Business Development Associate - Mandarin


Our client is the world's largest search engine. They are looking for a Business Development Associate to support their mobile services team. Key to their rapid growth are the strategic partnerships they develop with global players in the mobile space. Core to these partnerships are a number of strategic programs that they promote to their partners in order to create a cohesive ecosystem.

In this role, you’ll work closely with the Business Development and Legal teams on cross-functional efforts to support the distribution of their platform and Mobile Services. These efforts include driving the contracting process for non-negotiated licensing and distribution deals and promoting strategic programs directly to our partners.

To be successful in this role, you will need to follow through with the execution of business development efforts to transform opportunities into actions and provide support to the partners and Business Development team. You will need strong project management skills, a strong bias towards action, and a rigorous operational mindset to add structure to a fast growing organization.


  • Pitch programs and initiatives designed to create a strong ecosystem directly to partners and maintain an on-going partnership with OEMs
  • Run operations -- ensure delivery of program promises, problem solve to remove blockers, constantly examine existing processes to improve adoption of programs
  • Close various non-negotiated business agreements with partners which may include distribution agreements, amendments, and renewals (core responsibility)
  • Analyze metrics to develop strategic recommendations in order to achieve program targets
  • Provide updates and metrics reporting to cross-functional teams


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
  • Prior experience (4+ years) in program management or operational oriented capacity
  • Partner-facing experience is highly valued, either in a prior external business development role or client-facing role at services firm
  • Fluency in written Chinese and spoken Mandarin
  • Experience working in the internet or consumer hardware space
  • Experience with Google Docs/Sheets/Slides or MS Office
  • Ability to interpret legal documents and work with attorneys to complete agreements
  • Ability to clarify and summarize issues.
  • Sharp, analytical and possess detail-oriented skills
  • A strong understanding of consumer electronics and the mobile value chain
  • Creative, results driven, able to zoom from strategy to execution, business minded, and collaborative.
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