至少2 - 3年的电子商务、零售、餐饮和/或消费品领域经验;咨询或市场调查公司经验，新闻调查从业者经验优先
The Consumer Retail Researcher will work closely with Editor, China Consumer, to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community by interviewing industry sources. This person will be expected to develop new industry sources and maintain relationships to generate timely, in-depth interviews spanning retail, restaurants and consumer products topics in China. Effective source development and interviewing skills are key aspects of the role. The individual in this role will also work closely with other members of the Consumer Retail China team. Effective communication skills are another key aspect of the role. The Consumer Retail Researcher reports to Editor, China Consumer.
PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
Thorough understanding of the China market with a strong background in one or more of the following areas: ecommerce, apparel and footwear, retail wholesale, consumer products and/or restaurants industry.
Extensive industry network of contacts in China, beyond public relations and investor relations; ability to network and successfully develop new sources is key
Experience working in the internet or Ecommerce industry or researcher who covers the internet or Ecommerce industry.
Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in ecommerce, retail, restaurants and/or consumer products; consulting or market research firm experience, investigative journalism experience a plus
Ability to obtain in-depth interviews and accurately capture detailed notes.
Ability to analyze and identify essential findings; spot trends
Strong organizational skills; an ideal candidate is a quick learner and able to multitask
Strong and positive communication skills
The ability to speak/read and write native Chinese is required; verbal and written English skills preferred.
Ability to meet deadlines and be flexible with schedule a must.
The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivation and confidence
A native Chinese born speaker and citizen. If not, the proper credentials and work permits to be employed in China is a must.
Shenzhen or Guangzou based.