Dec 20

Job: Communications & Operations Associate – Japan ICU Foundation (New York, USA)

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Position: Communications & Operations Associate
Posted by: Japan ICU Foundation
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumnus, Fernando Rojas (Fukui-ken, 2008-2010) for passing along the following opening where he works:

The Japan ICU Foundation is hiring a Communications and Operations Associate to join our team in New York. We are looking for a self-starter who has a passion for international education, humanitarian causes and Japan. Hybrid job (2 days in, 3 days remote). Native-level fluency in Japanese is required.



  • Create content for and regularly update the JICUF website and social media accounts
  • Publish a quarterly newsletter
  • Oversee the publication of the annual JICUF impact report
  • Manage the publication of JICUF’s annual fundraising appeal
  • Manage JICUF’s photography and communications interns


  • Assist JICUF’s offsite accounting firm, Jitasa, on various accounting matters, including the processing of invoices, coding of revenue and expenses, and collection of expense reports and employee timesheets
  • Maintain vendor files
  • Manage JICUF’s donor database
  • Process and file the mail
  • Help with the planning of various events

The Communications and Operations Associate will be asked to assist with the implementation of various JICUF programs in addition to the responsibilities listed above.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: JICUF is seeking a candidate with the following skills and experience.

  • Native level fluency in Japanese
  • Business level English
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Google Suite
  • Familiarity with WordPress, MailChimp, and design softwares such as Canva and Photoshop a plus

SALARY RANGE: $50,000 – $65,000

BENEFITS: JICUF offers a competitive benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance, a 401k program, life insurance and short and long-term disability.

OTHER MATTERS: JICUF has a hybrid work environment. The successful candidate will be required to come to our New York City office at least twice per week.

APPLICATION PROCESS: For more information and to apply, please click here:

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