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The Danish Embassy in Beijing is looking for a Commercial Coordinator (local staff)

Position:                      Commercial Coordinator

Full time position

Deadline:                    26 February 2018

Location:                    The Royal Danish Embassy, Beijing



The Royal Danish Embassy is recruiting a structured and dynamic individual to a full-time position as Commercial Coordinator.  

Your job will be to support the business development and coordination of the Danish Trade Council (TC) in China. The overriding aim is to promote the trade of Danish companies in China. You will be working closely with the Trade Council’s team leaders and colleagues in Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Guangzhou and Taipei.

We offer a challenging work environment where you combine independent work with a high degree of team-work. An important part of the job will be to support the approximately 50 Trade Council colleagues around China with compliance in our Customer Relation Management (CRM) and other Foreign Ministry systems, as well as to ensure a solid internal and external reporting.

You will report directly to the Head of Trade at the Danish Embassy in Beijing. You will support the Head of Trade with assistance to the board of the Trade Council and with coordination of the commercial activities of the five involved Danish missions across China.

The Trade Council is fully integrated within the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. TC assists and promotes Danish companies’ interests in China. TC consists of about 50 advisors in five different locations in China divided into five different industry teams for respectively Food, Health, Green Solutions, Design and Service. 

The Trade Council provides access to China for Danish companies by a range of services:

  • Events, Promotions and Visit Programs
  • Market Analysis and Market Entry Strategies
  • Partner Search (Sourcing and Sales)
  • Establishment of company set up in China
  • Investment Advice
  • Industry Networks
  • Governmental and Public Affairs
  • Tax and Legal Counselling including IPR at basic non-attorney level

Job Description

Your job will be to support the business development and coordination of the Danish Trade Council in China.

Your work will include:

  • Idea generation, business development and coordination of the TC in China as support to the Head of Trade
  • Ensuring and advising colleagues on system compliance
  • Management of Customer Relations Management system
  • Ensuring solid reporting systems, both internally and externally
  • Ensure preparations and follow up to decision of the board of the Trade Council China
  • Organizing and executing seminars and events at the embassy
  • You may also assist in coordinating visits and delegations to China

Required Qualifications

We are looking for a team player with following qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills in English. Knowledge of Danish and/or Mandarin will be an advantage
  • Structured, organized, patient and a positive attitude
  • Knowledge of customer relations management systems is an advance
  • Structured approach to new tasks and the ability to multitask
  • Solid skills within MS Office and general good IT skills
  • Great team player abilities and able to knowledge sharing


To apply for the positions, please send your CV and application in English explaining your motivation and qualifications for the job to . The subject box of the e-mail should read “Commercial Coordinator”. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Head of Trade Jakob Linulf (

The Danish Embassy emphasizes equal opportunities for all and applications from qualified persons are welcome regardless of race, sex, religion or disability.

About us
The Trade Council is the governmental export and investment promotion organization under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The organization comprises all governmental activities designed to promote Danish export and foreign investment in Denmark under one roof.

The Trade Council has approximately 250 employees abroad located at 90 embassies, consulates general and trade commissions in 64 countries.

The organization offers individual advice on all issues important for their international activities for Danish companies. It is a professional and innovative organization, which aims to secure the best possible conditions for taking part in the increasing globalization for the Danish industry.