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DUSA Personnel Notice

Dear DUSA Members and Friends, 


Due to personal reasons, we regret that our Business Manager, Sarah Tian, will be leaving DUSA. Sarah will be leaving on 7 August, with her effective last-day-of-working on 31 July. We thank Sarah for her passion and contributions to DUSA and her commitment to the welfare of our members. 


In the interim while we are looking for our next Business Manager, please do reach out to our colleagues Maggie Chen ( and Rebecca Wu ( if you need assistance. At the same time, if you know of good people who would like to join DUSA as Business Manager, please let us know. 


We seek your understanding and we assure you that DUSA will still be serving our members to the best of our abilities. At the same time, we wish Sarah the best in her future endeavours. 



Yours Sincerely, 



Board of Directors

DUSA European Association Suzhou 

Job Post and Description

Job Post - DUSA Business Manager

DUSA European Association Suzhou is a private non-profit organization which is held and driven by its members in and around Suzhou. Members are mostly medium sized enterprises which have their head offices in Europe but have works or offices locally. DUSA helps them to interchange within their management for best practices, information & competence, enabling cross company collaboration, pooling of interests and fostering of networking. Therefore, meetings with different aspects are held, for both socializing and experience exchange. DUSA consists of more than 150 Members and is driven by an elected board with 6 Directors who run the association with their member base. 


To run this challenging task we are looking for you to 

  •  join one of the most active and respectful business association in Suzhou;
  • work with the board members sharing their rich experiences and always looking for opportunities to serve our members;
  • meeting with more than 150 company executives;
  • liaise with more than 10 National Chamber & Commerce;
  • organize more than 50 events every year with other team members;
  • spend your working time flexibly and result orientated and join events in the evening for 4 to 5 times per month.

Your main task will be: 

  •  business development by interaction with existing members and recruitment of new ones;
  • marketing / PR by setup of newsletters, website information and contacting chambers and other organizations;
  • drive and run clearly defined social events.


You best fit to the position if you 

  • are an energetic person, self-driven and motivated;
  • work self-responsible and self-organizing your tasks, understand well in prioritize tasks;
  • live in Suzhou more than 6 months, and plan to stay at least for another 2 years;
  • have good business background particularly with experiences in organizing events and liaison with varies of parties (companies, consultancy, chambers, authorities, etc.) would give a big help;
  • ideally have university degree background or relative education;
  • are business fluent in both oral and written English, fluent Chinese is a plus;
  • have a strong self-motivation;
  • are preferably European native.


Please send your CV to We are looking forward to meeting with you to further explain the job content.

Job Description - DUSA Business Manager


'DUSA - European Association Suzhou' is a private, non-profit organization based in Suzhou, China. The 'DUSA Business Manager' is of the main FACE of our members, authorities and other business partners, will coordinate and drive the day-to-day activities and projects which DUSA is organizing in and around Suzhou.

Main tasks include (but not limited): 

Business Manager takes overall responsibility for the New Membership Development, Marketing Activities and Social Events with vision and strategy setup by the DUSA Board. This position will need to cooperate and align closely with other DUSA Service Team members including DUSA Secretary and Accountant, to provide best service to all members.  

1. Business Development

  • Interaction with existing members;
  • Recruiting of new members;
  • Developing Annual Partners;
  • Looking for Events Sponsorship. 

2. Marketing/Public Relation

  • Newsletter;
  • EventBank;
  • DUSA WeChat;
  • Website;
  • Linked-In;
  • Contact window to other chambers and organizations.

3. Plan and Organize Social Events 

Manage all Social events with support from Service Team and CRM tool of EventBank.

  • Social events (Social gathering, Soccer Tournament, October festival, Christmas Dinner etc.);
  • Any other social events approval from the Board.


4. DUSA Helpdesk

Give support or help to answer inquiry from DUSA members via phone calls, emails or WeChat messages.

  • Specific business issue related topic;
  • DUSA Project related issue;
  • Help to channel with relevant party or authorities for seeking feedback. 




1.    Business Development

Identify and win new member companies by following up on recommendations from other companies, online requests, various meetings as well as pro-actively using Suzhou company lists (potential from SND/SIP government) and personal connections.


2.    Marketing/Public Relation

Improve the brand awareness of DUSA in cooperation with the responsible Board member by contacting magazines and authorities and inform more about business and social activities. Make more use of advertising material and develop new ideas for better marketing. Keep external media informed about DUSA activities, results and news. Keep in close contact with other organizations and chambers (German, American, Italian, British, Japanese, Singapore etc.) and other institutions. Find synergies, exchange topics and event speakers for the expat community and improve cooperation. Develop new ideas for common projects.


3.    Newsletter

Prepare the content of the DUSA bi-monthly newsletter and work with the design company to meet the publishing calendar. Coordinate with different sources for writing of event articles and contribute own articles of general interest for members. 


4.    Website

Prepare and update content of DUSA website and suggest appropriate measures to improve.


5.    Social events 

In cooperation with the responsible Board member, organize, advertise and supervise all ongoing regular social projects such as Social Gathering. Contribute ideas for new social events such as wine tasting events, cross cultural events, workshops… Coordinate the organization of the annual Oktoberfest acting as main contact person with DUSA partner. Prepare Sponsorship Package, find out Sponsors, find out Lucky Draw vouchers…Organize the annual networking "Inter-Chamber Mixer" event.


6.    Miscellaneous

May defined and approved further by BoD.

DUSA Annual Partner