All posts in Careers

  • Career Opportunity: Canpotex – Business Assistant

     

    We are a vital link in the global food chain where our expertise in potash sales and marketing, transportation and logistics delivers food security to millions around the world and inspires growth here at home and abroad.

     

    Canpotex is currently seeking to hire a Business Assistant who will be located in our Shanghai office. In this role, you will work as a receptionist as well as provide administrative support and backup for the Shanghai Marketing Team.

     

    You are a self-starter who thrives in a team environment and has excellent time management skills. Your positive nature, adaptability and excellent interpersonal skills help you complete all responsibilities that come your way. The successful candidate is fluent in English and Mandarin and has the ability to effectively communicate both written and orally in both languages.

     

    As the ideal candidate, you have completed a Business Diploma and have worked in reception and administration for three or more years, preferably within the commodity and/or shipping sectors. In this fast-paced environment, with a variety of tasks and frequent changes, problem-solving skills and strong attention to detail are a must. If you are interested in learning more about the complex and innovative potash industry, we would like to hear from you. The deadline for applications is April 30th, 2017 however, the position may be filled prior to that date. Please visit our website to submit your cover letter and resume. Click HERE to apply now!

     

    We thank all candidates for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    canpotex png

     

  • Marketing Intern – CanCham Shanghai

    The CanCham Internship program provides Canadian post-secondary students and recent graduates a unique opportunity to grow their professional skills in one of Asia’s fastest growing business hubs. With China being Canada’s second largest trading partner, the Sino-Canadian community in Shanghai is active and rapidly growing. Join our team to gain insight in the area of leadership, project management, communications, marketing, sales, customer service and event management.

     

    The Marketing Intern reports directly to the Media and Communications Manager and is responsible for:

    • Assisting in the creation of signage, graphics, email campaigns, online event promotion, articles, etc. in Chinese and English
    • Assisting with fulfillment of marketing commitments to the chamber’s Corporate and Government Members
    • Assisting with logistics of marketing materials for events
    • Assisting with execution of events
    • Performing analysis of marketing and sales data
    • Entering contact information into contact management systems
    • Providing support to social media efforts (both Chinese and Western)
    • Assisting in website management and track IT issues
    • Assisting in improving SEO protocols for Chinese search engines

       

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • A university degree or currently enrolled in university, with a focus on Marketing, Sales, Advertising, Computer Science, Information Systems, Language, or other related discipline
    • Fluent English and Chinese Mandarin speaker with strong written and oral skills (French language skills a plus)
    • Computer literacy with working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database management
    • Strong project, organizational and time-management skills, willing to take initiative
    • Experience with WordPress and local/foreign social media platforms preferred (WeChat, LinkedIn, Weibo, etc)
    • Excellent interpersonal skills

     

    Duration minimum of 4 months; full time 9:30-6:00 PM; must be willing to work extra hours when needed to assist events (sometimes during eveningS and weekends).

     

    Send CV to sam@cancham.asia. If available, please also include samples of your design porfolio.

     

  • Events Manager – CanCham Shanghai

    CanCham Shanghai is hiring an Events Manager to lead the event team on a wide range of events and projects. The Events Manager reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Membership and Marketing Departments, and is supported by the Events Coordinator.

    Responsibilities of the Events Manager shall be, but not limited to, the following:

     

    • Create event calendar and budget for the Chamber in consultation with the Executive Director;
    • Initiate and organize social and business events with the goal of educating and servicing CanCham Members;
    • Manage relationships with outside parties, including other Chambers of commerce, government entities, etc, keeping in mind the Members’ best interests;
    • Maintain and develop current committee activities to create value for Members;
    • Develop potential new events and identify ways of enhancing events;
    • Meet yearly budget objectives as well as create and control budgets for specific events;
    • Recruit team members and/or volunteers when required;
    • Coordinate and liaise with suppliers, venues, talents,sponsors and partners;
    • Develop and meet execution timelines;
    • Work with Media & Communications Manager for the media and promotion of events;
    • Coordinate events onsite and execute per the Chamber’s standards;
    • Generate and recruit sponsorship.

