International Marketing Account Manager - Seattle

Bryant Christie Inc. (BCI) helps companies and industry organizations eliminate trade barriers, develop new markets, and manage their international government affairs. Our work is focused on clients in the agricultural, food, and beverage sectors. We offer a unique set of international services that provide strategic solutions combined with a global vision.

Account Manager Responsibilities

BCI is accepting resumes for an international marketing account manager in its Seattle office.  Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop strategic plans and marketing/activity plans for international market development
  • Grant writing and grant administration related to USDA export assistance grant programs
  • Project management for activities such as trade shows, seminars, trade missions, and promotions
  • Contracting, budgeting, invoice processing
  • Reporting/presentations to program and industry stakeholders
  • Cultivating and maintaining relationships with government officials, client/industry representatives, importers, retailers, and subcontractors  Domestic and international travel (up to 10% of time)

Perks and Benefits

BCI encourages a healthy work/life balance and offers a range of benefits and perks with that in mind.  Among other things, perks and benefits may include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance for permanent employees
  • 401K with discretionary employer matching for permanent employees
  • Transportation subsidy
  • Bonuses/profit sharing based on company performance
  • Training budgets to support staff development
  • Sabbaticals with stipend to be used for international travel in 10th year of service
  • Flexible work hours, telecommuting options, and time off for charitable work
  • Trivia team, weekly happy hours, annual overnight staff retreat, agriculture/food/beverage field trips, and more

Position Requirements

Required

  • B.A./B.S. in policy, business, economics, international relations or similar fields
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to be diplomatic within the context of various cultures
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, lead and support teams, and oversee program budgets

Desired

  • Proficiency in a foreign language
  • Grant writing experience
  • Knowledge of trade and food, beverage, or agricultural sectors

Applicants

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample.  We read all applications and do not scan them, so please tell us about your capabilities without concern for keywords.  Applications should be submitted by June 19, 2020 to:

Heather Daveno

Bryant Christie Inc.

BCI@bryantchristie.com


BCI is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital, veteran  or familial status.