Business Trainee – E-Commerce & Content Design Internships

German Industry and Commerce Ltd. Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

About Company:

Enjoying a challenge? Are you looking for an international experience?

If you join our international team, you’ll be working for German Industry and Commerce Ltd., a member of the AHK network of over 140 offices in more than 90 countries. A non-government, non-political private registered association with the public mandate of the Federal Republic of Germany to represent the overall economic interests of Germany, GIC focuses on the promotion of bilateral trade and investment between Germany and our region.

The main activities of GIC include: business partner search, direct investment consulting, market research, mediation of disputes, information on law and tariffs, business publications, promotion of trade fairs and event organisation, personnel recruitment & training, business briefings, networking and lobbying. GIC is also the official representative of leading German trade fair organisations, business promotion agencies and other institutions. Furthermore, GIC provides the management, dedicated staff and other resources to the German Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong (GCC).

About this job:

As our Business Trainee – E-Commerce & Content Design you will be part of the Business Services Team, which is the main point of contact for German companies expanding to Hong Kong / China and vice versa. Our team is passionate about helping business grow whether it’s through writing a market study, finding the perfect business partner or recruitment projects. You will also work closely with our team based in Germany and coordinate a unique project on cross-border e-commerce.


  • Create digital marketing content (graphics, videos, flyers etc.) to promote the work of GIC through newsletters, website and social media
  • Support the team in developing an online shop for German goods to be sold in Greater China
    • Research available platform options
    • Create, develop and design e-commerce platform
    • Help to define target groups in Germany
    • Manage website content
  • Assist the Business Services team with scheduling and accompanying appointments on various projects related to market entry for German companies coming to Hong Kong
  • You must be a fresh graduate (class of 2020 or 2021)
  • No previous full-time work experience required
  • You must be a HKSAR resident and HKID holder and currently living in Hong Kong
  • Degree in Business Administration, Communications, Marketing or related field
  • Experience in e-commerce development would be a plus
  • Fluency in spoken and written English; Mandarin and/or German language skills would be a big plus
  • Well organised with ability to work under pressure
  • Independent working style
  • Detail oriented and ability to look at things from different angles
  • Open minded with outstanding communication & presentation skills
  • Proficient MS Office and Adobe Suite skills
Native Language: English
Working Experience: Fresh Graduate
How to apply:

Salary: HKD 8,000.00-

Internship duration: 9 months, starting in June 2021

How to apply:

Please send us your application including a cover letter and resume in English, certificates from universities, as well as references from previous internships or jobs to Ms. Ursula Klingenberg (

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