       

     

    Other duties include but aren’t limited to:

    • Create communications materials including proposals,presentations and notices;
    • Service partners, sponsors and clients;
    • Negotiate for venues, services, products and goods;
    • Manage interns;

     

    Desired Profile:

    • College or University graduate;
    • 2 years’ relevant experience;
    • Canadian passport holder or native knowledge of Canadian culture;
    • Good understanding of office administration, processes & procedures, and inter-relationships;
    • Excellent problem solving skills and capacity to adapt to various situations;
    • Self-starter and sense of ownership;
    • Interpersonal skills (ex: good telephone manners, works well with team members);
    • Ability to prioritize and manage various tasks in an efficient manner;
    • Flexibility in work hours;
    • Documentation and computer skills;
    • Proficiency in written and verbal English;
    • Proficiency in French and/or Chinese is an asset.

     

    Please submit resumes to hr@cancham.asia 

  • Business Engagement Manager – CanCham Shanghai

    The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (CanChamShanghai) is the organizational representation of the Canadian business community in eastern China. With a large mandate we host events, organize government receptions, put together trade delegations, and provide every-day corporate assistance to member organizations that are navigating their way through the Canada-China economic relationship – be that Canadian corporate expansion to China or Chinese outreach to Canada.

    Position Highlights: 

    • Develop your professional & interpersonal skills in a booming international business landscape;
    • Acquire key business insights & knowledge at various seminars & events;
    • Connect with high profile business leaders;
    • Work in premium facilities located in the heart of metropolitian Shanghai. Enjoy the sophistication and traditional Shanghai heritage at the same time;
    • Work in a small team & have the opportunity to be involved in activities from all Chamber departments.

     

    Duties:

    The business engagement manager works closely with membership manager, and both are under the membership department. Together with the marketing and events department, the BEM reports to the Executive Director of the Chamber and its senior level staff.

    The main responsibilities of this role include:

    • Representing CanCham Shanghai at various Canadian and Chinese Government events and exhibitions, and other events;
    • Implementing and maintaining successful membership services programs to ensure membership retention and growth;
    • Record-keeping activities and the coordination of timely receipts of accounts receivables;
    • Ensure all membership-related documentation as well as databases are kept up to date;
    • Assisting in the creation of Chamber events and publications;
    • Two-way translation between English and Chinese;
    • Occasional business development initiatives to develop/maintain member relations;

     

    Desired Profile:

    • An university degree with a focus on international relations or business related fields;
    • Native speaker in Mandarin and fluent in English, with strong written and oral skills, French language skills a plus;
    • Computer literacy with working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database management;
    • Strong project, organizational and time-management skills, willing to take initiative;
    • Experience with local and international social media sites preferred;
    • 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;
    • Ability to embrace tight deadlines, competing priorities, and budget restraints.

       

     

     

    Send your CV to peggy@cancham.asia

     

  • Shanghai Vancouver Film School Recruiting

    Shanghai Vancouver Film School is the only higher education institution in china with a western education model delivered in English by highly acclaimed North American teachers who teach how to create, design, produce and film all types of content with the highest standards and state of the art technology. We have seven programs which are Film Production; Film and Television Writing; 3D Animation and Visual Effects; Sound Design For Visual Media; Makeup Design For Film + TV; Acting For Film & Television; And Game Design.

    上海温哥华电影学院是211重点高校上海大学联合加拿大温哥华电影学院成立的二级学院,2014年成立,是上海市政府振兴电影产业的重点建设项目。我们是国内唯一一所北美师资,英语教学为主,以好莱坞电影工业规范为教学内容的国际标准电影学院。学校位于上海市静安区上海大学延长路校区第一教学楼,面积7500平米独栋大楼,城市核心区方便的交通,时尚之都闹中取静的教学环境。开设专业:影视表演、影视编剧、电影制作、3D动画、影视化妆、视觉媒体声音设计和游戏设计7大专业。

