Chinese Market Assistant

Milan, Italy

Mia Burton is looking for a native Chinese Market Assistant to reinforce our China team in the development of Mia Burton’s digital sales channels and touchpoints. 

We can’t wait to meet a curious, proactive, results-oriented professional, eager to join our Business Development team based in Milan and to help us raise the bar on all China-related activities. 

Our ideal candidate is quick-witted and takes nothing for granted; believing that routine equals boredom, they are willing to challenge themselves with a variety of operational tasks. Sharing an insider’s look on Chinese culture and market dynamics, they will share valuable insights and help identify new opportunities for growth.

 

What we offer: 
 

  • A stimulating career path in a fast-paced company that is growing rapidly thanks to its unshakable ambition.
  • A young and stimulating work environment that values humanity and individuality.
  • A competitive salary, which remunerates autonomy, proactivity, flexibility, practicality, mediation and problem solving as hard skills.
  • Internal continuous learning initiatives and a dedicated budget for acquiring specialist and trans-functional knowledge.
  • Flexible mindset and working hours.

 

What you’ll be in charge of: 
 

  • Working closely with the China Country Manager to help expand Mia Burton’s presence in the Chinese market
  • Supporting the China Team in the daily operations (orders, shipments, customs, data entry)
  • Checking operational performances
  • Liaising with business partners (Tmall, Kaola, etc.) and social media agencies
  • Sharing insights on the market and social media landscape across the business
  • Occasionally translating and localizing content into Mandarin Chinese for the company’s corporate website and newsletters

 

Must-have experience and skills:
 

  • Mandarin Chinese as the native language
  • Advanced English skills
  • Expertise and up-to-date knowledge of the Chinese digital ecosystem (e-commerce platforms and digital marketing)
  • Understanding of market dynamics, such as customer behavior and competitor activities
  • Ability to embrace and experiment with digital devices, communications, and technologies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Flexible and proactive mindset
  • Curious and enthusiastic attitude
  • Precision, punctuality and ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage uncertainty, flexibly adapting to rapidly-changing scenarios
  • Experience with Google Workspace (Google Drive, Documents, Sheets, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite

 

What would win our heart:
 

  • Educational background in Marketing and/or Luxury and Fashion Management
  • Experience in the fashion, eyewear and/or e-commerce fields
  • Experience in Chinese social media marketing
  • Italian skills

 

Type of contract: 
 

Fixed-term contract, full-time employment

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