Summer Intern, Japan Operations (Bilingual)

  • Wasserman
  • USA
  • 19 May, 2023
Intern Administration Coordinator Leadership & Management

Job Description


Wasserman is a partner to the world’s most iconic brands, properties and talent in their ventures across sports, entertainment and culture. Wasserman’s purpose is to transform the businesses and careers of clients for the better. Wasserman also owns and operates Laundry Service, a full-service creative agency, and Cycle, a leader in influencer marketing and branded content. Learn more about Wasserman and the family of brands at

Responsible for supporting the day-to-day needs of Senior Director, Operations and Player Relations (Japan), clients and other client services team members to accomplish client related projects; support client relationships, internal-team relationships, account operations and business development, during the development and execution of all client business affairs, including accounts receivable, marketing, PR, charitable, and social media. Provide high-level executive administrative support including organizing, scheduling, and coordinating administrative activities. Participates in new business development efforts such as recruitment and / or marketing material development. Under the direction of executive management, this position also prepares reports, presentations, and meeting agendas.

This is an unpaid internship and candidates must be eligible to receive college credit as compensation for this internship. Candidates selected to move forward in the interview process will need to submit proof of eligibility to receive academic credit for their time interning with Wasserman, and will be disqualified if they are unable to do so.

The preferred location for this internship is Los Angeles, CA but we will consider remote for the right candidate.


  • Supports day-to-day schedules of Senior Director, Operations and Player Relations (Japan), clients and clients services team members which includes managing calendars, appointments, travel logistics, interviews, family affairs, and marketing commitments.
  • Supports client “off field” relationships and communicates with agents to keep them informed of client needs.
  • Support Senior Director, Operations and Player Relations (Japan) with all tasks related to client service and management.
  • Develop and maintain season-long player marketing and partnerships initiatives calendars; manage calendar of talent marketing events and partnerships initiatives.
  • Coordinate, execute, and track client’s contractual commitments, including social media posts and appearances.
  • Developing business operations deck and presentation to use for presentation for potential marketing, sponsorship opportunities and recruiting.
  • Manage and support planning, execution, and analysis/recaps of ongoing talent partnerships.
  • Prepares invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using Word, Excel spreadsheets, or presentation software.
  • Maintains department databases, generates reports, and process miscellaneous paperwork as required.
  • Perform administrative tasks including file management, sponsorship invoicing, player equipment, etc.
  • Plan travel itineraries, coordinate related arrangements, gather information and determine and negotiate complex scheduling issues; prepare expense reports.
  • Handle company, staff, and client personal matters with discretion.


  • Bachelor’s degree in progress (sports management, business administration, comm., or finance a plus).
  • Must be bilingual in English and Japanese.
  • Must be customer service focused in order to provide the best possible support to clients and internal staff.
  • Requires a passion for sports and business.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
  • Strong understanding of social/digital media.
  • Well-developed communication skills and ability to interact with people of all demographics.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Requires self-management and project management abilities.
  • Ability to build strong and lasting relationships.
  • Ability to anticipate problems and manage expectations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism in all situations. Ability to exercise discretion, sound judgment and significant initiative.