International Business Development

Posted by High Meadow Recruitment Ltd 03/09/2020

Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
£34,000 - £36,000/annum
High Meadow Recruitment Ltd

I am delighted to be working with this invaluable and highly reputable organisation as they look to expand their West Midlands Regional International Trade team with Advisers from a plethora of specialisms.

As part of a highly knowledgeable team, you will be the cross-regional speciaist in the FMCG sector, providing expert advice into key regional and national activities to support international growth within regional FMCG businesses. 

The Role:

  • Keep abreast of developments within FMCG and the wider retail environment, becoming known as the FMCG sector expert for export advice.
  • Identify export opportunities for the sector and promote them to the business.
  • To confidently and successfully build relationships with key local business support partners, such as Local Enterprise Partnerships. 

Person Specification:

  • The ideal candidate will have a strong FMCG background and international trade experience, gained within a target-driven business development or commercial role
  • Demonstrable business acumen, along with an awareness of the mechanics of exporting.
  • A general understanding of the DIT regional and worldwide networks, and the services available for UK Businesses.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of local partners, stakeholders and key agencies involved in economic development, and business support programmes available to business, including government / public sector and EU funding.
  • You must demonstrate impeccable relationship management skills, and communication skills – able to influence and negotiate up to senior management and CEO level.
  • Ability to analyse, collate, interpret and report / present data
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects within timescales.

First stage interviews will be via video-conference and my client is looking to have someone in place asap for this fixed term contract until 31/03/2021.

Contract Length:
7 Month Contract
Job Reference:
Job ID:
Less than 10

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