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Corporate Affairs Specialist (Beijing)

Date:  13 Apr 2024
Job Req ID:  2968
Company:  John Swire & Sons (China) Ltd.

Beijing, CN

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John Swire & Sons (China) Limited


The Swire group is a multi-national, multi-disciplined commercial group, with its principal areas of operation in the Asia Pacific region and centred on the Greater China area, where the name 太古 or Taikoo, meaning "Great and Ancient", is a household name. The group's business activities can be grouped into five categories: Property, Aviation, Beverages & Food Chain, Marine Services and Trading & Industrial. Within Asia, Swire's activities principally come under the group's publicly quoted arm, Swire Pacific Ltd. Elsewhere in the world, businesses are held by parent company, John Swire & Sons Ltd.


Swire first opened an office in Shanghai in 1866 and now has resident offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen to contact, coordinate, consult and research on behalf of the group operating companies. Today, Swire group's business areas in Chinese Mainland comprise property investment and management, scheduled air cargo and airline passenger services, aircraft engineering and maintenance services, Coca-Cola bottling production and distribution, food manufacturing and distribution, deep-sea shipping, sports and lifestyle footwear and apparel wholesaling and retailing, with over 38,000 employees.


We are now inviting candidates to apply for the following position, which will be employed under John Swire & Sons (China) Limited - Beijing Resident Office.

  • Corporate Affairs Specialist


This role aims to efficiently and timely support the Government Affairs and Public Affairs teams in the planning and organising annual and ad-hoc activities in the Chinese Mainland.



  • Ensure smooth execution of annual events and conferences, such as liaison with internal and external stakeholders, event planning and logistics, and on-site operations
  • Assist with managing projects and events, such as organising the arrangement, promotions and other logistics
  • Maintain a comprehensive and accurate contact management system
  • Perform ad-hoc tasks and projects as assigned


To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • A Bachelor's degree or above in public affairs, public administration, or a related field
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in office administration, corporate communication or in a similar role
  • Exceptional management and organisational skills, with a strong focus on detail and accuracy
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good communication skills in both written and spoken English and Chinese


At Swire, we are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive working environment for all our people regardless of their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, relationship, family status, disability, race, ethnicity, nationality, religious or political beliefs. We believe in creating an environment where people feel comfortable at work and are able to realise their full potential.


We offer a competitive package to the right candidate. If you meet the qualifications and are interested in this position, you can send your application by clicking ‘Apply Now’. We will contact all shortlisted candidates.



The Swire group is an equal opportunity employer. All applications will be used exclusively for selection purposes and handled confidentially by authorised personnel only. Your application may also be considered for other suitable positions within the Swire group (please indicate clearly on your application if you would not like to be considered for other positions within the group.) Following the data privacy ordinance, all unsuccessful applications will be destroyed after an appropriate time.

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