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Job Description:  Assistant to the Managing Director


What you’ll be doing:

We are looking for an Assistant to the Managing Director to help with all the critical tasks that may seem small, but help a company run smoothly. This job is based in Tianjin, China.


We are looking for candidates who:

Have experience working with teams, know a little about accounting, HR and company operations and want to learn more about each; additionally, candidates must know how to prioritize among multiple tasks; You will be using English daily, We are a foreign company so any experience working for a foreign firm, having studied or traveled abroad will be helpful in understanding our company culture.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the Managing Director,

  • Doing some English/ Chinese translation work,

  • Speak regularly to our outside vendors (HR, Tax, etc),

  • Assist with HR issues including payroll, contracts, visas,

  • Work with managers from the retail stores we own,

  • Answer the phones, deal with the mail,

  • And pretty much anything else that might need to get done!


What you get:

It’s a small business, so you’ll be busy and be involved in almost everything the company does. It is a great opportunity to learn many different skills and have a job that makes you think on your feet and will keep you challenged.  We want our staff to improve their overall skill sets and spend their time in a fun and healthy work environment.  Of course, we also pay a decent salary and the statutory benefits.


Who we are:

You can read a bit more about us on our website, but the short answer is Griffin is a wholly-owned foreign company located in Tianjin, China. We work on projects that involve commercial real estate.   We also own and operate several American QSR (Quick Service Restaurants.)


How to apply:

Applications accepted through April 30, 2020.  Send your English and Chinese CV to

If you don’t hear back in two weeks, drop us a note.

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