Sep 19

Job: Japanese Chamber of Commerce: Administrative Coordinator (NY)

Thanks to Heather Tomoyasu (Ibaraki-ken, 2004-06), who currently works for the JCCIC, for sharing this opening. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97). Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.
Position: Administrative Coordinator
Posted by: Japanese Chamber of Commerce
Type: PT/FT Contract Position
New York, NY
Salary: N/A
Start Date: N/A

The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York (JCCI) is seeking a qualified candidate for the part-time position of Administrative Coordinator from October through mid-December, switching to full-time from mid-December through March. There is a possibly that this position will surpass 5-months or lead to regular full-time employment. Successful candidates must be professional, service-oriented and able to handle a variety of duties. Experience working in Japan or at a Japanese company is a must, as are native-level English fluency and computer proficiency. Candidates with a business background are strongly preferred. Japanese language ability is a plus, but not required.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
– Coordinate the organization’s charitable fund and assist the Executive Director regularly with special projects and assignments
– Plan and coordinate seminars, panel discussions and networking functions, and assist as needed at JCCI events
– Coordinate preliminary research for selection of participants for JCCI’s 2013 U.S. Educators Program, a summer study tour in Japan for American
– Compose/edit marketing materials, promotional publications, advertisements, press releases, website content, monthly e-newsletters, annual
membership directory, and event materials
– Exercise tact in interacting with Japanese and American executives, leaders of cultural institutions and organizations

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.  No telephone calls, please.

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