British Columbia Trade and Investment Office a�� Shanghai
British Columbia Trade and Investment Office (BCTIO) in Shanghai is the main
international representative under the Government of British Columbia, Canada in EastA�China. Under our Ministry of International Trade, we promote British Columbia as anA�ideal destination for trade, investment, education and research and development inA�North America. Through our network of 13 sister offices around the world of which 4A�are located in China (Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong) we work toA�showcase and promote British Columbia by providing various forms of commercialA�assistance. Since our inception we have facilitated many BC – China businessA�relationships and it is our objective to continually promote the long term economicA�potential of investing in British Columbia for Chinese investors and enterprises whileA�facilitating access to China’s vast market potential for BC based firms. For moreA�information about us please visit our web siteA�
We are now seeking motivated qualified candidates to fill a Program Assistant positionA�based in Shanghai. The Program Assistant role will support the office administrative andA�program needs of BCTIO East China while delivering on various key annual projects andA�events.

Program Assistant Main Responsibilities:
- Office Reception and co-ordination of office telecommunication, accounting and
administrative systems;
- Support in meetings and conference calls with note taking, translation and
general facilitation of communication; drafting English meeting memos, reports.
- Assist the Director in managing the day-to-day operational requirements of the
BCTIO Shanghai;
- Support China program activities and events in East China region including event
co-ordination, logistic & hotel arrangement and on-site assistance;
- Maintain client database and conduct desk research as required; and
- Support the BCTIO East China office delivery of services to Canadian and Chinese


- Recent University graduate in economics, international trade or business with
strong communication (written and oral) skills;
- Outgoing and proactive engaging personality;
- Proficient in all office software and basic bookkeeping skills;
- Native level fluency and communication skills in Mandarin and English; and
- Currently based in Shanghai with work/life/study experience in Canada and/or
East China region a plus.
Candidates interested in this role should send their CV and a brief cover letter in the
email body (Attention: Hiring Manager) to with the
email subject heading as a�?Program Assistant a�� [YOUR FULL NAME]a�? by 3 June, 2016.

Candidates will be reviewed and interviewed on an ongoing basis.