Dec 23

Job: Admin Assistant at the Permanent Mission of Japan to the UN (NYC)

Application due Monday, January 6, 2014. A great JET-relevant job listing.  A number of JET alums have done this job in the past. Posted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12)Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


PositionAdministrative Assistant
Posted By: Permanent Mission of Japan to the UN (Social Section)
Location:  New York City


The Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations is seeking an Administrative Assistant in the Social Section at the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1) Draft and prepare letters and diplomatic correspondence
2) Assist in logistics/protocol for conferences, meetings, briefings, receptions, and other official functions
3) Edit English in both official/unofficial documents
4) Manage appointment schedules for the section, visiting diplomats, and VIPs
5) Attend meetings/conferences at UN as necessary
6) Respond to inquiries
7) Assist other officers and staff in the section when needed


  • US citizenship required
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in International Relations, Political Science, Human Rights, Humanitarian Affairs, or related discipline.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills, typing skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc) required
  • Japanese language skills preferred


Position begins: Early January.

Please send a cover letter and resume no later than Monday 6 January 2014 to social @ with “PMJ Administrative Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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