Main purpose of job
To support activities of the Department for International Trade (DIT) team in Recife in the promotion of technology related goods and services from the UK into the Brazilian market. Facilitate activities for the promotion of the UK as a market destination for Brazilian technology companies to expand internationally. Help in general administrative duties of the DIT and Consulate in Recife.
What will the jobholder be expected to achieve
-Conduct market and sector researches, producing reports when necessary;
-Monitor the internet, newspapers and specialised magazines, gathering information for the team and producing newsletters;
-Provide support in the organisation of events (trade missions and fairs), official visits, seminars and workshops;
-Assist the team with Overseas Market Introduction Services (OMIS) for UK companies in the respective sectors;
-Keep the internal Customer Relationship Management database system updated;
-Give support to possible demands from other UK partners in Brazil;
-Provide administrative support to the DIT ‘Smart Cities’ sector team.
Essential on arrival:
– 2nd or 3rd year undergraduate student in International Relations, Political Science, International Trade or Business Administration, Technology or IT related fields;
– Microsoft Office literate.
– Mush be fluent in Portuguese and English (written and spoken).
– Pro-active self-starter, organised, responsible, communicative and creative, team player, willing to learn and receive feedback, enthusiastic ‘people person’.
-Experience in managing social media platforms for commercial purposes.
-Knowledge of pipeline management.
-Experience of collecting, organising and presenting data from commercial contacts.