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JUMP is hiring a Program Assistant

The Japan U.S. Military Program is seeking a new Program Assistant. We’re looking for someone with an interest and familiarity with Japan and U.S.-Japan relations who would like to help us with our mission of connecting those who have served in Japan. This part-time role will provide logistical and administrative support to the JUMP Director, assist with planning and executing events, and requires excellent written and oral communications skills.

The ideal candidate will be someone with experience in event planning, project and budget management, and administrative support. He or she may travel three or four times a year to help with JUMP events in locations throughout the United States. This role also assists the Communications team with content for social media and the JUMP website. Candidates who have lived in Japan or who have had experience as a military member or family member are encouraged to apply.

This opportunity will begin as a six-month, part-time, independent contractor position without benefits. At the conclusion of the contract term, which will end on September 30, 2019, there will be an opportunity to be considered for full- or part-time employment with benefits, contingent on funding. The Program Assistant is part of the broader Sasakawa USA team and will work in our Washington, D.C. office.

Please read the full job description for details on how to apply. Applications are due by January 15.

The Japan U.S. Military Program connects past and present service members, families, and government civilians who have served in Japan. Through social networks and events, JUMP builds relationships and provides opportunities for service members and their families to engage with each other. JUMP provides a powerful foundation for sustaining the solid alliance and relationship that that exists between the U.S. and Japan.

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