Columbia University in the City of New York is one of the most prestigious universities in the world with 79 Noble laureates. The University's ties with modern China started in the 19th Century, when it was among the first American universities to admit Chinese students.

Through the years, many Chinese who attended and graduated from Columbia became influential statesmen, scientists, philosophers, and educators in their later lives. Among them were Tang Shao-yi, Hu Shih, and Tao Xingzhi. The Columbia Global Centers | Beijing serves as an on-the-ground platform for Columbia's students, faculty, and alumni to interact with local academics, policy studies, and business communities.

The Center attracts talent through access to high-quality Chinese and foreign scholars and experts, as well as a friendly working environment. The Center places importance on candidates' integrity, experience, and communication capabilities.

Job Opening

Columbia Global Centers | Beijing is seeking highly qualified and motivated talents for a position of Event Coordinator. Start ASAP full-time.


Responsibilities

  • Taking in charge of daily communications with event partners.

  • Taking in charge of event logistics, on-site event management, content recording, under cooperation of the team, preparing materials and setting conference room, registration, greeting guests, answering basic questions regarding the events etc.

  • Managing event database and maintaining statistics.

  • Assisting with event budget/expense management.

  • Assisting with assessing progress of ongoing events.

  • Assisting Communications team with pre-event promotion, writing event news, updating the website, brochures, and newsletters, and other communication materials.

  • Supporting team and performing other related duties.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field;

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in Chinese and English;

  • Experiences on event coordination and management;


Working Place

  • Haidian District, Beijing, China

How to Apply

To apply for this job, applicants should send 1) Resume or CV and 2) Cover Letter in an email titled "Name-Position-Major" to beijing.cgc@columbia.edu. After reviewing applications, we will arrange interviews with competitive candidates.