Job Opening: Exhibition Coordinator, Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan

job opening - 5Employer: Embassy of Japan
Location: Washington DC
Education: BA required
Deadline: not listed

The Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Exhibition Coordinator. The main responsibilities of this position will include curating in-house exhibits at the JICC as well as working with other organizations on exhibitions. Please see below for a more detailed list of responsibilities.
The Embassy offers group health insurance coverage, paid vacation, and sick leave. Working hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday with weeknight and/or weekend events several times a month (paid overtime). Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please note: Candidate must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. green card holder. Screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only successful candidates will be contacted. All candidates will be subject to background checks and security clearance.

Responsibilities:

Coordinate exhibitions at the JICC and collaborate on exhibitions with other organizations
Organize JICC supplies and adapt them to gallery displays
Design and create JICC window displays
Assist diplomats for coordinating events together with other JICC staff
Respond to inquiries about Japan
Assist other JICC staff in the organization and execution of cultural events
Other responsibilities as needed
Required Qualifications:

Bilingual in Japanese and English
Deep knowledge and appreciation of Japanese culture
Strong public speaking skills and experience delivering presentations
High level of professionalism and respect
Flexibility and resourcefulness
Superior interpersonal and communication skills
Highly organized and able to multi-task varying deadlines
Computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Team-oriented self-starter
Bachelor’s degree in related field

Full application details at JICC.

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