Job Posting from a Friend

I generally don’t do this, but Yang Meng is so special to me so I promised to post a job for him to my expat community, although I warned him not many people are still following this blog. :-) Here you go.

Make life better. Get in on the ground. Start a career at Anker.

Started by a few ex-Googlers in 2009, Anker set out with one goal in mind: to design reliable, affordable yet inspiring products which we would use ourselves. Today Anker has 100+ employees globally, spread among Changsha, Shenzhen, San Jose, Tokyo and Beijing.

We’re passionate about technology and looking for ways to make life easier, more convenient, less consumed by the day-to-day. Anker thrives on the enthusiasm of a hardworking, earnest family of employees. If you’re looking for a job to challenge, inspire and reward you, we’d love to sit down and start talking about adding you to our team. We could be reached via recruiting@ianker.com. If you know someone who might be a good candidate, we’d also love to hear from you and hopefully thank you with our $2,000 referral bonus once the person is hired.

Position 1: Copywriter (in Changsha/Beijing)

As a copywriter at Anker, you will serve as a representative of our brand by producing the written materials necessary to interact with customers. Both individually and as part of a team, you’ll find ways of reaching out to the public. By thinking from a user’s perspective, you’ll determine how to illustrate our products to the world.

Job Description

- Consider newly developed products from the consumer’s point of view.
- Craft compelling storylines, taglines, and other narrative “nuggets” to introduce our products to a Western audience.
- Serve as a written ambassador of our brand by contributing to the company website, leaflets, promotional events, etc.

Job Requirements

- Strong written and time management skills.
- Ability to view products from the customer’s perspective and figure out ways to attract them.
- Interest in gadgets and technology (smartphones, tablets, etc.)
- Outgoing personality with the humility to work as part of a team.
- Comfortable expressing him/herself in a Chinese work environment, preferably in Chinese.

Position 2: Marketing Supervisor (in Changsha/Beijing)

Be the mouthpiece of our company. We’re looking for someone with a flair for influencing others. Whether this be face-to-face or through online social media, you will be the person who works to spread our name. We need a juggler for this role – the ability to multi-task and plan ahead will be crucial to success.

Job Description

- Build lasting relationships with members of the media to trumpet our brand.
- Create a strong online presence for our company through social media websites.
- Wear a variety of hats to communicate with consumers via forums and other channels.

Job Requirements

- Warm personality and eagerness to meet new people.
- In tune with tech media, preferably with established contacts.
- Well-versed as to the ins and outs of social media.
- Excited to use persuasion and influence to ignite our brand.