Embassy of Finland in Beijing is seeking to hire a receptionist and translator

Embassy of Finland in Beijing is seeking to hire a Receptionist and Translator

The Embassy of Finland is seeking qualified applicants for the position of a locally hired Receptionist and Translator for the Administrative Section of the Embassy, starting in July 2019 or as agreed.

Job description including primary responsibilities:

  • Switchboard operator
  • Receptionist for guests
  • Receiving and distributing mail
  • Daily help for Embassy staff
  • Translation of verbal notes, documents and information material from English to Chinese and from Chinese to English for different sections of the Embassy
  • Helping the Embassy’s press and cultural section for example in updating the Embassy’s Chinese social media channels


  • Excellent English language skills, both oral and written
  • Knowledge of diplomatic work environment, Chinese authorities and administration
  • Strong customer service and organizational skills
  • Good social skills, intercultural understanding
  • Good computer skills
  • Previous experience in similar tasks is considered as an advantage

Please send your application letter in English with CV, references and salary requirements to the email address [email protected] by 5th May 2019. Additional information from Third Secretary Minna Vartiainen (minna.vartiainen(a)formin.fi).

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