New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

Business Development Manager (Marine and Aviation) - Washington DC

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 20-08-2017


United States

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New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is New Zealand's international business development agency. We work with some of New Zealand's most forward thinking companies, helping them to grow internationally bigger, better, faster for the benefit of New Zealand.

We are looking for a smart, hard-working, collaborative individual to work alongside New Zealand companies and support them to execute on their sales and growth ambitions in the U.S. You will play a key role in evaluating the strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities of our customers in comparison to their competitors and support them with their market entry, market capability, and growth strategies.

Keen business acumen is critical, as is the ability to work alongside CEO's and a willingness to 'roll your sleeves up'. We're looking for candidates with a proven track record in building and leveraging business networks. You will have superior communication, business consulting and relationship management skills with the ability to build rapport quickly.

This role offers exposure to a broad cross-section and scale of business, along with the opportunity to work closely with colleagues from around the world. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit and a sound knowledge of the U.S. business environment specifically in the marine and aviation sectors. Don't underestimate the importance we'll place on your energy, 'can do' attitude and readiness to contribute positively to our team.

You'll be rewarded with the opportunity to have real impact on businesses, work with a passionate team, undertake varied and interesting work and have a high degree of independence. You'll be part of a small, agile and energetic team and part of a global organization with colleagues from Europe to Australia/Pacific all focused on positive growth outcomes for NZ businesses.

To apply for this role, you must be a US citizen or hold a Green Card.

Do you think you have what it takes? Then we want to hear from you. Please check out the position description and apply now!

This job closes at 5pm on Thursday, 3 August EDT, 9am on Friday, 4 August NZT.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 13705KJ.

For more information about NZTE, this role, and to view a copy of the position description please visit