Job Title:

International Development Coordinator


Grit Creative Inc.


Vancouver, BC

Closing Date:


(Maternity Leave Position)

We are seeking a candidate to assist in expanding our web-services into the Japanese market. We want to better understand our customer's needs and goals, and to use that understanding to improve our products, marketing, and operations. As our primary Japanese liaison, your research and insight is key for the success of our team's initiatives into Japan.


  • Identify and develop key strategic partnerships with Japanese organizations and associations.
  • Evaluate data using statistical techniques and software; including consumers, market data, competitive intelligence, market share and market conditions.
  • Prepare and maintain ongoing Japanese language translations of website content, software documentation, advertising copy, and other communications materials.
  • Act as principal oral translator for the senior managers and other team members and consultants during meetings and for presentations and other communications.
  • Provide support to senior managers relative to scheduling and preparation of meetings, logistical arrangements, and communications overseas.
  • Resolving Japanese customer inquiries by phone and email
  • Gather data about consumers, competitors, and market conditions.
  • Travel within Japan as required

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • At least two years work experience in analyzing data (statistical analysis), writing reports, and data collection. 
  • Ideal candidate has Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Math or Science field or suitable work experience.
  • Strong research methods and analytical skills are essential. 
  • Knowledge of R, SAS, and Minitab is an asset, but not required.
  • Native level fluency of both written and spoken Japanese.
  • One year working experience in a Japanese business environment and familiarity with Japanese customs and business procedures.
  • Business level fluency of English
  • Valid passport and able to travel to Japan.
  • Proficiency in Excel is required (macros and coding).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative reasoning skills
  • Excellent problem solving and project management skills
  • Flexible, takes instructions well, and demonstrates initiative towards work
  • A good team player and can also work independently

Company Overview

We are an internet startup that creates web-based tools and services for creative professionals. We are passionate and determined about our long term strategic vision of innovating how visual creators work and learn using bleeding edge technologies. Staying ahead of the curve is our goal, and we hope to have you on our team to guide us there.


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


Posted 2018-07-04

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