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Japanese - English speaking professional office assistant

Vancouver, BC, Canada
March 12, 2018

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Kaori Sato

Work Experience

Echelon Wealth Partners (Formerly Euro Pacific Canada Inc.) Vancouver, BC (APRIL 2016 - NOVEMBER 2017)

Investment Advisor Assistant, and

Japan Marketing Assistant in Investment Banking

Managed administrative tasks related to client service and marketing as an assistant to Managing Director in Investment Banking and Investment Advisor.

• Correspond and assemble documentation and manage administrative aspects of new and existing client accounts

• Act as marketing representative to clients, in particular those of the Japanese market

• Conduct market research and provide primary bilingual client support between English and Japanese

• Facilitate opening of investment account from clients of the Japanese market, including travelling to Japan to build relationships and execute contracts

• Coordinate business trips, meetings and events, and complete other secretarial tasks as required

Euro Pacific Canada Inc. Vancouver, BC (MARCH 2015 - APRIL 2016)

Branch Associate

Worked as Branch Associate and Assistant to Branch Manager and Managing Director in an Investment brokerage firm.

• Delivered friendly and responsive concierge service to ensure first- class client experience

• Prepared client materials, correspondence, reports and other administrative tasks in support of branch operation

• Provided bilingual support and translated financial & business documents between English and Japanese

• Assisted in the planning, organizing and delivery of meetings and events

• Maintained branch expense records, related spreadsheets and reports

Toyota Motor Corporation Nagoya, Japan (APRIL 2009-JUNE 2014)

Sales and Marketing Coordinator

Worked in the Sales & Marketing division for Asia & Oceania Region in Toyota Motor Corporation Headquarter in Japan.

• Involved in developing Toyota distribution partnerships in countries such as Myanmar, Laos and Mongolia.

• Traveled and work abroad extensively as Toyota Head Office representative

• Conducted market research, sales planning, and product planning for the countries by working closely with Toyota's regional sales headuarters in Singapore and Thailand as well as the local car dealers in the countries.

Education Nanzan University Nagoya, Japan (APRIL 2004 - MARCH 2009) Bachelor’s Degree - Economics

Skills Technical Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Advanced Level Comfortable in Windows / Mac Computer Environments


Japanese (Native) and English (Professional working proficiency)

Volunteer Experience

Shichigahama Volunteer Center Miyagi Prefecture, Japan Participated in helping tsunami victims from the March 11, 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami that hit the Tohoku region in Japan.


Hiking, Snorkeling, Snowboarding, and Cooking


Available upon request

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