International Affairs Analyst

26 Aug, 2020

Jobs

International Affairs Analyst

Aflac
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.

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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