INDUSTRIAL DEV OFFICER II
INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AND TRADE SPECIALIST
|Department||COMM - Div of Econ Dev - Int'l Investment & Trade|
|Date Opened||5/17/2022 09:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||5/31/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$42,717.00 - $69,134.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Michelle Martin|
The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified applicants for the position of International Affairs and Trade Specialist (Industrial Development Officer II) within the Office of International Investment and Trade (OIIT).
This is a special appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.
It is important to complete the Supplemental Questions as part of the application process.
LOCATION OF POSITION
The World Trade Center - 401 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Main Purpose of Job
The International Affairs and Trade Specialist works in conjunction with the Senior Director, Senior and Regional Managers in the Baltimore office and Maryland overseas offices to manage, coordinate, implement and expedite administrative and international marketing projects, procedures, policies, transactions, and other functions related to the overall mission of OIIT.
This position supports OIIT’s international programs, including facilitation of international protocol and diplomatic inquiries, and supporting trade and investment activities. This role is responsible for assisting and conducting customer and stakeholder outreach involving collaboration with local, state, federal, international, community and business resources; activities and responsibilities include the implementation of broad-based policy development, intra and interagency coordination, and business development activities; conducting research, developing reports and collateral materials, updating existing and creating new program databases - including managing and maintaining OIIT’s listing of MOUs; and assisting with the development of materials designed to communicate the Department’s message. The incumbent will coordinate OIIT’s international events/programs and foreign delegation visits, including Sister State requests; represent OIIT at international events, Sister State committee meetings and attend conferences, trade shows, and other promotional events representing the Department of Commerce.
The selected employee will possess excellent interpersonal skills to work with high-level public, private sector, and international officials and maintain effective working relationships; excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to handle multiple, concurrent and high priority projects and possess proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, Google Mail, Salesforce and/or other relevant software. Some statewide travel is required; as is, potential attendance at national and international events.
Candidates must possess:
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in International Business, Management, Economics, or a related field.
Experience: At least two (2) years of experience in business or economic development.
1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work subject area may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year–for-year basis for the required general experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preferred qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated knowledge of and work experience in international projects.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Some statewide and/or national and international travel may be required.
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.
It is highly preferred that you apply online. A resume and the supplemental questionnaire MUST be included with your online application. Be sure to provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet all the qualifications. If unable to apply online, submit your state application, resume, and supplemental questionnaire to email@example.com or via mail to:
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE -OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Attn: International Affairs and Trade Specialist – OIIT # 22-005695-0001
World Trade Center – 401 E. Pratt Street, 10th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21202
As an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply.
If you have questions about this recruitment, please contact the Department of Commerce at 410-767-6300. You may also visit our website at: http://commerce.maryland.gov/commerce
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay 1-800-735-2258