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Events & Marketing Executive

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  • Job ID 17691
  • Offered Salary 0
  • Career Level Associate
  • Experience 2-years
  • Gender All
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor
  • Language Requirement EnglishChinese (mandarin)
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Job Description

Are you a creative young professional interested in marketing, communications and events? Do you want to work for a dynamic organisation and want to gain hands-on experience in creating and organizing events?

Working at the British Chamber of Commerce in China you will be introduced to all aspects of business functions – including events management, branding, copywriting, digital marketing as well as media and vendor relations.

Our new events executive will work closely with the head of the Chamber’s event and marketing function to lead on all our events & programmes – from major showcase events like the China Social Impact Awards, the Highland Games and the British Ball to high-level government roundtables to Quarterly Debates and market insights.

This is an incredible opportunity for an ambitious and energetic candidate.

Upcoming events include:

About the British Chamber:

The British Chamber of Commerce in China is a membership organisation with a focus on providing advocacy, business support and networking opportunities for British businesses in China. We operate as an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a strong and diverse membership, representing British companies across the country.

For 40 years we have supported British businesses succeeding across China. We advocate for the best possible market environment and are at the heart of the British business community supporting one another to grow and thrive in one of the world’s fastest growing markets.

For more information on the Chamber, please see: www.britishchamber.cn.

Marketing and Events Executive: Key Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for planning, budgeting and the execution of events and marketing. You will also work with the colleagues from across the team to ensure the events programme is organised and developed effectively. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Create and manage high profile events, including conferences/seminars and banquets.
  • Maintain relationships with government departments, agencies and industry contacts with whom we partner for events.
  • Delivering on revenue targets and managing costs effectively
  • Proactively building on BCCC’s database to reach out to more British and Chinese companies’ actively developing trade together.
  • Manage and grow the Chamber’s social media platforms through engaging and interesting content– weekly newsletters, LinkedIn posts and WeChat posts, includes content writing and poster designs.
  • Ensure the Chamber identity is consistent throughout all publications and marketing materials.
  • Update and maintain the Chamber website on a daily/weekly basis with upcoming news and events on WordPress.
  • Design marketing materials using online designing tools (knowledge in adobe software: AI/ InDesign/Photoshop would be a plus).

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above
  • At least 2 years’ working experience, including international or cross-cultural experience
  • Self-motivated with a proactive attitude towards problem solving
  • Flexible and open-minded, with the ability to adapt quickly to changes
  • Native level written and fluent spoken English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and confidence in dealing directly with clients
  • Self-motivated with a proactive attitude towards problem solving

Desirable skills:

  • Fluent written and spoken Mandarin Chinese
  • An understanding of British or international business culture
  • Business development and/or customer-facing and/or sales experience
  • Experience of using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database systems
  • Membership organisation experience

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 30 days holiday per year, plus national holidays
  • Free access to our Young Professional Development Programme
  • Based in a prestigious modern office location in Beijing’s Central Business District, with unlimited tea and coffee supplied
  • Free gym access at the Trainyard

Interested candidates are invited to send an application letter together with their detailed CV, an indication of expected salary, and relevant supporting certificates to steven.lynch@britishchamber.cn by 28 May 2021.

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