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Project Manager, Pok-mon Center - Japanese

Company: The Pok--mon Company International
Location: Renton
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Get to know The Pok--mon Company International
The Pok--mon Company International, 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.
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Get to know the role

  • Job Title: Project Manager
  • Job Summary: This role will organize, manage, and deliver projects/programs for the organization.
  • FLSA Classification (US Only): Exempt
  • People Manager: No

    What you'll do

    • Act as a liaison between TPCi and TPC regarding Pok--mon Center product creation, development, and importing.
    • In general, this role is: 60% project coordination, 30% translation (both email communication and document), 10% admin duties. Please note these are estimations.
    • Coordinate product development/sourcing of products including, but not limited to, plush and figurines with TPC and other international partners.
    • Assist and manage any project-related issues that arise by investigating, resolving, or escalating.
    • Establish and maintain strong working relationships across the business units and all levels of the organization.
    • Provide translation of documents, emails and presentations in both Japanese and English.
    • Communicate daily with internal and/or external partners via video calls, project management software, approvals software, and email.
    • Assist in the development of process documents, tools, and training materials for internal and external stakeholders.
    • Organize and archive product samples.
    • Perform other administrative duties consistent with position as assigned by manager. ---

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      What you'll bring

      • 2 (two) to 3 (three) years of related professional experience.
      • Bachelors degree or equivalent required.
      • Japanese speaking and writing ability at native level. -
      • Familiarity with Japanese business protocol.
      • Ability to communicate professionally in English.
      • Having a general knowledge/understanding of 3D products development, including material constraints and general timelines is plus.
      • Thorough understanding of or the ability to quickly learn about the project or product being developed.
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Proven experience in handling multiple simultaneous projects.
      • Team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word.
      • Project Management experience is a plus.
      • Graphic design experience is a plus.
      • Interest in animation, video games, and/or trading card games is a plus.

        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
          • Base salary range: $70000.00 - $105000.00. This range is applicable for the labor market where the role is intended to be hired. It is common for TPCi to start employees below the midpoint of the range. Final base salary is directly related to each candidates' qualifications and experience uniquely.
          • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you
          • Generous paid family leave
          • Employer-paid life insurance
          • Employer-paid long and short-term income protection insurance
          • US Employees: 401k Employer Matching
          • UK/IRE Employees: Pension Employer Contributions
          • Fitness reimbursement
          • Commuter benefit
          • LinkedIn learning
          • Comprehensive relocation package
          • Hybrid work environment

            The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this role. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. For roles in the United Kingdom, candidates will need the right to work. In some cases, and for some roles, the Company may be able to arrange a visa. For roles in Ireland, this role requires candidates to have the right to live and work in the Republic of Ireland. However, we welcome applications from all nationalities and may consider supporting an employment permit application, in appropriate and suitable cases.
            #Hybrid #LI-JL1

Keywords: The Pok--mon Company International, Renton , Project Manager, Pok-mon Center - Japanese, Executive , Renton, Washington

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