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[Job Posting] Project Assistant

[Job Posting] Project Assistant


The ASEAN-Korea Centre is seeking a Project Assistant of ASEAN and Korean nationality to assist the organization, coordination and implementation of programs under Culture and Tourism Unit (CTU) of the ASEAN-Korea Centre.

* Culture and Tourism Unit (CTU) programs are aimed to promote tourist destinations in ASEAN and provide related information, support the development of tourism industries of ASEAN Member States through capacity-building activities, and further promote cultural exchange towards increasing mutual understanding between ASEAN and Korea


About the Organization

The ASEAN-Korea Centre (AKC) is an Intergovernmental Organization mandated to promote economic and socio-cultural cooperation between Korea and the 10 ASEAN Member States. With a vision to build a lasting and genuine partnership between ASEAN and Korea, the programs of the AKC are geared towards increasing trade, promoting investment, invigorating tourism and expanding culture and people-to-people exchanges. The Centre is located in Seoul and the main language of operation is English and Korean. For more information, please visit our website (https://www.aseankorea.org).


Job Description and Qualifications

(1) Job Description

Position Duties and responsibilities Expected start date
Project Assistant
of ulture and Tourism Unit (CTU)

Assist in Centre’s work programs to promote culture and tourism exchanges and enhance mutual understanding between ASEAN and Korea.

This includes among others, but not limited to the following:

· Support planning and implementation of CTU’s activities

· Support communication with relevant organizations, stakeholders, etc.

· Research and monitor recent culture and tourism related trends and issues

· Collect and update data and information on culture and tourism

· Draft and translate documents

· Support logistics and other related administrative duties



(2) Qualifications

- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited academic institution

- Relevant experience in public diplomacy or related field in international (inter-governmental) organizations, national/international institutions, government organizations and/or private companies is preferred.

- Fluent communication skills in both English and Korean

- Proficiency in MS office and video/photo editing skills are preferred

- Should follow under Article 33 of the Public Officials Act and not be disqualified from overseas travel.


Employment Conditions

- Employment Period: 6 months

- Gross Salary per month: KRW 2,067,500 (and above)

* The above salary includes lunch and transportation allowance.

- Benefits: 4 Major insurances, Club activity, etc.

- Starting Date: September 2021 (negotiable)

- Working Hours: 09:00-18:00, Lunch hour: 12:00-13:00

- Location: 8th fl., 124, Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea 04520


Selection Process

The recruitment process will be as follows:

- 1st round: Document review

- 2nd round: On-site English writing test and Interview (16 August)

- 3rd round: Health screening

* Schedule may change depending on the number of applicants and the recruitment process. Candidates who pass each round will be notified individually. Those who pass the first round must bring their ID cards for the second round and arrive 10 minutes early for the interview.

* We recommend that you submit the application before the final hour of the deadline to avoid network congestion, and make sure that your application has been successfully submitted.


How to Apply

- All applications will be received on-line via http://aseankorea.saramin.co.kr

- Application Deadline: Until 9 August 2021

* Applicants are fully responsible for the contents of their applications and may be disadvantaged if there are incorrect information/errors and omissions in the application.

- For further inquiries, please contact: recruit@aseankorea.org


Documents to be submitted following final offer of employment

The documents below are to be submitted after the final offer

- Graduation Certificate (or certificate of enrollment if not yet graduated)

- Transcript of Academic Record

- Career/Employment Certificate (if he or she has working experience)

- Certificate for English Proficiency

* In principle, TOEIC certificate should be submitted, but if not available, TEPS, TOEFL, IBT, G-TELP, FLEX and other English-speaking tests may be submitted.


Additional Information

- In the event of discovery of incorrect information/error and/or cheating in the application form and interview, the relevant applicant will be disqualified. In the event the discovery of such grounds for disqualification occurs after the results have been announced, the Centre will withdraw its final offer.

- For any cancellation of acceptance or disqualification for employment, the next highest scoring applicant may be considered for employment.

- If, after the recruitment process, there is no suitable applicant, the Centre may decide not to make any employment offers and re-start the recruitment process.

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