Career Opportunity: Events Coordinator Intern – CanCham Shanghai

The Event Coordinator Intern will be working closely with the Chamber Events team on a wide range of events and will also be leading assigned events. This position allows you to develop your professional & interpersonal skills in a booming international business landscape.

Internship Highlights:

• Acquire key business insights & knowledge at various seminars & events;

• Connect with high profile business leaders; • Work in premium facilities, located in the heart of metro politan sophistication and traditional Shanghai heritage;


The Events Intern reports directly to the events team and the responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

• Assist with pre-event organization; logistic, venue, RSVP management

• Coordinate with marketing department for promotion of events

• Assist in on-site event execution, including registration, set up and break-down

• Provide post-event evaluation report

• Represent CanCham Shanghai at various Canadian and Chinese Government events and exhibitions, and other events

• Two-way translation between English and Chinese

• Maintain up to date event documents

• Ad-hoc projects

Desired Profile:

• A university degree or currently enrolled in University, with a focus on Business related fields or Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

• Fluent English and Chinese Mandarin speaker with strong written and oral skills, French language skills a plus • Ability to work under pressure and embrace tight deadlines, fast-pace environment, and budget restraints

• Computer literacy with working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database

• Excellent interpersonal skills & ability to work independently but also work closely with other team members

• Excellent problem solving skills and capacity to adapt to various situations

• Ability to handle multiple projects, organize work and set priorities

*Duration Minimum of 4 months, full time 9:30-6:00 PM + must be willing to work extra hours to assist events, sometimes during evenings and weekends.

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