We are hiring

INTERNSHIP POSITIONS

As a growing company, J-Global is always looking for potential interns.

To apply, send us your resume at hr@jglobalinstitute.org .

Note: Below are rough descriptions of the positions available. Exact projects and tasks are subject to skills and interests, and needs within the company. Interns are also expected to support other team members when necessary.

Marketing B2C

– Coordination of online and offline communication
– Creation and/or update promotion materials, such as flyers, posters and learning voucher (in coordination with Learning Center team)
– Strengthening of our social media marketing (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), including daily posting
– Support the Learning Center team for the organization and promotion of events (workshops, etc.)
– Engage on a regular basis to brainstorm ideas for new and innovative marketing measures

Marketing B2B

– Improvement / creation of appealing sales tools for corporates (brochure, website, etc.)
– Work closely with Business Development team to provide adapted materials
– Management of projects with Business Development team

Webmarketing & Community Management

– Maintenance and improvement of our main website and other microsites
– Strengthening of our social media marketing (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), including daily posting
– Animation of online community
– In charge of the e-newsletters (general and segmented)

Public Relations

– Creation / development of the contact with journalists and other opinion leaders
– Writing of press releases and articles
– Search of partners for banners’ exchange
– Search and participation to networking events

Creative design

– Video editing
– Animation (animated logo, flying bumper, etc.)
– Creation of visuals for online (e.g. website, FB) and offline (e.g. pamphlets, posters) purposes
– DTP (desktop publishing)

Sales & Customer Care

For this position, a native or business level of Japanese and intermediate level of English is preferred.

– Development of our existing client portfolio
– Support of the Business Development team at the different steps of the sales process, including contacting prospects, submitting offer, follow-up correspondence, delivery
– Maintenance of CRM database (Insightly)
– Collaboration with Marketing team for improving sales tools
– Translation (mainly from English to Japanese) of proposals, materials and marketing/sales tools

Event Coordination

– Organization of events (classes, workshops, forums, etc.), including management of the schedule and coordination with partners (instructors, guest-speakers)
– Participants’ follow-up (registration, satisfaction surveys, etc.)
– Promotion of our Learning Center and development of our existing participants’ portfolio
– Update of our CRM database (Insightly)
– Creation/Improvement of materials such as text books
– Support of our business research activity

IT

– Maintenance/Improvement of our IT tools (e.g. compatibility), including Insightly (CRM database), MailChimp/GetResponse (E-Mail broadcasting), NAS, etc.
– Maintenance/Development of company Website (WordPress and also Learning Management System) for example by implementing additional features such as online payment, forums of discussion for members, etc.
– Support company staff with their IT related issues (e.g. creating accounts for new staff, programs’ updates, etc.)
– Business tasks related to IT such as supporting the organization of our J-Global IT forums, support sales/facilitation for IT companies, filming workshops, writing executive summaries about IT topics, etc.
– Possible projects: “Developing an e-learning platform and e-learning activities (possibly including mobile apps)” and/or create and manage a “J-Global Online Community”

Specific requirements for the IT position:

> Skilled in programming languages such as PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS and Jquery.
> Familiar with databases (MySQL etc.)

REQUIREMENTS

– Japanese is a plus, any level OK (working language is English)
– Candidates must be open-minded and able to work in a multicultural environment
– Flexibility and ability to work in autonomy and in team
– Strong organizational skills and ability to work on different projects simultaneously
– Excellent critical thinking / problem solving skills
– Positions are flexible (1-5 days a week) for at least 3 months (ideally 6 months) but this is negotiable
– Interns are may be required to attend at least one evening workshop per week, more is strongly encouraged

BENEFITS

Internships are unpaid but offer following benefits:

– Learn and practice business skills that will boost your future career
– Get a deep insight of Global and Japanese (business) cultures
– Experience team-work in a multicultural environment
– Opportunity to network with Japanese and foreign business professionals
– Free training
– Visa sponsorship possible (Cultural Activity) if student

If interested, please contact Jeremy Kojima at: hr@jglobalinstitute.org

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