Job opening at the BCCJ: Assistant Events Coordinator

Feb. 18, 2019



The British Chamber of Commerce in Japan is looking for an Assistant Events Coordinator to join our core team of three full-time staff, to deliver 40 excellent events per year. 
 

Position: 
BCCJ Assistant Events Coordinator

Reports to: 
Executive Director (ED) - Lori Henderson
 
Primary Responsibility:

  • Support ED with implementation of annual events plan
  • Support ED in achieving event targets
  • Organise and execute high-quality events and activities to support the BCCJ’s mission and organisational objectives

Profile

  • Exceptionally organised, professional, with excellent customer service skills, proactive at outreach & follow up, detail-oriented
  • Bilingual Japanese / English, energetic and enthusiastic

Overview

The British Chamber of Commerce in Japan is looking for an Assistant Events Coordinator to join our core team of three full-time staff, to deliver 40 excellent events per year. With at least two years’ experience managing B2B events, you will handle BCCJ event delivery from start to finish, working closely with the ED, and BCCJ Events taskforce. As the primary point of contact for B2B events, you will coordinate with business leaders, government representatives, sales and marketing teams, external contractors and sponsors. Our ideal candidate has successfully rolled out events for 200+ attendees, and has a great deal of self-sufficiency in accomplishing his / her duties. We are seeking a positive and proactive person who can contribute to the BCCJ’s energetic and nimble team. Our goal is to maintain the number of corporate events delivered by the BCCJ, across a variety of time-slots (breakfasts, lunches, seminars, and evening receptions) while responding to many, unique opportunities that Japan has to offer, in 2019 and 2020. With this in mind you are invited to develop the role outlined HERE.

How to apply

  • CVs and cover letters to: info@bccjapan.com by 1700 on February 28 2019
  • Candidates should indicate their ability to start work in March 2019

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About the BCCJ

Established in 1948, the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ, 在日英国商業会議所) is an exceptionally active and ever-expanding not-for-profit private membership organisation serving over 900 high-calibre members representing over 200 companies, via nine communications channels. 

Open to members of all nationalities, we offer high-value events, productive networking and promotional opportunities, valuable information services, and access to influential institutions and individuals. 

Our mission is to strengthen business ties between the UK and Japan, promote and support the business interests of all our members, and actively encourage new British business into the Japanese market as well as Japanese investment into the UK.

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Committed to diversity

BCCJ is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and contractors. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, gender, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age.

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www.bccjapan.com
info@bccjapan.com
Twitter: @BCCJapan