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Communications and Marketing Support

Position type


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Director of Communications and Marketing Support

Work Hours

9:00 to 17:30, Monday through Friday

Visa Requirement

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) is able to sponsor a visa for this position.

Salary & Benefits

Commensurate with experience.

Eleven days paid vacation in the first year increasing to 20 days after 6 years of employment, plus 5 paid “personal and sick days” each year. In addition, approximately two weeks company-wide break over Christmas/New Year, Japanese social insurance and pension, commuting allowance, and tuition benefits for TUJ programs.

Overview of Position

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) is looking for a webmaster who will be responsible for the maintenance and development of the university website as well as development aspects of digital marketing.

In this exciting and important role, you will be part of the Communications team who deal with advertising, publications, and public relations, but will also be working closely with the Directors of seven programs at TUJ (Undergraduate and three graduate programs, the English language program, Corporate and Continuing Education), as well as TUJ’s technical staff to ensure a high quality, effective website to support the university’s mission – to contribute to international education and cross-cultural understanding.

TUJ’s website is an information hub for the university’s operation and management. As the webmaster, you will also be responsible for the maintenance of current and future web-based application systems. You will also work closely with the various departments in TUJ to ensure timely updates of the website.

Primary responsibilities

  • Run TUJ’s bilingual (E/J) website (the website) smoothly in coordination with other departments, taking into account the operations of the entire organization.
  • Oversee the operation of the website in relation to other communication mediums, such as advertisements, publication materials and PR activities.
  • Plan, schedule, coordinate, and execute web projects for better support of the operation of the university, marketing and PR.
  • Research, develop and implement digital marketing strategies, including SEO, online advertising, and mail and social media marketing.
  • Design and create effective web pages and other digital marketing communication tools such as e-mail and social media.
  • Help create content that contributes to the promotion of the university, including news stories and videos.


  • 1 or more years of experience in managing bilingual websites for a mid-to-large size organization.
  • 3 or more years of experience in web design and development with solid knowledge and skills of basic design and layout, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (a plus), as well as the basic ability to use tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, Git/GitHub, Node.js, and more.
  • Basic knowledge of web technologies, including web servers, such as Apache, and web programming languages, such as PHP.
  • Ability to understand our target market and work with other members of the organization as well as the communications team to market and promote the website.
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively and quickly solve business problems with viable, long-term solutions.
  • Ability to accept general direction and work independently while also partnering with other members of various departments to achieve deliverables.
  • Strong content development skills for digital medium, not limited to websites but also other digital platforms, such as social media.
  • Experience in web analysis tools such as Google Analytics, Search Console, and Tag Manager.
  • Ability to outsource and manage projects.
  • Have a customer focus mind and business protocol.
  • Experience with WordPress and JAMstack development tools such as Gatsby and Netlify a plus