Company introduction The German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai is the representative organization for German companies in Shanghai, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhui, Shandong, Henan and Hubei.
Internship description For a period of 3-6 months. We offer you the opportunity to work alongside a dedicated, dynamic team in a challenging, international environment with plenty of room for your own ideas and creativity.
In this role, you will support the German Chamber’s communications team in all external communications, PR and editorial tasks.
Tasks will consist in, but are not limited to:
Implementing and expanding the Chamber’s social media (WeChat, LinkedIn) strategy and newsletter content generation
Supporting the production of key Chamber publications including the bi-monthly China-wide business magazine German Chamber Ticker and Annual Report.
Managing content, distribution, and follow-up of all other print and electronic collateral, including but not limited to business reports, surveys and brochures
Supporting the drafting of press releases, preparation of press conferences and other media events
Carrying out other general communications and marketing tasks that may arise such as production of corporate videos and marketing collaterals
As part of the Chamber team, you are also expected to attend important Chamber events, including our monthly Chamber Meetings and the annual German Ball, as well as occasionally taking minutes and provide general research, statistical and analytical work.
Mandatory: Student at a Chinese University (X Visa) with the permission of the university to carry out an “off campus internship”
Excellent command of English (native or near-native level), good command of German preferable, Chinese is a plus
Strong command of the written word and an interest in current affairs and China business issues as they relate to German business
Bachelor Degree or higher (Majors: English, International Business, Chinese, Journalism, Media/PR, Marketing/Communications, International Relations, etc.)
Professional experience in the field of communications, editing or journalism preferred
Cultural sensitivity and eagerness to work in an international environment
Solid MS Office skills a must, knowledge of InDesign a plus
What we expect from you:
Goal-oriented mindset with excellent communication and customer service skills
Able to work in a high-stress environment with strict deadlines
Responsible and reliable with the ability to work independently
Contact German Industry & Commerce Shanghai Please send an email with your letter of motivation and your resume (English) as a PDF or Word document (American style resume – max. 2 pages, no certificates, no school reports) per email to: firstname.lastname@example.org