New Zealand Trade and Enterprise is New Zealand's international business development agency. Our purpose is to grow companies internationally - bigger, better, faster - for the benefit of New Zealand.
We are now seeking an experienced Business Development Manager with great connections in Milan and surrounding areas to work alongside our Trade Commissioner/Consul General in a varied role in our small but busy office. This position is fixed term for 12 months initially, and you will work 3 days per week in the office on a range of research, customer facing and business development-related work. The actual days you work can be agreed depending on circumstances, but we will need some consistency.
We are ideally seeking candidates with some sales experience and knowledge of opportunities in the utility or IT/technology sectors within Italy as this would be well utilised, but most important is the ability to get cut through and make connections for our customers seeking to grow their businesses in the local market. An understanding of international business consultancy and global trends, along with some experience working in various offshore markets and alongside other businesses who have succeeded, will be extremely useful.
Fluency in Italian and English is essential in this fast paced role, along with enthusiasm and energy to burn! To find out more please review the PD for the role and apply now.