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PRESIDENT - JAPAN SOCIETY: Incorporating Japanese Into His Work

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Andrew is the president of the Japan Society, which entails project management duties for the nonprofit organization. He oversees Japan Society's conferences and fundraising. Andrew started studying Japanese at the age of 19, and has used it in all of his work to date.

Job Title: President of the Japan Society
Employer: Japan Society

Job Summary: General and Operations Managers

Job Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.

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Certification Requirement
Recommended by the Institute of Certified Professional Managers.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$45,000 - $145,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
0 to 10 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Leadership ability, Organizational skills, Problem solving skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Detail oriented, People skills, Public speaking ability

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