    Please click here to view job description
    请点击这里查看招聘信息

    For more info, please contact sh_luis@vfs.com
    有任何疑问,请联系 sh_luis@vfs.com

  • Vacancy Intern Position Development Solutions

    Date: 2017/01/16 Job title: Project Executive – EU-funded Agricultural Promotions and Communications activities Location: Beijing, China DEVELOPMENT Solutions (DS) is a European consultancy and serves the international donor and business community in support of sustainable development and investments objectives, primarily in emerging markets. Our work covers the fields of international trade and economy; environmental conservation and energy efficiency; and business facilitation and SME support. This expertise is built on our strong grounding in project design and management, research, policy analysis and business, public and government relations. Further information regarding our projects and expertise is available at www.development-solutions.eu. DS is implementing a Framework contract (FWC) for the organisation of promotion events, high level trade visits and communication activities in third countries for the European Commission DG Agriculture for the Promotion of European agricultural products. The project involves promotional activities in the following regions: North America, South East Asia, Middle East. We are currently seeking a highly-motivated Project Executive to join our team. Reporting directly to Senior Management, the position will support the high quality and timely delivery of project activities and will occupy a central role in delivery of all specific contracts under the FWC. The position will coordinate responses to Requests for Services, and will oversee the implementation of all project activities. Very good communication and relationship-building skills are a necessity given the need for daily cooperation and liaison with EU producer groups, local business associations, government entities, as well as the coordination of the team’s interactions with different suppliers. Qualifications – Ideal candidates require:

    • Undergraduate degree or higher
    • Ability to work with limited direction, and capacity to ensure strong coordination with colleagues and stakeholders, as well as strong organisational skills
    • Very good communication and relationship-building ability with strong client servicing skills
    • Very good writing and editing skills
    • Highly motivated and hard working
    • Reliability, initiative, thoroughness and attention to detail
    • Fluency in written and spoken English required
    • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Willingness to travel internationally as required

    Application information Interested candidates are encouraged to send your CV to belen@development-solutions.eu and mary@development-solutions.eu. Please indicate clearly for which position you are applying. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

  • Vacancy Project Officer Development Solutions

    Date: 2017/01/16 Job title: Project Officer – EU-funded Agricultural Promotions and Communications activities Location: Beijing, China DEVELOPMENT Solutions (DS) is a European consultancy and serves the international donor and business community in support of sustainable development and investments objectives, primarily in emerging markets. Our work covers the fields of international trade and economy; environmental conservation and energy efficiency; and business facilitation and SME support. This expertise is built on our strong grounding in project design and management, research, policy analysis and business, public and government relations. Further information regarding our projects and expertise is available at www.development-solutions.eu. DS is implementing a Framework contract (FWC) for the organisation of promotion events, high level trade visits and communication activities in third countries for the European Commission DG Agriculture for the Promotion of European agricultural products. The project involves promotional activities in the following regions: North America, South East Asia, Middle East. We are currently seeking a highly motivated Project Officer to join our team. Reporting directly to Senior Management, the position will support the high quality and timely delivery of project activities and will occupy a central role in delivery of all specific contracts under the FWC. The position will coordinate responses to Requests for Services, and will oversee the implementation of all project activities. Very good communication and relationship-building skills are a necessity given the need for daily cooperation and liaison with the European Commission, third country government institutions, international organisations, and EU producer groups, as well as the coordination of the team’s interactions with different suppliers. Qualifications – Ideal candidates require:

    • Undergraduate degree or higher
    • Ability to work with limited direction, and capacity to ensure strong coordination with colleagues and stakeholders, as well as strong organisational skills
    • Very good communication and relationship-building ability with strong client servicing skills
    • Very good writing and editing skills
    • Highly motivated and hard working
    • Reliability, initiative, thoroughness and attention to detail
    • Fluency in written and spoken English required
    • Fluency in written and spoken French is a plus
    • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Willingness to travel internationally as required
    • English native speakers are particularly encouraged to apply

    Application information: Interested candidates are encouraged to send your CV to belen@development-solutions.eu and mary@development-solutions.eu. Please indicate clearly for which position you are applying. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

  • Events Coordinator – CanCham Shanghai

    The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (CanCham Shanghai) is the leading organization supporting Canadian business and community interests in Shanghai. It is the core of the Canadian business community and the Canadian community at large in China. CanCham Shanghai is focused on helping Canadian businesses set up in China as well as building the Canadian community. The Chamber provides on the ground services to Canadians who want to start or expand their businesses in China.

    The Events Coordinator will be working together with the Chamber Events team on a wide range of events and will also be leading assigned events. Responsibilities of the Event & Sponsorship Coordinator shall be, but not limited to, the following: Initiate and organize social and business events with goal of educating and servicing

    • CanCham Members
    • Coordinate and liaise with suppliers, venues, talents, sponsors and partners
    • Recruit team members and/or volunteers when required
    • Create and control budgets
    • Develop and meet execution timelines
    • Work with Media & Communications Manager for the media and promotion of events
    • Coordinate events onsite and execute according to the Chamber’s standards
    • Generate and recruit sponsorship when required
    • Coordinate RSVP for events, upon request
    • Manage incoming payments and follow-up on invoices

    Other duties include but aren’t limited to:

    • Create communications materials including proposals, presentations and notices
    • Help on translation of communications materials when needed
    • Service partners, sponsors and clients
    • Maintain and update events webpage when required
    • Negotiate for venues, services, products and goods
    • Manage interns
    • Identify event initiatives and enhancements

    Apply now

    Send your CV and cover letter to hr@cancham.asia.

