官公庁/団体 - 官公庁
事務系 - 国際業務
企画/マーケティング/PR - 広告・宣伝/コミュニケーション/PR
<Summary of Duties>
Reporting to the Senior FPDS Officer (Head of the Media Team), the person in this position assists with the Embassy media relations program, and has in-depth knowledge of Japanese media, and media relations.
The person is responsible for a variety of media-related duties including arranging briefings and press interviews, as well as researching and preparing press releases. Able to meet deadlines and work under pressure, the person in this position also assists with media relations activities for high-level functions. She/he is keenly aware of current issues and trends in Japan, as well as opportunities and challenges, can analyse media coverage quickly and effectively, and prepare reports accordingly.
The person in this position will be familiar with the work environment of an embassy or international organization, and be able to build and maintain contacts in government, diplomatic, media and other circles, in order to arrange appropriate engagements.
*** Please note that the successful candidate must obtain a Reliability Status (security clearance) before the start of employment. Obtaining a security clearance may take at least 12 weeks or more as this is a process done in Canada.
<Area of Selection>
All qualified candidates meeting the requirements outlined in the Statement of Merit Criteria, including Embassy employees, spouses/dependents of Canada-based staff. Applicants must be available to participate in any tests and or interviews at the Embassy of Canada to Japan, in Tokyo, during the competitive process. Candidates must be eligible to work in Japan and must possess all required work permits and Visas.
Please note that the Embassy of Canada to Japan does not sponsor work authorizations directly or indirectly.
The Government of Canada is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered based on merit. Our organization offers an inclusive workplace where respect, teamwork, and collaboration are part of our culture. Canada’s missions abroad are committed to promoting and supporting an environment free from harassment and discrimination, as well as encouraging and supporting employees to learn and develop their skills and competencies.
- Occasional travel and overtime may be required
- Candidates must be able and committed to work additional hours as required, and on short notice, which may include evenings and weekends
- Working hours are 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:30 with a one-hour lunch break 12:30-13:30. Saturdays and Sundays are rest days.
Candidates will initially be screened against the Essential Qualifications relating to education, language* and experience.
Candidates must clearly demonstrate when applying to the position how they meet each of these essential qualifications.
*Language will be assessed further during the process.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of the completion of their education.
- Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a major in any discipline or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.
- Fluency in English (written and spoken)
- Fluency in Japanese (written and spoken)
Minimum of two years experience in at least three (3) of the following areas:
- Researching, writing and preparing text for publication, as well as editing and proof-reading various documents;
- Arranging briefings, organizing interviews and meetings;
- Conducting media relations activities;
- Providing strategic communications advice;
- Analyzing and summarizing media coverage of various issues and reporting accordingly.
The Rated Requirements are part of the essential qualifications and are relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies. Methods of assessment for rated requirements may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview (online pre-recorded/live or in-person), role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.
- Knowledge of the media markets in Japan and media relations;
- Current issues, trends, opportunities and challenges in Japan.
- Interpersonal skills
- Client focus
- Accuracy and attention to details
- Adaptability and flexibility
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and written in English and Japanese
- Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure
- Ability to analyse, evaluate and make decisions
- Ability to work independently and in a team
Preference may be given to candidates who meet the Asset Qualifications. Where applicable, candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet any asset qualifications.
- Fluency in written and spoken French
- Experience working in a diplomatic mission or an international organization in a similar position.
Conditions of Employment:
Conditions of employment must be met or complied with before being appointed to a particular position, and are to be maintained throughout the employment while being the incumbent of this position.
- Valid work authorization: Ability to obtain and hold a valid work authorization covering the entire employment period.
- Security screening: Obtain and maintain a Reliability Status (security level) which includes a criminal and credit background check from the Government of Canada covering the entire employment period.
- Other conditions of employment:
The successful candidate must:
Health assessment may be requested at the discretion of the Head of Mission
Special Request from Mission / Additional Comments:
Please note that the successful candidate must obtain a Reliability Status (security clearance) before the start of employment. Obtaining a security clearance may take at least 12 weeks or more as this is a process done in Canada.
【HOW TO APPLY】
• Only applications received through the Government of Canada Career Opportunities website before the closing date will be accepted.
• You must submit your application using the "Apply online" function. Only applications submitted via VidCruiter will be considered, unless a valid reason is presented and accepted prior to the closing date.
•Do not include personal data such as; age, date of birth, gender, marital status, family status, religion or a picture in your application form, CV nor cover letter (as required). Please only include information relevant to the vacancy as requested in the job poster
•You must clearly demonstrate in answering the screening questions how you meet the education and experience factors listed in the essential and asset qualifications. You must provide specific examples to demonstrate clearly how you meet the qualifications. Global Affairs Canada cannot make any assumptions about your studies nor experience. Simply saying you have the required qualifications or listing your current duties will not be sufficient. Instead, you must provide concrete and detailed examples that clearly explain where, when, and how you gained the experience. No additional information will be sought beyond what you submit in your online application.
•Candidates may be required to upload a CV and/or a cover letter in English or French. These documents may be used as a secondary source to validate the answers to the screening questions.
Applications which do not include all of the requested documents or information and/or which are not received by the closing date will be rejected
• Only applications submitted in one of the official languages of Canada will be accepted (English or French).
• The language requirement for this position is identified under the essential qualifications (language). In consequence, the assessment process for this vacancy will be conducted in English.
• Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidates to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required
• Candidates must provide an email address that accepts email from unknown users and regularly check their email, including spam folder.
• Reference checks may be sought for candidates who succeeded all of the assessments.
• Please note that the Embassy of Canada to Japan does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
• Before an offer of employment can be made, successful candidates must provide a local residence address as proof of residence in the specified area of selection. This information is necessary to issue a letter of offer.
• The results of this selection process may also be used to establish one or more pools of fully or partially qualified candidates for similar term, indeterminate, part-time or full-time openings at the Embassy of Canada to Japan which might arise following the completion of this selection process.
|英語能力||流暢 (TOEIC 865点以上)|
|年収||日本・円 600万円 〜 1000万円|
- JPY 6,253,152 to JPY 10,588,675 per annum. The starting salary will be the lowest amount of the salary range.
- Employee is eligible for commuting assistance (up to JPY 18,300 per month).
- For Canadian citizens/residents and Canadian dual nationals, please note that it is your responsibility to enquire with the Canadian Revenue Agency about any possible taxation implications linked to an employment with the Government of Canada.
- Please note that the Embassy of Canada to Japan does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
• Contract Type: Indeterminate, Full-time
• Term Details: This position is a Locally Engaged Staff position, subject to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for LES in Japan.
• Location: Tokyo Japan
• Number of Vacancies: 1
• Close date for application: Sunday, April 2nd at 23:59 JST