Employment Opportunity: Cultural 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 exchanges. 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.
 Coordinating exchange programs and other cultural events.
● Maintaining a database.
● Effective management of our website
● Other responsibilities as required, including jobs related to front office reception and consular services
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, and ability to create website articles
● Flexibility and ingenuity (some events are held in weekends).
Working Hours and Benefits
Working hours: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday (Partially remote during the COVID-19 pandemic). 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 and cover letter to: application@bz.mofa.go.jp by May 14, 2021.
Due to the high volume of applications received, only successful candidates will be contacted.