InternChina is an award-winning organisation in the International Higher Education sector. Providing funded programmes to universities and government-funded organisations since 2007, InternChina have placed over 2000 students and recent graduates from countries all over the world in China. We aim to be an ethical, transparent and student-focused organisation, with a well-established and enthusiastic team, spread across the UK, Europe and 5 destinations in Greater China. We aim to do things differently in our sector, with off-the-beaten-track destinations, unbeatable value, unrivaled support on place in China and a ‘quality over quantity’ approach. Job Title: Bookings & Marketing Assistant Location: Manchester (9 months, September 2017 to May 2018) followed by an optional 3 months (June to August 2018) in one of our China offices. Number of posts: 1
The core of this role is handling applications for InternChina programmes. This includes, but is not limited to:
Responding to initial applications by email and on the phone
Following up with ongoing applications
Liaising with our China-based teams to ensure speedy placement of participants with internship host companies.
Conducting phone interviews with candidates for our various funded programmes
Answering pre-departure questions from booked participants
Working with our bookings manager to ensure targets are met
Participant data management and general administration tasks
Marketing & Partnership Development
Attend student-facing marketing events across the UK, such as careers fairs, presentations and panel discussions
Communicate with our UK university partners to arrange suitable promotional activities
Administrate the booking of careers and placement fairs and other UK marketing activities
Attend networking events and conferences, building InternChina’s network of university, government and NGO partnerships
Create occasional press releases and blog posts
Assist in managing our UK alumni network, gather feedback and create relevant statistics for marketing purposes
Assist our marketing manager with social media and other digital marketing activities in the UK
Students on business related degree programs are preferred, but applicants with any degree program will be considered.
Knowledge of another European language would be a plus but not a must.
Any previous visit to China would be advantageous, but is not a must.
IT savvy. Able to use office software effectively.
No knowledge of Chinese language necessary, but motivation to learn the basics is a must!
Regular social media user, in particular Instagram, facebook and twitter.
Sociable and enthusiastic.
Eager to learn, travel and understand other cultures
Our Offer: Salary: £1,000 per Month Holiday: 25 days paid holiday (for 12 month placement) How to apply: Please submit CV and cover letter outlining your motivation for the placement to Jamie.firstname.lastname@example.org Application Deadline: 28th April 2017 Placement Start Date: August or September 2017 Duration of Placement: 9-12 months
InternChina is a young and fast growing company. We are growing quickly, have 12 permanent staff, 4 offices in China and 1 office in the UK. We always have at least 2 interns based in each of our 4 China offices and if you think InternChina would be a cool company to work for, then send us your application! We look at every application we get and will always get back to every applicant.
General responsibilities and role assumptions:
The role of an intern in our China offices will give you a close insight into the day-to-day running of a business in China. We are a relatively small and family-run business, so you will be welcomed as part of the family and able to enjoy a friendly working atmosphere. As an intern with us it’s imperative that you demonstrate and encourage our core principles and desired culture. Our culture can be roughly defined by the following core principles:
Transparency & Sustainability: To be as open, thorough and accurate as possible when working with clients, host families, universities and partner companies, in order to make every aspect of our business sustainable in the long-term
Service which goes the ‘extra mile’: To go beyond 9 to 5 and make extra effort where necessary to ensure clients are happy. We have only grown to where we are now based on positive feedback, references and recommendations.
Have fun and be professional: To strike a perfect balance between a friendly informal approach and a high level of professionalism
Handling of enquiries, customer data management, and general administration tasks.
If the intern has the interest: Video filming and editing, Photoshop design for a multitude of different purposes. In house training available.
Communicate with our university partners and establish new partnerships
Create press releases and China related articles, then aim to get them published for press exposure in your home country
Local marketing: occasional flyering and postering, visiting relevant events and networking.
Assisting our China-based online marketing team by posting positions on relevant job boards and university careers pages.
Blog writing, posting on social networks and contributing to relevant online forums.
Email newsletter creation using Mailchimp and photoshop
Assist with the coordination of our alumni network, gather feedback and create relevant statistics for marketing purposes.
Assisting your office manager with administration, answering client questions and working on on-going group projects and scholarship schemes which InternChina is currently working on
Arranging regular events, activities and trips for groups of interns.
Student or recent graduate
Fluent in English. Another European language would be a plus but not a must.
Students on business, language or Chinese Studies related degree programs are preferred, but applicants with any degree program will be considered.
IT savvy. Able to use office software effectively.
Familiar with all main social networking sites.
Hard-working and committed
Enthusiastic about travel and discovering new cultures
We offer our interns a fantastic opportunity to learn about various aspects of sales, marketing and administration and will tailor the exact internship tasks to suit your study background and strengths. We offer competitive conditions which will be discussed during the interview.
Job Title: China Branch Manager Location: Qingdao, Chengdu or Zhuhai Job Description:
InternChina is an award-winning organisation in the International Higher Education sector. Providing funded programmes to universities and government-funded organisations since 2007, InternChina have placed over 2000 students and recent graduates from countries all over the world in China. We aim to be an ethical, transparent and student-focused organisation, with a well-established and enthusiastic team, spread across the UK, Europe and 5 destinations in Greater China. We aim to do things differently in our sector, with off-the-beaten-track destinations, unbeatable value, unrivaled support on place in China and a 'quality over quantity' approach.
InternChina is growing quickly and doing so in an unpredictable country where things may change unexpectedly, so our team needs to be flexible and able to react quickly to changes or unexpected situations. This means that although we can set out a general set of key responsibilities for each branch manager, they are expected to go beyond their job description where necessary. It’s imperative that the branch manager demonstrates and encourages our core principles and desired organisational culture during a vital growth period for the company. Your responsibilities will include:
Programme development; Identifying new internship opportunities, visiting prospective partner companies and networking in order to develop exciting new internship opportunities
Office management; ensuring smooth day-to-day operations in your city and motivating the team
Group programme planning, oversight and follow-up
Recruiting and supporting local staff to provide quality accommodation for participants
Managing IC office interns
Delivering training to interns and permanent staff in your branch
Manage office finances; handle cash, payments and accounting
Application and booking administration, managing the participant placement process
Create occasional blog posts and web content
Assist the team in producing social media content
There are times when you will be in sole charge of the InternChina branch you are responsible for. InternChina’s management team will support you every step of the way and trust you to run the branch in the way you best see fit.
Qualified to degree level
Any degree subject considered
Experience of living in China, even for a short period
You do not need to speak fluent Chinese, but a basic conversational level is required
Passionate about China, travel and understanding other cultures
Enthusiastic and sociable
Ability to use initiative
Adaptable, resilient and positive
Salary: 10,000 RMB net per Month
Bonus: Fixed annual bonus
Holiday: 20 days paid holiday (plus national holidays)
Insurance: Emergency health and repatriation cover
Visa: Work visa and residents permit provided, with all associated costs covered
Flight: One-way flight to China provided
Language Classes: Free classes provided during first year
Accommodation: If necessary, accommodation can be provided for up to 10 days upon arrival
How to apply: Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your motivation letter to Jamie.email@example.com Start Date: August 2017, or sooner depending on your availability