Jul 22

Job: PR and Communications Coordinator – The Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA)

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Position: PR and Communications Coordinator
Posted by:
The Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to the Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago for sharing the following job opening:

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Director of the Japan Information Center –

  • Promote Japan-related topics and events by using the Consulate’s social media tools (Facebook, Twitter etc.)
  • Manage all contents on the Consulate’s English website
  • Draft and publish a monthly e-mail newsletter featuring Japan related topics and events in the Consulate’s 10-state jurisdiction
  • Draft speeches/remarks for the Consulate’s representative at events
  • Assist and join programs which introduce Japan and Japanese culture (origami, tea ceremony, kendo, kimono, calligraphy etc.) to local schools and community groups
  • General office responsibilities including attending and organizing events as well as helping other staff members’ tasks as needed.


  • US citizen or permanent resident holder (working permit holder).
  • Excellent communications and writing skills.
  • Strong computer skills including HTML/web design skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork, and organizational skills.
  • Long-term experience of living in Japan is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or Japan-related studies is preferred.

Languages: English and Japanese are the working languages of the JIC. Native in English, proficient Japanese ability preferred.

Application Process: Please submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format by July 30th, 2021(extended) to jic@cg.mofa.go.jp.

(Note for applicants)

  • No hard copy of application materials required
  • In-person interviews will be held for the shortlisted applicants in late July- mid August, 2021 at the JIC.
  • Any questions should be directed to jic@cg.mofa.go.jp. No telephone inquiries will be accepted.

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