Job Opening: Program Coordinator (Cultural Diplomacy), Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles

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Via JETWit mailing list.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Program Coordinator (Cultural Diplomacy)
Employer: Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles
Education: BA
Deadline: Nov. 6, 2015

About the Job
The Japan Information and Culture Center at the Consulate General of Japan in Los
Angeles seeks to fill a Program Coordinator position to advance our cultural diplomacy
objectives. The ideal candidate should have a firm understanding of Japanese culture
and society, as well as Japan’s foreign policies. The candidate should have strong
communication skills, an event organizing background and outreach capabilities
including the use of social media. The candidate must be able to function as a team
player in a Japanese bureaucracy and understand the role of the Japanese Consulate.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the planning and execution of Consulate-sponsored events
  • Responding to inquiries from the public pertaining to Japan
  • Effectively disseminating informational materials
  • Coordinating with public and non-profit institutions in our outreach efforts
  • Administrative duties and other requirements within the Consulate
  • Reports to the Director of the Japan Information and Culture Center
  • Additional tasks outside of the job description may be required.


  • Work authorization in the U.S (no visa support)
  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum 2-3 years in an office setting
  • Some working experience in either Japan or in a Japanese speaking environment
  • Good knowledge of interest in Japanese culture
  • Former JET Program participants welcomed
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy: knowledge of social media
  • Fluency in Japanese acquired through formal education preferred

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