For companies and interested parties looking to locate or expand in San Francisco, SFAsia offers the following services:
Facilitate Key Introductions
Connections in China and Latin America through the GlobalSF network.
Stakeholders from San Francisco’s innovation, business community and technology ecosystem.
Provide end-to-end advisory services to Asian companies who want to establish a presence in San Francisco.
Introduction to investors, partners and potential clients.
Make initial contact between Asia, San Francisco and the Silicon Valley.
Assist businesses with finding commercial real estate to establish a physical location in San Francisco.
Opening R&D offices, laboratories, manufacturing facilities for your businesses.
Creation of innovation centers.
We curate our own events.
We also partner with 3rd third- party organizers.
We organize our own roadshows to Asia (outside China).
We create focused events for Asian companies to network in the Silicon Valley.
We host trade mission delegation.
Director – SFAsia
GlobalSF in partnership with the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) is currently seeking an experienced Director to develop and manage business attractions and retention efforts for the San Francisco Bay Area with a main focus on companies in and from Asia, outside of China. This San Francisco based position is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual who possesses a passion for international economic development while joining a high-profile economic development organization in SFAsia.
Develop and execute a marketing strategy focused mainly on attracting ASEAN companies to San Francisco
Attract and recruit ASEAN businesses to San Francisco while developing and tracking qualified leads
Assist ASEAN companies in navigating the various regulations and requirements necessary to establish a business in San Francisco
Provide assistance and a range of professional services to inbound clients
Provide assistance and introductions to San Francisco-based firms seeking business opportunities in Asia, outside of China
Manage relationships with partner organizations; government and private-sector entities in San Francisco; and State and Federal governments in the U.S. and Asia respectively
Develop and deliver sector-focused San Francisco sales presentations
Develop and implement fundraising programs to grow our initiative
Manage reporting requirements
Requirements and Experience:
Candidate should have significant experience managing and implementing an economic development job growth program; excellent communication and presentations skills; and previous experience working in Asia, combined with the following requirements:
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a business development position combining international experience
Native English speaker preferred, bilingually fluent in written and spoken Asian language
Proven experience as a client relationship manager
Minimum Bachelor’s college degree
iOS and Social media skills
Well organized, self-starter, able to work independently
Business plan development, including program development and fundraising strategy
Prior work or experience in ASEAN country a plus
How to apply:
Please send your cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications accepted until the position is filled. Thank you.