  • Membership Manager – CanCham Shanghai

    The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (CanCham Shanghai) is the leading organization supporting Canadian business and community interests in Shanghai. It is the core of the Canadian business community and the Canadian community at large in China. CanCham Shanghai is focused on helping Canadian businesses set up in China as well as building the Canadian community. The Chamber provides on the ground services to Canadians who want to start or expand their businesses in China

    The Membership Manager reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for:

    • Business development initiatives to grow Chamber membership
    • Implementing and maintaining successful membership services programs so as to ensure member retention and growth
    • Overseeing the Membership Assistant
    • General bookkeeping activities and coordinating the timely receipt of Accounts Receivables
    • Ensure all membership-related documentation as well as databases are kept current
    • Assisting in the creation of Chamber events and publications
    • Ad-hoc projects
    • Representing CanCham Shanghai at various Canadian and Chinese Government events and exhibitions and other events

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • University degree in International Relations or related field
    • Native English speaker with strong written and oral skills, knowledge of Chinese Mandarin (Preferred)
    • Bookkeeping experience (Preferred)
    • Computer literacy with working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database management
    • Strong project, organizational and time-management skills, willing to take initiative
    • Experience with international social media sites
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with experience in customer service

    Apply now

    Send your CV and cover letter to hr@cancham.asia.

  • Marketing & Communications Manager – CanCham Shanghai

    The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (CanCham Shanghai) is the leading organization supporting Canadian business and community interests in Shanghai. It is the core of the Canadian business community and the Canadian community at large in China. CanCham Shanghai is focused on helping Canadian businesses set up in China as well as building the Canadian community. The Chamber provides on the ground services to Canadians who want to start or expand their businesses in China

    As the Marketing & Communications Manager, you will coordinate the production of marketing projects (print and digital) and provide expertise in the design, production and distribution of marketing materials to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget. You will work closely with the Events and Membership team to ensure that initiatives and deliverables meet our member-focused objectives and culture.

    Responsibilities of the Marketing & Communications Manager are, but not limited to, the following:

    • Development and design print and digital marketing material
    • Co-ordinate the production and distribution planning of marketing materials
    • Work with internal and external design and production resources and printers
    • Co-ordinate with translation, legal and compliance to review and approve marketing materials
    • Proofread copy and images and co-ordinate final sign-off on marketing materials
    • Work with project team to ensure collateral adheres to brand guidelines
    • Develop and manage media relationships
    • Meet yearly budget objectives as well as create and control budgets for specific projects
    • Manage official social media channels including, supervision of content creation, development of a publication schedule and development relationships with key influencers on social media channels
    • Maintain and update website
    • Track performance metrics of various digital platforms
    • Design creative marquee event materials, including backdrops, signage, nametags, promotional materials, etc.
    Other duties include but aren’t limited to:
    • Provide general support to CanCham Shanghai events and organization
    • Manage interns
    • Building and maintaining relationships with Canadian and local media contacts to gain more exposure opportunities for the Chamber
    • Stage coordination for CanCham marquee events

    Desired profile:

    • College or University graduate
    • 2 years relevant experience
    • Knowledge and experience maintaining and creating content for Chinese & foreign social media platforms (WeChat, Weibo, LinkedIn)
    • Knowledge of WordPress interface
    • Canadian passport holder or knowledge of Canadian culture
    • Excellent problem solving skills and capacity to adapt to various situations
    • Solid spelling, grammar and proofreading ability
    • Good understanding of direct response marketing (print and digital)
    • Working knowledge of print production, layout and graphics design
    • Ability to handle multiple projects, organize work and set priorities
    • Ability to embrace tight deadlines, competing priorities, and budget restraints
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Creative thinker
    • Ability to work independently but also work closely with other team members
    • Documentation and computer skills
    • Proficiency in written and verbal English
    • Proficiency in French and/or Chinese is an asset
    • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite software (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
    • SEO, data analytics and CMS experience
    • Mass email marketing and contact database management experience

    Apply now

    Send your CV and cover letter to hr@cancham.asia.