New Graduate Recruitment Recruitment Information

Employment Terms

Employer

SoftBank Corp.

Employee Status

Full employee

  • Open-ended contract
  • 3-month probation period
Employment Categories

Regular employee (generalist track, sales management track, or engineer track)
Work in variety-filled business environments, conducting business in a wide range of fields without committing to any particular sphere.

  • Whether qualified in humanities or sciences, all candidates will be given the opportunity to work where they can demonstrate their experience and enthusiasm.

Associate
Provide support in the form of proposals to a range of business units, including those involved in sales, planning, administration, and technical work. Proposals address tasks such as planning, internal and external coordination, and business improvement.

Sales rep (SoftBank Crew)
Recommend and sell a range of mobile telecommunications and broadband services.

Qualifications Required

Regular employee (generalist track, sales management track, or engineer track)
Individuals who have graduated from/completed (or expect to graduate from/complete) graduate school, university, or a college of technology in Japan or overseas by March 31, 2021.

Associate/Sales rep (SoftBank Crew)
Individuals who have graduated from/completed (or expect to graduate from/complete) graduate school, university, junior college, professional training college, or a college of technology in Japan or overseas by March 31, 2021.

  • Individuals who will be 29 or younger when starting work at SoftBank
  • For individuals who expect to graduate from/complete university or college overseas between April and August of 2021, the date of starting work at SoftBank can be adjusted to July 1 or October 1 of that year according to the timing of graduation/completion. Please inquire for further details as necessary.
Eligible University/College Departments

Humanities or sciences, any faculty, any department

Potential Work Locations

Regular employee (generalist track, sales management track, or engineer track)

・Corporate headquarters:

Tokyo

・Regional offices:

Throughout Japan (Sapporo, Sendai, Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, etc.)
Overseas (US, UK, China, South Korea, Singapore, India, etc.)

  • Employees are transferred within Japan and/or overseas.

Associate

・Corporate headquarters:
Tokyo
・Regional offices:

Tokyo and surrounding areas, Sapporo, Miyagi, Shizuoka, Nagoya, Kansai area (Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, etc.), Hiroshima, Fukuoka

  • Employees are not transferred within Japan and/or overseas.

Sales rep (SoftBank Crew)
Sales reps work for directly managed stores and/or distributors within their recruitment block.
(7 blocks across Japan: Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto & Joshinetsu, Tokai & Hokuriku, Kansai, Chugoku & Shikoku, Kyushu)

  • Starting from their initial assignment sales reps may be transferred within their block.

Salaries

Regular employee (generalist track, sales management track, or engineer track)
College of technology graduate (regular course):233,000 yen/month
University/college of technology graduate (major course):243,000 yen/month
Master’s degree:264,200 yen/month or more
Doctoral degree:274,800 yen/month or more

Associate
205,000 yen/month

Sales rep (SoftBank Crew)
206,000 yen/month

For all job categories, salaries stated above are as paid in fiscal 2020.

  • Includes self-growth support money (10,000 yen)
Salary Increases

Salaries are increased annually (in principle)

Bonuses

Paid twice annually
※Standard annual bonus (5 months of salary) + special additional bonus (paid according to the company’s business results )

Working Hours

Regular Employee (Generalist Track, Sales Management Track, or Engineer Track) & Associate
In principle, 9:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. (comprising 7 hours 45 mins’ work and a break [usually 1 hour from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.])

  • Super Flextime System available (no core working hours)
  • The standard working hours above do not apply in some departments where working hours are prescribed separately or shift work takes place.
  • Employees may be required to work overtime.

Sales rep (SoftBank Crew)
Work is shift-based (usually comprising 7 hours 45 mins’ work and a 1-hour break)

  • Employees may be required to work overtime.

Holidays and Leave

5-day workweek (126 days off in fiscal 2019), annual paid leave, wedding/funeral leave, special incentive leave, maternity leave, infant care leave, leave when spouse/partner gives birth, parental leave, days off/leave to care for and assist family members, nursing leave, volunteering leave, bone marrow donor leave, disability leave (for hospital visits required by individuals with disabilities), etc.

  • Access more information about holidays and leave here.
Allowances

Regular Employee (Generalist Track, Sales Management Track, or Engineer Track) & Associate
Additional salary (allowances for overtime, night work, and holiday work), travel allowance, relocation subsidy, new graduate housing subsidy, etc.

Sales rep (SoftBank Crew)
Regional weighting allowance for sales reps: 5,000 yen/month
(paid to sales reps living in Tokyo or the prefectures of Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Aichi, Kyoto, Osaka, or Hyogo)
Additional salary (allowances for overtime, night work, and holiday work), travel allowance, relocation subsidy, new graduate housing subsidy, etc.

Employee Benefits

Employee savings scheme, employee shareholding association, congratulatory or condolence payments, defined contribution pension system, parental support system, tie-up with employee benefits service provider (Benefit One Inc.), etc.

  • Access more information about employee benefits here.
Training System

Training based on structured skills development (new recruit training; follow-up training for 2nd-year employees; step-up training for 3rd-year employees; training for new managers; skills-based training; English language, statistics, and technology training; and a variety of other programs employing e-learning), on-the-job training, etc.

  • Access more information about career development (the training system) here.
Insurance

Health insurance, employee pension, employment insurance, and workers’ accident compensation insurance are provided.

Other benefits

Career development assistance programs (internal job posting for new positions, financial help for acquiring qualifications, etc.), lending of PCs and/or cell phones (in accordance with company rules), special sales of mobile devices, long service awards, etc.

Selection

First, please undertake registration.
After registration you will be sent details about company information sessions and the selection process.

Selection process
Registration

Submit application form, record résumé data and take aptitude test, undergo selection (requires multiple interviews)

Job offer

Employment Category and Career

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