Market Development Executive

Date: 1 Apr 2024

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN

Company: Zespri Group Limited

Who are we?


Zespri is more than simply the world's single-largest marketer of kiwifruit. We like to think of ourselves as fruit on a mission and as rebels with a cause: to help people, communities and the environment around the world thrive through the goodness of kiwifruit. We are proudly the world's largest marketer of kiwifruit, selling kiwifruit in more than 50 countries. We work with around 2,800 New Zealand and 1,500 international growers and post-harvest companies to source the best-quality Zespri Kiwifruit which we supply through our distribution partners to wholesale and retail customers. We are one of New Zealand's best-known international brands, dedicated to creating sustainable long-term value for growers.

What's the role?



The Market Development Executive will work alongside the Head of Market Development GC to support driving Greater China strategy development.


Primary responsibilities include:  
• Support competitor intelligence and analytics  
• Ad hoc analytics projects 
• Support/Liaise with Strategy Global function on strategy forum/ projects,/cycle plan. 
• Strategic project and ad hoc support (strategy, financials) – focus on GC markets 
• Market analytics, factsheets, foundational data  
• Cross functional program and project support 
• Work closely with Sales and Marketing team for deep  business understanding
• Connect with two main Distributors dedicated teams for Zespri business and support the related joint plans 
• Other projects/programs as per assigned by GC management 



Who are you?



We are looking for someone who is curious to learn, driven, enjoy collaboration across function and highly accountable of the individual projects as required. 
The successful candidate will have:


• Education : University and above, preferable with business major 
• 1 or 2 years experience or fresh graduates with related intern experience 
• Previous special business project taskforce experience 
• Solid project management/business development experience 
• Good command of written and spoken English due to the nature of the job
• Good Interpersonal skill and capable to foster good relationship with stakeholders 
• Excellent organising skill
• Capable In developing business planning and familiar with strategic planning frameworks. 
• Financial knowledge and capable to manage project and channel/territory KPIs/P&L.   
• Familiar with MS-Office as well as process mapping software. 
• Ability to manage and manipulate large data sources essential. 



Why Zespri?


Our people are what makes our culture so irresistible and uniquely Zespri. We are a passionate and mighty team of 850+ employees in 23 different locations globally. Working at Zespri is an opportunity to join a fast-paced, culture-driven environment unlike any other. We want people who share our values of being personally connected, results-driven, and committed to guardianship. Join us in shaping our future and be part of a truly unique organisation.

  • Competitive overall remuneration package
  • FlexWELL flexible work ethos; WFH & the office.
  • Additional paid annual leave day per year (Zespri Day).
  • Global Life and Permanent Disability Insurance.
  • Group Medical Insurance benefits.


Apply Now! Applications close 3 May 2024

At Zespri, we understand the importance of diverse perspectives and experiences, and a fair hiring process is the first step to getting there. We want to attract a diverse range of people and encourage everyone from all backgrounds and walks of life to apply. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments to take part in the recruitment and selection process by reaching out to our Talent Acquisition team via email at



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