We are currently recruiting Online Business Coaches for a Nikkei / Financial Times joint venture focusing on Intercultural Communication training. The role involves coaching executive clients in cross-cultural business communications. Business Coaches need to be able to ‘talk shop’ at a professional level with executives and managers.
While this is a business coaching position, the work is focused on the effective use of English in a professional context. Therefore, applicants should be advanced level English speakers with a neutral accent.
An Example Scenario
Imagine a senior manager of a major Japanese motor company, who has been dispatched to live and work at a plant in the UK or USA. Their English is at intermediate level. They are responsible for a British / American management team. While they are able to communicate in English at a reasonable level, in their professional capacity they need their language to communicate effectively and with impact.
- Advanced English language ability with a neutral accent
- A minimum of 10 years business management experience at a senior level
- The ability to communicate professionally with executive clients
- An understanding of cross-cultural communication issues
- Experience in training business professionals
- Business English training experience would be an advantage
Pay & Conditions
- Full-time roles are 40 hours with a maximum of 30 coaching hours
- Part-time roles are 20 hours with a maximum of 16 coaching hours
- Clients are based globally, entailing flexible working hours
- No more than 2 consecutive coaching hours without a break
- Paid breaks and holiday entitlement
- Salary dependent on experience
Please send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org
- A detailed CV / resume listing your business management and training experience
- A short video containing the following:
- A brief introduction focusing on your business management experience (30 seconds)
- Your response to the following question (1 minute) …
Please give an example of some of the communication challenges that could be expected when a senior manager from a Japanese multinational (B2 English language proficiency) is transferred to the USA on an expat contract, and what advice would you give them to deal with these challenges.