CONSULATE GENERAL OF JAPAN IN NY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Seeking an Employee for the Economic Division Staff
Consulate General of Japan in New York is currently seeking an employee for the Economic Division Staff. If interested, please send us your resume (English or Japanese) via e-mail.
1. Starting date: Mid April – Early May 2013
2. Work consists of assisting with consular duties including but not limited to:
- Communicating and supporting relationships with government and corporate contacts
- Economic and business research
- Answering public inquiries
- Miscellaneous administrative duties
3. Work hours: Monday through Friday 9:15 am-5:45 pm
Pay: Will be determined under Consulate regulations
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder
- Bilingual in Japanese and English
- Must be proficient with Word, Excel and other PC-related work
5. Only short-listed candidates who pass the first screening will be notified of the date for the interview.
6. Please send your resume by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
There is a job opening for Consular Clerk (visa) at the Consulate General of Japan in Houston. Candidates must have strong written and verbal Japanese and English ability. Candidates who enjoy researching and helping others in addition to language and cultural ability will be considered. For a full summary of the position, please email email@example.com
Job Posting for Position in the Political/Economic Affairs Section
1. Background on the Consulate-General of Japan in Detroit:
In 1993, as a result of the growing number of Japanese residents and businesses in Michigan and Ohio, the Consulate-General of Japan in Detroit was established. Consulate surveys indicate that there is now a combined total of 900 Japanese owned facilities in Michigan and Ohio. The current two-state population of Japanese nationals exceeds 18,000.
Important consulate missions include: providing support and service to local Japanese nationals, promoting trade and business development between Japan and the U.S., and strengthening U.S.-Japan relations and mutual understanding through various local economic, educational and cultural activities and exchanges.
2. Available Position (Full-time):
- Research Analyst in the Political/Economic Affairs Section
3. Main Responsibilities:
- Assistance in consulate efforts to strengthen U.S-Japan trade and investment within the states of Ohio and Michigan; duties include:
- gathering, organizing and analyzing information on relevant economic and political issues in the states;
- administering the consulate’s annual Japanese Direct Investment Survey.
- drafting speeches and official correspondence for the Consul General and Deputy Consul General.
- Four-year university degree;
- Ability to research, analyze and communicate political and economic topics;
- High proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel and Access; Photoshop and mapping software experience preferred;
- Good verbal and written communication skills.
5. Required materials for application:
- Resume, cover letter, and list of references.
6. Application procedures:
- Electronic submission of the above-mentioned materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Applications will be reviewed within two weeks of receipt; select applicants will be contacted directly to schedule an interview.
The Japanese Consulate is hosting a viewing of the Japanese film Departures (winner of the 2009 Academy Award for Best Foreign Film; in Japanese known as おくりびと) on January 12 at Florida Southern College in Lakeland. You can read more about the film and the time/location here: http://www.miami.us.emb-japan.go.jp/en/calendar.html#departures. The event is free and open to the public. Please spread the word!
The Consulate General of Japan in Miami is bringing in an origami specialist who will be doing presentations at local schools. They need an interpreter available to help on the following days in the following locations:
- January 30, 9:30-11:30 (Palmetto High School); 1:00-5:00* (FIU)
- January 31, 9:00-11:00 (Western High School); 1:00 – 3:00 (Nova University)
Interpreter must be fluent in both English and Japanese (at least roughly level JLPT N2). Please send email to email@example.com if interested with your hourly rate.
Feel free to pass on to interested parties.