SF Japan Consulate jobs: PT PR Coordinator, FT Education Coordinator

There are two openings at the SF Japan Consulate: 
 
POSITION AVAILABLE:
[TEMP] Coordinator for Public Relations
DATE: Temporary position available immediately until October 2
 
POSITION:
The Coordinator for Public Relations works closely with consulate officers and other local staff to promote greater interest in and understanding of Japan and Japanese culture in Northern California and Nevada. S/he also works with the JIC Director to handle Japan-related press and public affairs issues that arise within areas served by this office. In addition, as a staff member of the Consulate, applicants must be willing to work as a part of a team, respecting other team members and sharing responsibilities in the team and office in general.
Please note that the Consulate is unable to provide visa support for prospective employees, and as such all applicants are required to have the appropriate legal permission to work in the United States. 
Duties include:
    Monitoring media organizations and keeping Consulate staff informed on a daily basis of press coverage on Japan-related issues in local newspapers
    Contacting both Japanese and American media to attend Consulate events
    Writing and editing press releases in both English and Japanese
    Assisting in the arrangement and coordination of press conferences, seminars, and special programs designed for media contacts
    Maintaining and updating the Consulate Facebook page with postings of events
    Translating Japanese to English for the Consulate’s English version of the website
    Website maintenance in the capacity of Assistant Webmaster
    Writing and editing speeches, remarks and letters for consular officials
    Distributing publications, maintaining inventories and mailing lists
    Assisting in the arrangement and coordination of meetings for Consulate staff and visiting Japanese officials, media executives and other guests
    Creating and distributing promotional materials for events
    Planning public and cultural programs and coordinating project activities with co-sponsoring community organizations
    Responding to inquiries from the general public in both English and Japanese
    Assisting with various JIC programs and projects as needed 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
    B.A. or B.S. degree
    Strong skills and interest in media relations
    Excellent written and spoken English; strong knowledge of Japanese preferred
    Strong organizational skills and familiarity with MS Office (including MS Access)
    Knowledge of and interest in U.S.-Japan economic, political, and cultural relations
    Strong HTML and especially strong knowledge of Photoshop and Dreamweaver
    Familiarity with Japanese work environment and operational styles preferred
    Knowledge of additional foreign languages considered favorably
    Ability to work some evenings and weekends
SALARY:
This is a temporary position. Salary is commensurate with experience.
APPLICATION:
Interested applicants are requested to email a cover letter and resume listing academic background and professional experiences by May 11 to:
Ayumi Sohn
Japan Information Center
50 Fremont Street, Suite 2200
San Francisco, CA 94105
Email: prinfo at cgjsf dot org 
(Please include: “Coordinator for Public Relations Position” in the subject line)
 
POSITION AVAILABLE:
[FULL TIME] Coordinator for Education
The Japan Information Center of the Consulate General of Japan seeks to fill a position for the Coordinator for Education. Applicants who meet the following requirements and who are interested in the position will submit a resume to our office.
Duties include:
(1)    Handling education -related issues: Promotion and support of Japanese language. education, the Japanese Government Scholarship sponsored by the Ministry of Education, studying in Japan, introducing Japan to local schools etc…
(2)    Assisting with various Japan Information Center programs and projects as needed.
Qualifications:
(1)    Person who is able to make a long-term commitment (Japanese citizens must hold a green card).
(2)    Work experience (especially in the education field) and a strong interest in Japanese language education in the United States and Japan-US educational exchange.
(3)    Person who has strong communication skills in Japanese and English.
(4)    Computer literate.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY: Friday, May 11
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter as an attachment to:
Hisako Takahashi
Japan Information Center
50 Fremont Street, Suite 2200
San Francisco, CA 94105
Email: education at cgjsf dot org 
(Please refrain from contacting us by telephone)
 

現地職員(広報文化班)の募集広告

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在サンフランシスコ日本国総領事館では、下記の条件により当総領事館にて勤務可能な職員1名を募集しております。条件を満たし、当館勤務に関心のある方は、履歴書を添えて下記宛先までお申し込み下さい。

 

 

1.職種名:広報文化センター現地職員(フルタイム)

2.職務内容:

(1)日本語教育普及・支援活動、文部科学省が実施する日本への留学制度に係る業務、米国の教育機関における日本紹介活動等、教育分野における交流活動全般に係る業務またはその補佐

(2)広報文化センターが行う一般的広報活動補佐、及びそれに伴う雑務一般。

3.応募資格:

(1)長期に亘り勤務可能な方(日本国籍者はグリーンカードを所持すること)

(2)実務経験(特に教育関係)があり、米国の日本語教育や日米教育交流に関心のある方

(3)日・英語で高度なコミュニケーション能力を有する方

(4)日本語環境パソコンの操作が可能な方

4.応募締め切り:5月11日(金)

5.履歴書等送付先: Japan Information Center

                  Consulate General of Japan

                  Attention :Ms. Takahashi

                  50 Fremont Street, Suite 2200

                  San Francisco, CA 94105

                  または、E-mail :   education at cgjsf dot org まで

 

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