JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Seeking an Employee for the Economic Division Staff

The Consulate General of Japan in New York is currently seeking to hire an employee for the Economic Division Staff. The deadline for all job applications is 5/3/2021.

Work hours

Monday through Friday, 9:15am - 5:45pm (Lunch Break 12:30pm - 1:30pm)


- Communicating and supporting relationships with government and corporate contacts, including arranging and/or participating in meetings and reporting results clearly
- Daily research on Japanese business issues and U.S. economic conditions
- Writing and editing public statements and newsletters by the Consulate
- Responding to telephone and e-mail inquiries from the general public related to matters under the jurisdiction of the Economic Division
- Various administrative duties, including support for Consulate receptions and other events (occasional after-hours work is required)
- Other duties as deemed necessary


- Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- Bachelor’s degree
- Interest in and knowledge of economic relations between Japan and the U.S.
- Excellent writing, research, communication and organizational skills (deadline-oriented and able to manage multiple projects)
- Is highly cooperative with other staff members
- A commitment to promoting Japan-U.S. relations

To apply, please submit your resume with a cover letter to: 
Only short-listed candidates who pass the first screening will be notified of the date for the interview.
Interviews for this position are expected to be held in-person at the Consulate's Midtown Manhattan office.