CONSULATE GENERAL OF JAPAN IN DETROIT-CULTURAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS COORDINATOR

10 May 2019 9:32 PM | Benjamin Pachter (Administrator)

POSITION OPENING

CONSULATE GENERAL OF JAPAN IN DETROIT
CULTURAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS COORDINATOR

The Consulate General of Japan in Detroit is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Cultural and Public Affairs Coordinator at the Consulate office in the GM Renaissance Center, Downtown Detroit.

Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Green Card holder. All candidates will be subject to background checks. Applicant must apply by May 27th. (Accepting applications immediately.)

General Information

  • For immediate hire/ starting in June/July 2019.

  • The Consulate offers group health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave. Work hours are from 9AM to 5PM,

    Monday through Friday, with various weeknight and/or weekend events (paid overtime).

    Core Responsibilities

  • Composing and editing Consulate communications including speeches, monthly newsletters, Facebook posts, correspondence etc.

  • Collaborating on and coordinating of programs and events (invitation programs, lectures, demonstrations, exhibitions, speech contests, etc.)

  • Daily monitoring of media outlets in Michigan and Ohio and creating relevant reports

  • Engaging with cultural, academic, community and media related individuals and groups; developing and maintaining close working relationships on behalf of the Consulate

  • Responding to public inquiries and requests

  • Conducting school visits to teach local K-12 students about Japanese culture

  • Consulate website management

  • General administrative tasks (maintaining databases, scheduling, reporting, etc.)

  • Assisting with others’ workload within the section and the Consulate, and participating in Consulate events and programs, as needed

    Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • High proficiency in English verbal and written communication

  • High level of respect and professionalism; team oriented, resourceful and dedicated

  • Sincere interest, knowledge and appreciation of Japanese culture

  • Knowledge of Japanese current events, working culture and etiquette

  • Excellent interpersonal and project management skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Japanese language skills preferred

    Application

  • Submit resume, cover letter and three references with contact information by email to info@dt.mofa.go.jp.

  • Applications will be reviewed within two weeks of receipt; selected applicants will be contacted directly to schedule an interview


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