Tuesday , May 21 2024

Missouri State Employment – International Trade Specialist

Website State of Missouri

Job Description:

Division of Business and Community Solutions – International Marketing Team

Job Responsibilities:

  • Actively engage with and provide technical assistance to Missouri firms on export regulations, exchange rates, tariffs/duties, export licensing, customs documentation, and other export specific and/or government-controlled issues in order to extend the competitiveness of Missouri products in foreign markets.
  • Provide communities and trade-related community groups with advisory assistance concerning trade development projects, trade promotion activities and available local, state and federal resources.
  • Recruit buyers and buyers groups from foreign countries by developing itineraries, scheduling meetings and providing contacts with Missouri suppliers and exporters.
  • Engage the Trade Specialists on all team activities, to include market intelligence and briefings, trade and marketing events, team reports, and client meetings.
  • Research, evaluate and prepare customized presentations and international market research reports on global economic conditions, trends and industry specific opportunities.
  • Liaise with assigned foreign office to support the operations and client services of Missouri’s global office network.
  • Coordinate the required content for the annual foreign office marketing plan; provide preliminary approval and submission of the annual foreign office contract compliance report.
  • Work with industry leaders, organizations, companies and academic institutions to facilitate the growth of specific industry sectors both domestically and internationally.
  • Attend meetings of foreign and domestic trade associations to discuss and promote the state and its products.
  • Cooperate and coordinate with other state and federal agencies in promoting Missouri’s participation in international trade events.
  • Initiate, organize, manage and/or participate in trade shows, trade missions, impact and marketing trips, and promotional campaigns designed to cultivate and develop new business opportunities.
  • Prepare international marketing plans and export development plans tailored to a company’s needs.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree AND
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience with international trade, export promotion or international business and marketing activities and/or grant or program administration

Job Details:

Company:  State of Missouri

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Harrisburg, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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