Jobs & Internship Opportunities

Job Openings for Local Staff in General Affairs
(Administrative works)

  1. Job Descriptions
  • Assist in coordinating logistics for special events, conferences, meetings, briefings, receptions, and other official functions
  • Flights and hotels, short-term apartment arrangements related works
  • Banking related matters (bank account openings and other related works) for officials
  • Draft letters and documents (Excel sheets) in English
  • Translation of official letters and documents between Japanese and English
  • Assist in coordinating logistics with airport immigration officers, Visas and passports.
  • Arrangements and negotiations with third-party companies and firms
  • Assist in any other duties flexibly as requested
  1. Required Status
  • Candidates must be US citizen or non-US citizen currently with a legal status that allows him/her to stay for an extended period, preferably on permanent basis, and legally work in the US.
  • Excellent English writing and verbal communications skills, computer skills (Microsoft (Excel)) are required. Preferably, Japanese language skills.
     3. Job Location

The Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations

     4. Status

Full-time local staff

     5. Working days and hours

Monday through Friday (5 days a week) 7 hrs and 45 mins for working hours.

     6. Employment Period

Basically 2 years (thereafter with possible extension). 3 months’ probation period required.

     7. Salary

Commensurate with applicant’s work experience.

     8. How to apply
If interested, please send a cover letter and resume in English (if you could write the resume in Japanese, please do so) and send it by e-mail by Nov 27, 2020 to the below e-mail address.

Attention: Nishihara, Uno (e-mail:

Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations 
Job Description

(1) Job Descriptions
• Coordinate receptions and official meals at the Residence with Chefs and other staff.
• Serving foods and drinks at such events and cleaning up thereafter.
• Managing residence staff.
• Inventory control of household / official function goods and communicate with merchants.

(2) Required Status
• Candidates must be US citizen or non-US citizen who has lawful permanent resident status in US.
• Excellent English verbal and writing communications skills must.
• Experience as a butler at personal residence or a server at restaurant/hotel more than 5 years must.
• Fair Japanese verbal and writing communication skill preferred.
• Interested in Japanese Culture preferred.

(3) Job Locations
Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations (Manhattan, New York)

(4) Position
A full time and non-exempt position.

(5) Working Days and Hours
5 days/ week, 8h45m (with an unpaid one-hour lunch break) / day.
+ Overtime when official functions are held

(6) Salary/Benefit
Commensurate with applicant’s work experience.
Group Health Insurance. Retirement founds assist (if applicable)

Job Type: Full-time
If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to by email with “Butler position” in the subject line. No phone calls please, as application is only accepted through email.  Only those who will be retained for further selection processes will be notified accordingly.