International Affairs Analyst

26 Aug, 2020


International Affairs Analyst

Washington, DC

Supports International Affairs for Aflac in the Washington, D.C. office. Conducts research and produces analytical reports related to international public policy, as a part of Aflac International’s research and analysis team. Serves as a liaison with Aflac Japan and Aflac International Tokyo public policy teams.


Provides bilingual support for communication and liaison support with Aflac Japan and Aflac International Tokyo public policy teams


Works closely with Aflac International research and analysis team in Washington and Tokyo to produce analytical reports and analysis of public policy issues on tight deadlines


Covers and analyzes international policy events in Washington, D.C.


Conducts Japanese-language research, including news gathering and monitoring of international developments

Translates documents from Japanese to English


Provides staff support for the VP, including management of a number of projects, meeting/event planning, and extending staff support to the Company’ senior executives


Attends industry meetings on behalf of Vice President


Provides intellectual and logistical support for Aflac executives’ visits, including Aflac International/Aflac executives’ visits to Washington, D.C.


Travel less than 10% of the time


Performs other duties as required


Education & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in International studies, finance, or a related discipline


Three years of professional job related work experience


Master’s Degree international studies, finance, or a related discipline (Preferred)


Or an equivalent combination of education and experience


Job Knowledge & Skills

Strong Japanese, JLPT N1 or equivalent


Strong Microsoft Word and PowerPoint skills


Excellent organizational, communication, and teamwork skills


Superior writing ability (including translation experience) and interest in public policy


A positive, constructive attitude and determination to follow through


Core Competencies

Action Oriented, Customer Focus, Adaptability, Listening, Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust,


Functional Competencies

Decision Quality, Functional/Technical Skills, Informing, Interpersonal Savvy, Problem Solving, Time Management, Written Communications

Job posted: 2020-08-26