Have an opinion about how Japanese businesses could better meet the needs of people from your home country, either with the products they sell abroad or with tourism options here in Japan?

At Japan Spark you’ll get to see offers from companies and other organizations looking for people to help with a variety of tasks, including product testing, writing, photography, video production, promotions, evaluation of tourism destinations, and more.

Jobs on Japan Spark

Japan Spark is currently still in its Beta version, but in the future we hope to offer the following types of opportunities on the platform:

  • Product Testing

    Testing products and providing feedback on ways to make improvements, making suggestions for how to market the products, and more.

  • Tourism Evaluation

    Evaluating travel destinations and activities from the perspective of a foreign tourist, and making suggestions for improvement.

  • Copywriting

    Writing copy to describe products, services, tourism content, and so on.

  • Social Media

    Doing promotions of products, services, and tourism via various social media.

  • Marketing

    Providing marketing ideas to companies and other organizations on an ongoing basis.

  • Photography

    For skilled photographers, taking photos or video of products.

Current Projects

  • Koyasan (Wakayama Prefecture) Pass Evaluation

    Evaluate three Koyasan tickets (a bus pass and two other tickets) by using them to travel along a route in Koyasan, Wakayama Prefecture. Identify possible points of confusion or difficulty for foreign tourists using these tickets.


    December 14, 2020

  • Write for Taiken Japan!

    We are looking for freelance writers living in Japan who are interested in contributing articles (blog style or expository) on Japan travel and culture topics. If you are not already familiar with Taiken Japan, please check out the website.

  • Product testing survey on 3 sauce and dressing products for KENKO Mayonnaise

    KENKO Mayonnaise is preparing to sell three food products in overseas markets, and would like you to try out each product in or on a dish you make at home and share photos of them, and answer a survey about the products. The products are: Creamy Roasted Onion Dressing, Yuzu Wasabi Dressing, and Garlic Butter Sauce. The products will be sent to you for the purpose of completing this product testing assignment.


    December 17, 2020

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