will need a very specific skill set which is fully outlined in the job description. This can be read in full by clicking here.

Job Summary:

In brief, the High-Performance Manager will have four key areas in which to focus on.

  • Develop, Run, and Monitor High Performance Programs for the Japanese National Squads (Men, Women & Academy/Under 19)
  • Provide Fee-For-Service coaching programs within the community
  • Develop high performing coaches & umpires within Japan, especially Japanese speakers
  • Start new programs and initiatives such as a “Talent Transfer Player Program” where people from other sports are targeted to take up cricket and nurtured into a new environment

How to Apply:

  • Email a cover letter and CV to hpm2020@cricket.or.jp
  • Deadline: Friday 3rd December
  • Those selected for interview will be contacted and interviews scheduled for early December

The workplace:

The Japan Cricket Association is a multinational, multi-skilled team of around 10 full-time staff. It is a workplace where each member of staff has autonomy, communicates actively with other members of staff and works together to meet challenges. We also aim for a good work-life balance and offer relatively long holidays.

  • Job Title: High Performance Manager
  • Type of employment: Full-time (variable working hours per year, average 40 hours p/w)
  • Period of employment: Two-Year fixed term (with a probation period)
  • Main Work Location: Sano City, Tochigi Prefecture
  • Salary: According to company policy, experience and qualifications
  • Social Insurance: Full
  • Contact: Alan Curr, Japan Cricket Association (a-curr@cricket.or.jp)

Development Officer, “City of Cricket”, Permanent Role

Our job is to spread joy through cricket and bring smiles to peoples faces.  As the second most popular sport in the world, with over a billion people involved, we want to showcase the values of cricket to a new fanbase. Cricket is rapidly expanding in Japan, mainly through our “City of Cricket” approach, where specific cities are targeted for growth and relationships are built to last. This is a unique opportunity to play a part in the development of a global sport that is expected to grow even further in Japan.

The role will involve: organising events and competitions, coaching sports, sales and management.
This is a permanent role with no previous experience required. However

Job Summary:

The City of Cricket Development Officer will be responsible for organising events and school trips to Sano City in Tochigi Prefecture or Akishima City in Tokyo, contributing to the community through cricket, increasing the number of supporters and encouraging interaction and engagement.

What we’re looking for:

No knowledge or experience of cricket is required. It is a sport that can be enjoyed by anyone, and you will be carefully taught by other staff members and will initially work alongside other staff members, so don’t worry about trying out. If you like sport, organising events, interacting with people and the community and want to contribute to the local area, this is a very enjoyable job for you.

The workplace:

The Japan Cricket Association is a multinational, multi-skilled team of around 10 full-time staff. It is a workplace where each member of staff has autonomy, communicates actively with other members of staff and works together to meet challenges. We also aim for a good work-life balance and offer relatively long holidays.

Job Title: ‘City of Cricket’ Development Officer
Type of employment: Full-time (variable working hours per year, average 40 hours per week)
Period of employment: No fixed term (with a probation period)
Main Work Location: Sano City, Tochigi Prefecture or Akishima City, Tokyo
Salary: according to company policy, experience and qualifications
Social Insurance: Full
Contact: Naotsune Miyaji, Japan Cricket Association ( b-miyaji@cricket.or.jp)