Job Opportunity: Bilingual Trade Development Adviser – Tech & Services

Isabelle Tibayrenc - 18/10/17

POSITION :  BILINGUAL TRADE DEVELOPMENT ADVISER – TECH AND SERVICES (Retail Tech, Marketing, Advertising, and E-Commerce)

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Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the international VIE internship program.

Business France has 1,500 personnel, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, who work with a network of public and private sector partners. Business France London and Dublin employs 35 people, the Tech Services and Press team is composed of one Manager, 3 Trade Advisors based in London, one Trade Adviser based in Dublin and one Press Officer based in London.

Our goal is to facilitate business between French companies and British partners, mentors or clients. Most of our consulting activities involve business development and event management, as well as delivering market studies in French.

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The topics from the Tech and Services sectors we cover are diverse so we need someone flexible and adaptable with a can-do attitude. However, the successful candidate will take ownership of the following sub-sectors across the Tech and Services portfolio: Retail Tech, Marketing, Advertising, and E-Commerce.

- Writing Market Researches

- Business Development leveraging different channels (e-mailing, cold calling, social media, content marketing…)

- Organizing small events

- Organizing meetings at Trade Shows in the UK and major international shows

 - Keeping your finger on the pulse and proactively identifying new business opportunities

- Networking with the French and UK ecosystem (sometimes out of office hours)

- Mentoring and advising French companies on their export strategy

- Providing tailor made services to French companies

- Promoting our services, events and partners to French clients

 

Candidate Profile :

Required

- Bilingual in English and French

- Experience in Business Development in the Tech and Services sector

- Interest in the technology and  services sector and capacity to understand technical solutions

 - Excellent organizational skills

 - Excellent written and oral communication skills

 - Versatility / Capacity to multitask / Proactivity

 - Team player

 

would be a plus

 - Experience in Retail Tech, Marketing, Advertising, and E-Commerce

- Experience in Event Management

 - Experience in social media and content management

 

START DATE: ASAP  / Salary £31K

 Please send a CV and cover letter (in English) to isabelle.tibayrenc@businessfrance.fr

 Please clearly explain why you applied for the job and what you could bring to our organization.

 


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