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.

job summary

China Policy is seeking a full-time senior research manager. Supervising eight policy portfolios and interacting with clients in government, media, multilateral agencies and non-profits, the position offers unrivalled insight into China’s policy trajectory as it manages domestic and global challenges.

We are seeking a candidate with economic and political China experience. He or she will have advanced editorial skills, a developed writing style, singular attention to detail, persuasive presentation skills and some management experience. The position would suit a seasoned China journalist looking to make a move into strategic advisory in a growing company where they can help shape company policy.

Working with our portfolio managers and lead analysts, the successful candidate will develop policy and direction for content, draft high-level analysis, support portfolio teams, and sign off on reports and publications. He/she will also be confident in presenting to clients across our policy portfolios.

China Policy is a globally recognised policy analysis and strategic advisory firm headquartered in Beijing. Working almost exclusively from Chinese sources, we build client knowledge and provide tools to map, analyse and respond to China’s changing domestic, market and geopolitical environments.

responsibilities

  • develop content direction and policy
  • collaborate with portfolio teams to draft and edit briefs and reports
  • work with portfolios on high level analysis
  • support the business development team at client presentations and meetings
  • contribute to development of new publications and information systems
  • manage, train and develop staff
  • support the managing director on strategy, management and publication process issues

knowledge and skills

  • MA/PhD or equivalent work experience
  • advanced or native-level speaker and reader of Chinese
  • native-level English speaker with keen appreciation of nuance
  • demonstrated competence in drafting, editing and publishing
  • strong eye for detail and clear communicator
  • China studies background preferred
  • proactive business development approach
  • demonstrated management experience
  • good intercultural communication skills
  • ability to produce work to a set schedule, flexible and able to take initiative
  • willingness to work overtime when necessary

To discuss the position or for further information please contact philippa.jones@policycn.com

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drafting exercises

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job summary

China Policy is currently inviting applications for a full-time position in our publications team. This position would suit a tech-savvy, detail-focused graduate wishing to quickly develop their China knowledge and gain experience in a busy office environment.

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 geopolitical, domestic and market environments.

Our publications team sits at the core of our operations, enjoying an overview of China’s policy shifts as it responds to domestic and international issues.

responsibilities

  • edit, enter and polish material on website
  • choose, edit and manipulate graphics for publication
  • manage publications mailouts using web-based applications
  • develop, maintain and troubleshoot website and other web-based applications
  • assist publications manager with development of new online editing and publication system
  • design pages and graphics

knowledge and skills

  • enthusiasm for online design, editing and publishing
  • native-level English editing ability
  • eye for detail and clear communicator
  • good intercultural communication skills
  • strong China studies background an advantage
  • Chinese language skills an advantage
  • experience with WordPress an advantage
  • experience with Adobe Creative Suite or similar graphics software an advantage
  • experience managing social media an advantage
  • ability to produce work to a set schedule
  • flexible and able to take initiative
  • willingness to work overtime when necessary

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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.