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Job Vacancy: Commercial Service Adviser


Main Responsibility: Support and consultancy in Philippine trade/investment development and promotion in Japan through network and account creation.

Main Jobs, Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute activities pertaining to Philippine trade/investment development and promotion in Japan.
  • Seek and establish strategic engagements with appropriate government agencies, institutions, industry associations, and media to aggressively promote Philippine trade and investments.
  • Provide advice/consultancy to inquiries and requests of prospective importers/buyers/investors.
  • Lead business matching events between Japanese importers and Philippine exporters, Japanese and Philippine investments partners.
  • Conduct commercial intelligence work – market and industry movements and projections, identify appropriate contacts and establish connections with trade and investment target companies.
  • Assist Commercial Counselor in business and account development
  • Assist Commercial Counselor in strategic planning of trade and investment programs and activities.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as instructed by the Head of Post on trade and investments matters.


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in business management, economics, international trade, banking, law, or related field.
  • Professional Experience: At lease five (5) years of experience in account creation and development as well as business and project management.
  • Skills: marketing, project/account management, event planning and management, internet-related business and/or public relations.
  • Language Proficiency: Full English Fluency (writing, reading and speaking)
  • Some knowledge of e-Commerce and social media and IT

Application requirements:

Interested individuals are requested to send the following documents not later than 15 June 2023 via email to mabernarditamathay@dti.gov.ph cc: dita_angara@yahoo.com with the subject, “Application for Commercial Service Adviser of the Trade and Investment Section”

  1. Application Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae with passport-size photo
  3. Data page of passport
  4. Copy of school records (diploma and transcript of records)
  5. Copy of Residence Card and Visa for Filipino applicants;
    Note: Because the Embassy does not sponsor visas for local employment, applicant must have legal status in Japan.