Jul 21

Job: Project Coordinator, PR & Marketing Dept at JETRO (SF)

Thanks to JETAA Northern California President Mark Frey for passing this highly JET-relevant position along, which he received directly from the Executive Director of JETRO’s San Francisco office. See below for details. (Apologies for any awkward formatting as I had to copy and paste it from a PDF.)

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This is a full-time position performing a wide variety of work activities related to B2B Invest-in Japan promotion and export to US promotion, including web marketing including social and SEM, project management, event coordination, etc.

  • Maintain/update/manage website, Facebook and Twitter, analyze their traffics and plan further strategies to make them more attractive for US target companies.
  • Plan/coordinate/conduct/implement events and projects to promote Japanese products, especially Food and Cleantech related products, to US market.
  • Establish/maintain well-communication with US buyers in certain area.
  • Design/Coordinate a wide variety of public relation materials of JETRO, including handouts, brochures, etc.
  • Proofread a wide variety of English documents, including contents on JETRO’s website, brochures, articles on JETRO’s newsletter, etc.
  • Other assistance to Director as requested


  • Native level of English skills essential, business level of Japanese skills desirable.
  • Background/Knowledge of SEM, PPC and social media marketing essential.
  • Experience/Knowledge of Event Coordination desirable.
  • Experience/Knowledge of Data Analysis desirable.
  • Competency in HTML, Adobe Suite Software (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign)
  • Interest in trade with Japan, business, economic political trends

Additional Preferred Requirements: 

  • Drivers License


$38K/year & discretionary bonus
Generous healthcare & retirement plans

Please send cover letter and resume to Mr. Yusuke Hamano:
Yusuke_Hamano @ jetro.go.jp

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