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Account Manager

Title: Account Manager (Luxury / Hotel Industry)
Location: Shanghai
Position: Full time
Reporting to: Client Services Director

 

The successful candidate will play a key role in client servicing and ensuring that our creative and digital teams deliver and exceed on project delivery and client expectations.

 

As Account Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the creative and digital teams to deliver uniquely creative branding and effective digital solutions for clients.
  • Independently managing accounts on a daily basis
  • Managing client expectations to foster effectiveness and productivity
  • Meeting and managing project deadlines
  • Maintaining seamless communication between clients and internal project teams
  • Monitoring the team’s productivity, client’s budget and any out of scope work requests
  • Applying creative and strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Leading internal project and client meetings to brief all involved parties of status updates, priorities, challenges and client feedback
  • Collating information and preparing client reports
  • Being the last pair of eyes before any work is released to client
  • Assisting the Client Services Director in strategically planning resources, business revenue growth and so forth.
  • Participating in business development activities including but not limited to research, supporting pitch preparation and attending business development meetings
  • Acting as mentor to other junior team members so that the quality of work delivered is always consistent, and continuously improving

 

Other responsibilities may include:

Influencer Marketing/PR and Content:

  • Understanding the positioning of clients and products and be able to develop engaging story angles to pitch to journalists, influencers, KOLs/KOCs and bloggers on an on-going basis
  • Assisting in the management of client briefings, media/influencer briefings and other brand campaigns
  • Monitoring and delivering campaign and media reports as required
  • Researching, identifying and maintaining a comprehensive media database
  • Attending industry events on behalf of The Orangeblowfish to strengthen company and individual presence and knowledge
  • Collaborating with team members to consistent on brand messaging across all media channels and platforms. This can include all kinds of media materials such as press releases, written company statements, brand and product videos digital posts and so forth.
  • Reviewing and approving content and providing feedback and guidance to copywriters and other members as required

 

The Successful Candidate 

  • Possesses a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
  • Must have 7+ years of experience working with a creative or digital agency.
  • Must have 7+ years of experience in account management, at an international agency preferred.
  • Is a team player and willing to go the extra mile.
  • Has proven ability to act as advisor to personnel who are Director level and above.
  • Is obsessed with everything relating to creative and design, campaign strategies, digital marketing strategies and best practices
  • Possesses strong knowledge of digital tools such as WeChat, Weibo, RED, WordPress, and other international social media platforms.
  • Is a strong communicator, and has the innate ability to navigate and interact with key stakeholders, senior members of the Client team, as well as influential people to deliver the desired results.
  • Has the ability to navigate and adapt to new and challenging situations, solve problems, and communicate with those around you.
  • Demonstrates strategic planning abilities such as revenue projections, account growth etc.
  • Must be currently based in Shanghai (no relocation is offered)
  • Must be fluent English and Mandarin (written and spoken)

 

What do we offer?

  • Fun and creative working environment
  • The opportunity to learn new things, and work on projects that inspire you
  • A fabulous team who love what they do, and has a great sense of humor.

 

Interested? Apply below using our contact form. When sending your resume, please describe a few of the hardest problems you solved & exactly how you solved them.

 

Only those shortlisted will be contacted. This position does not qualify for relocation assistance.

Communications / Marketing Intern

Title: Marketing or Communications Intern
Location: Shanghai
Position: Min 4 days per week
Reporting to: Marketing Specialist

 

We are looking for passionate, research-savvy, and digital natives to join us as a interns!

 

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll be doing at our studio:

  • Assisting our client servicing team members on a range of tasks including by not limited to research, competitive analysis, pitching stories to the media and learning what it takes to manage an integrated communications project
  • Facilitating and helping to manage third-party digital and/or media partners, and identifying relevant resources based on client briefs
  • Helping with research on the latest news and trends in China, pertaining to specific categories and needs. Key sectors include F&B, luxury, retail, hotel and travel.

And most importantly: Having fun and sharing your passion and creative ideas with the team and seeing your work come to life!

