Mar 13

Job: Japan Center for International Exchange USA – Program Assistant (New York, NY, USA)

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Job Title: Program Assistant
Posted by:
Japan Center for International Exchange USA
New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

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Japan Center for International Exchange USA (JCIE/USA)
Program Assistant

The Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE/USA) is seeking a full-time program assistant to help implement various programs and support office administrators. A NY-based nonprofit organization, JCIE/USA strengthens US-Japan relations by conducting exchanges for political leaders, fostering dialogue between policymakers and researchers, and serving as a catalyst for bilateral cooperation on shared challenges such as global health, international development, and humanitarian assistance.

The job requires considerable flexibility and strong organizational skills. Responsibilities will include:

Program Support

  • Assist with coordinating exchange programs, studies, and conferences related to international affairs, including making logistical arrangements and occasionally traveling with delegations
  • On occasion, assist with background research on US-Japan relations and other topics relevant to JCIE programs
  • Correspond with donors, participants, partner organizations, vendors, and other parties necessary for program management
  • Help keep track of grant budgets
  • Help write grant proposals, reports, and program-related communications

General Office Administration, Communications & IT/Website

  • Handle incoming calls and help out with general office operations
  • Assist with email newsletters (Mailchimp), website content writing, etc.
  • Help to oversee and implement website updates (basic html coding skills a plus)
  • Manage internal IT system (server, office network, etc.) and maintain office database systems

Preferred Candidate Attributes & Qualifications:

  •  Strong English-language writing and communications skills needed
  • Detail-oriented, yet flexible, and curious to learn about US-Japan relations
  • Team player who is willing to work in a small office environment with a can-do attitude
  • Interest in the nonprofit sector, international affairs, and US-Asia relations
  • Comfort handling IT-related issues is a plus, including working on websites, database management, and internal and web servers
  • English fluency required, proficiency in Japanese a big plus

Compensation: Commensurate with experience, competitive in the nonprofit sector

How to apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Ms. Kiyoko Shiromasa at This position is to be filled immediately. Apply as soon as possible for better chances of consideration.

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