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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - Assistant to the Political Section of the Embassy

The Embassy of the Czech Republic to the People´s Republic of China (Beijing) is recruiting an assistant.

Position: Assistant to the Political Section



  • University graduate (preferably but not limited to International Relations or Public Policy)
  • Communication and organization skills, fluent oral and written English language (level C1 or above)
  • Good organizational skills, ability to work in an international team, ability to take initiative, flexibility, computer skills. Interest in culture, history or international relations is welcome.
  • Chinese citizenship
  • Successful candidate shall be available to start working from October/November 2022

Job characteristics:

Administering different aspects of the Embassy agenda, e.g.:

  • Research on various domestic issues
  • Administering contacts with local institutions and government
  • Daily press monitoring of Chinese language media
  • Chinese/English and English/Chinese translation (working level)
  • Interpreting (working level)
  • Logistical support for the Embassy in organizing cultural, social or diplomatic events
  • Travelling in China to give support to the Political Counsellor
  • Readiness to work overtime (extra leave provided upon agreement). 

Other contract conditions:

Working hours 42, 5 hours per week.

Entitlement for 20 days of annual leave besides the Chinese public holidays (partly to be scheduled in accordance with the Czech national holidays where applicable).

Three months of probation period.

Applications MUST include:

-     Cover letter in English setting out briefly the candidate‘s motivation and suitability for the position.

-     CV in English

-   Language Certificate (for English language)

-     Any relevant recommendation letter(s) that the candidate may wish to add.


Applications are to be sent to the following address:

Embassy of the Czech Republic, 2 Ritan Lu, Jian Guo Men Wai, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100600, China

or by e-mail to:  beijing@embassy.mzv.cz


Deadline for applications: 16 September 2022 – no later than 17:00 o´clock Beijing time.