Extensive and systematic policy mapping underpins our analysis and advice.

China Policy analysts track policy movements, debates, trends, and key actors and agencies across six policy portfolios: finance; trade and industry; governance and law; social policy; geopolitics; agriculture and marine. Our team approach affords all staff a unique macro picture of China’s current geopolitical, economic and social trajectory.

If you are seeking to work at the leading edge of policy analysis on China, please apply for one of the positions below. For other hr-related queries, and if you wish to register your interest for possible upcoming positions, please​ send us an email.

job summary

China Policy is a globally recognised policy analysis and strategic advisory firm headquartered in Beijing. We build client knowledge and provide tools to map, analyse and respond to China’s changing domestic and market environments.

We are currently seeking part-time offsite analysts to work in our finance, industry policy, social policy and trade/geopolitics portfolios. As part of a distributed team, offsite analysts will assist Beijing-based staff in analysing legislative and regulatory announcements and media commentaries and drafting summaries in English, and, if time permits, working on client reports and projects. This work has a daily turnaround so candidates need to be available in evenings or mornings. Work is assigned from the Beijing office in the late afternoon, and posts are analysed and drafted offsite in the evening or morning. Editing and fact checking of drafted posts is done in the afternoon in the Beijing office for a 5.00pm delivery to clients. These positions would suit mature, research-oriented graduates looking for flexible part-time work. Candidates must have excellent written English, strong organisational skills and ability to work under minimal supervision. Minimum working hours will be equivalent to two days a week, spread across five days.

 

duties

– analyse announcements on regulation and legislation, and media commentaries, and draft summaries in English focusing on the key changes and policy content, rather than rhetoric

– if time permits, support other China Policy research tasks

 

knowledge and skills

– outstanding academic achievement at BA or MA level

– understanding of China’s policy environment

– native-level Chinese

– professional standard English

– eye for detail and clear communicator

– flexible and able to take initiative

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We are currently seeking a full-time editor.

Working with our team of research managers and editors, the position will have responsibility for editing policycn analysis and managing our editorial workflow.

We are seeking an enthusiastic graduate with strong China interest, and advanced editing and language skills. The job offers a fast track to understanding China’s policy shifts as it responds to domestic and international issues.

responsibilities

  • edit and polish China Policy texts, with reference to original texts in Chinese
  • manage publications schedule and run delivery
  • train and develop editorial assistants
  • maintain and develop China Policy’s publication formats and language style
  • maintain data consistency on policycn website

knowledge and skills

  • humanities/social science MA graduate or relevant work experience
  • demonstrated competence in editing and publishing
  • native English speaker with keen appreciation of language nuance
  • strong China studies background, preferably HSK6 level Chinese language
  • eye for detail and clear communicator
  • good intercultural communication skills
  • WordPress experience an advantage
  • Adobe Creative Suite or similar graphics software experience an advantage
  • familiarity with software and web-based data management platforms
  • ability to produce work to a set schedule, flexible and able to take initiative
  • willingness to work overtime when necessary

 

apply

Assessment exercises

please download the assessment excercise; complete, and upload below

personal documentsFill in the form below and attach your cover letter and CV, along with any other documents you feel may be of benefit to your application. These may include transcripts and writing samples.

We are currently seeking a full-time analyst (onsite or offsite) to work on an industrial policy project looking at issues in the iron and steel sector and other traditional industries. This position would suit a Chinese native speaker candidate with good general analysis skills interested in developing understanding of industrial policy and able to present analysis in English. Financial analysis skills are an advantage.  

The position will be a six-month fixed-term contract in the first instance but may become a longer-term position.

duties

  • Undertake detailed historical analysis across traditional industry sectors
  • compile a database of materials on each sector
  • keep abreast of domestic debates in the sectors
  • analyse and assess current policy movement across the sector
  • summarise and translate policy-relevant articles from Chinese to English
  • assist research managers with portfolio tasks

knowledge and skills

  • outstanding academic achievement at BA or MA level
  • understanding of China’s policy environment
  • quantitative skills as advantage
  • professional standard English
  • native-level Chinese
  • eye for detail and clear communicator
  • ability to deliver work to tight deadlines
  • flexible and able to take initiative, willingness to work overtime

apply

Assessment exercises

please download the assessment excercise; complete, and upload below

personal documentsFill in the form below and attach your cover letter and CV, along with any other documents you feel may be of benefit to your application. These may include transcripts and writing samples.