The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking an experienced international business development professional to generate exports for Virginia-based defense-related companies. The Manager will lead Virginia defense-related companies to enter new international markets by managing a portfolio of clients in the VEDP’s Global Defense Program.
This position requires strong experience in export practices and international business development for defense companies, typically tier 2 and tier 3 suppliers, as well as niche defense and security companies. Considerable knowledge of foreign business practices and federal regulations (e.g. ITAR, FMS, FMF) pertaining to the export of U.S. defense goods/services is requested. A degree in international business, or related field, or equivalent work experience is required. A valid driver’s license and passport are required. Position serves companies in Hampton Roads primarily as well as areas Richmond-west. Requires in-state and occasional international travel. Candidates must have U.S. worker authorization status.
Salary Minimum: $75,000.
All candidates must apply via our website https://www.vedp.org/about-vedp
Application deadline: May 15, 2019.
VEDP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities. It is VEDP’s intent that its employment and personnel policies and practices conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Applicants requiring more information or requiring assistance may contact VEDP Human Resources at 1-804-545-5634 or email@example.com.TDD 1-800-828-1120
About Virginia Economic Development Partnership
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1995 to encourage, stimulate, and support development and expansion of the Commonwealth’s economy. To accomplish these objectives, the Partnership focuses on business recruitment, expansion, and international trade. VEDP has offices in Virginia, Germany, Japan, and South Korea.
By statute, VEDP creates economic opportunity for the Commonwealth through eight core categories of responsibility:
Ensure that effective marketing programs are delivered
Engage in business development activities
Engage in product development activities
Encourage coordination of economic development organizations
Encourage exports of Virginia’s products and services
Assist in formulating Virginia’s economic development strategies
Administer economic development incentive programs
Fulfill administrative and reporting responsibilities
With dedicated and knowledgeable professionals committed to Virginia’s economic success, VEDP helps businesses find the resources they need to make relocation and expansion successful endeavors.