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Sales Operations Specialist Outbound Shanghai

Join us building best in class operational processes of products and services in China!
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Do you want to be part in building best in class operational processes of products and services in a creative global industry? Do you want to join a growing organisation that provides world-class products to the world's best image creators? Do you want to drive change at a faced paced environment where own initiatives are embraced and encouraged? 

What we are looking for

We are looking for a specialist with passion for sales operations, to join us in building a world-class operations team in China, one of our fastest growing markets in the world.

The Sales operations specialist reports to Commercial Director. The position will be located at Profoto China in Shanghai.

Key responsibilities

  • In charge of outbound logistics, handle and organise the full customer order process from order to invoice
  • Plan outbound logistics flows with 3PL, and be in daily contact with 3PL
  • Derive insights from data to improve order lead time and dealer stock levels
  • Handle customer returns
  • Follow up on Accounts receivable which is handled by our outsourcing partner
  • Sales support to the sales organisation  


We believe you are a person who has experience in working in an international environment with B2B-sales from an operational point of view. You are a true team player, as you will be working closely the local sales and marketing team as well as direct communication with headquarters in Sweden. This is a key position in the heart of the business, as Profoto China continue to grow and it is crucial that you have open an sales minded attitude

  • You are a Shanghai resident
  • You have 2-3  years of experience of operations/logistics in China, and sustaining great customer and supplier relationship
  • You can easily get up to speed in our ERP-system IFS and love working with continuous improvements 
  • You have an MSc or other relevant education with good grades
  • You can unimpededly work both in English and Mandarin
  • You stand out in planning, and have a natural aptitude for working in a structured way

Your profile

You have a passion for operational processes and an ability to see the needs through the eyes of the customer. You are hands on and have an entrepreneurial attitude and understands that this role needs both an hands on approach as well as strategical thinking. We also believe that you have an interest and passion for products and services in the photographic industry.

  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with high achieving coworkers
  • You are a great team player with respect, enjoy helping and learning from others
  • Strong desire for driving and embracing change
  • Can do attitude
  • Sense of urgency
  • You enjoy having fun at work and working in a multicultural business
  • You are creative and dare to think differently, and can follow through on action items   
  • Knowledge of photography is beneficial

Want to join Profoto – The Light Shaping Company?

If you feel you have what it takes to become the Sales operations specialist – Outbound, please send an application with your CV, personal letter, and education records from university. If you have any questions, please contact us via email at nina.nilsson@profoto.com.

Last day to apply is 2019-10-31. Interviews will take place on a continuous basis, so apply today! 

What we offer

Innovation has secured our position as the leading choice for the world's best photographers. So, our culture is creative, entrepreneurial, forward thinking and agile. That's why we're looking for the very best and the very brightest to help make us better. Talented and driven people who are keen to enter a growing and fast-paced environment where responsibility is given early.

As a result, we've created a company where high achievers will be given every opportunity to grow, develop, and contribute on an international stage. That's massively important for us because ultimately - your success is our success. 

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200135 Yangpu Qu Directions Career-cn@profoto.com +86 (0)21- 6567 8506

What we offer

At Profoto we only hire the best and we invest in the development of our people to ensure we are an employer of choice for those who value professional development and continuous challenges.
We are committed to growth and we want our people to grow with us. To achieve this we offer an ambitious, high quality and demanding culture where we value to have fun together as we build a world class company with a premium brand. We strongly believe and therefore offer to our employees a healthy work life balance; a coaching leadership and strong individual development are the keys to our success.

  • Strong career development

  • Continuous growth

  • Challenging change environment

  • Smart & engaged colleagues

  • Fast paced environment

  • International opportunities

  • Work life balance

  • Winning team in a world-class company

Behind the scenes at Profoto

At Profoto we only hire the best and we invest in the development of our people to ensure we are an employer of choice for those who value professional development and continuous challenges. 


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