Careers & Press

Want to join our growing team and be a part of the dynamic and exciting Japan Centre family? Then browse our current vacancies. For more details on these positions and other career related enquiries please email

Japan Centre Panton Street & Shaftesbury Avenue

Counter Assistant

You will have exceptional customer service experience. Your duties will include: serving customers and aiming for customer satisfaction at all times.

Shop Assistant

You will be the first point of contact for customers entering our store. You will greet customers upon their arrival at the store, be involved in stock control as well as serving and assisting shoppers in finding the products they require.

Acton Warehouse & Central Kitchen

Kitchen Assistant

As the Kitchen Assistant, you will be part of a busy kitchen, your role will be essential in preparing the key components of all dishes from our restaurant & store menus. You will work as part of a team that aims to deliver good quality and great tasting food.

Bakery Assistant

Assist the bakers and chefs in setting up and other day to day tasks. Assist in the baking and preparation of bread, cakes, pastries and other items. Maintain the baking areas by keeping them in a neat and hygienic condition.

Delivery Driver 7.5 T

The delivery driver will distribute products promptly to all our locations in and outside London. You will represent our company in a professional manner and should aim to do your job to the best of your ability. We are looking for a friendly and punctual individual with great time keeping skills.

Online Picker/Packer

As the Online Picker/Packer, you will be part of the online team that picks and prepares orders from our warehouse. You will pick and apply labels to products and pack each order into boxes to help with dispatching to customers all over the world.

Online Customer Service and Product Creation Assistant

In this role you will help provide excellent customer service to our customers and help process payment for orders. You will handle email enquiries from customers in both Japanese and English. You will also help create and write copy for our products for our Japanese version of the site. A good level of English is needed, and native level Japanese needed.


Please contact for more details.

What they have to say about us:

"Japan Centre stocks everything you could possibly need – from mirin to miso, sushi rice to pickled sushi vinegar and all points in between. The site is efficient and well thought out, so there’s no excuse for not attempting some adventurous Japanese dishes of your own."
Matthew Drennan, Editor
Delicious Magazine

"This shop is a treasure trove of labels I can't read, which I find unusually exciting"
Claudia Ruane, brand head of Abel & Cole
The Independent

"The constant improvement and rolling out of interesting new products that appeal to both Japanese and non-Japanese customers at Japan Centre is what impresses us so much"
Charmaine Mok
Time Out