CIC Tokyo will be launching in the summer of 2020. We are looking for a strong all-around teammate & project manager to join our local team to support a successful launch of the center. It is envisioned this teammate would then become part of the operating CIC Tokyo team, following the opening of the center in either a sales or operations function (to be determined with the teammate).
Founded in 1999, CIC's mission is to improve the world by helping exceptional entrepreneurs innovate better & faster. We offer carefully curated working environments that combine private, secure offices alongside shared amenities in locations across Boston, Cambridge, Miami, Philadelphia, Providence, Rotterdam, St. Louis, & Warsaw & are growing into other cities, within the US & abroad. We currently serve 1800+ startups, growth companies, & branches of larger organizations, representing for-profit, mission-driven, & non-profit sectors across a wide array of industries. The spaces are purposefully designed & built for innovation, featuring tailored workspaces such as biotech & robotics laboratories, & bring together frequent, large gatherings of the best & brightest innovators & entrepreneurs.
CIC currently has over a million square feet of space under lease & is actively pursuing campuses in additional cities globally, including Dublin, Tokyo, Bilbao, & Sydney, with plans to grow to 50 cities over the next 10 years. We pride ourselves on displaying a high degree of care & accuracy in everything that we do, & we work to ensure that our clients thrive every day that they are in our space.
We believe that our ability to support world-changing entrepreneurs is only as good as the people who make up our teams, & as such we are looking for people who are interested in contributing to--and improving--the way we work. We invite you to explore all our openings & learn more about our teams here.
Alongside our CIC Japan Project Manager & other early teammates, you will be responsible for helping support the large scale project of launching CIC Tokyo successfully! This will include multi-faceted project management & organization, interfacing & communicating with CIC's local & global team, organizing & keeping important information, & more.
Some of your responsibilities may include:
Support CIC Japan Chairman, Japan Project Manager, & other teammates in Tokyo with administrative & organizational tasks, from scheduling to task management to note taking in meetings. Help organize & share documents. Oversee basic office management (ordering snacks, keeping the space tidy, etc)
Support the operations launch of CIC Tokyo: develop local ordering lists, reference & update budgets, research local products that will support CIC's global standards, place orders & help keep launch on time. Support local HR & hiring efforts. Coordinate with Global Launch & Talent teams.
Support sales launch of CIC Tokyo with CIC Japan Chairman & team. Manage lists of leads, work with Global marketing team, local team, & external consultants on marketing materials, plans, & PR approaches. Help develop website, social media, & other marketing infrastructure. Coordinate with Global Launch teams on sales.
Outgoing/social personality, natural enjoyment in helping others, & collaborates as a team player
Self-motivated with a desire to learn all aspects of our business from the ground up
Exceptional organizational & time management skills
Takes ownership over tasks & follows them through to completion
Brings a fresh perspective & new ideas to everything
A nimble attitude & enough life experience to have developed the ability to keep cool during times of stress
An interest in a long-term role. We are a growing company, & we like to hire people who can grow with us over the years
Fluent in Japanese & English, with international work experience & mindset
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
We look for people who can write & speak well, but we also look for individuals who understand the nuances of effective communication. For example, our staff needs to know when they're confronted with a situation where email isn't appropriate, despite its acceptance as a universal tool.
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(Other sites have used:In addition to helping our clients achieve great things, we work to ensure that our employees are healthy & supported. Some of the benefits of being here include:
Fun people in a dynamic space. We pride ourselves on finding driven & bright collaborators who are eager to lend their own unique skills to the team, as well as to our inspiring clientele. The number one reason CICers say they like working here is because of their colleagues!
Personal growth. This is a great opportunity to learn & develop skills within the epicenter of the innovation community at a growing company.