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Job opening at the economic section of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Seoul Square

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21.08.2019 - 게시글

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of economic and trade assistant as of mid-October.

Job profile:

  • Preparation and organization of visitor programs for German delegations
  • Research and analysis related to the economic situation in the Republic of Korea as well as trade issues (e.g. microeconomic and macroeconomic data, environmental, energy and digitalization policies)
  • Drafting of memos and reports
  • Media related work in the field of economy and trade
  • Organizing of and participating in economic and trade related events
  • Furthering and promoting diplomatic and trade related networks

Required qualifications, skills and experience:

  • University degree with a major in economics or business administration (minimum requirement: Bachelor’s degree)
  • Profound knowledge in economics, preferably with a particular focus on Korean economy and trade as well as environmental, energy and digitalization policies (professional experience in these fields is highly welcome)
  • Very good communication skills: Excellent knowledge of English and Korean (fluency both in spoken and written form), good or very good German skills will be advantageous in the selection process
  • Profound interest in the exchange with relevant German and Korean institutions in the field of economy, business and trade as well as in bilateral and international cooperation
  • Teamworking skills
  • High flexibility, including willingness to engage in events after working hours
  • Possession of a valid work-and residence permit for the Republic of Korea

Initially, we will offer a fixed term-contract, valid for one year. A long-term employment is possible depending on evaluation.

For further questions please contact Mrs. Lee, Eun-Sang (email: vw-s1@seou.auswaertiges-amt.de ; phone: 02-748-4114).

Qualified and eligible applicants will be invited to a written test at the end of September 2019. Eligible applicants will be invited to a job interview.

Please submit your applications in German or English language attaching:

  • CV
  • motivation letter
  • supporting documents about the professional formation and professional experience

until September 20, 2019 to the following email-address:


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