Business Development Associate

  • Location
    Shanghai, China
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Jul 10

Position description

Platform88 Business Development Associate.

The Business Development Associate will work as an integral member of the business development and marketing teams, recruiting new accounts and making sure that each account takes full advantage of Platform88’s product development, manufacturing and distribution resources. 


  • Conduct market research on latest hardware startup industry and recruit new accounts. 
  • Research different partnership opportunities with other industry players, present findings in a concise manner, and lead partnership development.
  • Work in conjunction with marketing department to update the company's CRM base. 
  • Regularly check in with current clients to help with communication, travel to different project management and supply chain hubs across China to oversee important milestones of project development. 
  • Work with marketing department to develop promotional strategies and publish contents on different social media accounts including company blog, instagram, and linkedin.

Platform88 works with startups and entrepreneurs to engineer and manufacture innovative consumer products. Platform88 owns 4 of its own factories across China and has a team of designers, engineers, project managers, and quality control specialists. Our Shanghai office is a young, energetic, and close-knit operations team. It's a wonderful environment to work in and we are looking to add several more team members in 2019!

Please submit applications to [email protected]. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions. 


  • Bachelor's degree
  • English fluency required, Chinese language skills preferred
  • Microsoft suite
  • Experience writing and publishing contents
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail

Application instructions

Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out. 

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