As the voice of British business in China we:
- Speak with business leaders at Rolls-Royce, The Economist, Shell and other British companies of all sizes on regulatory challenges and opportunities in China
- Present our research to the British Embassy, the Ministry of Commerce, the NDRC and other key government stakeholders
- Produce thought leadership pieces on topics such as the 14th Five-Year Plan, China-UK relations, China’s cybersecurity landscape and other critical topics for trade relations
We are looking for motivated and detail-oriented individuals to join a dynamic business organisation. The successful candidate will support on a variety of BritCham’s policy and advocacy work with the aim of influencing UK-China trade negotiations. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your own understanding of China’s policymaking and business environment.
What will you be expected to do?
- Support the policy team on the delivery of British Business in China: Position Paper 2022 (one of the Chamber’s two key policy documents), providing support across the whole process, including interviews, drafting, publication and post-launch activities
- Track policy developments relevant to British businesses in China
- Support communication with business and government stakeholders on policy initiatives
- Assist in producing the Chamber’s ‘China in Five’ weekly policy updates
- Collate BritCham China members’ comments on draft regulations
- (If you are a Chinese native speaker) Assist in English-Chinese translation for Chamber communications, media copy and certain chapters of the Position Paper
- (If you are a native or near-native English speaker) Support the editing of Position Paper 2022 and communications relating to policy work
- Conduct research relating to the Chamber’s policy work and knowledge events
What do we expect from you?
- Excellent Chinese and English language skills
- Background in law, economics, business, public policy, international relations, languages or other relevant areas
- Can work 3-5 days a week and start immediately
- A foundational understanding of China and Chinese public policy
- A strong work ethic
- Strong personal interest in China’s industrial and trade policy
- Good research ability
- IT skills (including Excel, PowerPoint, Google Suite)
What can we offer?
- The opportunity to interact with a wide range of British business leaders across all sectors to grow and develop your professional network
- An incredible office in the CBD with unlimited coffee
- Free gym access to the Trainyard – in Hotel Jen
- Career development and mentorship from the Chamber’s executive committee
- Free access to the Chamber’s flagship events such as our Sustainability Summit, Highland Games, British Business Awards, and much more!
- The opportunity to have a genuine impact
Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by 28th February 2022.