Events Manager

Full-time at The British Chamber of Commerce in China in Beijing

The British Chamber of Commerce is currently looking to recruit a candidate for this position, which will be based in Beijing.

The successful candidate will play a leading role in the planning of all British Chamber event activities, we are seeking a confident and energetic team player with events management experience and excellent communications skills. This is an excellent opportunity to grow the current British Chamber event and forum offering, the role will entail managing a varied and large number of events designed to promote the development of the British Chamber in China.

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

Managing high profiled events, including conferences/seminars and banquets for visiting dignitaries from UK. Dealing effectively with and meeting the expectations of different stakeholders and partners.

Organising seminars, receptions and other events on behalf of a variety of UK based clients and delivering them within an agreed budget;

The promotion of events services offered by BCCC, acquisition of new clients and servicing and care of existing client relationships. Understanding customer requirements and managing customer relationships;

Maintain relationships with government departments and agencies and industry contacts with whom we partner for events;

Proactively engaging with partners to deliver value-added services to clients;

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.

The ideal candidate will be energetic, highly motivated, IT literate, an excellent organiser and communicator, an active listener and a team player with a proven ability to work independently. Chinese (both spoken and written) is considered an asset but not compulsory. Specific requirements for the role are as follows:

Bachelor degree or above.

Excellent written and spoken English.

At least 2 years’ relevant working experience of running events;

Excellent project management skills, providing careful attention to details

Demonstrable understanding of UK-China business issues

Excellent teamwork and communication to deliver an active annual events programme

Passion for business development and excellent client facing skills

Have an understanding of budgeting

A flexible and entrepreneurial style and a quick learner

Willing to be flexible with working hours

Interested candidates are invited to send a written application letter together with their detailed CV, an indication of expected salary, and relevant supporting certificates to by 16th February, 2018.

We regret that only short listed candidates will be notified. Telephone enquiries and personal visits will NOT be accepted.

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