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The Embassy of Sweden’s responsibility is to promote, broaden and deepen the excellent bilateral relations between Sweden and the Republic of Korea in a wide range of areas. The Embassy consists of sections for Promotion and Economic Affairs; Defence and Political Affairs; Administrative, Consular and Migration Affairs as well as an Office for Science and Innovation.

Receptionist/administrative assistant

The Embassy is hiring a positive, responsible and well-organized person who will work closely with the Head of Administration and the rest of the Embassy staff. 

Start date: The position is tenured with a probation period of six months starting as soon as possible or as agreed.

The monthly salary is 2 500 000 KRW gross.  

Main responsibilities:

  • As a receptionist you act as the key first contact for all who contact the Embassy at the reception desk and through the switchboard.
  • Receive guests, receive and transfer phone calls to the Embassy, sort incoming post, etc. Assists with bookings of tickets and hotels.
  • Assistant for migration and consular section, 20 %, handle general inquiries regarding migration and consular matters.

Administrative tasks:

Manage minor purchases, office supplies and stationery locally, handle documents, support with events etc.


  • Relevant education, preferably a university degree.
  • Experience from administrative work
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Korean. Proof of English proficiency may be required later. Knowledge in Swedish is a merit.
  • Flexible, positive and collaborative attitude with a talent for multitasking.
  • International experience

Previous experience as a receptionist and/or knowledge about Sweden will be considered as advantages. Experience of handling stressful situations is considered an additional merit.

The Embassy of Sweden has a diverse, creative and professional work environment and we are looking for a person who can further strengthen our organisation.
Normal working hours are 9.00-17.30 with 28 days of annual holiday.

For more information regarding the position, please contact
Ms. Susanna Insulander, Head of the Administration/First Secretary at email ambassaden.seoul@gov.se

Please send your application including CV by e-mail to the Embassy no later than 7 January 2023 to: ambassaden.seoul@gov.se mark your application with Receptionist/administrative assistant.

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Senast uppdaterad 19 dec 2023, 11.02