Position Opening at the Embassy

The Embassy of Japan in Belgium is looking for a cultural assistant 
(Information and Cultural Section)
*Application closed

The Embassy of Japan in Belgium is hiring a cultural assistant for a full-time position to start in July 2023.

Job Description 
  • Writing letters and speeches in English and in Dutch 
  • Organising Embassy’s cultural events and manage publicity with a team  
  • Information gathering, research and data analysis
  • Form and maintain a solid communication channel with third-party organisations
  • Manage the Embassy’s website, SNS, and other information tools  
  • Translation duties between multiple languages (English, Dutch, occasionally French and possibly Japanese)

 The ideal candidate for this position must meet the following requirements:
  • Adequate Belgian work permit
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills as well as information processing and management ability
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written in Dutch (full professional proficiency), English (high business proficiency), French (excellent)
  • Good command of the Japanese language is a plus
  • Good knowledge of Belgian society and culture
  • Being well informed and alert to current developments relevant to Japan, both on a local and international level
  • Be creative and motivated to propose new initiatives and events 
  • Excellent command of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Good knowledge of website/SNS/graphic design and management is a plus
  • University degree
Working Hours
Please send a cover letter, a CV with a picture, both in English and Dutch by noon, 19 June, 2023 by email addressed to:

EMBASSY OF JAPAN (Information and Cultural Section)
E-mail: info@bx.mofa.go.jp
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