Trade and Marketing Manager, Shanghai, China

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Victorian Government Business Office (VGBO) international network underpins Victoria’s offshore investment attraction and trade promotion operations, support government and business engagement between Victoria and relevant market and coordinate Ministerial visits to the country.

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Sales / Business Development
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Overseas
Closing Date: 27-Oct-2017
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: 2 Years
Attachments: ADVERT - LES PD Trade & Marketing Manager, Shanghai.pdf (PDF, 493KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Michael Baird -
+86 21 6279 8681 (ext 5536)

Position Details

Trade and Marketing Manager, Shanghai

  • Classification: Locally Engaged Staff  (LES)
  • Work Location: Victorian Government Representative Office, Shanghai, China
  • Employment Type: Full Time, Fixed Term – 2 years

About the Role

The Trade and Marketing Manager, Shanghai, is a diverse role, responsible for developing and managing a range of business activities and projects in the China region.   Based within the Representative Office for the Victorian (Australia) Government in Shanghai, China, the position will manage marketing and trade projects and programs for the office and the Commissioner for Victoria in Greater China.  The position requires proven marketing and business development experience, including well-developed research and analytical skills.


Working in a small and supportive team environment, the development of strong relationships internally and with key stakeholders is vital to the role and requires someone who is flexible and solution oriented; confident and diplomatic, with excellent communication skills.  The ability to work collaboratively is important, as the position works closely with colleagues based at Head Office in Melbourne, Australia, as well as across the Greater China international offices.


Employment Eligibility

  • Applicants must be a Chinese citizen
  • Applicants will be subject to a probationary period.


Please note: this position is being readvertised.  Previous applicants do not need to reapply. 


How to Apply

To be considered applications must contain:

  1. A statement addressing each of the numbered key selection criteria outlined in the position description; and
  2. A current curriculum vitae listing relevant qualifications and/or registrations, details of employment history and relevant skills.


Applications close at midnight (Australian Eastern Standard Time) on Friday 27 October 2017.

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