November 2003 to present, Program Co-ordinator
Japan Australia Network Pty,. Ltd
: HANAKO YAMADA
: ** Roberts Street, Camperdown, NSW 2050
Phone & Fax :
(02) 95** 46**
(04**) *** ***
Date of birth:
9 May 19** (** years)
Permanent residential visa (Independent)
, Sydney, Australia
May 1999 to September 2002
Calbee Foods Co., Ltd.Tokyo,Japan
Japan Australia Network Pty,. Ltd. is an organisation which
supplies various programs to
people of all ages, particularly students who wish to experience
a different culture. These programs include "High school Students Exchange Program" for high school students wishing
to study abroad for one year, "Japanese Assistant Teacher
Program" which supplies Australian schools with volunteer
native Japanese as assistant teachers, University and High school
exchanges to Japan, as well as long and short term exchanges for
both young Japanese and Australians.
19**, the company currently has * full-time employees in the head
office in Sydney and * full-time employees in the Japanese liaison
office as well as a number of part-time employees.
As the Program Co-ordinator, I develop and co-ordinate
cross-cultural programs on the Japanese side which involve administrative
jobs with computer literacy in both languages as such utilising
my bilingual skills, planning advertising and marketing strategies.
In addition, a major role of my position is consulting and counselling
participants of our programs.
Calbee Foods Co., Ltd. manufactures
and sells confectioneries. Established in 1949, the company is
capitalised at 220 million yen and has approximately 1,500 employees at present. I was able to improve my skills in many
fields, especially in advertising and marketing by working at
Calbee Foods Co,. Ltd. through being involved in the following
January 2003 to December 2003
Academy of Language Arts
to Mar '92 Product Manager, First Product Planning
As Product Manager, I have overall
responsibilities for Calbee's snacks except it's potato chips,
covering Product Development, Advertising, Sales Promotion and
Marketing Budget Control. I successfully launched "Shrimp
Chips (Kappa Ebisen) with Wasabi Flavour" in 2004 whose
sales were over A$100 million within the year.
Main Product covered:"Maccha
(Green tea) Snack", "Pasta Snack", "Pumpkin
Snack" and "Sapporo Potato".
to Feb '91 Marketing Division
During this period, my marketing
experience covered Planning, Analysis, Product Development, Consumer
Field Survey, Concept-making, Product Test, Advertising and Sales
Product covered: "Pasta
Snack , "Rice Snack", "Apple Snack", "Potato
Soup", "Green Snack" and "Cheese Snack".
to March 2000 Advertising Division
I was originally employed by
the company as a member of staff within the marketing department.
During this period, I was involved in the following marketing
Product Development, Concept-making,
Package, Marketing Research and Consumer Field Survey(GI, HUT) of "Apple Snack", "Shrimp Chips", "Green
Snack", "Squid Snack", "Sapporo Potato",
"Rice Snack" and "Pasta Snack".
, Tokyo, Japan
Teaching Japanese to foreigners
who had been working in Japanese companies, in the evening as
a part-time teacher after I completed "The Japanese Teacher
April 1997 to April 1999
Saison Marketing Information Service
Saison Marketing Information
Service Co,. Ltd. is a market research and system consulting company.
Established in 1969, the company is capitalized at 40 million
yen and has approximately 75 employees at present.
2005 - Present: Reporter for Radio Broadcasting, TOKYO-FM,
Upon graduation from university,
I was employed by the company and worked as a researcher. Here
I was trained for 1 year in regard to developing special skills
of marketing research.
My main clients were: Ajinomoto,
Ajinomoto Danone, Ajinomoto General Foods, Nestle, Snow Brand
Milk Products, Nakano Vinegar, Lotte, Kagome, Kao, Lion, Johnson,
Kanebo, Pola Cosmetics and Seibu Department Store.
Oct 2004 - Jan '95: Freelance Marketing Reporter, Japan
Sep 1996 - Dec '86: Clerk, Nippon Telephone and Telecommunication,
April 1993 - Mar '87: Private Tutor for school students, Japan
- Excellent Marketing skills
- Good Managing skills in a small team
- Good counselling and problem-solving skills
- Prominent oral and written Japanese communication skills
- Good organisational skills
- Deeply understanding Australian and Japanese culture
- Computer literate: IBM Microsoft Word and Excel in bilingual environment
- Fluent in spoken English, competent in written English
- Competent typist (50 words in Japanese, 40 words per minute in English)
ELICOS Centre, The University of
, Sydney,April to September 2004
Following my suggestion that
staff should study abroad in order to learn English and another
way of thinking during joining Calbee Foods Co., Ltd., the company
allowed me this opportunity.
Management Course, Calbee University,
After the completion of "Business
English Course" and "Upper Advanced Course",
I marked 6.5 in IELTS.
Tokyo, Japan, April 2003
to March 2004
Calbee University was established
by Calbee Foods Co., Ltd. in 2002 in order to educate selected
staff in management class of the company practically.
Bachelor of Art, Ochanomizu University,Tokyo, Japan, 1997
Major in Sociological philosophy
The theme of my thesis was "the
invisible discrimination" in the society based on public
January 2005 to May 2005 Member
of Non-Government Organisation for Children in Kobe
The NGO was organised just after
the enormous earthquake in the Hanshin area in order to alleviate
the mental damage of children in the area. I took responsibile
for administrative affairs using telecommunication network and
counselling with the children effected by the disaster.
December 2002 to December 2003
Co-ordinator of SGI(Special Interesting Group)in a telecommunication network
As a member of co-ordinator team,
I managed a SIG specifically developed for "On-line
business" to help provide an efficient service. I was
also involved in conducting experiments of those businesses involving
developing new ideas and products, planning events and publishing
Ms ****** *******
Manager of Japan Australia Network, Sydney
Tel: (02) **** ****
Mr ******* ****
Manager of Product Planning Division, Calbee Foods Co,. Ltd., Tokyo
Tel: +81 3 **** ****
Mr ****** ******
Manager of Marketing Division,
Saison Marketing Information
Service Co,. Ltd., Tokyo
Tel: +81 3 **** ****
*References are available on
** Roberts Street
Camperdown NSW 2050
Tel&Fax: (02) 95** 46**
Mobile : 04**-***-***
International Student Service
*** Berry St.
Date: 15 July 2006
I am writing to apply for the position of " Japanese speaker" advertised
in SMH on ** July 2006.
As you can see my resume, I am a co-ordinator
for cross-cultural programs. During working at ******* I have
learnt a lot of know-hows related to "student exchange programs".
I am, however, leaving this company in July because of
my future plan.(e.g.: study at University, obtain qualifications)
Therefore, a part-time position would be preferable for me at
I strongly believe that my skills, knowledge
and experience can be utilised at your company.
I would be happy to be present at an
interview. I can be contact on 9557-4669 after 7pm or your facsimile
can be received on this number anytime. As I have a full-time
job at the moment, I am available for the job interview later
than 6:30pm of weekdays until the 24th of July preferably, although
your offer of another time can be considered.
I am looking forward to hearing from