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Media & Communications, or any related industry field
  • Previous experience in copywriting, and/or translating key marketing documents (from English to Chinese, and vice versa)
  • Some experience and familiarity of either pitching to the media and working with media partners, or in digital and social media
  • Working hours are negotiable, but a minimum of 4 days is preferred
  • Must be fluent in Chinese (Chinese Native is preferred)
  • Be able to converse including reading and writing professionally in English

 

Interested?

Apply below using our contact form. When sending your resume, please describe a few of the hardest problems you solved & exactly how you solved them.

Creative Digital Content Writer (English or Chinese)

Title: Creative Digital Content Writer (English or Chinese)
Location: Shanghai
Position: Project-basis
Reporting to: Managing Partner

 

We are in need for creative digital content writers who are strong in research, writing, editing, proofreading and has experience in writing a range of online content. The content will include copy for WeChat, LinkedIn, blogs, newsletters and other marketing purposes. 

 

We’re looking for candidates to help us:

  • Collaborate with the Creative team to produce and deliver engaging content on a regular basis.
  • Edit, proofread and improve content in English or Chinese as required
  • Manage and oversee the online content and publishing calendar for Clients and/or internal projects
  • Create case studies, infographics, marketing decks and other content to pitch that will drive more followers to online channels
  • Pitch content to media and other relevant online channels as required
  • Optimize content for search engines using keywords, meta data, back linking etc
  • Research and stay up-to-date with latest content marketing trends.
  • Conduct digital analytics

 

The successful candidates need to have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Media & Communications, or any related industry field
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant working experience, preferably in a multinational firm and international working environment
  • Previous experience in copy writing and a demonstrated ability to successfully take a brief and create engaging copy in English
  • A passion for digital communications and social media in general
  • An understanding of how social media works in China and international markets, is a plus
  • A willingness to learn and work hard to get it right
  • An ability to work on multiple projects, and still deliver the highest quality of work
  • An ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Native speaking and writing skills, and a demonstrated ability of producing good quality writing in English or Chinese 

 

The following skills will give candidates an advantage:

  • Experience in SEO 
  • Graphic design or special graphics
  • Video production

 

What do we offer?

  • Flexible working hours
  • Fun and creative working environment
  • The opportunity to learn new things, and work on projects that inspire you
  • Flexible working location. It is preferred that the candidate works in our office in Shanghai – team collaboration – you know how it is. However, candidates with the relevant skill set and right attitude will also be considered.

 

Interested? Please send us your resume, samples of work and a quick introduction of yourself and apply now! 

The Orangeblowfish will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in China. This position does not qualify for relocation assistance. Only those shortlisted will be notified.

Design Intern

Title: Design Intern
Location: Shanghai
Position: Min 4 days per week
Reporting to: Graphic Designer

We’re looking for several passionate, energetic and ambitious individuals to join us as design interns.

 

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll be doing at our studio:

  • Assisting our creative team in all aspects of graphic design and learning what it takes to manage a creative or design project
  • Facilitating and helping manage the partners and suppliers we work with
  • Gaining a better understanding of the design to application process

Most importantly … having fun, and sharing your passion and creative ideas for great design with a very talent team who love what they do!

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communication, Graphic Design, or a related design-based major
  • Strong understanding and fluency in using design programs, such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign
  • Some experience and familiarity with using other design programs is also valued, although not necessary
  • Fluent in Chinese
  • Be able to converse including reading and writing in English on a professional level

 

Interested?

Apply below using our contact form and remember to send us your most recent portfolio and best work (via a PDF or URL). When sending your resume, please describe a few of the hardest problems you solved & exactly how you solved them.

