Feb 15

Job: Communications Assistant – Embassy of Japan (Washington, DC)

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Job Title: Communications Assistant
Posted by: Embassy of Japan, Public Affairs Section
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

The Embassy of Japan is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Communications Assistant for the Public Affairs section. This individual is primarily responsible for public engagement for the Embassy via social and digital media.

Working hours are 9:00 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with lunch time receptionist duty once a month and regular weeknight and/or weekend events (paid overtime). Salary is commensurate with experience and skills of the candidate. Benefits includes group health insurance coverage, paid time off, sick leave and an annual bonus. There is a potential salary increase based on individual performance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Draft content such as posts on social and digital media for the Embassy’s account about Japan or topics that are of interest to the Embassy.
  • Monitor social and digital media on what is being said about Japan or topics that are of interest to the Embassy.
  • Conduct research related to public affairs such as cultural/social events and media outlets.
  • Attend and report on individual events or cultural promotions in the Washington D.C. area, and prepare drafts of posts for social and digital media about those events.
  • Other responsibilities as needed and appropriate, including but not limited to: helping plan and organize receptions, cultural events, meetings, and seminars under the direction of diplomatic staff, taking pictures of cultural/social events, providing internal translations and transcribing recordings.

For more information please go to: https://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/english/html/job-publicaffairs-communications-assistant.html

How to apply: E-mail your resume and cover letter to: publicaffairs-staff@ws.mofa.go.jp by Friday, March 8th. Please write “Communications Assistant” in the subject line of your email.

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