Employment Opportunity: Cultural Affairs Assistant, Consulate General of Japan in Boston

The Consulate General of Japan in Boston is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Cultural Assistant. This individual is primarily responsible for coordinating cultural exchange programs. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in U.S.-Japan relations and cultural exchange. Please see below for a detailed listing of responsibilities.
Please noteCandidates must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. green card holder. Screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Assisting with the planning and execution of cultural events
  • Coordinating the JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Program and MEXT Scholarship Program
  • Updating and managing the Consulate’s website and maintaining a database
  • Other responsibilities assigned at the discretion of the Consul for Cultural Affairs
Essential qualifications and expertise
  • Bachelor’s degree or above
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong computer skills, including extensive experience with Microsoft Word, Power Point, Access, and Excel
  • Open to working occasional evening and weekend hours as job duties demand
Working Hours and Benefits
Working hours: Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am – 5:30 pm. Occasional paid overtime is required as needed. The Consulate General of Japan in Boston offers group health insurance coverage, paid vacation, and sick leave. Salary is commensurate with work and academic experience.
How to apply:
E-mail your resume, cover letter, and a reference list to: application@bz.mofa.go.jp. On your reference list, please include three names of former/current supervisors along with their email addresses and phone numbers. For those who don’t have any previous work experience, academic references, such as college professors or advisors are acceptable.
Deadline: November 28, 2022 at 5:00 PM EST

Due to the high volume of applications received, only successful candidates will be contacted