Publication date
04/11/17
Contract type
Emploi
Duty
Trade / Sales
Company
Business France
Location
Chicago / Etats-Unis / Illinois
Sector(s)
Car industry
Transports
Contact

Job description

TRADE ADVISOR AT BUSINESS FRANCE – FRENCH TRADE OFFICE IN CHICAGO

BUSINESS FRANCE – The export organization of France is looking for a trade advisor to handle its Commercial Vehicle / Truck sector.

Tasks (including, but not limited to):

• Conduct market research, market studies and analysis in the Commercial Vehicle / Truck industry for French companies interested in entering the North American market.

• Offer marketing and strategy advice to French companies interested in the North American market, in particular helping them find distributors, agents, form partnerships or establish North American entities.

• Organize trade missions, seminars, and events involving French companies presence at North American trade shows (US and Canada).

• Manage planning, budgeting and implementation of all French Trade Office activities relating to the North American Commercial Vehicle/ Truck industry.

• Present Commercial Vehicle / Truck market analysis both in France and North America to audiences of industry executives.

Skills and experience required:

• Bilingual in French and English, with strong French writing skills
• Good understanding of the truck market, the commercial vehicle industry
• Good communication, analysis and marketing skills
• Capacity to multi-task, and high attention-to-detail
• Good Working knowledge of basic computer applications, Microsoft office
• Strong ability to build a professional network

Other requirements:

• The job is based in Chicago with up to 10% travel.
• You must be able to work in the United States; we do not sponsor visas for this position.

Company description

Business France North America is the North American branch of Business France, the French agency for international business development. With a network of 10 offices in North America (USA and Canada), its main activity is to inform and advise French companies on exporting to and expanding in North America.

Profile description

2 -5 years of experience in international trade
Knowledeg of the automotive industry