International Trade Policy Assistant

Bryant Christie Inc. (BCI) is seeking a motivated individual for an international trade policy assistant position. The position will be based in either BCI’s Sacramento or Seattle office.

The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be to analyze differences between pesticide regulatory policy in the United States and trading partners around the world and how those differences affect agricultural exports. Policy research and analysis work would also likely touch on international agricultural trade policy issues such as tariffs and market access. Candidates will be expected to interact with U.S. and foreign government officials and to report to clients. Knowledge of agricultural trade policy and a scientific background is not required, but a plus.

Successful candidates will have outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills. They will be expected to work independently and think strategically in resolving challenging trade issues. Candidates will also be expected to research and accurately comprehend agricultural regulations in numerous export markets. This position will support senior management and perform other duties as assigned.

Strong research, organizational, and writing skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, accountable for their work, and able to simultaneously manage multiple projects. This is a salaried position that includes benefits. Salary level depends on experience.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in international affairs, political science, public policy, agricultural sciences, or related fields
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Intermediate level of MS Excel and handling databases.

Bryant Christie Inc. is a dynamic and growing international affairs management firm with offices in Seattle, Washington and Sacramento, California. BCI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, medical condition, veteran status, political beliefs, sexual orientation/preference or marital/familial status.

To apply for this position, please mail or email a cover letter, resume, and no more than three-page writing sample by Friday September 13, 2019 to:

Heather Daveno
Bryant Christie Inc.
1418 Third Avenue, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98103
bci@bryantchristie.com