Under the authority of the Québec Delegate to New England, the Commercial Attaché will facilitate Québec’s business positioning in the priority sector of construction & green building throughout New England.
Specifically, they will:
1- Develop strategies and action plans geared to the construction & green building sector and advise the Delegate on an overall course of action.
1- Forge strong relationships in this priority sector with U.S. business leaders, trade and industrial associations as well as relevant financial institutions, government officials, think tanks, and business media representatives.
3- Advise and provide practical support (identify and introduce buyers/ decision makers, prepare market studies, promote Québec’s expertise etc.) to Québec companies in order to develop, increase and or solidify their business share in New England.
4- Attend and represent the Québec Government Office in Boston at construction & green building events and conferences (including occasional speaking engagements) leading to strategic alliances with New England partners.
5- Organize promotional and business networking events to raise Québec’s profile in the construction & green building sector.
6- Contribute to the monitoring and analysis of legislative and political developments in the construction & green building sector that could have an impact on trade policies between Québec, Canada and the United States.
7- Prepare reports and briefings.
8- Monitor opportunities in related economic sectors.
9- Contribute to positioning Québec as a partner of excellence and a destination for foreign investments.
10- Handle economic affairs requests between Québec and New England and from the Québec Government Office in Boston’s stakeholders.
Education: University degree (B.A. required)
Languages: Fluency in English and proficiency in French
Experience: Two years minimum of relevant work experience
Conditions of employment:
All candidates are required to show proof of legal status to live and work in the US (US citizens or green card only).
A valid driver’s license is required throughout the employment period.
Availability and willingness to work extended hours and to travel within New England and occasionally in Québec.
Deadline for applications: Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Position open until filled.
How to apply Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter outlining their interest and qualifications by e-mail to: DQB.Emplois@mri.gouv.qc.ca Please indicate the job title on all correspondence.
Please identify in your cover letter whether you are currently eligible to work at the Québec Government Office in Boston, and what is your exact level of French (beginner, intermediate advanced or expert).
All submissions must be electronic: DQB.Emplois@mri.gouv.qc.ca.
Please, no phone calls or follow-up emails. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Full posting: https://bit.ly/3ChZAMU