Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Research Assistant to Press & Public Diplomacy Section Mission of Japan to the EU


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11 May 2016
Research Assistant to Press and Public Diplomacy Section
Job Description
Main Duties:
  • Monitor and research key policy debates in the EU on issues relevant to the Mission.
  • Compile clear, concise and informative reports on meetings and events in Brussels – e.g. European Parliament plenaries sessions and committee and delegation meetings, think tank events, conferences, etc.
  • Research and draft articles, speeches and correspondence in English for the Mission.
  • Proofread English language texts for the Mission.
Other Tasks:
  • Liaise with MEP offices and external actors to support the Mission’s activities.
  • Overall support to the Head of the Press and Public Diplomacy Section e.g. conducting general administrative tasks, writing/sending letters and emails, drafting lists of participants with Excel etc.
  • Carry out other general administrative tasks as requested.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent.
  • A sound knowledge of the functioning of the European institutions and the decision-making process at EU level.
  • Work experience with a demonstrated ability in research, analysis, and documentation; professional experience in EU institutions, particularly the European Parliament, would be an asset.
  • Excellent drafting and editing skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Native level of English language.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Ability to legally work in the EU.
This is a full time position. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Please send your CV and cover letter in English by 20 May, 2016 to info@eu.mofa.go.jp with only the title of the position and your last name in the subject line of the email (e.g. Research Assistant_LastName).
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