May 16

Job: Administrative and Research Assistant – Sojitz Corporation of America (Washington, D.C.)

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Position: Administrative and Research Assistant
Posted by: Sojitz Corporation of America
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

Wage/Salary: Depends on Experience

Start: ASAP

Description: Sojitz Corporation of America (SCA) is a U.S. subsidiary of Sojitz Corporation, an integrated Japanese trade and investment company with over 100 offices throughout the world. Sojitz conducts trade and investments in a wide array of products and services. The Washington office is a small research arm that supports the company by providing analysis for business and overseas departments.

Qualifications: Candidate should possess a BA or equivalent education, with a minimum of 1-2 years of work experience. Strong communication skills, ability to work independently in a small office environment, and research collaboration on a variety of topics is required. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Japanese language skills are advantageous but not required.

Job Description: The Administrative and Research Assistant will be responsible for maintaining administrative operations in the office and conducting research on a variety of topics. The position involves attending think tank events and conferences, and providing support to colleagues in DC, other SCA offices, and Tokyo.

When to Apply: Deadline for submission by 5 pm on Friday, June 2, 2017.

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter by email to with “Administrative and Research Assistant Position, Your Last Name” in the subject box.  Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Contact:                       Nicole Uehara

Sojitz Corporation of America

1775 Eye Street, NW, Suite 920

Washington, DC 20006





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