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The Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing is looking for a Student assistant to assist our Sector Counsellor within Sustainable City Development and the Green Team

Position: Student assistant – Sector Counsellor and Green Team
Deadline: 15 March 2018
Start date: April 9th, 2018
Location:  Beijing, Chaoyang, Sanlitun Dongwujie 1

The Royal Danish Embassy is looking for a student assistant with an understanding of working in an intercultural environment with analytical and translation tasks. 

We offer

• An opportunity to enrich yourself by working in a cross-cultural and exciting working environment
• An opportunity to expose yourself to the cooperation between Denmark and China in an area of great political focus
• Being part of a dynamic team handling environmental and energy tasks

Job Description
Your function will be:
1. Working as a personal assistance for our Sector Counsellor within Sustainable City Development and the Copenhagen - Beijing Cooperation.
2. Assist the Green Team working with a broad aspect of environmental issues such as energy production, water treatment, air pollution etc.

Examples of tasks:
 Translation of Chinese documents to English and vice versa
 Analytical assignments within the area of the environmental and energy issues
 Reach out to cooperation partners in China and Denmark
 Ad hoc assignments such as arranging meetings and trips, writing summaries etc.

Time frame: Demands 20 hours per week, minimum 8-12 months (working hours will be planned with the selected candidate)
Salary: Monthly salary of 2000 RMB.


Preferred Qualifications
The job is open for applicants who currently at the 3rd or 4th year of undergraduate or enrolled in a postgraduate programme. We prefer you to have the following qualifications:

 Excellent command in English both in writing and speaking;
 Studies related to public administration, environment and climate related studies, urban planning, civil engineering or similar
 Good analytical and communication skills;
 Attention to detail and a structured approach to assignments;
 Positive attitude to new tasks and team spirit


To apply for the position, please send your CV and application in English explaining your motivation and qualifications for the job and preferably a photo to
Please also enclose 2-3 references (place of study/company, name of contact person and e-mail). The subject box of the e-mail should read “Student assistant – Sector Counsellor, Sustainable City Development”.
If you have any questions about the position, please contact Sector Counsellor, Mr Per Boesgaard at +86 186 1173 8961 / 

About us
The Green Team is part of the Trade Council at the Royal Danish Embassy. In the Green Team there are specialists within the Chinese green sector. We advise Danish companies and organisations on their strategy for penetrating the attractive but complex Chinese market and assist on the practical implementation.
In order to strengthen the cooperation between the Copenhagen and Beijing Administrations within City Development a Sector Counsellor has been part of the team since October. We are looking for a student that can assist the Sector Counsellor and the Green Team. 
For further information about the work of the team please go to our: webpage
Important information
The chosen candidate will be subject to security approval by the Danish authorities. For this check, a criminal record is required.

We look forward to hearing from you!