Vacancy details

Export Growth Trade Adviser

Location: Hatfield

Posted on: 14/03/2019

Do you want to play your part in improving the wealth and prosperity of current and future generations?

Do you want to play a key role in shaping the delivery of international trade support across the region?

Can you help inspire a generation of businesses across the region to break beyond their existing borders and grow through international trade?

If you’ve answered “yes” to these questions the role of Export Growth Trade Adviser could be for you!

About the role

In this role you will:

  • support businesses to begin, develop and grow their exporting success;
  • achieve or exceed all contracted targets to help establish the East of England team as one of the highest performing teams in the country;
  • promote a positive impression of DIT’s services to customers, potential customers, partners and stakeholders to enhance our image and reputation;
  • assume lead responsibility for a particular aspect of the service as part of agreed annual targets and objectives.

About you

  • You will have sound knowledge and demonstrable experience of International Trade to multiple destinations and preferably across more than one sector.
  • You will have demonstrable commercial international trade experience combined with experience in delivering international trade advice and support to other businesses.
  • You will be able to maintain relationships with large numbers of clients simultaneously, supporting them using remote and digital methods as well as face to face interaction.
  • You will be solutions oriented and have a ‘can-do’ approach.
  • You will demonstrate willingness to embrace new technology, including digital and on-line methods to efficiently deliver high volume of support to clients; Proficient at using IT and CRM systems.

What do we offer?

About us

Exemplas Trade Services Limited (ETSL) delivers the trade support services for the Department for International Trade in the East of England.  ETSL is a subsidiary of the Exemplas Group, one of the UK’s foremost business support organisations with nearly 200 employees across a number of locations. As a business we recognise that giving a superior service to our clients depends on making the most of our people and we aim to give our teams challenging opportunities, recognition for achievement, job enrichment and the maximum flexibility we can.

What we offer

We offer a competitive package with a salary up to £37,180 per annum and a car allowance of £3,840 per annum for the right candidate as well as a host of benefits including:

  • A generous 10.5% non-contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance and ill-health income protection
  • 26 days holiday (rising to 28 after 2 years’ service, pro rata for part time)
  • A flexible and supportive working culture
  • Wellbeing programme for employees
  • A range of flexible benefits including holiday-buy scheme, eye care vouchers, Uno buses discount, discounted gym membership (Hatfield) and a cycle-to-work scheme.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and value diversity in our workforce.  If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

The fine print

  • Please note this role is fully funded by the European Regional Development Fund and it is subject to mandatory Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) pre-employment screening comprising verification of identity, nationality and immigration status, confirmation of 3 years minimum employment history and/or other activity, and third-party verification of unspent convictions.
  • Please note you must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this role.
  • Please read our recruitment privacy notice for information about how we process your personal data.

Closing date for all applications: 22 March 2019

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Exemplas Holdings Ltd
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