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Bilingual Chief of Staff (English/Japanese) - Corporate Development

Company: The Pok--mon Company International
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Chief of Staff to the President - Corporate DevelopmentGet to know The Pok--mon Company InternationalThe Pok--mon Company International (TPCi), a subsidiary of The Pok--mon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pok--mon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pok--mon website. Pok--mon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world.Learn more online at Pokemon.com and on Facebook (facebook.com/Pok--mon), YouTube (youtube.com/Pok--mon), Twitter (twitter.com/Pok--mon), and Instagram (instagram.com/Pok--mon).Get to know the roleThe Chief of Staff is a new and unique role responsible for partnering with our President and The Pok--mon Company Japan (TPC) and other key stakeholders to define, communicate, and support key strategic priorities, and for driving alignment, clarity and accountability across the Executive team of both organizations. In this role, you will manage key corporate initiatives, support strategic analyses, internal and external stakeholder communication and organization, special projects and partnerships and manage activities within the office of the President. Most importantly, you will create leverage for the President.What you'll do

  • Work directly with the President to set the strategic direction and the operating priorities of TPCi and the Executive team.
  • Design and manage the "office of the President." Including workflows, prioritization of time and execution of key priorities.
    • Work with the President to drive the cadence of the business by structuring and managing interactions with the Executive team, TPC leaders and key internal and external stakeholders.
    • Lead and manage special transversal projects or specific business unit projects with TPC, other sister companies, including, but not limited to, GameFreak.
    • Work with the President and Executive team to accelerate the definition of key financial and operational KPIs to drive various business units and measure health of brand and business where we operate.

      What You Will Contribute
      • Enable rapid, well-informed decision-making for the President by filtering, aggregating, and organizing data from key sources and presenting in a digestible, unbiased, and actionable format.
      • Assist in the development and utilization of primary executive-level dashboards. Keeping a pulse on the key priorities and ensuring they are tracking to plan.
      • Provide decision support through research, analysis of information, scenario modelling, and clear presentation of considerations.
      • Monitor OKRs with an eye towards seeing the strategic picture, uncovering areas of opportunity, and driving improvement.
      • Understand and own data/analytics of all the President's projects, identify data stories in the correct way, synthesize comprehensive information to tell a cohesive story.
      • Identify conflicts (strategic, resources, etc.) and drive broad prioritization of company initiatives/projects.
      • Monitor, report on, and assess critical changes in the competitive landscape, global marketplace, and external business environment.
      • Conduct meeting preparation and research. You will be responsible for providing research and insight for key meetings, as well as defining agendas and preparing materials.
      • Act as liaison with TPCi; work with President and Executive team on meeting preparation logistics.What you'll bring
        • Fluently bilingual in Japanese and English. Any additional language(s) may be considered a plus.
        • 7+ years' experience working in a senior position within an organization with proven, progressive experience and demonstrated effectiveness leading projects and programs at the director/executive level.
        • Some management consulting experience preferred but not required
        • Project, program and change management skills and experience; with a demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
        • Proven ability to lead and influence organizational growth exercising stewardship and leadership.
        • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships and interface effectively with all levels of the organization.
        • Self-starter with a high desire to learn and grow- highly curious with the ability to calculate risks.
        • Operates with a sense of urgency to meet tight deadlines
        • The ability to flourish and influence others in a dynamic environment
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adjust to your audience
        • Strong business acumen and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; Excel and PowerPoint/Prezi.
        • Deep analytical skills, you can pull data, understand the story behind the data and continue to dive into data to solve problems, without direction.
        • Executional excellence: You have the organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail, high sense of responsibility, and generalist skill set to take on a wide range of high priority tasks in support of the President and Executive team.
        • You are dependable, exhibit strong professional integrity and respect for confidentiality in all that you do.
        • A commitment to quality work.
        • Executive level communication and facilitation skills: Your written (including decks) and verbal communication is compelling and precise. You can quickly take complex concepts and communicate them briefly, simply, and persuasively.How you'll be successful
          • Passion for Pok--mon: Develops an understanding of the Pok--mon brand, the impact it has on our people, culture, business, fans, and communities, and applying that knowledge and passion to everything you do.
          • Challenging the Expected: Approaches challenges with curiosity and creativity, embracing the possibility of failure as an opportunity to learn something new, develop innovative ideas, solve complex problems and identify unique opportunities.
          • Integrity and Respect: Demonstrates integrity and respect by leading with empathy, listening to others, seeking out different perspectives, and taking personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and results.
          • Dedicated to Quality: Takes ownership to maintain and promote high standards, looks for new ways to learn and improve, and embraces a growth mindset to seek and apply feedback from others in an effort to continuously improve.
          • Building Relationships: Develops and strengthens relationships, adopting a "team first" mentality and working collaboratively to solve problems and meet shared goals.
          • Delighting Customers: Listens and understands the interests and needs of our customers and stakeholders, making them feel heard and important, and embracing these learnings to continue delivering a unique Pok--mon experience.What to expect
            • An employee first culture
            • Company events that celebrate the spirit of Pok--mon
            • Competitive cash-based compensation programs
            • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you
            • Generous paid family leave
            • Employer-paid life insurance
            • Employer-paid long and short-term income protection insurance
            • Fitness reimbursement
            • Commuter benefit
            • LinkedIn learning#LI-KC1#LI-Hybrid

Keywords: The Pok--mon Company International, Bellevue , Bilingual Chief of Staff (English/Japanese) - Corporate Development, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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