Program Associate, Corporate Communications

Job Title: Program Associate, Corporate Communications
 Beijing, China
Reports To:
Program Director, Strategic Communications


Under supervision from Program Director (PD), the Program Associate (PA) will support the Program to perform corporate communication tasks. The ideal candidate has excellent oral and written communications skills in Chinese and English, and proven proficiency to generate and edit communications content. S/he is logical, creative and has an eye for detail, and is able to work under deadlines.


Corporate communications

  • Support the content development, visual design and editorial work of EF China WeChat account;
  • Support content development, visual design and maintenance of EF China website;
  • Support the planning, drafting and editorial work of other corporate communications stories in addition to the Website and WeChat;
  • Manage the development and distribution of EF China quarterly newsletters;
  • Assist in the development and regular update of EF China branding products such as corporate brochures, factsheet template, PPT template, corporate visual products, etc.;
  • Support brand check;
  • Support EF China media relations, and help organize media interviews;
  • Support media monitoring and PR analysis;
  • Assist in organizing staff training on communications;
  • Maintain internal database of communications materials;
  • Managing relations with communications vendors;
  • Support events management of the Communications Program;
  • Other administrative work of the corporate communications function.

Collaboration and Partnership

  • Proactively work with other colleagues in collaborative projects;
  • Share knowledge, expertise, critical information and networks with other colleagues and/or partners under PD’s guidance to increase support and demonstrate shared purpose;
  • Maintain the list of partners for the program, assist in inviting international and domestic experts to support EF China’s stakeholders.


  • Assist the team to draft reporting materials, such as annual report and work plan to the regulators, and docket narrative and logic model to the board;
  • Work closely with other colleagues to support the office-wide events as required;
  • Translate written materials from English to Chinese or vice versa;
  • Undertake additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned by PD;
  • Back up other colleagues as needed.

This job description reflects the assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


  • Education: bachelor’s degree and above, major in communications, journalism, marketing or public administration.
  • Working experience: experience in communications, journalism and event organizing preferred; above two years of working experience as a plus.
  • Language: Chinese native speaker; excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • Project management skills: ability to manage projects according to a set of procedures and rules, follow the necessary steps rigorously, with the good understanding of the purpose, scope and timeline of the projects.
  • Problem solving skills: ability to solve problems logically and independently.
  • Communications: excellent communication skills. Proficiency to write and edit press releases and other communication materials. Familiarity with Website/WeChat management. Understanding of journalistic practices. Good taste and creativity for visual design.


  • Ethical Behavior/Integrity – Demonstrates principled performance and sound ethics, showing consistency among principles, values and behaviors to build trust and credibility internally and externally.
  • Mission-driven/Initiative –Inspired by the organization's vision and mission, and take actions with ownership, can-do attitude and proactive mindset.
  • Team Spirits – Collaboratively works toward solutions which benefit all involved parties; willingly cooperate with others to accomplish team/organization objectives.

The Energy Foundation China provides a comprehensive benefits package, including competitive salary and generous vacation.

Please email a cover letter and resume (Chinese & English), subject line "Application for PA of Corporate Communications", to


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