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.

Job description:

 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

Send to:
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
Attn.: Head of Administration 676 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 3200 Chicago, IL 60611