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The Embassy of Denmark in Korea seeks Korean Commercial Assistant

The Embassy of Denmark is offering an interesting opportunity for recent graduates in its Commercial Section. As a Commercial Assistant at the Embassy you will gain international working experience in a dynamic environment consisting of highly motivated Danish and Korean staff.

Focus and Responsibilities
The Commercial Assistant will join the Embassy’s team of dedicated staff and will mainly be assisting the Commercial Officers in their on-going activities assisting Danish companies on the Korean market. This includes assisting the Commercial Officers in conducting research about Korean market opportunities, arranging meetings and other ad-hoc tasks.

As a Commercial Assistant, you will be working across all sectors covered by the Commercial Officers. The sectors covered by the Commercial Officers include pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, machineries, electronics, green growth, fashion, maritime, agriculture and food and it is therefore an advantage to have prior knowledge about one or more of these sectors.

Requirements and working conditions
The Embassy of Denmark is looking to employ one full-time Commercial Assistant in the Commercial Section (37.5 hrs per week) until December 31st, 2018.

Applicants for the position must have a relevant business related educational background and it is an advantage to have a broad interest in international relations and commerce. The Commercial Assistant should be outgoing and have a high working ethic, open-mindedness, innovative thinking and the ability to work independently. Furthermore, curiosity about Denmark and Danish culture is an advantage. Fluency in both oral and written Korean and English is required.

Deadline for submission of applications is 5 P.M. Friday, 29 December 2017. The Embassy is looking to fill the vacancy by January 2018.

Please send CV and Cover Letter in English only by e-mail to and indicate “VACANCY - Commercial Assistant (NAME)” in the mail title.

Embassy of Denmark
Namsong Building, 5th floor
260-199 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu
Seoul 140-200