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German Engineering Association China Office - Shanghai, Shanghai, China

About Company:

German Mechanical Engineering Commercial Services Co., Ltd. (GMECS) is the official service provider of VDMA China.

The VDMA is Europe’s largest network of mechanical engineering companies. VDMA has over 3200 corporate member companies and is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany.

There are 38 sub sectors representing different industrial branches of mechanical engineering. In China the VDMA has two locations Beijing and Shanghai.

GMECS is the service arm of the VDMA and responsible to serve the member companies with different activities and events.
As the BD Manager you are going to be responsible to facilitate all events related to Roundtables, Trainings, Conferences, Shared Exhibition Pavilions, Summits and other project-based activities.

Furthermore, you have to maintain and build new relationships with existing and new partners. Expand our and your personal network within the industrial world in China.

About this job:
  • Conducting potential client’s analysis
  • Building-up additional sales channels
  • Contacting potential clients and arranging appointments
  • Preparing sales & marketing tools
  • Presenting services at clients’ side or at events
  • Achieving sales targets
  • Drive strategic development
  • Develop and retain clientele
  • Providing and coordinating business meetings
  • Facilitating GMECS events in China and moderate them
  • Executing projects according to the spectrum of GMECS services
  • Finding new business partners and sponsoring partners
  • Supporting strategic developments of GMECS in China
  • Bachelor degree or above, major in business administration, event management or engineering (exemption possible if proven sales track record or young professional)
  • Preferable: More than 4 years’ work experience in sales of services (preferable consulting services) and/ or event management
  • Strong network within the Chinese mechanical engineering industry is a plus
  • Experience in sales and marketing
  • Experience in event management and/or project management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Planning and budgeting skills
  • Work experience in machinery related field like for e.g. production, sourcing, purchasing, logistics or consulting is a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Contacts to financial institutions or industry associations is a plus
  • Used to work in an international environment
  • Good English and Chinese both in oral and written, German will be a plus
  • Good skills in MS office
  • Team work spirit
  • Outgoing
  • Ambitious and highly motivated
Native Language: Chinese
Working Experience: 3-5 years
How to apply:

If you are interested, pls. send us your full resume in English language to

Office Location: Jing’an Shanghai

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