International Trade Regulatory Research Assistant

Bryant Christie Inc. (BCI) is seeking a self-motivated and detail-oriented individual for an entry-level position based in our Seattle, Washington office.

BCI’s Regulatory Intelligence team monitors and analyzes global food safety regulations as they relate to food ingredients, pesticides, veterinary drugs, and contaminants. This information is communicated to clients and compiled into multiple databases, including BCGlobal Subscriptions BCI’s suite of regulatory intelligence services. The selected candidate will support the team’s projects with the following tasks:

  • Monitoring for international regulatory updates from multiple sources
  • Analyzing foreign and domestic technical regulations
  • Entering regulatory information into BCI’s databases
  • Performing quality assurance reviews on regulatory data sets
  • Researching international food safety policies
  • Writing summaries of regulatory updates for clients and for BCI’s Food Additive and MRL News Services. 
  • Conducting database demonstrations and other presentations for clients via webinar or in person

Additional research and database projects, support to senior staff, and other duties may also be assigned.

Because regulatory data entry is a key component of this position, candidates must have acute attention to detail, be accountable for the accuracy of their work, and possess the necessary patience and diligence. Strong writing, research and analytical skills are also essential, as candidates will be expected to interpret complex regulations and provide accurate, well-written summaries. Proficiency in one or more foreign language or experience collaborating with software development teams are not required, but are looked upon favorably. A college degree and literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other standard applications are required.

This position involves qualitative analysis of regulatory documents. It does not entail statistical or quantitative data analysis. However, the ability to manipulate data and produce reports using Microsoft Excel and Access, or proficiency in other data visualization tools, would be beneficial.

This is a salaried position that includes benefits. Salary level depends on experience.

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 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital, veteran or familial status.

To apply for this position, please respond to JobPost #585 and submit a cover letter, resumé, and one-page writing sample in a single PDF or word.doc by September 27, 2019 to:

Matthew Strietzel
Bryant Christie Inc.
1418 Third Avenue, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98101

Bryant Christie Inc. reserves the right not to fill this position if it is not satisfied with the applicant pool or if business conditions change.