Di Santo Corp. is a business-strategy consulting firm operating both in public and private areas. They provide consulting services in international business between Japan and Italy (from investment and marketing consulting to managerial, communication and strategy advising), though they also work with overseas companies in Europe and Asia.
The company is enrolled in the Japan Italy Economic Federation (JIEF).
They run their business through a consultant network that spans several countries. Therefore, Di Santo is able to work with a team of international consultants to provide the latest know-how and the best solutions on the market. The company mainly operates in sectors like banking, transportation, public, media, technology, energies, manufacturer, food industry and retail.
Di Santo is also the main organizer of the Fukuoka-based Nishinippon Business Forum – a nonpartisan and independent think tank founded in 2013. Its members are representatives of the most important economic areas of Europe and Asia. The forum provides the opportunity to confront and discuss issues connected to the role of Western Japan on the international stage.
Working hours: Mon-Fri (10:00-14:00/*16:00; working times may vary depending on events)
Holidays: Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays, *Longer holidays possible with consent of company.
English skills of staff: Advanced
Number of employees: 6 (including 4 foreign employees)
Duties and Goals
– Market analysis
– Supporting business projects (draft business plan and reports, etc.)
– Backup during networking activities
– Event management
Improving Japanese skills and gaining important experiences in the field of consultation.
Required Skills and Things
Required skills: Adaptability. Positive attitude. Creativity. Organizing and management skills.
Japanese skills: Level 2 – Lower Elementary (Minna no Nihongo 1; N5)
Required things: Nothing in particular
Required clothes: Formal clothes
Katharina W. (May 18, 2015 – June 26, 2015)