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The Intern Group is an award-winning, social enterprise that takes top Interns around the world and significantly improves their skills and employability via our international internship programs. We are the world leader in providing overseas internship programs and learning opportunities that combine professional experience with cultural immersion across the world. Our office locations include London, New York, Hong Kong, Madrid, Colombia, Toronto, Dublin, Shanghai, Bangkok, Tokyo, Australia, Barcelona, California and Chile and we are expanding every year.

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Regional APAC Host Organisation Team Associate - HONG KONG

Job level Entry
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Taikoo Shing
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Competitive pay, Performance bonus
Industry Education / Training
Job function Sales / Business Development / Customer Service > Account Servicing
Sales / Business Development / Customer Service > Business Development
Sales / Business Development / Customer Service > Direct Sales
Published On 28/10/2019
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Role Description:

The Host Organisation Team Associate is a dynamic and entrepreneurial role that will be accountable for the execution of new business acquisition in the APAC region. The role will be accountable for developing & executing our global business development strategy across the APAC region and will work across email, phone, Linkedin and networking initiatives to drive an enhanced acquisition process. This role will be instrumental in opening up exciting new opportunities for our interns in the APAC region, using intelligent comms and automation to approach companies and secure new partnerships before handing over to our local placement teams. The HOT Associate will support regional placement teams to focus on BD and placement for specific participants, university cohorts and difficult individual placement processes. The HOT Associate will work closely with all of our specialist global teams, aligning strategy and helping to pitch opportunities to university partners, NGOs, and governments to drive growth. This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven and entrepreneurial individual who is passionate about international education and is confident in growing a new sales function regional to help TIG achieve our long term growth strategy.

Office Location: Hong Kong (Taikoo)

 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Execution of regional business development and all initial communication and sales with prospective partners
  • Close communication and strategizing with placement/in-country teams to maximise the success of our business development projects.
  • Onboarding of new clients into our system and management of the handover process to local placement teams
  • Aligning our supply of opportunities to meet the demands of our University Partner team and Admissions requirements through setting targets for partner acquisition in ‘weak’ sector areas.
  • Building and key account managing relationships with global, multinational partner organisations
  • Support our Global Partnership Team to source tailored opportunities for university cohorts


You will have

  • First-class sales skills and experience.
  • People and project leadership skills
  • A competitive edge and target driven
  • Strong competencies with databases and sales software
  • Alignment with our Purpose and Values: People focused, Continuous Learning, Teamwork, Global Leadership
  • Understanding of automation and process alignment.
  • Strong communication skills in Cantonese, Mandarin and English
  • Exceptional organisation and time management skills
  • Strategic and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Process-driven and possess the ability to lead process improvement.
  • Project management and delivery experience
  • Vision - Ability to see the growth potential of this sub-function & and processes on a global scale.
  • Right to work in either Bangkok or Hong Kong

 

Great to have:

  • A grasp of Thai and Japanese
  • Previous experience in regional sales processes

 

The Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Target-focused commission and bonus structure.
  • Opportunity to travel to other offices across the world based on performance.
  • The incredible opportunity to meet new people and network with people from all around the world across a wide range of industries.
  • Work closely with an APAC regional team to ensure the success of placements in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Bangkok and Melbourne (Australia)

 

HOW TO GET ABROAD:

We’re excited to hear from you. If you would like to apply, please click on this link (https://theinterngroup.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=27) and submit a brief cover note (addressed to Mr. Taco) telling us a bit about yourself along with your resume or CV in English.

 

Please note we can only accept applications from those who currently live have the legal right to work in Hong Kong.