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News, 10/27/2016

Vacant position at the Embassy of Finland

The Embassy of Finland in Tokyo is looking for an Assistant to its Trade and Economic Section from February 1, 2017. The application letter should be sent to the Embassy by November 19, 2016.

The Assistant will be working under the supervision of the Counsellor for Trade and Economic Affairs of the Embassy. The employment contract will be made for a period of three years with an option for renewal.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in meeting, visit and other event arrangements

  • Assisting in contacts and correspondence with Japanese officials and other counterparts

  • Reporting on sectors of importance to the Embassy

  • Substituting the assistant for consular affairs

  •  Other tasks assigned by the Head of Mission


  • Relevant education and work experience

  • Fluent written and spoken Japanese

  • Fluent written and spoken English

  • Ability to manage change and flexible approach to varying demands

  • Knowledge of Finland and Finnish language is an asset

Salary will be commensurate with experience and abilities.

Please send your application in English together with your CV and salary requirement to

Closing date for applications is November 19, 2016.

Contact person: Consul Pekka Sommarberg, tel: +81 (0)3 5447 6000

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Updated 10/27/2016

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