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Tour Leader

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Buffalo Tours Japan are hiring Tour Leaders to guide guests on our small-group tours around Japan. You will be showing the best Japan has to offer to guests coming from around Australia, Europe & North America. As our guests gateway to Japan, you will be responsible not only for guiding around the cities and towns of Japan and between cities, you will be a source of information about what the group is seeing and the local area. Through explanations of history, geography and culture of within Japan, you should be well versed in answering any guests questions and reveal the best of Japan as a booming tourist destination.We are looking for a Tour Leader to show guests around for tour departures between April 2018 through to March 2019. From March 2019 onwards, there may also be an option to extend and continue working on other tours.Before starting you will also receive extensive training to ensure you are able to deal with every eventuality. This may include an opportunity for training at one of our overseas offices outside of Japan. Aside from this, you will be working with members in our Tokyo office who will always be there to offer support, knowledge and information.Tours will last for either 7 or 12 days, and you will be with the guests for the duration of the tour. This will involve travelling all over Japan and being on call for guests as required.Remuneration:The amount of days worked per month will differ depending on how many tours are running, but around 200,000JPY per month payment can be expected. Payment is made per tour and so this amount can increase or decrease depending on the amount of tours you are assigned. During touring periods, your accommodation and food expenses will be covered.  English Level: FluentJapanese Level: Business (applicants must be able to commincate clearly with suppliers and locals while on tour)Experience: Guiding experience is strongly preferred (but training will also be provided)Availability: Must be available as required from April 2018 through March 2019Organization SkillsCommincation SkillsPleasant Personality & FriendlyKnowledge of Japanese Geography, History & Culture 

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