We are looking to recruit two International Trade Advisers to join our experienced team. The role promotes and facilitates the delivery of these services and has the responsibility for supporting the international trade activities of a portfolio of small to mid-sized companies within the north east region. The role is crucial to the successful roll-out of Department for International Trade Services, which themselves are central to the economic growth strategy of the country.
As part of a field based team, this role calls for a person with first-hand experience of export sales and a proven track record in international business development. The successful candidate will be working closely with the senior management of client organisations, sharing their ambitions and fostering their growth objectives. In many cases the role will act as a consultant or sounding board for the development of export strategy, and will then support the evolving action plan through selected and appropriate parts of the Department for International Trade extensive support resources. You will be expected to visit clients based in the NE of England to provide advice and support.
As the role develops, this involvement may extend to participation in International Trade missions, seminars and communication events that catalyse cross fertilisation of ideas and experiences within the business community of the region and, occasionally, at national level.
Excellent presentation and communication skills will be required in addition to an element of self-starting and drive to encourage, motivate and involve an ever widening group of businesses. It is therefore crucial that you have the ability to achieve challenging performance targets and deadlines
- Business Development
- International Trade