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Corporate Engagement Associate – China (2 year position) 

Global Food Partners (GFP) is seeking a Corporate Engagement Associate to lead its work with the food and hospitality industries in China. 
 
GFP is a Singapore-based multinational consulting firm that works with food businesses and egg producers to implement and maintain high animal welfare responsible sourcing policies and production practices, with a focus on cage-free eggs in Asia. For more information visit www.globalfoodpartners.com  

About the role

The Corporate Engagement Associate will be responsible for developing and managing long-term corporate relationships to support their transition to higher welfare cage-free egg sourcing. The role involves both desk and field work, including organising and participating in industry events and leading corporate & key stakeholder meetings throughout the country. 

Scope of work

Key job responsibilities of the Corporate Engagement Associate include: 

  1. Developing and managing corporate relationships with current and potential clients and other stakeholders in China, including food retailers, food processors/manufacturers, restaurant groups, food service providers, hospitality companies, airlines, egg suppliers and industry associations;  
  2. Serving as the main point of contact for corporate contacts and clients in China; 
  3. Supporting corporate clients in the implementation of their cage-free egg sourcing policies; 
  4. Supporting with language interpretation during presentations, calls, interviews, and other interactions with Mandarin-speaking stakeholders; 
  5. Assisting in the development, translation and review of Chinese language resources (presentations, corporate proposals, materials, publications, and others); 
  6. Serving as a spokesperson for GFP in meetings, media interviews, and public speaking engagements such as webinars, seminars, workshops, and conferences, to promote further engagement with potential clients from the food and hospitality industry, and garner greater visibility for the company;  
  7. Collaborating with other team members in China and throughout Asia to advance GFP goals and projects; 
  8. Identifying and leading new and existing opportunities to advance GFP’s work in China, including through partnerships and participation in corporate events; recruiting high-level speakers and participants; 
  9. Organising and leading corporate events such as industry roundtables and working groups; 
  10. Building and maintaining a database of Chinese food & hospitality businesses, industry associations, and other relevant industry stakeholders; and 
  11. Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor. 

Requirements

  • Native Chinese speaker with excellent written and verbal communication skills; 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with the food and hospitality industries, including in supply chain & procurement, sustainability, CSR initiatives, or other related topics within the food industry; 
  • Good working knowledge of English, both written and spoken; 
  • Experience engaging and working with food & hospitality associations, suppliers, media and related stakeholders; 
  • Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills; 
    Work well independently and as part of a team; 
  • Availability to travel within the country; traveling may involve sporadic farm visits 
  • Proactive and strong work ethic; 
  • Strong network of contacts withing the food and hospitality industries in China is highly desirable; 
  • Post-graduate degree in business administration, sustainability, supply chain or related topics is a plus; 
  • Knowledge of farm animal welfare is a plus. 

Global Food Partners is committed to creating the most diverse and inclusive environment possible, free from bias and discrimination both during the application process and on the job. We simply seek out the best talent who share in our mission and vision.  We prioritise hiring people from underrepresented groups and strongly encourage people of every colour, orientation, age, gender, and origin to apply. 

Details and How to Apply

  • Position type: This is a full-time position

  • Hours of work: 40 hours per week

  • Rate of Pay: Salary will be based on, among other things, the successful candidate’s background and level of experience

  • Location: Shanghai or Beijing, China, although social insurance will be purchased in Chengdu.

  • Application Deadline: 29 February, 2024. We will be assessing candidates on a rolling basis, so please apply now.

  • Application process: Please send the following to apply@globalfoodpartners.com with the Subject “APPLICATION: Corporate Engagement Manager China”

    • Your CV and cover letter (1-2 pages in English and Chinese), including what motivated you to apply for this role and how you meet the requirements

    • Optional – other materials you think would be relevant to your application, such as samples of your previous work.

  • " มีคำถามใช่ไหม " If you have any questions about this role or would like more information, please do reach out to us at apply@globalfoodpartners.com.

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