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Hiroshima for Global Peace

Recruitment of staff

Recruitment (Coordinator for International Collaboration)

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing, Hiroshima Prefecture is formulating the Hiroshima Initiative as future guidelines for Hiroshima’s activities.

The prefecture is recruiting a coordinator for international collaboration to promote Hiroshima Initiative.

Hiroshima Initiative – Global Call to Action to End Nuclear Weapons –

Number of staff

 One person (Coordinator for International Collaboration)

Task overview

The Prefecture aspires to form a new multilateral framework for the abolition of nuclear weapons with the participation of all UN member states, including nuclear powers.

For that purpose, under the supervision of the Manager, the Coordinators for International Collaboration will hold international conferences, encourage countries, NGOs, and SDGs-related organizations to get involved in the movement, and develop strategies to increase the supporters of peace-building activities.

[Specific tasks]

(1) Conduct surveys and interviews to collect opinions for developing strategies to achieve the goal for 2030
(2) Develop public relations strategies
(3) Carry out procedures for attending the NPT Review Conference, the TPNW Conference, and other conferences, arrange venues for side events to these conferences, set up meetings, etc.
(4) Hold study groups 
(5) Plan and conduct collaborative projects with overseas NGOs

Employment Condition

Employment status: Part-time (about 15 days a month)

Work location: Hiroshima City

Work hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5.15 p.m.

Compensation: JP¥ 27,950 (commuting allowance provided), no overtime, dual jobs allowed

Paid holidays: Annual paid holidays available (based on the number of days worked)

Benefit and welfare: Social insurance applicable, compensation for public accidents available, and commuting allowance provided.
For the reimbursement of travel expenses, provisions of the ordinance on travel expenses for prefectural staff apply.

Employment period: From the first day of work through 3/31/2022 (after having a consultation, possible to renew the contract of one year or more within the ranges of financial constraints of the next fiscal year)

Knowledge and skills required

  • Understanding of and passion for the Prefecture’s efforts for the realization of a peaceful, nuclear-weapons-free international community
  • Experience in the planning, promotion, and operation of projects and the holding of (international) events
  • Reasonable level of knowledge on how to use personal computers (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Academic degrees in and knowledge about international relations, international politics, and international law are desirable.
  • High-level English writing and communication skills* necessary for the work (* Rough guide: Equivalent to a TOEIC score of 900 or more)
  • High-level Japanese proficiency* necessary for the work (* Rough guide: Equivalent to at least Level 2 of the Japanese Language Examination)

How to Apply

Send application documents to the following postal or email address using a reliable method (e.g., by email, simple registered mail, or delivery-certified mail). (Please note that the documents will not be returned.)

Address: Peace Promotion Project Team, Hiroshima Prefecture
10-52 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City 730-8511, Japan
(On the envelope, please write “Coordinator for International Collaboration” in red.)

Application documents

(1) CV (with a photo of the applicant)
(2) Essay on the reasons for the application (on one A4-sized page, in any format) either in Japanese or English
(3) Certification document (photocopied) of the applicant’s proficiency in Japanese/English and in any other foreign language (if applicable)

Application deadline

The application documents must arrive by Monday, April 5, 2021 (Japan time).

In case of e-mail, the application documents must arrive by 17:00 of April 5, 2021 (Japan time)

Selection process

(1) First round (paper screening)
(2) Second round (interview exam)
Only the applicants who have successfully passed the first round will hear from us by April 12 (Mon) and be informed of the time and date of the interview.

The first day of work will be determined after consulting with a selected candidate. 


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