The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Chicago is seeking a communications assistant in the Cultural and Press Department. This position will begin on August 27, 2018 and is limited to 25 hours per week. The contract will be for one year initially.
Drafting and writing correspondences and texts in English
Updating the consulate’s website and maintaining its Facebook account
Answering both written and telephone inquiries
Helping with the organization of events
Researching, creating and/or editing information lists, tables, etc.
Updating and maintaining contact database
General secretarial duties
Assisting with visitors
English as native language and excellent knowledge of German
Computer skills (Word, Excel, OpenOffice, Internet, etc)
Strong writing skills and enjoyment in drafting and writing texts
Dedication and teamwork
Loyalty and discretion
Contract terms and compensation are based upon the standard employment contract and the corresponding payment scale for local workers (non diplomats) at German missions in the United States.
Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must have a valid work permit. Sponsorship by the Consulate General is not possible.
Please submit the following documents by July 27, 2018:
Resume and cover letter (preferably in German)
Proof of education/training
Proof of previous employment
References and/or letter of recommendation
Copy of passport
Copy of Green Card or visa and work permit, if applicable
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
Attn.: Head of Administration 676 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 3200 Chicago, IL 60611