Japanese Bilingual Business Development Associate (1022)

Gardena, CA

Job Type

Full-time; Direct-hire

About the Role

Location: Gardena, CA Shift: Monday to Friday, 9:00AM to 6:00PM Compensation:starting from $68,000/YR + benefits

  • This position is responsible for market research and identifying new business/investment opportunities.

  • Keep current with industry trends relevant to the targeted markets to effectively identify potential business/investments opportunities.

  • Research markets and identify new business/investments opportunities and partnerships.

  • Develop business strategies jointly with senior business management.

  • Identify issues, create hypotheses and execute analysis. Translate data into meaningful insights and create presentations and recommendations to key decision makers.

  • Translate strategic initiatives into delivery-focused change initiatives. Develop a plan to implement the strategic recommendations and manage the execution.

  • Engage with the project with the main purpose of communicating architecture and promoting project's alignment with it.

  • Manage and grow existing partnerships.

  • Represent the company at business and social events.


  • Must be bilingual in Japanese/English

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, or finance. Or equivalent work experience of 1 – 2 years in a related position and industry (investment banking, management consulting, or Big 4 transaction services)

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills in English and Japanese.

  • Must be able to attend frequent meetings with the Tokyo headquarters in the evenings.

  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.) Strong presentation skills with ability to compose clear and concise presentation materials for potential clients and partners.

  • Strong research skills to effectively identify potential business opportunities.

  • Must be self-driven and detail oriented.

  • Ability to produce large amounts of high-quality work product in a short period of time.