Embassy of Finland in Beijing is seeking a qualified assistant

The Embassy of Finland is seeking to hire an experienced and qualified assistant to its political section and education and science section starting on 1 September 2023 or as agreed.

Job description including primary responsibilities:

  • Supporting the political section and the education and science section of the Embassy, and other sections as needed
  • Receiving, sending, drafting and translating notes and other documentation
  • Contacting, liaising and organizing appointments with Chinese authorities and other partners
  • Oral interpretation in meetings and during visits
  • Making meeting and travel arrangements, including incoming delegations
  • Event/project organization and coordination
  • Data collecting from Chinese media and public sources
  • Other regular assistant duties
  • Any other tasks given by the management of the Embassy


  • Good social and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Research and multitasking skills
  • Intercultural understanding
  • Previous experience in similar tasks, preferably in cross-cultural environment
  • Good knowledge of the diplomatic working environment, Chinese authorities and public administration
  • Excellent written and spoken Chinese and English, both oral and written

Please send your application letter and CV in English with references and salary requirement to: [email protected] by 4 August 2023.

Subject: Assistant (pol-edu). Files should be named consistently: Familyname_Givennames_Application and Familyname_Givennames_CV (e.g. Wang_Xiaoming_Application and Wang_Xiaoming_CV)

Kindly send possible enquiries about the position to the above mentioned e-mail address [email protected].

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