China Country Manager
To lead, design and develop healthy lifestyle marketplace China business
To own China p&l and team management
About Our Client
Our client is revolutionizing the fitness and wellness industry by bringing together the world's top fitness
and experiences into one online marketplace.
Grow the business in China to deliver revenue and profitability targets, being strategic about how you manage your time and resources to do so.
Guide your sales team to ensure you sign new studios at an accelerated rate, start conversations with studios who have just opened in your market and lead key contract negotiations.
Maintain strong relationships with our top studio and wellness partners through consistent support, strategic advice, and empirical guidance - acting as a subject matter expert and consultant
Be active in the fitness and wellness industry in China - you should be a natural networker, constantly looking to grow your contacts to be the first person to pick up on new studios, trends or fitness brands to collaborate with entering your market.
Partner with your local marketing team to refine our brand and value proposition in the market, and conceptualise and execute local marketing efforts (e.g. events) and channel strategies (e.g. WeChat performance).
Maintain excellent communication with company leadership to highlight strategic opportunities and threats, and leverage the support of a centralised team abroad to deliver your goals.
China is a highly nuanced market, so it's important this person is able to succinctly communicate key market-specific information to senior stakeholders across the business; including presenting updates on performance and trends to global Leadership Team
Manage a small team established spread across Shanghai and Beijing, with multiple direct reports across sales, marketing, and operations/Account Management.
The Successful Applicant
Fluent in Chinese (Mandarin) and English.
Independent, self-starter attitude with a willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done.
Extensive experience in Sales, Leadership & Management, Business Development, Account
Management or City/Country Manager role.
Ability to lead and manage local and remote teams, you can work effectively with teams across different cultures, countries and time zones.
Strong relationship management and up-selling skills, you are a natural networker and love meeting new people.
Creative thinker and fast executor who can also analyse performance data to derive actionable insights and communicate recommendations to teams abroad.
Previous start-up experience and/or experience at Fitness/Wellness/Tech companies/two-sided marketplaces is a plus.
Right to work in China
What's on Offer
Great Country GM opportunity for the right candidate with passion in healthy lifestyle business.