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Friday, April 29, 2011
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan
The Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Webmaster / Office Manager. Please see below for a more detailed list of responsibilities.
The Embassy offers group health insurance coverage, 15 days of paid vacation per year, 12 paid US holidays, 7 paid Japanese holidays, and sick leave. Working hours are 9am – 5pm, Monday through Friday with weeknight and/or weekend events several times a month (paid overtime).
Candidate must be able to work legally in the U.S.; A-2 Visa and Practical Training Visa will not be considered. Applications are now being accepted. Only successful candidates will be contacted.
Webmaster / Office Manager
§ Maintaining and updating the JICC website, including graphic design, copy/content editing, and video editing
§ Serving as the point of contact for facilities maintenance and logistical coordination
§ Drafting reports, letters and emails for diplomats regarding office management
§ Assisting with cultural events and computer-related issues
§ Disseminating Japan-related information to the public and responding to inquiries (in person, on the phone, and via email)
§ English fluency
§ Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
§ Strong general computer/technology skills
§ Proficiency with Adobe Dreamweaver (or strong web coding background)
§ Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop and general design principles
§ Superior communication and interpersonal skills
§ Flexibility and resourcefulness; ability to multitask and both follow directions and take initiative
§ Japanese language proficiency
§ Good understanding of Japanese culture, and experience living or working in Japan
§ Familiarity with web programming (HTML/CSS)
§ Experience with photography and photo/video editing
Please email (Word attachments only) or mail your cover letter, resume,technical question response (see right), and university transcript (unofficial is fine) to:
Ms. Ikuko Hamada
Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan