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We are delighted that you would like to contribute to Messe Düsseldorf’s continued success. The exhibition business is all about people. You too can become part of a globally operating trade fair organizer. And your dynamism, innovative power and enthusiasm will help to shape the future of Messe Düsseldorf.MDS will provide you with a pleasant working environment helping your personal growth as well as a complete package of welfare benefits. We are also happy to offer internships to excellent college students as well as our MDS Associate Program for fresh graduates.Start your career right from here and join our big family!

Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. is the subsidiary of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, one of the world's Top 5 exhibition organizers. Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. has established complete China network composed of branch offices in Shanghai & Beijing, During last two years, Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. has experienced fast-pace development by successfully launching No.1 exhibition brands in China and even in Asia such as COS+H, All in Print China, wire China & Tube China.

Meanwhile, Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. has developed rich corporate culture and unique management system with corporate culture focusing on Integrity and corporate management focusing on People, Service, Know how & Heart.

Assistant Project Manager Shanghai 2018-06-13 Check the details

Job description

Position:

Assistant Project Manager

 

Assistant Project Manager job duties:

1. Overall Responsibility
This role is to be responsible for a part of the total revenue and a defined contribution to the assigned shows

 

2. Show Organization:
•  Drive growth through aggressive exhibitor sales 
•  Help to compile project plan, marketing plan, sales strategy paper and sales action plan
•  Manage (key) accounts, responsible for the assigned event(s) achieve 100% of financial target. To work with project co-ordination team, technical team and marketing team to ensure the quality of the events
•  To be responsible for floor plan management, contract and payment collections and customer service
•  Ensure maintenance and growth of exhibitor database / CRM System (ensuring high data quality)

 

3. Cooperation and Management:
•  To maintain high awareness of industry trends, climate, players, distribution and issues
•  To develop and maintain good working relationships with business partners, including trade associations, trade boards and relevant supporting media. etc
•  Compile competitive show reports

 

Skills/Qualifications:

•  Bachelor degree or above
•  At least 3 years experience in exhibition or conference sales,
•  Responsible, dynamic & committed, flexible & creative, cooperation ability & team spirit, communication skills, readiness to learn and strong customer orientation 
•  Proficiency in Microsoft office skills, especially PowerPoint, Word and Excel
•  Have a strong command of both spoken and written English/Chinese
•  Able to work under pressure and multi-tasked
•  Well-organized, hard working and self-motivated

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Project Manager Shanghai 2018-06-13 Check the details

Job description

Position:

Project Manager

 

Project Manager job duties:

1. Overall Responsibility
This role is to be responsible for the development, total revenue and contribution of the assigned shows (existing show as well as actively look for new show launches)

 

2. Show Organization/ Event-related concepts
•  Drive growth through aggressive exhibitor sales
•  Ensure the assigned project achieve the financial target and maintain a continuous growth. Maintain good relationships with business partners, supervise the team to implement the sales plan, keep close contact with HQ for related topics
•  Advise in developing trade show implementation plans, provide development and innovation suggestions and report to the director
•  Understand history and current developments of counter-exhibitions, and raise corresponding maximum-beneficial plans, responsible for collecting exhibition-related industrial trends and provide suggestions on subsequent opportunities and challenges for the director’s reference
•  Coordinate with MarCom and Technical departments to ensure the quality of the show
•  Ensure maintenance and growth of exhibitor database / CRM System (ensuring high data quality)

 

3. Cooperation and Management
•  Verifying coordination of measures in cooperation with internal and external bodies within the designated area of responsibility;
•  Taking measures to correct any deviation between actual and target performance;
•  Train and coach team members on project related matters.

 

Skills/Qualifications:

•  3-5 years working experience is preferred
•  Bachelor degree or above
•  Comprehensive knowledge of related exhibition or event experience
•  Responsible, dynamic & committed, flexible & creative, cooperation ability & team spirit, communication skills, readiness to learn and strong customer orientation
•  Writing and reporting skills, scheduling skills, organization talent, time management and  presentation skills, travel logistics and verbal communication skills
•  Proficiency in Microsoft office skills, especially PowerPoint, Word and Excel
•  Fluent in both written and spoken English is a must
•  Fluent in both written and spoken German would be beneficial

 

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Senior Project Manager Shanghai 2018-01-17 Check the details

Job description

Position:

Senior Project Manager

 

Project Director job duties:

