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Media Researcher

Embassy of the United Arab Emirates

Embassy of the United Arab Emirates

Job ID
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Post date
Nov 1, 2022
Media / Publishing / Printing
Work Type
Contract / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥5.0M ~ ¥6.9M / Year


  • English: Fluent
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification (in Media, Mass Communication, Journalism, etc preferred)
  • Previous work experience in Media, Mass Communication, Journalism and/or in Government (ie. Embassy)


【Job Description】

・Daily monitoring of visual, audio, and printed media for political, economic and social topics and prepare the daily, weekly and periodic reports.

・Follow-up the most important statements, press conferences and releases issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the host country, by using social media and newspapers to submit reports about them.

・Use social media to cover various news and media events held by the Mission and prepare media briefings and executive summaries.

・Conduct studies and researches on public opinion trends towards the most important strategic issues of concern to the UAE

・Promote, for activities and events held in and humanitarian aid provided by the UAE.

・Develop or provide pamphlets, publications, promotional and introductory materials on the UAE and most important sectors and distribute them in official occasions of the UAE and Japan.

・Coordinate and communicate with influential stakeholders in the local media and correspondents of foreign newspapers to highlight the UAE positions, efforts and achievements in different sectors, and promote for them as media, cultural and tourism events.

・Contribute effectively to organizing, participating and attending social and cultural events and ceremonies contributing to promote the UAE on media. Prepare reports and minutes of meetings and follow-up the directives and recommendations of the Line Manager

・Develop and update a database on mass media, media influencers, as well as biographies of political figures and officials in Japan.

・Continuous updating of information on the website of the Mission and adding other subjects and domains to demonstrate creativity.

・Participate in welcoming and bidding farewell to guests, delegations and officials of the UAE and accompany them to attend conferences and meetings as directed by the Line Manager

・Perform any other tasks assigned by the line manager, including translations.

【Qualifications and Experiences】

Bachelor in economy (or equivalent) and 2 years of experience in the same field. Or, Master in economy (or equivalent) and 1 year of experience in the same field.

Bachelor in mass communication (or equivalent) and work experience in the same field. Or, Master's in mass communication (or equivalent), and work experience / or doctorate in media (or equivalent).


・Excellent English skill (writing /speaking) is required
・Japanese and Arabic language skills are preferable
・Communications skill
・Computer skill
・Team skill
・Time management and working under pressure

【Salary Range】

6 million – 8.2 million yen / year

【Working Days and Hours】

・From Monday through Friday 


・Saturday, Sunday, Paid holidays, Public holidays of Japan and UAE

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