Job Posting: Consulate General in Atlanta

The Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta is seeking a Special Assistant to the Consul General. The incumbent will be expected to perform the following duties:

  • Coordinate communication between the Consulate General and U.S. federal, state, county and city leaders.
  • Research, analyze, and report on political trends, developments, and elections in the five state consular district of Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.
  • Research, draft, and edit public remarks to be delivered by the Consul General.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of special events.
  • Serve as moderator of public events.

The incumbent should have a bachelor’s degree, strong writing skills, and knowledge of the political situation in the Southeast United States. While Japanese language skills are not mandatory, a background in Japanese culture and language would be beneficial. Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to by March 31, 2012. No phone calls please.

Houston-area: Trivia Night at Porch Swing Pub on Wednesday

Location: Porch Swing Pub, 69 Heights Blvd. , Houston, TX 77007
Date: Wednesday, March 7
Time: 7:00pm-9:30 pm

We are going to try to have Trivia night on the first Wednesday of each month starting THIS WEDNESDAY. Please join us so we can discuss our JETAA plans for the year STARTING WITH JAPAN FEST!!! J-Fest is right around the corner and we need to talk shop.

If you can, email Drew (president [at] before tomorrow at 2:00PM it will help us get better seating.