Job Vacancy: International Trade and Export Officer

Job Vacancy: International Trade and Export Officer

Spider, the Region’s Fixed Fee Web Recruiters, is supporting one of the leading business membership organisations in Suffolk in the search for an International Trade and Export Officer, to be based in Ipswich. Benefits include £18000 – £20000 per annum plus expenses, onsite parking, a healthcare package, and opportunities for flexible working. Ongoing training is offered as is the opportunity to work in a team that promotes learning and development.

The role will involve assisting in a busy export documentation and certification department, as well as delivering the international trade programme.

In order to be suitable for this role candidates need to have strong understanding of exportation services and be thorough and meticulous with a strong eye for detail. Experience in a similar environment –  for at least 2 years – is necessary and an understanding of customs is preferred. Experience of using letters of credit, European certificates of origin and processing EUR1, ATR and MED forms would also be an advantage.

The environment is a small team that provides services to a wide range of businesses, so good customer service is a must, as well as an efficient and conscientious approach to work. Experience of using databases or CRM systems and raising invoices would be an advantage, along with a good working knowledge of exporting and freight forwarding businesses in Suffolk.

As part of this exciting new role, the successful candidate will also be required to assist with the development of the international trade programme, which will include representing the company at meetings and events and identifying subjects and speakers of interest for members, as well as promoting the programme to new and existing customers.

Applicants need to possess the ability to multi-task and manage time efficiently, with a positive approach to work. Interested Parties can Apply here >> 

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