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Published 2022-06-22 09:00 2022-06-22 09:00:00 2022-07-22 09:00:00
Foreign Government Representative
  • Fulltime in Beijing | Office
  • Salary: Unknown
  • Candidate Location: Only applicants currently in China

Job Description

 

Intralink is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic candidate for a client-facing, business development/strategy consultancy role.

The role offers the successful candidate valuable career-building experience and an unparalleled opportunity to work with European, Middle Eastern and North American governments in the Chinese market. Key responsibilities include foreign direct investment attraction, event planning, government & business delegation visit coordination, research analysis, account management and interpretation.


The Job

This position is the ideal opportunity for someone interested in working with
(1) foreign governments’ economic development offices in the areas of trade and investment, and (2) Chinese hi-tech companies expanding globally.

  • Planning, research and analysis using info gathered in Chinese and English from the internet, email and phone communication 
  • Conducting 'hands-on' business development and government work for foreign governments in China
  • Identifying, contacting, meeting, and communicating client’s value proposition to Chinese target investors, partners and customers
  • Supporting the whole outward FDI attraction process from preliminary due diligence, initial lead generation to negotiation, closing deals, and account management
  • Developing basic marketing material targeted at prospective Chinese investors, and contributing to knowledge initiatives for FDI advocacy
  • Supporting marketing activities on behalf of foreign government clients in China, including webinars, social media account management, trade show representation, and events
  • Supporting visits from government and business delegations in China 
  • Interpreting and acting as a liaison between foreign governments and prospective Chinese investors
  • Reporting to clients via regular meeting notes and reports in English
  • Other related business development and administrative tasks

Requirements

As a Beijing-based role, this position is ideal for a Chinese national who has lived, studied and worked in an English-speaking country at university level, but has returned to China to leverage skills learned abroad.
We also welcome applications from foreign candidates who are currently residing in China and are fluent in spoken & written Chinese.
Fluent spoken and written Chinese & English – an absolute must!

  • Experience in research, particularly related to foreign direct investment and/or technology
  • Work experience in (or closely with) China
  • Thorough understanding of the Chinese business environment, market drivers, trends and culture
  • Strong oral and written presentation skills
  • Candidates with the following experience will be given preference: experience in government representation/EDO/government services or business development; experience working in technology, including but not limited to medtech, fintech, biotech, agtech A degree in government, science, engineering or business 

Application Instructions

  • Please send CV and cover letter to enquiries_beijing@intralinkgroup.com
  • Target start date: August 2022 (subject to availability)
  • Application deadline: accepting applications and interviewing on a rolling basis

Intralink

Intralink is a dynamic, international business development consultancy with a deep specialism in East Asia. We enable Western companies to expand in Mainland China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan – fast, easily and cost-effectively. We have a 30-year track record and 120+ employees in Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei, Singapore, London, Oxford, Paris, Tel Aviv, Boston and Silicon Valley. In Greater China, we’re a friendly, diverse, international and ambitious team of 25 and growing. We’re privileged to work with an inspiring range of US and European clients — from tech start-ups to multinationals – as well as some of the biggest companies in Asia.

Office Address:

Diplomatic Office Building (DRC) 19 Dongfang East Road Liangmaqiao, Beijing

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