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11 Dec 2019

BILINGUAL SECRETARY- Economic Section

The Mission of Japan to the EU in Brussels wishes to hire a bilingual (French and English) assistant, (m/f) starting at the end of February 2020.

Job description

  • Administrative and personal support to diplomats.
    • Maintaining diaries and arranging appointments/reservations.
    • Answering calls, taking messages and handling correspondence.
    • Receiving visitors at the reception.
  • Research of information.
  • Gathering news and relevant press releases
  • Contacts with European institutions and with the Belgian protocol service, etc.

Your profile

  • Experience in an administrative/secretarial function preferable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and English (native level).
  • Knowledge of and interest in EU affairs (transport, climate change/environment, regional policies).
  • Understanding of Japanese working culture is a plus.
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.).
  • Rigorous and very organized.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and discretion.
  • Work permit required for non-EU citizens.

Interested?

Please send the following documents in English with subject line in the format “Economic Section Last Name” to recruit@eu.mofa.go.jp:

  • Your CV (with an ID picture)
  • A cover letter (one page maximum)

The deadline for the applications is 10th January 2020 (Friday). 

Applications, however, will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as we find the right candidate. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Submitted documents will not be returned.

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