Export Coordinator – Leeds City Region

Do you want to play your part in improving the wealth and prosperity of current and future generations?  Do you want to play a key role in shaping the delivery of international trade support across the Leeds City Region? Can you help inspire a generation of businesses across the Leeds City Region to break beyond their existing borders and grow through international trade?  If you’ve answered “yes” to these three questions the role of Leeds City Region Export Coordinator could be for you. 

Department for International Trade


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Funded by the European Regional Development Fund and working within the Yorkshire and Humber Department for International Trade team, the role will work closely with Leeds City Region public and private business support network to improve the reach, quality, co- ordination and take-up of export services.  The post holder will be required to develop new relationships and drive delivery of export support services while maximising the impact of events and activity across the Leeds City Region.

Before you apply, do you have:

  1. Strong networking skills?

  2. An understanding of the work of the Department for International Trade (www.great.gov.uk)?

  3. An understanding of the key business support providers across the Leeds City Region?

  4. The ability to identify and maximise strategic opportunities?

Before you apply, you should know that:

  1. The role is funded by the European Regional Development Fund

  2. The role sits within the Department for International Trade’s (www.great.gov.uk) Yorkshire and Humber team

  3. The role covers the Leeds City Region and requires travel across this area

  4. The role is fixed term until 30 June 2019

  5. We offer competitive salary, car allowance, discretionary bonus scheme up to 5% of salary, generous pension contributions when eligible, a range of flexible benefits including flexi-pension, holiday-buy scheme, childcare vouchers and cycle-to-work

  6. We will be holding interviews in Barnsley on either the 2nd, 4th or 8th August.

If you think you have the skills we’re looking for then please submit your CV with covering letter by 26th July to recruit@exemplas.com*

* Exemplas Group are the contract holders for the Department for International Trade service in Yorkshire and the Humber and East of England and coordinate our recruitment activity.