International Trade Adviser

Yorkshire and Humber or East of England
£30,000-35,000 + Car Allowance + 10.5% pension + participation in a bonus scheme
14 Feb 2013
14 Mar 2013
Contract Type
Full Time

£30,000-35,000 + Car Allowance + 10.5% pension + participation in a bonus scheme

Regional Role covering East of England or Yorkshire and Humber

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice.  We are recruiting a number of International Trade Advisers to provide professional advice on a range of UKTI services, including strategic action planning, routes to market, overseas contacts, training and market research to support companies to grow and succeed globally.

Main duties will be to:

  • Identify new and experienced exporters where UKTI support is appropriate to underpin growth strategies
  • Work with companies to develop their international business potential through the provision of in depth face-to-face support, utilising UKTI’s overseas network
  • Work with companies to develop their export strategy and tailor UKTI and other support to deliver growth
  • Support UKTI events and those of our partners to raise the profile of UKTI and the importance of international trade
  • Work as part of a wider network referring companies to other sources of support in the interests of the company



The candidate will demonstrate:

  • Strong awareness of key international business issues affecting the profitability and growth of and enterprise
  • A sound knowledge and awareness of issues affecting the UK economy and especially business.
  • Knowledge and experience of international trade, sales & marketing and market research
  • Confidence to build and manage client / customer relationships.
  • Excellent influencing, communication and mentoring skills.

International Trade Advisers deliver services across a broad range of economic sectors ranging from automotive to health care and life sciences.  We welcome applications from individuals with a broad range of experience.

To apply forward your CV to:

There will be an Assessment Centre for candidates who successfully complete the first stage.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 4th March 2013

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