Employment Opportunity: Webpage Management and Public Relations Position

The Consulate-General of Japan in Boston is hiring one full-time webpage management and public relations staff member. This is a contracted position until the end of March 2022 with the possibility for yearly renewal. The primary responsibility of this position will be to maintain and update the Consulate’s website. The secondary role will be to assist our public relations activities, thereby bridging New England and Japan. The ideal candidate should be adaptable, results oriented, creative, patient, and knowledgeable of website management, social media, and photography applications and software.
To apply, please submit your 1) Resume and 2) Cover letter to application@bz.mofa.go.jp by November 24, 2021.

  • Update and maintain the Consulate’s website. Create, curate, and manage content for all Consulate social media accounts (Facebook and Twitter).
  • Take and edit high-quality photographs of events, meetings, interviews, and other occasions as necessary (both onsite and offsite) for the Consulate and Consul General, to be used for our website, social media, press releases and other mass distribution channels.
  • Occasional drafting and proofreading of documents.
  • Submit detailed progress reports on social media.
  • Assist with our public relations activities
  • Other duties as required.
  • Open to working occasional evening and weekend hours.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Experience using Social Media platforms (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Speaks English at an idiomatic level; Japanese language skills preferred
  • Solid understanding and interest in Japanese culture
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

This position will operate on a hybrid model with flexibility to work remotely for part of the week and some in-office days required in order to manage/update the Consulate’s website.