Development Officer position for Export and International Trade

Are you seeking a new and exciting challenge? The New Brunswick Association of CBDCs with the Women in Business NB division is looking to fill one (1) Development Officer position for Export and International Trade. Offering services and programs to women entrepreneurs in NB, we are looking for dynamic, passionate and motivated people to fill the position above.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Women in Business NB Director, the Development Officer will be responsible, amongst other responsibilities, to:

General role and responsibilities:

· Facilitate individual growth plans for women in business

· Identify the specific needs of women entrepreneurs looking to export their products or services

· Provide advice and consultation services to women in business in various regions of NB and/or by area of expertise

· Guide women entrepreneurs in the provincial and federal ecosystem of support for exporters

· Continually develop area of expertise

· Refer clients to appropriate financial and/or other appropriate partners

· Create and maintain relationships with stakeholders

· Set up and facilitate networking groups

· Coordinate an international peer-to-peer program between women entrepreneurs.

· Determine the training needs for active and emerging exporters and help coordinate any training required

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

· Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and/or related field; or equivalent work experience

· Minimum of 4 years of experience in a community or non-profit organization

· Minimum of 4 years of successful experience in a position in this field or related field

· Excellent knowledge of the entrepreneurial environment, particularly related to the status of women

· Entrepreneurial experience, an asset

Basic skills required:

· Have experience in entrepreneurship

· Possess ability to read financial statements

· Have the ability to self-direct

· Possess facilitation and counseling skills

· Be result-oriented

· Possess organizational skills, including time management, planning; ability to set objectives and follow-ups, in addition to managing data

· Have obtained or is completing the FITT Certified Professional in International Trade program

· Have a very good knowledge and experience in international trade

· Understand the supply chain ecosystem and existing supplier diversity programs, specifically for women entrepreneurs

· Possess technological skills, especially Microsoft suite, client relationship management (CRM) software, virtual meeting (eg: Zoom and Teams)

· Have exceptional customer service skills

· Have the ability to travel to various locations in the province and the country

· Master French and English languages, spoken and written

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