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  • 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 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 and Please indicate clearly for which position you are applying. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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    February 18: Celebrating the Inaugural Montreal-Shanghai Flight

    With the Mayor of Montréal the Honourable Denis Coderre

    and Québec Minister of Tourism Mrs. Julie Boulet.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


  • Sports Coach at Inspire Sports

    Job Opportunity

    Come and join us. Experience China like no other!

    The Inspire Sports International Group( ) has a wonderful opportunity for you as a Sports Coach in China. Inspire Sports is one of the first recreational gymnastics facilities to enter China, with gyms in Shanghai, Jiangsu province and Zhejiang Province and many more in the works! We have large, fully equipped gyms with child friendly equipment. Lessons are taught in English alongside a Chinese teaching aid.
    Sports Coach

    General Job description

    Reporting to the Department Manager, this position will be responsible for coaching preschool, children’s core gymnastics, gymnastics summer camps and birthday parties. The physical teaches the fundamentals of gymnastics to children and provides each child with the technical opportunity to develop to their maximum potential. Furthermore, Inspire Sports introduces children to the English language and this role requires coaches to apply ESL teaching practices throughout all classes. Examples of work include: setting up gym equipment; distributing assigned literature; evaluating CIT’s and Junior Coaches; creating lesson plans; completing report cards; and further administrative duties. Also with the experiences of dancing ,gymnastic,cheerleading is preferred.

    Main tasks

    -The ability to communicate in a positive and effective manner to all ages;
    -The ability to enforce guidelines for safety in the gym;
    -Strong leadership skills,
    -The ability to communicate to other staff and members, and be able to lead creative and fun games in a gym.
    -Be able to adapt to many situations and be sensitive to different cultural practices and traditions.
    Preferred Background Requirements

    -Like kids and sports.
    -Foreign national from Western Europe or Northern America
    -Microsoft Office
    -Native or fluent English (speaking and writing)
    -Social skills
    -Achiever / self-motivated
    -Easy going

    Be part of an exciting movement bringing recreational sport to children across China!

    Experience China like no other!
    International experience and cultural exchange
    Manage and train a team of your own

    Any interested applicants please contact Liang Cheng for further details &

    Tel: 86-158-0058-5420 & 86-159-2179-5167


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    Canada’s canola meal sales to China at five-year high

    “Canadian canola meal shipments to China have jumped to their highest level in five years, boosting profits of crush plants and firming prices as farmers slog through a difficult harvest.”

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    Following Trump and Brexit, Canada should be expanding its trade relationship with China

    “OTTAWA — Canada’s drive to recalibrate its post-recession export engine could be going south — figuratively but not physically — in the wake of the Nov. 8 election of anti-trade champion Donald Trump.”

    Click here to read the rest of the article.

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    CanCham’s 9th Annual Christmas Party is on December 10th!

    newsletter Have you heard? Santa Claus is coming to town! CanCham’s 9th Annual Christmas Dinner is just around the corner. Friends and family will gather to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with the Canadian Community. Mr. Claus will of course be in attendance, and each child guest will receive a wonderful Christmas present from Kris Kringle himself. We’ll also take the opportunity to come together as a community and give to those in need by supporting Educating Girls in Rural China with a gift basket sale. No CanCham party is complete without fabulous raffle prizes, and we’ll have those too. The ticket price includes a traditional Christmas dinner, and free flow drinks including beer and wine. CanCham’s Ninth Annual Christmas Party will take place on December 10th, 2016 at Hyatt on the Bund, Shanghai.


    Saturday, December 10th, 2016



    Hyatt on the Bund Hotel 199 Huangpu Lu, near Wuchang Lu Shanghai, China


    Members 500RMB

    Non-Members 560RMB

    Children 7-12 260 RMB

    Children 6 and under 60 RMB


    Click Here to buy your tickets online


    newsletter FR Le père Noël arrive en ville sous peu pour la neuvième édition annuelle de la soirée de Noël CanCham. Famille et amis se réuniront au sein de la communauté canadienne pour célébrer le plus merveilleux moment de l’année. Le père Noël sera invité afin de faire la distribution des cadeaux à tous les enfants présents à l’événement. Nous allons également prendre l’opportunité pour se rassembler et donner à ceux dans le besoin en supportant l’organisation Educating Girls in Rural China dans la vente de paniers cadeaux. Le billet d’entrée inclut un souper traditionnel de Noël, ainsi que breuvages, bières et vins à volonté. La soirée aura également plusieurs tirages incluant de merveilleux prix à gagner.


    Samedi, le 10 décembre, 2016

    6 :00-9 :00 PM


    Hotel Hyatt on the Bund

    199 Huanpu lu, près de Wuchang Lu

    Shanghai, China

    Prix d’entrée

    Membres : 500 RMB

    Non-Membres : 560 RMB

    Enfants de 7 à 12 ans : 260 RMB

    Enfants de 6 ans et moins : 60 RMB

    Réservez votre place

    Cliquez ici pour acheter vos billets en ligne


    newsletter ZH   你听说了吗?圣诞老人要来了! 加中商会一年一度的圣诞派对即将到来。家人和朋友们会与加拿大社区聚集在一起,来庆祝一年中最美妙的时光。   圣诞老人也将出现在现场,每个孩子都能从他那里收到一份神秘的礼物。我们也将借此机会通过加拿大资助中国乡村女学生教育协会(EGRC)的礼品售卖来帮助那些需要帮助的人。   当然了,一个完美的派对怎么离得开抽奖环节呢?当晚会有激动人心的抽奖活动。   加中商会第九届年度圣诞晚会将于2016年12月10日晚在上海外滩茂悦酒店举行,票价包括一份传统的圣诞大餐和酒水饮料。欢迎您与您的家人们一起加入我们。


    2016 年 12 月 10 日 (周六)

    晚 6: 00 到 晚 9: 00


    外滩茂悦大酒店 中国上海黄浦路199号, 近武昌路


    价格: 会员票价:500元 非会员:560元

    7-12 岁:260元




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