Job vacancy : Research Associate

Jan 10, 2017


JETRO is a government-related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. Originally established in 1958 to promote Japanese exports abroad, JETRO’s core focus in the 21st century has shifted toward promoting foreign direct investment into Japan and helping small to medium size Japanese firms maximize their global export potential.


To support its activities in Switzerland, JETRO is looking for a:




-          Fluent in English, German and French (spoken and written)

-          With a high interest in Japanese business and culture

-          With a very good knowledge of Swiss economy

-          Skills in communications/public relations

-          Internet and computer literate

-          Capable and taking initiatives and independent

-          Academic background in economics, international relations or political sciences

-          Swiss or valid work permit

-          Office entrance: ASAP



-          Conducting research (Internet research, interviews) and writing reports and articles about standardization, Swiss and Japanese economies, as well as other topics

-          Editing the JETRO monthly Newsletter for Switzerland (selecting topics, conducting interviews, writing articles)

-          Presenting Swiss news (from German and French sources) to the Directors on a daily basis

-          Participating in international conferences related to standardization and regulation matters

-          Webmaster

-          Translating documents (German and French into English)


If you are interested, please send your cover letter and CV in English by January 20th, 2017 to:

JETRO, Mr. Marc Gambaraza, Rue de Lausanne 80, 1202 Geneva,