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Japanese-speaking Business Research Assistantref: TY43117
Sector Others
Type Full-time, Temp/Contract/Project
Location London - Centre / West End
Salary ¥12 - 12 / Hour
A Japanese governmental organisation is seeking a Japanese-speaking Research Assistant. The role will focus on developing awareness in commercial industries in both Europe and Japan. A strong ability to communicate in Japanese (written & spoken) is essential in addition to totally fluent English. Additional experience of living in Japan and/or working in a Japanese corporate office, and/or knowledge of Japanese business culture would be beneficial.

Key Tasks:
(1) Attend relevant seminars, functions and client meetings to foster awareness of the Japanese market and source new client accounts
(2) Overseeing consultation activities including proposals, responding to inquiries, follow-up and account managements
(3) Development of solid relationships and new business development


ITC Solid skills in Word, Excel & PowerPoint
Language Totally fluent English and conversational Japanese language, written and spoken
Soft skills Flexible, sociable and cooperative, with excellent language, communication and summarisation skills
Information-gathering and strong networking skills
Reliable person, with the ability to juggle multiple tasks during busy periods

Employment: Temporary (With a possibility to become a permanent depending on your performance, and the salary will be reviewed.)

Working hours: 9.30am to 5.30pm

Salary range: c£12 per hour including holiday pay, depending on skills and experience

Desired start date: Feb 2020

Visa status: Valid visa to work in the UK (visa sponsorship is not possible for this position)