SwissCham, one of the most dynamic Chambers of Commerce in Beijing, is regularly offering opportunities to get you in touch with the Sino-Swiss business community in China – brush up your CV and contact us if you are interested in any of our positions, we are always happy to receive your candidature and take it into consideration whenever is needed. You can express your interest by sending an email at job@bei.swisscham.org.

Please note that these positions are currently fulfiled.

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the General Manager (GM) is responsible for providing leadership and vision by driving the Chamber’s activities, including events, marketing, public relations, and project management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Run the office of 5-7 people;
  • Ensure the implementation of the Board’s strategy and vision;
  • Ensure the financial viability of the Chamber;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with potential and current member companies;
  • Supervise and direct projects (events, communication and marketing tools);
  • Relations with Swiss and Chinese Government officials;
  • Promote Sino-Swiss Trade & Economic relations by coordinating and cooperating with various other institutions such as the Swiss Embassy, CCPIT, SwissCham regional offices, other Chambers

Qualification Requirements:

  • Master Degree or other equivalent advanced degree in a China and/or business related field;
  • 2 to 3 years experience in management;
  • Effective leadership and organizational skills;
  • Capacity of thinking strategically and identifying priorities;
  • Effective oral and written communications skills;
  • Reliable, able to work well under pressure, pro-active, flexible and open-minded;
  • Deep understanding of the Chinese market and business environment;
  • Language skills:
    • Excellent oral and written skills in English;
    • Fluency in one or more Swiss languages (French, German, Italian);
    • Command of Chinese is an asset
  • Mandatory requirement: Swiss Citizen or at least 5 years work/ study experience in Switzerland;

Benefits

As General Manager you will have access to a large network of business leaders. You will contribute directly to the development of the Chamber and its growth in the long term future. SwissCham is an exciting platform for your professional and personal development providing a general insight into Swiss business in China.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Under the direction of the GM and with support of the Communication / Membership & Event Officers, the Marketing & Events Manager is responsible for the management and administrative tasks related to:

  • Events’ strategy and implementation from A to Z: project plan, finance, concept, format, content, timing, webpage, booklet, invitation, search for sponsors, negotiation and liaison with all the partners, F&B, visual identity, registration;
  • Active search of advertisers and sponsors: plan and execute marketing sales according to budget;
  • Communication channels: creation of content and visual identity for different platforms, such as website, WeChat, LinkedIn, Weibo, Bridge Magazine, newsletter, reader’s digest;
  • Supervise and coordinate the membership management: new members, applications, database updates, member benefits, payments, networking and membership

Qualification Requirements

  • Master Degree or other equivalent advanced degree in a Chinese and/or business related field;
  • Minimum 2 years working experience;
  • Effective leadership and organizational skills;
  • Confident and outgoing personality with good presentation skills;
  • Reliable, able to work well under pressure, pro-active, flexible and open-minded;
  • Service and result oriented, positive working attitude and professional behavior;
  • A team player, open, honest and with passion for a NPO committed to community service;
  • Knowledge in database management & customer relationship management is an advantage;
  • Swiss Citizen preferred or at least familiar with Switzerland;

Language skills

  • Excellent oral and written skills in English; Good command in spoken Chinese;
  • Fluency in one or more Swiss languages (French, German, Italian);

Benefits

You will have access to a large network of business leaders and contribute directly to the development of the Chamber and its growth in the long-term future. SwissCham is an exciting platform for your professional and personal development providing a general insight into Swiss business in China.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Under the direction of the GM, the Office Manager is responsible for management and administrative tasks related to:

  • Manage the general daily office administration;
  • Hold the Chamber’s accounting, Ensure accountings are maintained up to date and delivered on time to GM Execute Chamber’s payments, including salaries, taxes and other Chamber’s costs, as well as membership fees; manage the Chamber’s bank accounts;
  • Manage administrative matters related to the Chamber’s human resources; organize HR recruitment in coordination with and under supervision of GM Orient and train OMA as far as administrative tasks are concerned Supervise and account for OMA’s work relating to general administration work Evaluate OMA’s work performance in coordination with GM;
  • Manage the Chamber’s relationships with the PRC’s administrative authorities and ensure compliance with related official requirements, including the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the tax authorities, FESCO and others Ensure renewal and registration of all Chamber’s certificates Define procedures for record retention;
  • Support GM in developing and mainting relations with Chinese local governments and special economic zones and other Chinese Chambers of Commerce and members companies.

Qualification Requirements

  • Master Degree or other equivalent advanced degree in a Chinese and/or business related, adminstrative management, government relations field;
  • Minimum 2 years working experience;
  • Effective leadership and organizational skills;
  • Confident and outgoing personality with good presentation skills;
  • Reliable, able to work well under pressure, pro-active, flexible and open-minded;
  • Service and result oriented, positive working attitude and professional behavior;
  • A team player, open, honest and with passion for a NPO committed to community service;
  • Knowledge in database management & customer relationship management is an advantage;
  • Familiar with Switzerland;

Language skills

  • Native Chinese speaker, excellent oral and written skills in English;
  • Fluency in one or more Swiss languages (French, German, Italian);

Benefits

You will have access to a large network of business leaders and contribute directly to the development of the Chamber and its growth in the long-term future. SwissCham is an exciting platform for your professional and personal development providing a general insight into Swiss business in China.

Job Description:

  • Support on Sino-Swiss projects and Events, Member Relations;
  • Make phone calls to ask specific information;
  • Handle incoming and outgoing e-mails, mail;
  • Database support: responsible for following up on information submitted by new and existing members, updating and correcting database;
  • Additional tasks upon demand;
  • Possibility of working on projects at the Embassy of Switzerland.

Requirements:

  • Chinese mother tongue or very good command of Mandarin;
  • Any background welcome, students preferred;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Good oral and written English (Additional language such as German or/and French is an advantage but not mandatory);
  • Strong IT skills required (Proficiency in MS Office Minimum and Excel particularly);
  • Reliable, able to work well under pressure, pro-active, flexible and open-minded;
  • Highly detail-oriented;
  • Ability to search for information;
  • Excellent communication, coordination, and analytical skills;
  • Result-oriented, excellent execution skills;
  • Open-minded, quick learner and strong team spirits;
  • Able to deal with multiple tasks at the same time;
  • Capacity to deal with a lot of work load and stress.

Compensation & Benefits:

This position will be a unique chance to launch your future career, giving you an insight into various sectors of event organization and the business world in general, and enabling you to interact with numerous private corporations and governmental entities, as well as professionals with very diverse backgrounds and activities.

 

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SwissCham China has roughly 600 company members. Our Chamber maintains a strong relationship with the Embassy of Switzerland, Switzerland Global Enterprise, Swissnex and Switzerland Tourism. As the representative of the Swiss companies established in China, our goal is to help you to increase your business and visibility, especially amongst the Sino-Swiss business community.

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