Job opening

The Shibunkaku Group is currently seeking full-time employments

Open Positions

– Department of Fine Art: Sales consultant, editor and researcher, and client service staff
– Department of Antiquarian Book: Sales consultant
– Department of Publishing: Editor

Starting Date

April 2020


10:00 – 18:30
*overtime when necessary

Education Requirement


Skills and Requirements

– Japanese and English skills in high standard (equivalent to JLPT1)
– Creativity, Coordination, Project management, and Product management skills
– Graphic design skills, Developing creative standards, Illustration tools, Desktop publishing skills, and multimedia content development
– Strong interest in and knowledge of Japanese art or history will be preferred

Job Descriptions

– Sales consultant
Art works and antiquarian book dealing


– Editor and researcher
Accomplish editing department work requirements by researching artworks and creating contents for art catalogues both in Japanese and English (executing layout designs and copy).
Improves quality results and updates job knowledge by studying and evaluating artworks, reading professional publication, and maintaining personal networks participating in professional organizations.


– Client service staff
Day to day organization of the site administrative and organizational tasks
Managing Shibunkaku Art Auctions

Salary and Benefits

– 190,000 JPY per month (salary will be commensurate with experience) + including for perfect attendance of 20,000 JPY per month + other allowances
– VISA sponsorship
– Social insurance (Health insurance, Welfare pension insurance, Industrial accident insurance, and Employment insurance)

Application process

The first screening, targeting candidates within Japan, will be held on 5th and 6th in June at Gallery Shibunkaku, though Skype interview or other options are available. Please send us your CV in both Japanese and English via e-mail. Your CV must include reasons for your application and self-promotion.
If you need further information, please feel free to contact us.


355 Motomachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0089, Japan
Tel: +88(0)75-531-0001