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Shanghai: Director, Future Lab

Do you want to…

  • work with our General Manager to build up China’s first Future Lab in Shanghai?
  • lead an innovative and interactive space for monitoring trends and identify opportunities in China's consumption, innovation, and social spheres?
  • work closely with multinational clients?
  • be part of a dynamic, international team?

Then this position is for you. Come and join us if you…

  • are passionate about understanding trends and the opportunities they create for businesses;
  • display intellectual curiosity and creativity;
  • have experience from producing thought-provoking and visually appealing content;
  • feel comfortable leading workshops and speaking to groups.

Responsibilities:

  • Create the interactive Future Lab concept for trend watching and opportunity identification
  • Create content (such as audiovisuals and text) about trends and phenomena
  • Give presentations and run workshops with clients
  • Identify new business opportunities through interaction with clients and prospects

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or above
  • 5+ years working experience in media industry, marketing, consulting, or other relevant industry
  • Excellent content production skills
  • Proven presentation skills and good at storytelling
  • Solid people management skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, taking initiative to make things happen
  • Creativity, finding alternative paths
  • Intellectual curiosity with strong passion to express, share, and work collaboratively
  • Fluency in both English and Mandarin Chinese

To apply for this role please send a CV and cover letter – in English – to jane.xu@kairosfuture.com with the subject line “director, future lab”. If you have any questions, contact Jane Xu at +86 (0)21 6208 1012. Closing date for applications is January 28th.