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Intern - Project Assistant

The EU SME Centre (the Centre) is a project funded by the European Union, with an aim to help EU small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that prepare to do business in China by providing them with a range of information, advice, training and support services. Established in October 2010, the Centre has entered its second phase which will run until July 2019.

The Centre is implemented by a consortium of six partners - the China-Britain Business Council, the Benelux Chamber of Commerce, the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce, and the French Chamber of Commerce in China, the EUROCHAMBRES, and the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

The Centre is now looking for a bright individual taking the role of Intern – Project Assistant to join the team in Beijing.

Description of responsibilities:

  • Support to promote the EU SME Centre among the project’s stakeholders, through day-to-day administration, such as greeting guests, setting up meeting rooms for various events, helping hot desks;
  • Support outreach activities in collaboration with Enterprise Europe Network partners https://een.ec.europa.eu/;
  • Assistance with updating website content;
  • Liaison with local service providers;
  • Logistics support such as booking travel and accommodation for Centre staff and experts;
  • Assistance to our in-house teams on research, data input and analysis, as well as reporting and statistics, such as database;
  • Assistance with expertise researching on legal, market access and business development and draft replies;
  • Translation, editing such as contract, documentation;
  • Others required by the operation of the Project

Requirements and qualifications: 

  • Enthusiastic to work with European stakeholders to promote the EU SME Centre and a client-focused attitude towards people;
  • Excellent organisation, analytical and communications skills;
  • Strong IT skills, with an excellent knowledge of how to use Excel, Word and PowerPoint - Interest and experience in digital marketing and social media would be a plus;
  • University graduate, marketing and business background is preferable;
  • Working language will be English - proficiency (spoken and written) in other languages would be an advantage;
  • Candidates of any nationality are welcome to apply for this position - excellent Chinese language skills would be preferable;
  • Candidates outside of mainland of China only with a valid residence permit/visa will be considered.

Duration of the internship: 6 months. 

Interested candidates can send their CV and cover letter to:


For further information about the EU SME Centre, visit www.eusmecentre.org.cn.