Dezan Shira & Associates (DSA) is a specialist foreign direct investment practice with a pan-Asia presence. The firm has grown into one of Asia's most versatile full-service consultancies with over 28 offices in China, Vietnam, Singapore, and India. DSA primarily provides legal, tax, and operational advisory to international corporate investors.
The firm publishes business news and analysis through its subsidiary Asia Briefing (AB), which produces articles and magazines for China, Vietnam, ASEAN, and India. The editorial team consists of a diverse array of professionals from across the world with experience in academia, professional services, business intelligence, and journalism.
DSA manages a highly successful internship program for students and young professionals from across the world. Under this program, AB recruits, coaches, and mentors Editorial Assistants to play a key role in our editorial operations. Our largest editorial teams are in Shanghai and Delhi; however, we recruit Assistants on a rolling basis for all offices.
The Editorial Assistant will assume the following roles:
Preferred qualifications and skills:
The advantages of working for us:
Editorial Assistants typically conduct research, write at least one article a week, and develop a specialization during a three or six month internship. Many Assistants use this experience to improve their writing, gain a publication history, learn about business in Asia, and/or make a transition in the job market. You may review previous Assistants’ experiences here.
The position is an ideal opportunity for individuals that would like to work in a positive, constructive, and supportive environment. We also provide a local stipend for basic costs.
If you are interested in this position, please login and apply below or apply directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should include a cover letter that does not exceed 300 words (please indicate office preference and dates of availability) and a CV that does not exceed two pages. Shortlisted candidates will be asked for a brief writing sample.
DSA is committed to creating a diverse work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age. DSA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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