ARE YOU OUR NEXT SWEDCHAM YOUNG PROFESSIONALS COMMITTEE MEMBER?

What is SwedCham Young Professionls?
SwedCham Young Professionals in China (YP) is the youth committee of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China. We focus on connecting young talented individuals with each other and companies in Shanghai and Beijing through a range of activities such as company visits, social events and inspiring seminars. Tailored events and a network for Young Professionals by Young Professionals. SwedCham YP is a volontary run non-profit organization that is organized in two committees, one based in Beijing and one based in Shanghai. Are you ready to grow and develop within the Swedish-Chinese business community? Join us! We are now looking for both committee members and a Head of Committee in Beijing.
 
What responsibilities will you have as a committee member?
Joining the SwedCham YP family means you will join a group of 4-5 other ambitious young professionals and work together to ensure SwedCham is the go-to plattform for Swedish-Chinese young professionals to connect. As committee member you will work with planning, organizing and executing events and projects. This entails coming up with ideas for events, booking venues, securing sponsorships, create marketing and other event management related tasks. The role isn’t just focused on work tasks and previous committee members have valued the network, experience and fun that this commitment has brought as well as the connection to the Swedish-Chinese community. Engaging as a committee member in SwedCham YP is an unpaid commitment but we do expect you to commit to the your engagement, attend events and share the workload of the committee fairly, however we of course respect that your work or studies are your first priority. As a member of the SwedCham YP Committee you will receive a free membership in SwedCham Young Professionals as well as a personal certification for your commitment at the end of the year from the General Manager of Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China.
For the role as Head of Committee in Beijing we are looking for someone to take more responsibility and act as a project leader for the committee. The role entails leading the committee work, ensuring smooth coordination and that the committee work is carried out. In the role you will have support from the president of SwedCham Young Professionals.
Please state in your application which city’s committee you are applying for, and whether or not you are interested in the role as Head of Committee in Beijing.
Who are you? 
  • You have knowledge and interest in the Chinese and Swedish market and community.
  • You have experience in project management, social media and WeChat.
  • You are looking to expand your network in China.
  • You are driven and excited to lead projects.
  • You are able to be creative and work well in teams.
  • You have time for an extra committment on top of work or studies
  • You are a young professional (under the age of 35)
  • Speaking Mandarin is meritorious, but not a requirement.
How do I apply?
Send an email (brief introduction of yourself and CV) to anton@swedcham.cn. Interviews will be ongoing continuously for both the positions. Please specify if you are applying for Beijing or Shanghai. If you have any questions regarding the position, don’t hesitate to contact Anton at the above email adress.
Hope to hear from you soon!

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