International Business Advisory Assistant (German speaking)

Internship Reference: QDBS27

Company Description:

This company is a pan-Asia, multi-disciplinary professional services firm, providing legal, tax and operational advisory to international corporate investors. Operational throughout China, ASEAN and India, their mission is to guide foreign companies through Asia’s complex regulatory environment and assist them with all aspects of establishing, maintaining and growing their business operations in the region. With more than 25 years of on-the-ground experience and a large team of lawyers, tax experts and auditors, in addition to researchers and business analysts, they are your partner for growth in Asia.

Internship Position:

German Desk International Business Advisory

Internship Description:

Providing assistance on the German Desk:

  • Conducting research on legal, tax and finance matters in China and in the wider Asia region.
  • Writing articles in German and/or English related to foreign direct investment (FDI) in China and in the wider Asia region.
  • Producing other forms of marketing content as required.
  • Translating existing articles and existing marketing material from English into German.
  • Assistance with the management of existing relationships with German Desk partners and German Desk clients.
  • Assistance with the development of new relationships with potential German Desk partners and potential German Desk clients.

Providing assistance on the International Business Advisory (IBA) team:

  • Conducting client development–related research projects.
  • Assisting the IBA team in all aspects of client development and account management.
  • Assisting in organizing prospective client meetings and documenting discussions.
  • Preparing power point presentations, proposals and engagement contracts for prospective clients.
  • Attending client development events and serving as a representative of Dezan Shira & Associate

Internship Requirements:

  • Strong English and German-language writing and speaking skills.
  • Communication skills, and desire to meet and interact with Western businesspeople.
  • Knowledge of tax, accounting, law and foreign investment.
  • Business development and sales skills and experience.
  • Detail-oriented, sense of responsibility and commitment to a team.
  • Interest in the Asia business and investment environment.
  • Proactive worker that demonstrates initiative.
  • Business or law major students are preferred.