• recruitment opportunity




  • 1. Our vision

    make tokyo international

    - By offering housing and job opportunities with visa support.

    - Matching you with the best homes and communities

    - Introducing you to people who share a common goals and ideals

    make "hearth" in the world

    We want you to choose your comfortable community based on what you like, how you spend your time and whom you want to live with.

  • 2. Qualities

    Be Part of the Team

    What We Look For


    Share Our Vision

    We want to work towards an international Japan.


    Head-Strong Mentality
    We are a Japanese Startup with an international team. We look for humble, ready-to-learn, fast-learning game changers.

    Team Players

    Ability to self-analyze, and self-criticize as well as accept advice from mentors.

    International Skills

    We look for English and or Japanese-speaking ability at a native level for our team members. We also require foundational IT literacy (familiar with using Google applications, Slack, and Trello).

  • 3. Types of work

    Choose one or several

    Job Opportunities

    ・We offer several tracks for jobs such as:

    Business Development, Marketing, Sales, Housing Renovator and Engineering

    Development / System


    • Development experience with Ruby on Rails (2 years or more)

    • Debug our product and report bugs or errors

    • Find and Fix issues with our product

    • Test features for coverage

    • Development experience in Linux environment

    • Ability to configure SSH settings

    • Database design

    • Database (MySQL or MariaDB) knowledge

    • Working days: more than 3 days per a week (8 hours per a day)

    • Great personality and motivation which you bring to the team and the product


    Preferred Qualities:

    • API design and development experience
    • Knowledge of test-driven development
    • Implementation experience of payment feature using payment system
    • ​We’re using Stripe for payment system


    *Both have skill check test



    •  4+ years in a related field. Business strategy, capital policy experience, or project management at a trading company, consulting firm, or startup environment is a plus. 
    • Minimum 1 year experience in a managerial role in 5+ member team. 
    • Business level in Japanese and/or English. (Native level in at least one of these languages.)

    Preferred Qualities:

      • More than 10 months experience abroad. (study abroad counts)

      • Initial working period is 1 year, 5days per week. (3 or 4 days per week is negotiable)

      • Familiar with PDCA, hypothetical thinking, and quick turnarounds. Familiar with internal management and team building.

      • Good at teaching and sharing knowledge with team mates and interns.

      Student Internship


      [Business Analyst]
       ● Ideal candidate has a strong desire to learn about the startup environment, has experience abroad, and is looking for ways to make an impact.

      ● Ideal candidate is friendly and confident in professional environments, communicates clearly and is easy to understand, and has familiarity with social networking platforms.



      • College junior or above
      • Computer literacy

      ①Microsoft Word: comfortable taking meeting minutes.
      ②Excel and Powerpoint: comfortable using basic shortcuts.

      • 3+ months experience abroad.
      • Personality: 
      • Independent and ambitious to grow with our team.
      • Positive attitude and team player.
      • Proactive and inquisitive.


      • Familiarity with Slack, Wordpress, Strikingly
    • 4. Interview Prep

      How To Prepare

      ・Plan to talk about the track you want to work for and why

      ・Bring your PC or any other way to show portfolio samples

      ・Positive Attitude

      ※ No need to wear a suit and tie, we are a startup!

      Internship Length

      • First-month trial with a minimum commitment of two months
      • Depending on your school requirements, hours, days and length of the internship may differ.
      • Potential for part-time to full-time employment upon successful completion of the member
    • 5. Interview process

      i. Apply

      1st day

      ii. Message

      ~3rd day

      you will receive within 2 business days

      iii. Online talk

      5th ~ 7th day

      click below on time to start

      iv. Interview at our office

      7 ~ 13th day

      v. Result

      1 ~ 2 week(s)

      after either

      iii online talk

      iv interview at our office

    • 6. Life as a tokyo hearth intern

    • 7. Access

      <Tokyo, Awajicho>

      〒101-0063 Tokyo-to, Chiyoda-ku, Kanda Awajicho 1-2-1 Nagaoka Build.

    • 8. Contact US

      For any questions or inquiries, please reach out to us using the form below:

    • About Us


      Tokyo Hearth K.K.

      Incorporated on Oct 1st in 2015.

      Tokyo Hearth is aiming to support foreigners who live in Japan by finding them a nice share house, jobs, cool events, VISA information and any practical local information in Tokyo.

      Tomonari Kino

      Founder & CEO of Tokyo Hearth K.K.


      Lived in United States and France. Went to Sophia University and worked in Trading and Investment Company, Mitsubishi Corporation for 5 years.