We are looking for a hard-working, enthusiastic individual with an interest in China to join our marketing team in Shanghai. You’ll join a small, international team of passionate people and have the chance to make a real impact on our business from day one.

Tasks include (but aren’t limited to)

  • Marketing research based on personal interest and company needs
  • Executing online marketing campaigns, including website optimization and social media
  • Assisting in PR and networking efforts
  • Content creation (written and visual)
  • SEO optimization
  • Assisting in the design of print materials
  • Translation to/from English & native language



  • Marketing background a plus, but not a requirement
  • Ability to work independently and pro-actively, and maintain a broad overview while working on multiple projects
  • Analytical skills and a strong understanding of numbers OR a creative eye
  • Fluent spoken and written English (knowledge of Chinese a plus)
  • Real interest in China and promoting the benefits of learning Mandarin
  • Native proficiency in any of the following languages: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish


Practical details

  • Starting date: Flexible
  • Duration of internship: 3-6 months
  • Full-time
  • Location: Shanghai, China

To apply for this role, send your CV and motivational letter to lauren.pettit@hutongschool.com with the subject line ‘Marketing Intern Application’ by October 31st, 2019.

Company Description

Hutong School is the first Chinese language school under foreign management to be officially licensed by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Since launching in Beijing in 2005, we have opened branches in Shanghai and Hangzhou, as well as several locations across the world. Our young and dynamic team in Shanghai is formed of people from all over the world, each of whom shares a passion for youth travel to China. The school is located in one of Shanghai’s most exciting and lively areas, on metro line 7, just a short walk from Jing’an Temple.