• Lead, take charge & responsibility for the smooth & systematic running of operations of the business and team members
• Set/define and achieve the overall budget/target
• Overall smooth operation of the various departments to ensure the delivery of above.
• Cross department team motivation & management
• Managing Large Corporate Accounts and ensuring maximum share of pocket from them.
• Take charge & responsibility for the smooth & systematic operations of the sales team and call-center (including good briefing) and prepare customer-wise strategy for a long-term win-win relationship
• Develop & monitor effective monitoring mechanisms to test the energy, efficiency & effectiveness of the sales team
• Keep communication with partners, and make sure to achieve the whole show sales target
• Keep good communication with MD projects team, and MDS supporting teams (such as MarCom team, Technical team, Financial Team), to achieve the project management
• Keep good communication with MD Global Head for Strategic Direction, Collaboration and joint growth opportunities
• In-depth knowledge of market and customers
• Train and coach team members for personal growth
• Develop the show into new areas, segments - have ideas for growth

 

Skills/Qualifications:

• Bachelor degree or above
• 6+ years’ work experience with minimum 3 years’ experience in handling cross-department teams
• Ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks and resistant to stress
• Goal oriented & inspiring team to believe & deliver the goals.
• High level of integrity on handling sensitive and confidential information
• Proficiency in Microsoft office skills, especially PowerPoint, Word and Excel
• Writing and reporting skills, scheduling skills, organization talent, time management and  presentation skills, travel logistics and verbal communication skills
• Responsible, dynamic & committed, flexible & creative, cooperation ability & team spirit, communication skills, readiness to learn and strong customer orientation
• Fluent in both written and spoken English is a must
• Fluent in both written and spoken German would be beneficial

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MDS Associate Program Shanghai 2017-09-20 Check the details

Job description

MDS Associate Program

Start Your Future Career at MDS with a Tailor Made 24 Month Training Scheme!


Introduction:
The MDS Associate Program (AP) is a tailor-made 24-month scheme bringing you a unique opportunity to unveil your potential and realize your career aspirations in the trade show industry. During the program, the Associates will be rotated to different business units and corporate functions to prepare them for later positions in trade show business on a fast track.

 

Job Summary:
At our Associate Program, you will work with more than 8 projects / departments in order to facilitate your learning experiences and gain a full operation picture to strengthen your capabilities.

There will be intensive opportunities for you to understand the company. Through in-depth discussions with more than 8 department heads and various on-site experiences, you will be expected to understand the general operations of different business units. Towards the end, you will be given the opportunity to share your learning and insights with the senior management.

A trainee is basically being assessed at all times as the program progresses, meaning main-taining a professional attitude and showing excellent listening skills are two of the most important attributes the trainee needs to demonstrate. In addition, good communication skills, confidence, problem-solving and an ability to develop and maintain relationships among colleagues and supervisors are essential.

The Associate should be responsible for working alongside each project director / depart-ment head and accepting delegated responsibilities and duties with the goal of eventually becoming a formal employee after the 24 months training program.

 

Coach-Mentor-Buddy Scheme:
Buddying
Buddies are all the team members of each department. They can share their past experi-ence and provide you with solid support and advice favorable to your overall development progress.

 

Mentoring
Mentors from senior management will help you make significant transitions in knowledge,
skills and attitude by using their profession, expertise and vision. They will provide close
guidance and help you understand your development from a holistic and practical perspec-
tive.

 

Coaching
Coaches are knowledgeable experts from senior management. They will offer you insights on understanding your long-term career development, so that personal development and career accomplishments are made possible.

 

Primary responsibilities:
· Work with each department heads to plan and direct the work of the organization
· Receive training instruction in subjects related to their rotational experience
· Work in different departments to gain perspective, including marketing, sales, customerservices, project, technical, finance and HR departments
· Handle established accounts to gain familiarity
· Attend periodic evaluations
· Achieve a passing score in all areas of the management training program in order to continue in the program
· Follow the work requirements of each department

 

Skills / Qualifications:
· College degree or above
· Fresh graduates or with preferably some internship experience in project management, exhibition industry etc.
· Responsible, dynamic & committed, flexible & creative, cooperation ability & team spirit, communication skills, readiness to learn and strong customer orientation
· Proficiency in Microsoft office skills, especially PowerPoint, Word and Excel
· Have a strong command of both spoken and written English / Chinese
· Able to work under pressure and multi-tasked
· Good listening and communication skills
· Customer service orientation
· Accuracy and attention to detail
· Time management and problem solving

If you are interested, please contact joyce.zhu@mds.cn.

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