Japanese Interpreter (1-2 position)

The Guest Relations division is recruiting 1-2 professional and sociable staffers to work in the role of a Japanese interpreter - directly interpreting for a Japanese guest of honor (GoH) and guiding them around FanimeCon.

+ Serve as a Japanese/English interpreter for assigned GoH throughout the entirety of GoH's appearance at FanimeCon.
+ Greet and support GoH upon their arrival to and departure from con.
+ Guide GoH around con according to their personal schedule.
+ Help GoH coordinate/run their panels and interviews when necessary.
+ Work as at-con liaison between GoH and Guest Relations head team.
+ Attend daily morning staff meetings during con.
+ Perform other necessary tasks within the Guest Relations division when requested.

+ Must have advanced level of fluency in Japanese (JLPT N2 or N1 certification)
+ Must be 18 years old.
+ Must work AT LEAST a total of 24 hours over the 4-day event (Friday – Monday) and be available to start from Friday morning.
+ Must be punctual, professional, and organized.
+ Must be a cooperative team player.
+ Must be able to adjust to a constantly changing environment.

+ Open and helpful person with initiative!
+ Available to work (some) late evenings and Thursday evening prior to con
+ Familiarity with FanimeCon
+ Comfortable with public speaking
+ Hospitality experience (e.g. at another convention, at school, at work, etc.)
+ Local to Bay Area (out of area staffers are still welcome to apply!)

**NOTE: Cosplay is allowed while on duty, but must not interfere with ability to perform necessary tasks.

If interested, please fill out an application on the recruitment site and you will be contacted by Guest Relations staff. Thank you for your interest.

Click Here To Apply Now!

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Entry last modified Sat Nov 4 2023, 16:12:42