Job Opportunity (Cultural and Public Affairs Assistant)

2023/11/24
  1. 1. Position: Cultural and Public Affairs Assistant 

 

  1. 2. Work Location 

Consulate General of Japan in Karachi 

 

3. Key responsibilities include the followings but not limited to: 

Organize and coordinate cultural events such as film screenings, concerts, art exhibitions, Japanese language speech contests, etc. (conducting all logistical arrangements, including securing venues, serving as liaison with partner organizations, coordinating event publicity, etc.). 

Create and present cultural and informational programs for schools and other community organizations. 

● Manage and maintain Consulate’s official website and social media to ensure that content is regularly and consistently updated and posted with new information (articles, stories, events, pictures, audio, video, etc.). 

● Prepare press releases in English and Urdu, draft speech and talking points, and schedule appointments for diplomats. 

Manage Japanese Government sponsored educational, cultural and sports exchange programs in Pakistan starting from application/selection process to monitoring of post-graduation activities. 

● Carry out other logistical and administrative duties as assigned. 

 

4. Requirements: 

● University degree or higher 

(Preference will be given to the candidates with an experience of studying abroad) 

● High proficiency in both spoken and written English and Urdu is must. Excellent skills in English to Urdu translation and vice-versa. Japanese is not a must but preferable. (English and Urdu will be tested) 

● Excellent organizational skills, keen attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously 

● Adequate Knowledge and experience in creating and editing website/ video/ photo/ text 

● Strong interpersonal and communication skills 

Proficiency in computer programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) – knowledge of Adobe Photoshop will be an added advantage.  

● Experience in relevant fields 

Must be in good health 

 

5. Expected Start Date:  

Late January (subject to change depending on the progress of the procedure) 

 

6. How to Apply (Deadline December 6, 2023): 

Candidates meeting the above criteria shall kindly apply with the submission of the following document via an electronic data. Please send your email to recruit@kr.mofa.go.jp by December 6, 2023, with “Culture + name” as the subject line for the email. 

1. Curriculum Vitae with a face-sized photo 

2. A short essay on how you view Japan-Pakistan cultural relations, and your ambitions in how you can contribute, as our colleague, to further strengthen Japan-Pakistan friendship 

3. Copy of CNIC 

 

Note: After review of applications, leading applicants will be invited for interviews and written exams. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.