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Information Section Assistant in Edinburgh

Would you like the opportunity to work at the Consulate General of Japan in Edinburgh and gain experience in implementing social media, marketing and web design? Send along your CV and Cover letter to get started.

8 hours per week
£1,800 Per Month

What are you going to do:

The Consulate General of Japan is seeking to recruit an Information Section Assistant.

Day-to-day tasks will be varied, however main duties can include:

    Drafting, editing and uploading material to our website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram account in accordance with the contents
    Develop and implement strategies to promote SNS
    Monitoring Japan related social and digital media content and reporting to diplomats as appropriate
    Assisting diplomats in the arrangement and promotion of public speeches, lectures, and providing follow-up reports
    Assisting diplomats in the promotion of Japanese language and culture in schools
    Assisting other diplomats when required

Proficiency in social media tools (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) and Microsoft Office is essential. Experience of international relations would be advantageous.

The period of this job is from 1st July 2023 to 31st March 2024.

Working hours are from 09:30 – 17:30pm Monday – Friday, subject to local and Japanese holidays. The role also requires occasional paid over-time during evenings and weekends.
Payment is approximately £1,800 per month inclusive of VAT if applicable.

What we offer:

  • Friendly team-working environment
  • Great exposure to diplomatic sector
  • Chance to work closely with Japanese diplomats
  • Opportunities to be involved in Japanese-related cultural events

What we ask:

  • At least finished high school
  • Willingness to learn
  • Communication
  • Problemsolving


Are you the perfect candidate? Click the button 'apply now' and we'll contact you as soon as possible!

Extra information

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK and will be asked to submit supporting documentation where appropriate. Applicants must be fluent in English and have an excellent command of spoken/written Japanese. 

Only the applicants who pass the document screening will receive an invitation to attend an in-person interview. The documents you have submitted will not be returned.

Education Level
College, Secondary School, University
Working hours per week
Type of Contract
Internships, Temporary full-time jobs
Salary indication
£1,800 Per Month
Responsible for
Uploading to, monitoring and creating strategies for the Consulate's website & SNS.
Profession type
Advertising / Marketing / PR
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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