Extensive and systematic policy mapping underpins our analysis and advice.
China Policy analysts track policy movements, debates, trends, and key actors and agencies across key policy portfolios: including finance; trade; industry; science and innovation; governance and law; social policy; geopolitics; agriculture and fisheries. 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.
We are seeking a full- or part-time analyst in our trade portfolio. This position is well-suited to candidates with interest in gaining insight into China’s trade policies and strategies in the context of globalisation and retreat. Strong research skills, attention to detail and ability to draft in clear English are required to map out policy updates.
Topics that the trade portfolio closely monitors and maps include, but are not limited to: trade relations; trade policy; trade barriers; market access; ODI and FDI; Belt and Road initiative; cross-border e-commerce; FTZs; WTO and multilateral trade systems.
analyse regulatory and rhetorical change on trade issues
keep abreast of domestic debates, events, trends, and key actors or agencies
summarise, translate (from Chinese to English) and analyse trade-related policies and commentaries
draft analysis and present findings
develop people and agency profiles
knowledge and skills
native-level Chinese and professional standard English
knowledge of economics, international relations, sociology, political science and other related areas
understanding of China’s trade policy-making and business environment (previous work experience in these sectors is prefered)
outstanding academic achievement at Bachelors and/or Masters level
eye for detail and clear communicator; quantitative skills an advantage
curiosity-driven and eager to learn
ability to deliver work to tight deadlines; flexible and able to take initiative;
China Policy is currently inviting applications for positions in our publications team. The positions would suit recent master’s graduates, or second-year master’s students looking to move into a full-time position on graduation who cares about accessible and engaging writing, and who wants to develop China expertise in a busy online environment.
Our publications team sits at the core of our operations, overseeing all our content on China’s policy shifts as it responds to domestic and international issues.
edit and publish short and medium form writing
collaborate with editorial team and analysts to manage workflow
manage mail outs using web-based applications
maintain and develop China Policy’s publication formats, style and internal production processes
manage projects and small teams of people
knowledge and skills
enthusiasm for online design, editing and publishing
strong English editing ability
high level Chinese language comprehension
obsessive eye for detail and clear communication
good intercultural communication skills
ability to produce work on a set schedule
flexibility and ability to take initiative
strong China studies or work experience background an advantage
experience with WordPress an advantage
experience with Adobe Creative Suite or similar graphics software an advantage
Positions are currently all virtual. For a full-time position, we are only accepting applications from candidates resident in Asia and eligible for a work visa in China.
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