Manager, Recruiting & Network Development

Beijing, CN

Key Responsibilities:

Develop the GLG Councils network:

  • Grow the GLG Councils in China by recruiting key opinion leaders across various sectors through research, networking, direct outreach and relationship building;
  • Work with client-facing Research Managers to gauge clientsneeds and fulfill time-sensitive research requests by analyzing client inquiries and identifying and establishing consulting relationships with experts best suited to participate in such inquiries;
  • Interview prospective industry leaders as needed and capture critical data in GLG’s extensive profile management systems;
  • Developing the knowledge expertise and network in one of GLG’s core industries (Technology, Media & Telecom / Energy & Industrials / Consumer Goods & Services / Legal & Regulatory Affairs) to improve project and product service quality. Develop awareness of broader industry trends / dynamics relevant to expert recruitment and client servicing;
  • Strategically recruit top industry executives and support the client facing Research Managers in programming and organizing hot topic live events such as theme forums/roundtables/small group conversations between GLG Council Members and GLG clients;
  • Work on other initiatives associated with building the GLG Councils.

Management and mentor-ship of the Beijing Councils team:

  • Support the team captain to assume the managerial responsibilities for a team of 8 recruiting analysts and specialists;
  • Spearhead the development of such individuals to become impact players for the team;

An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is a must, Master’s is preferred
  • 4 to 5 years working experience in headhunting company, industrial think tank, market research company, leading media group, or had engaged in recruitment, public relations, investor relations, journalism or conference / tradeshow production
  • Excellent oral and written communication in both English and Chinese required
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Track record of managerial responsibilities
  • Experience interacting with senior executives
  • Fundamental understanding of the capital market will be a plus
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize activities effectively, while ensuring a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Have strong consciousness of innovation, divergent thinking and intellectually curious with a passion for learning
  • Strong curiosity towards a wide arrays of business subjects

We seek bright, positive and flexible people who also:

  • Act with the highest integrity and professionalism in all their endeavors
  • Utilize superior analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Think creatively and focus on opportunities for growth, and lead others to do the same.
  • Express a strong desire to work in a team.
  • Respond effectively to management direction and clients’ needs.
  • Demonstrate the ability and initiative to handle increasing responsibility over time.

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the worlds leading platform for on-demand professional learning. Businesses rely on GLG to learn from 600,000+ member-experts; clients look to address complex strategic challenges and make better business decisions within a rigorous compliance framework. Headquartered in New York City, GLGs 1,600+ employees work from offices in 12 countries. 

We believe strongly in our mission- and values-driven culture. Our core values drive our success. They are: learning & curiosity, responsibility, courage, judgment, fresh perspective, service, and integrity.

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Notes: GLG does not allow employees to trade public equities or debt.  All prospective new hires are required to undergo a background check.



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