NOTE: For this position, DO NOT submit your application materials directly via the GACC Talent Network. Rather, send them directly to the hiring organization per the application instructions found at the bottom of the position description.

The German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai (GCC Shanghai) is the representative organization for German companies in Shanghai and the provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Shandong, Henan and Hubei. As part of the world-wide German Chamber network, the mission of the GCC Shanghai is to promote economic ties between the Federal Republic of Germany and the People’s Republic of China with a special focus on its geographical area. With about 1600 member companies, the GCC Shanghai provides a forum for its members and advocates member interests with relevant organizations. The GCC Shanghai, together with the Delegation of German Industry & Commerce and the German Industry & Commerce are the overall platform for Sino-German trade and industry promotion abroad.

In this role you will

  • Be responsible for style, content and messaging
  • Support the Chamber in the production of its key publications
  • Be responsible for the German Chamber Social Media Channels

Specific responsibilities

  • Copyediting and proofreading all content of the quarterly China-wide business magazine German Chamber Ticker, the Annual Report and other Chamber publications
  • Plan the contents of publications according to the publication's style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements, cooperate with external contributors, suppliers and clients
  • Develop story or content ideas, conduct research and interviews and occasionally write articles
  • Oversee publication production, including artwork, layout, computer typesetting, and printing, ensuring adherence to deadlines and budget requirements
  • Editing business reports and press releases, general marketing collateral and material for special events
  • Managing content creation, posting, editing, and data analysis of social media channels including WeChat, newsletter and LinkedIn
  • Supporting the development and implementation of the Chamber’s social media strategy to raise the Chamber’s profile and market its activities
  • Support the Chamber with other projects as needed, such as the Chamber’s Benefit Program/ GCDeals

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Native English speaker
  • German and/or Chinese language skills an advantage
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (preferred majors: journalism, media/PR, marketing/communications, international business, English)
  • Minimum of two years of relevant working experience
  • Strong command of the written word
  • Interest in current affairs and China business topics
  • Cultural sensitivity and eagerness to work in an international environment
  • Solid MS Office skills a must. Knowledge of design software (InCopy, InDesign, PhotoShop) and audio/visual media a plus

What we expect from you:

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent standard of grammar and spelling
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Responsible and reliable with the ability to work independently

Please send an email with your letter of motivation and your resume (English) as a PDF or Word document (American style resume – max. 2 pages, no certificates, no school reports) per email to: helvadjian.olivia(at)sh.china.ahk.de