- Employer Type Direct Hire
- Salary Daily allowance 15,000-25,000yen + all tour cost will be covered JPY / Day
- English Level Fluent
- Japanese Level Conversational Level
- Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
- Visa Sponsorship No
Changing Lives Through Travel!
Do you have a passion to provide unforgettable experience to travellers?
Buffalo Tours is a leading inbound tour operator and destination management company in Asia, hosting hundreds of thousands of journeys annually. We operate in 11 destinations throughout Asia with sales offices in the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia and Russia. Buffalo Tours embraces its origins in Asia, leveraging this background to connect travellers with people and cultures in a way that only locals can. Using our knowledge of Asia, and our expertise, we thrive at creating unforgettable experiences unique to every guest.
Now we are looking for a tour leader who is willing to assist our travellers from different countries, and provide them unforgettable experinces in Japan.
This is a freelance position, therefore all applicants must have a legitimate resident status in Japan to apply for the position.
Scope of Work
Take care of experience and culture trips between March and October, traveling around Japan mostly for 1 to 2 weeks. For these trips, cultural and historical knowledge of Japan is a requirement.
Oversee the day to day running of our trips, the well being and safety of the group members, and the quality of the services delivered on the ground.
A group size is about 10 to 20 people, the age around 18 to 35 years old.
Skills and qualifications
✔Guiding experience of groups of 10+ preferable
✔Fluent in written and spoken English and conversational Japanese
✔Have a genuine interest in (and love for!) Japanese culture and history [for cultural trips]
✔Demonstrates a true passion for sharing their travel experiences with others
✔Are organised, with the ability to be flexible where required
✔Can solve problems logically and creatively
✔Have excellent communication skills
✔Demonstrate professionalism at all times
** Non Japanese applicants must have a legitimate work permission in Japan
✔Giving passengers factual info on Japan. This means giving country and city introductions as we as, for culture trips, conducting tours
✔Liaising with suppliers
✔Socializing with passengers and providing support where needed
✔Initiating group activities
✔Providing inside tips to passengers and assisting them to plan their own free time.