Part-Time Office Assistant: Head Office

Posted: January 29, 2016
Category: News, Volunteer
  • IAFOR Conference Staff Volunteer Programme


The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) is looking for current undergraduate or postgraduate students (or equivalent) to work part-time in its Head Office in Nagoya.

This opportunity will provide a fantastic opportunity for work experience for anyone interested in event management and customer relations. It’s also a great insight into academic events for students interested in post-graduate study.

The successful candidate will work alongside experienced event management professionals as part of a administrative conference team that manages every aspect of a successful academic conference.


The ideal candidate will be confident, well-presented, self-motivated and hardworking, and capable of working with others as part of a team, as well as independently, and possess excellent interpersonal and communicative skills. The candidate will be interested in working in a challenging international environment.

  • Candidates should have the right to work in Japan
  • English – Eiken Level 2 / TOIEC 700+ or equivalent

Basic Information

  • Location: IAFOR Head Office, Naka Ku (Fushimi Area), Nagoya, Japan
  • Industry: Event Management, Further Education
  • Work Type: Part-time
  • Wage: 1,000 Yen /per hour + commuting costs
  • Hours: Negotiable – 10-20 hrs, 2-5 days/week (Office open weekdays: 09:00-18:00)

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Closing Date: March 31, 2016

Interview: Interviews will be held with selected candidates at a mutually agreed time at the IAFOR Head Office

About Us

Headquartered in Nagoya, Japan, and registered as a Non-Profit Organisation, IAFOR is a politically independent academic organisation, which acts as a network hub for research and development between Asian countries. It promotes international, intercultural and interdisciplinary research and exchange through academic events, publishing and consulting. IAFOR runs more than 20 academic conferences in Japan, the UK, and Dubai, and its publishing activities include conference proceedings, research journals, as well as Eye Magazine. IAFOR is also the parent organisation of four newly formed research institutes. More about us.

The organisation is partnered with some of the world’s foremost seats of learning, including the University of London,UK and Waseda University, Japan and its conferences are organised in affiliation with these partners. More about our partners.


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