Consultant,Strategic Communications

Job Title: Consultant,Strategic Communications
Beijing, China
Reports To:
Director, Strategic Communications
6 months, with possibility to extend


The Consultant will perform grants and projects management work for EF China’s Strategic Communications Program, build collaboration and partnership, support corporate communications, as well as other general tasks.


Grants and Projects Management

  • Oversee grant making process for the assigned grants, review grants applications, and approve grants in EFC’s grants management system timely;
  • Monitor project progress with support from Program Associates, provide on-going support to grantees to ensure desirable deliverables and outcomes;
  • Provide timely updates to PD on the assigned grants and projects;
  • Conduct grant-level evaluations for the assigned grants and make adjustments accordingly to improve project effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Support grant auditing and assure full compliance with EFC policies and regulations both in China and in the US.


  • Proactively identify opportunities for initiative or project level collaboration, and work closely with related program staff to deliver the impact;
  • Work closely with other programs to effectively communicate the program or initiatives/projects related messages to various stakeholders;
  • Share knowledge, expertise, critical information and networks with other colleagues.


  • Identify and cultivate valuable partners, including media, grantees, opinion leaders, funding partners, commercial partners and other experts or leaders in the field;
  • Work with partners to develop the project concept and strategy, coordinating media and PR plan.

Corporate Communications

  • Contribute to corporate communications strategy, by providing contents to EF China’s WeChat and Website, offering communications support to office-level big events, and developing processes and actions to reduce organizational risk etc., in collaboration with other team members.

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


  • Education: Master’s degree or equivalent in a related field: communications, journalism, public administration, or comms project management
  • Working Experience: minimum 6-year experience in communications. Competent in strategizing and implementing communications projects, and knowledgeable in climate and energy communications. NGO and climate/energy communication related experience as a plus.
  • Language: Chinese native speaker; excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • Project management: ability to conceptualize, plan and implement communications projects. Ability to conduct capacity building, monitoring and evaluation in the process to ensure projects are conducted on time and in good quality.
  • Communications: ability to communicate effectively and logically with clear structure and fact-based supporting arguments, listen actively to audience’s purpose. Excellent writing skill is a must. With strong creativity.


  • 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.

Please email a cover letter and resume, subject line "Application for Consultant, Strategic Communications", to


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