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June 12, 2008

The US-China Business Council

Research Associate, Washington DC

Government Affairs & Business Advisory Services Dept.

Starting Salary: mid-30Ks depending on experience. Benefits include health insurance on a cost-shared basis, company-funded disability and life insurance. 3 weeks vacation, sick-leave, and SEP IRA retirement plan (effective after 12 months of employment). Potential for advancement within USCBC's Washington and China offices.

Start Date: Immediate

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) seeks a research associate for the organization’s Government Affairs and Business Advisory Services department (GABAS) in Washington, DC. GABAS is the direct liaison with USCBC member companies, conducts USCBC’s advocacy with the US and PRC governments, and is USCBC’s research and advisory arm.

Founded in 1973, USCBC (www.uschina.org) is a private, non-profit, non-partisan, member-supported organization and the leading organization of US companies engaged in business with the People's Republic of China. Through close collaboration among offices in Washington, DC, Beijing and Shanghai, USCBC provides extensive China-focused information, advisory, and advocacy services, along with events, to more than 250 US corporations operating within the United States and throughout Asia.

 Research, analyze, and write on China business issues and related developments, per member company requests and longer term research projects
 Write regularly for USCBC publications
 Handle department administrative tasks including scheduling, travel arrangements, filing, etc.
 Assist with member recruitment through maintenance of recruitment files and materials
 Manage meeting logistics for department
 Other responsibilities as assigned by the Vice President and the Director of BAS

 Strong China background with education or work experience in China
 Proficiency in Mandarin (spoken and written) required
 Familiarity with Washington, DC policy climate preferred
 Proven writing, analytical, and communication skills in English
 Comfortable with telephone outreach
 Excellent organizational skills, with attention to detail
 US permanent work authorization required (citizen or Green Card holder)
 Able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

Contact: Send cover letter outlining qualifications for the position, resume, contact information for 5 references, and brief writing sample (3-5 pages) to: US-China Business Council, 1818 N Street, NW #200, Washington, DC 20036 or via email to busadv@uschina.org with “GABAS Research Associate? in the subject line.


Posted by moyera at June 12, 2008 10:07 AM