International Business Advisory Assistant (Italian speaking)

Internship Reference: QDBS29

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,Ā their mission is to guide foreign companies through Asiaā€™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,Ā they are your partner for growth in Asia.

Internship Position:

Italian Desk International Business Advisory

Internship Description:

Providing assistance on theĀ ItalianĀ Desk:

  • Conducting research on legal, tax and finance matters in China and in the wider Asia region.
  • Writing articles inĀ Italian 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 Italian.
  • Assistance with the management of existing relationships with ItalianĀ Desk partners andĀ Italian Desk clients.
  • Assistance with the development of new relationships with potentialĀ Italian Desk partners and potentialĀ Italian Desk clients.

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

  • Conducting client developmentā€“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 Italian-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.