Personal Assistant/Secretary

Embassy of Republic of Korea

Place of work
Štúrova 16, Bratislava
Contract type
Start date
March-April 2021
Wage (gross)
1 400 EUR/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The Korean Embassy in Slovakia is looking for a new secretary to the Ambassador. The candidate must speak fluent English and have good communication skills necessary for working in a foreign working environment.
The secretary's duties include but not limited to:
- drafting diplomatic verbal notes and official correspondence
- organizing the Ambassador's schedule and making appointments
- handling sensitive information in a confidential manner
- writing and distributing emails and letters
- translating and interpreting Slovak into English and vice versa
- booking travel arrangements
- coordinating office procedures/resolving administrative issues
- responding to questions and requests for information
- substituting temporarily unavailable workers
- helping organizing the Embassy's cultural events
- additional ad hoc requests by Embassy staff members not mentioned above

Employee perks, benefits

- lunch vouchers
- 13th month salary based on the employee's qualifications regarding his or her employment

Information about the selection process

If you find yourself qualified, please send (i) a complete CV in English, and (ii) proof of your English proficiency to: [email protected] no later than 1st March, 2021. The Embassy will contact only short-listed candidates.

Note: This position is a substitute to an employee who is on her maternity leave and is expected to come back to the Embassy in October, 2022.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

Slovak - Proficiency (C2) and English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Business correspondence - advanced
Microsoft Word - advanced
Microsoft Excel - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

- Proficiency in the Korean language is a very big plus.
- Knowledge of Korea is a plus.
- Excellent organization and prioritization skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in English and Slovak
- Ability to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of persons
- Business correspondence in an advanced style
- Ability to work efficiently with information from the Internet
- Quality work performance under severe time pressure
- Attention to detail and systematic approach
- Multitasking skills


Brief description of the company

Korean Embassy is a foreign mission in Bratislava dealing with diplomatic functions.

Number of employees

10-19 employees

Company address

Embassy of Republic of Korea
Sturova 16
811 02 Bratislava
ID: 3775517  Dátum zverejnenia: 1.2.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 400 EUR/month