Category : Senior Leadership Jobs, Secondary / High Schools, Non-teaching Jobs, Language Schools, Vocational Schools / Colleges
Location : Beijing, China
Posted : 3 months ago
Start Date : Not Specified
Communication / marketing
Our client is the largest and second oldest university press in the world. Started over 530 years ago, they are a world leader, constantly learning and innovating to stay at the front in their field. Today they have offices in 50 countries, publishing over 110 million units, in over 40 languages, and in a variety of formats–print and digital. Publishing over 6,000 new books every year and employing around 6,000 people.
Their books, materials and services are sold in 188 countries worldwide and cover an extremely broad academic and educational spectrum, for all audiences–from pre-school to secondary level schoolchildren; students to academics; general readers to researchers; individuals to institutions. As well as traditional publication, they offer a number of other services, including support to teachers, delivering digital learning and assessment platforms, creating online research tools for students and researchers, providing freely available digital language resources.
As part of their continued success and to realise their vision to be the leading provider of innovative education solutions in Asia, they are expanding in China and as such are looking for a Business Development Manager.
As the Business Development Manager, you will be a core member of the mainland China Business Development Team. Your main focus will be to understand China’s growing online and digital education industry. You should be focused and results driven, carrying out research on the China education industry and policy trends to identify potential areas of opportunity, with specific focus areas on online education, digital learning platforms, and blended learning. You will locate or propose potential business deals and develop key partners to drive business growth, screen business deals by evaluating market potential, deal requirements, and financial returns and build business cases.
To be successful in this role, you should have over 5 years’ work experience, preferably in publishing, education or internet industries. Have a good understanding and knowledge of the Chinese education industry with existing connections within the education or information industry being a big plus. Basic experience in project management, and skills in managing internal and external stakeholders. You need to be a great communicator, both written and verbally. Fluent in English, strategic and results-driven, MBA is preferred but not required.
In return you will work in a truly global institution, a world leader, one that holds teamwork, innovation, integrity, passion and trust as its key values and has the insight, passion and resources to be at the forefront of innovation in education.
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