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Oku Japan is a team of people who love Japan, and who love working in the travel industry, using their enthusiasm for Japan in their daily job. We are a small but expanding company, always happy to hear from those who would like to share in our passion and join our team.

Our main office is in Kyoto, so if you are considering a career in the travel industry, and have experience of living, working or travelling in Japan, do get in touch.



Tour Guide Positions 

We are currently recruiting professional English and Spanish speaking guides who are able to lead multi-day tours in Japan.

If you have a deep knowledge and passion for Japan's people, culture and history, we would like to welcome you joining Oku Japan team. 

Basic Japanese conversation skills are required.

Please contact us at [email protected]




Our Kumano Kodo branch is recruiting

In order to increase our local presence and to develop a bridge between travelers and villagers, we are currently looking for an intern to join our local team of passionate staff.

If you are looking for a hands-on work experience where you can be creative and if you have the ability to provide support to both the travelers and the community, then we would like to hear from you.

Experience in sustainable travel and community development would be a plus.

You can find the job description here:  Downloadable job description