RecruitmentKimono Department
Sales and Planning Department

Roles and Responsibilities

The kimono department is a well-established business unit that has been representing Japan’s world-class dyeing & weaving culture over many years. It is responsible for developing and nurturing business relationships in the domestic and international markets for kimonos and obis. Positions in this department are open to individuals who have an interest and would like to share the beauty of Japanese culture, dyeing & weaving, and kimono with the greater public. We also welcome individuals who are passionate, willing to taking on new challenges, flexible, and creative in working towards creating new value and perspectives for kimono culture.


Execute sales and planning proposals for national department stores and kimono specialty stores. Sales, planning, customer service experience preferred.


  • Interest in Japanese culture and kimono
  • Computer skills such as Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Creative and flexible
  • Positive and pro-active
  • Problem solving and communication abilities

General Employment Status

PositionFull-time employee (initial 3-month probation period)
Working hours9am to 5:30pm (7.5 hours)
Salarybased on experience, abilities, annual income of previous employer, and will be decided after the all interviews have been completed.
Compensationbasic monthly salary plus annual bonus (received twice a year)
Salary reviewJuly of each year
Holidays & Annual LeaveSaturdays (3 times per month), Sundays, public holidays, paid leave, summer / end-of-year & new year holidays, and leave for special occasions.
OtherTravel allowance up to 20,000yen per month, enrollment in social insurance and pension system.
Holiday allowance is provided if you are asked to work on holidays during busy times of the year.

Application Process

Please send your resume or CV (format free) with a current portrait photo, desired position, and email address to the HOSOO’s Human Resource Department at

Selection Process

  • Documentation screening
  • First interview
  • Second interview with management
  • Unofficial offer made (in some cases, a third interview may be conducted)

The result based on the initial documentation screening will be sent to the specified email address found on your resume or CV.