Graphic Designer

Title: Graphic Designer
Location: Shanghai
Position: Full Time
Reporting to: Design Director or Creative Lead

 

Responsibilities:

  • Take briefs as part of a wider creative team and help generate ideas to present back to the Design Director or Creative Lead
  • Have a good knowledge and the ability to execute a range of different design styles and layouts
  • Assist graphic designers on various print, online and on-site projects
  • Coordinate and prepare final artwork with printers and suppliers as required
  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, plus proofing skills
  • Ability to prioritize projects, as well as work under pressure to meet deadlines, and across multiple projects
  • Image research
  • Maintaining project and image files
  • Have a desire to learn new graphic design and illustration applications
  • Think proactively on behalf of the agency, considering new design/digital initiatives, trends and tools on forthcoming projects
  • Be a passionate, resourceful and helpful team player
  • Help with supporting ongoing pitch work

 

The Successful Candidate:

  • Must be fluent in Chinese (Chinese National is preferred)
  • At least 3 years working experience in a graphic design role, preferably in a global agency (nice to have, but not essential)
  • Strong background in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Strong layout skills (colour, typography and composition)
  • Can work independently and as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated and takes initiative
  • Have a good understanding of print media, digital media, branding and interactive design
  • A willingness to stay current: keeping skills and knowledge update to industry trends

 

Interested? Apply below using our contact form.

When sending your resume, please describe a few of the hardest problems you solved & exactly how you solved them.

 

Only those shortlisted will be notified. This position does not qualify for relocation assistance.

Marketing Specialist

Title: Marketing Specialist
Location: Shanghai
Position: Full Time
Reporting to: Managing Partner

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Specialist to join our team!

 

As the Agency’s Marketing Specialist, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing the entire marketing plan across our key markets as well as leading the execution of marketing programs from start to finish while leveraging internal support and driving collaboration, to ensure our marketing programs meet specific objectives across different channels and segments
  • Staying abreast of industry news, technology and innovation trends to ensure that the Agency is always delivering exceptional creative branding strategies and solutions for our clients and community
  • Conducting listening and conducting analytics reporting across multiple platforms whilst extracting key insights for future campaign development and go-to-market strategies
  • Continuously refining branded content, marketing assets and our overall marketing programs that enhance our marketing efforts
  • Establishing global and local partnerships and alliances to drive key online and offline events (webinars, co-branding initiatives, podcasts, interviews, client events and so forth) that will boost our overall industry leadership positioning for China and APAC
  • Leading new marketing initiatives leveraging our existing community and database to nurture existing client relationships and drive new business including newsletters, thought leadership pieces, industry news that will add value to our community
  • Partnering with creative, performance marketing and digital teams to test, refine and enhance our brand communications including print, digital, and video assets
  • Curating and managing branded content which includes all branded online platforms as well as updates for customer and internal touch points.
  • Being responsible for overall marketing budget, project timelines, deliverables and planning of resources
  • Ensuring that the Agency’s brand messaging, look and feel on all public-facing material is consistent across all marketing channels
  • Participating in new business pitches, brainstorming sessions, client presentations and business industry or client events as required
  • Completing reporting and admin duties as required
  • Be willing and eager to go beyond existing job responsibilities and contribute where required for the success of the Agency

 

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Minimum 5 years’ working experience in the creative, brand or marketing field
  • Worked in a multinational or international working environment – agency preferred – and understands the overall China/APAC marketing landscape
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Mandarin
  • Proven experience developing marketing plans and campaigns with success, and driving business value
  • Sound knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+, WeChat, Douyin, Weibo and other social media best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems independently, and ask for support when required
  • Ability to work under pressure, on a million things, yet still be able to keep their cool
  • Ability to present and manage senior level clients
  • An appreciation for metrics-driven marketing programs
  • Experience with marketing automation and CRM tools
  • A willingness to learn and work hard to get it right

 

We will place priorities on candidates who have the below skillset: 

  • Proficiency and experience with SEO, digital marketing, WordPress and/or Photoshop
  • Photography or video editing skills 
  • Established local and global media contacts

 

What do we offer?

  • Fun and creative working environment
  • The opportunity to learn new things, and work on projects that inspire you
  • A fabulous team who love what they do and has a great sense of humor.

 

If you’re interested, please send your application along with portfolio of work, and a short intro by applying below. 

 

Only those shortlisted will be notified. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in China. This position does not qualify for relocation assistance. 

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