Manager, Government Affairs & Business Advisory Services, Beijing

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) is a private, non-profit organization of more than 280 American companies that do business with China. Founded in 1973 following the first formal exchanges between the United States and China by a group of interested companies, USCBC’s mission is to expand the US-China commercial relationship to the benefit of its membership, and more broadly, to a constructive, stabilized, and healthy bilateral commercial relations. Through close collaboration between offices in Washington, DC, Beijing, and Shanghai, USCBC provides extensive China-focused information, advisory, and advocacy services, along with events, to its multinational member companies.

USCBC’s Beijing office seeks to hire a Manager, Government Affairs & Business Advisory Services, reporting to the Senior Director of the Beijing Office.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Support the USCBC Beijing Office government affairs (GA) team in establishing and contributing to the development of the overall GA strategy
  • Facilitate USCBC engagement with PRC government agencies, think tanks, scholars, and industry associations to accomplish organization mission
  • research and analysis of China-related commercial policy, including responses to individual member company requests for information on business and trade topics, and contributions to publications, such as China Market Intelligence.
  • Assist with and participate in USCBC events and programs, including but not limited to member briefings, government meetings, business roundtables, etc.
  • Research, analyze and write on assigned industrial or issued driven
  • Regularly contribute to USCBC’s newsletter and other publications
  • Respond to inquiries from USCBC member companies on business operating issues and government policy
  • Represent USCBC at conferences, external events, and meetings with member companies.
  • Proactive contribute to member company recruitment and retention
  • Handle administrative and other logistic responsibilities related to GA tasks as required

Required Qualifications:

  • At least three years of professional experience on government affairs and public policy related, preferably with a foreign company, or international trade related organizations
  • Min. Bachelor’s degree in English, economics, policy, law, international relations, or business-related field; an advanced degree is preferred 
  • Native Chinese speaker, with high level of proficiency in oral and written English
  • Strong research, analytical, and communication skills
  • Proven knowledge of government policy, political and geopolitical risk, Chinese government structure, issue identification and impact assessment
  • Competent capability in drafting high-quality policy analysis and reports in both English and Chinese within a given time; candidates with proven records will be preferred
  • Ability to take initiative, operate independently, and handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • High degree of personal responsibility and integrity
  • Cooperative attitude, sense of humor, and ability to thrive in small but rewarding team environment
  • Well organized and detail-oriented

Submission Guidelines

Application Materials:

  • Cover letter (indicate availability in terms of dates per week)
  • Resume
  • Contact information for five references
  • English-language writing sample (2-3 pages) 

Deadline for submission: Feb. 2, 2023

 

Submit Materials to Zhang Lipei ([email protected])

Please reference "USCBC BJO GA & BAS position " in the subject line of your e-mail.

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