NOTE: Please DO NOT submit your application for this opening via this Application Portal. Rather send your application to the employer directly. Please send your application with required documents to the following address


Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany

Attn: Head of Administration
676 N Michigan Ave, Suite 3200
Chicago, IL 60611

or by e-mail to: CGChicago[at]outlook.com

If applying by e-mail, please note the following instructions:

  • In the subject line, please include the keyword “Application Ku/Pr 2024”
  • Please add attachments as one document in PDF format
  • The data volume of your e-mail must not exceed 10 MB (incl. attachments).

One Team - Worldwide

The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Chicago is looking for a Communications Assistant (m/f/div.) - (part-time; 25 hrs/wk) for the Cultural and Press Section as of August 1, 2024.

Job description:

• Manage and further develop the Consulate General’s social media presence with a focus on Facebook and Instagram

• Analysis of media and social media trends in the Midwest

• Updating and maintaining the consulate’s website

• Helping with the organization of events

• Researching, creating and/or editing information lists, tables, etc.

Qualifications:

• English as native language and excellent knowledge of German

• Strong writing, editing and digital skills

• Experience in graphic design and photo editing

• Experience in shooting and editing videos

• Dedication and teamwork

• Loyalty and discretion

The Consulate General offers an excellent working environment and an appropriate salary with the usual local benefits. Contractual conditions and remuneration are based on the model employment contract for local employees (non-diplomats) at German missions in the United States. The contract will initially be for one year.

Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must have a valid work and residence permit for the U.S. “Sponsorship” by the Consulate General is not possible.

Please submit the following documents by June 15, 2024:

  • Resume and cover letter (preferably in German)
  • Proof of education/training
  • Proof of previous employment
  • References and/or letter of recommendation
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of Green Card or visa and work permit, if applicable.

Prior to employment, a health examination by a physician appointed by the Consulate General is required. In addition, a personal and security check will be carried out. Your cooperation in these procedures I highly appreciated.

HOW TO APPLY:

NOTE: Please DO NOT submit your application for this opening via this Application Portal. Rather send your application to the employer directly. Please send your application with required documents to the following address

Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
Attn: Head of Administration
676 N Michigan Ave, Suite 3200
Chicago, IL 60611

or by e-mail to: CGChicago[at]outlook.com

If applying by e-mail, please note the following instructions:

  • In the subject line, please include the keyword “Application Ku/Pr 2024”
  • Please add attachments as one document in PDF format
  • The data volume of your e-mail must not exceed 10 MB (incl. attachments).

Please note that only complete and timely applications can be considered. Confirmations of receipt will not be sent. Application documents will not be returned. Only applicants who are invited to a personal interview will be contacted. Travel expenses to the interview will not be reimbursed.

Further information on the Consulate General can be found at

German Consulate General Chicago - Federal Foreign Office (germany.info)

Information on data protection in accordance with Article 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) can be found here.