The Consulate-General of Japan in Boston is hiring one full-time webpage management and public relations staff member. This is a contracted position until the end of March 2022 with the possibility for yearly renewal. The primary responsibility of this position will be to maintain and update the Consulate’s website. The secondary role will be to assist our public relations activities, thereby bridging New England and Japan. The ideal candidate should be adaptable, fast-paced, results oriented, creative, patient, and knowledgeable of website management, social media, and photography applications and software.
To apply, please submit your 1) Resume and 2) Cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 20, 2021.
JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:
•Update and maintain the Consulate’s website. Create, curate, and manage content for all Consulate social media accounts (Facebook and Twitter).
•Take and edit high-quality photographs of events, meetings, interviews, and other occasions as necessary (both onsite and offsite) for the Consulate and Consul General, to be used for our website, social media, press releases and other mass distribution channels.
•Occasional drafting and proofreading of documents.
•Submit detailed progress reports on social media.
•Assist our public relations activities.
•Other duties as required.
•Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as necessary.
•Strong writing and communication skills
•Knowledgeable of Social Media platforms (Facebook and Twitter)
•Some knowledge of HTML code for use with our Content Management System
•Great photography and image editing skills
•Native-level English required; Japanese language skills desirable
•Solid understanding and interest in Japanese culture
•Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
The Consulate General of Japan in Boston is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Cultural Assistant. This individual is primarily responsible for coordinating cultural exchange programs. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in U.S.-Japan relations and cultural exchanges. See link for a detailed listing of responsibilities.
Substitute Japanese teacher position
Anticipated start and end dates (subject to change slightly): late April until January 31, 2021 (end date subject to change)
A 7th-12th grade school is located in Dorchester, MA. The schedule currently consists of a hybrid model from 8:30am (log in), with the school day to be from 9am-2:35pm (schedule is subject to change, but still within typical "school hours.") The schedule consists of two Japanese 1 classes, and two Japanese 2 classes, with grade ranges from 8th-11th graders. There's a rotating weekly schedule, with A week with 3 classes (J1, J2, J1) on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 J2 class from 10:00-11:05am. Week B has Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 10:05-11:05 J2 class, and Tuesdays and Thursdays with J-002. The rest of the school day is for administrative duties and planning. The schedule for next year is yet to be determined, but will most likely consist of two Japanese 1 levels, and two Japanese 2 classes. To be eligible, you must apply to become a substitute teacher in the school district. The link to apply for a sub position BPS is here: https://www.bostonpublicschools.org/Page/1095