A Japanese apparel company in Midtown is looking for a Japanese-speaking administrative assistant. This position requires entry-level administrative skills.
This division sells high end, niche-sporting apparel. Its conditioning tights and other products are currently marketed through sporting goods distribution channel and online. Its parent company is headquartered in Japan and has diversified global operations.
Title: Administrative Assistant
Type: direct-hire, full-time (a full benefit package)
Conversational Japanese is preferred.
Administrative Assistant Work
Provide administrative support to team members.
Manage retailer and consumer mailings.
Handle all sample mailings to retailers, media, wear-testers and athletes.
Handle and assist sales related mailings and communications.
Assist with promotional and PR event or meetings
Handle incoming phone calls.
Manage office supplies.
Keep collateral materials, business forms and samples organized.
Develop and organize a filing system for various documents and written materials.
Assist travel arrangements for team members.
Assist in basic communications with various constituents such as headquarter in Japan accounts, PR agency, advertising agency, creative design agency, media or other departments etc.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE DESIRED:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
2-3 years prior administrative assistant experience, preferably marketing or sales functions. Sports, fashion or entertainment categories preferred.
Must have a passion for sports and fitness, and a desire to learn and grow. Must be comfortable in an entrepreneurial environment
SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES/REQUIREMENT:
Basic computer and business software (word, excel, power point etc…)
Bilingual (English; native level and Japanese; business level) preferable
|Location||New York, NY|
|Job Order Number||#23492|