View Vacancy - Trade and Investment Coordinator (IRL617)

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Department for International Trade (DIT)

The British Embassy in Dublin is part of a world-wide network, representing UK political, economic and consular interests overseas.

We are now looking for a motivated Trade and Investment Project Coordinator to support the design and implementation of business campaigns promoting increased trade and investment between UK and Ireland.

Main roles and responsibilities:

  • To establish systems and processes to manage and support matching of buyers and suppliers between UK and Ireland;

  • To deliver impactful events and programmes which assist companies source partners and win business deals;

  • To undertake data analysis, interpretation and presentation of compelling arguments for trade promotion.

  • Third level qualification;

  • Minimum of two year’s of experience in working in a business environment, supporting companies grow and develop;

  • Customer focus with exceptional planning and organisational skills;

  • Excellent team player with ability to support a varied range of tasks;

  • Ability to self manage, apply initiative, problem solve and work under pressure to meet multiple priorities.


  • Strong knowledge of Irish economy, business environment and key sectors;
  • Strong network of contacts in business across a wide variety of sectors;
  • Creative flair in organising and delivering events.
Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Achieving Commercial Outcomes
14 February 2018
A2 (L)
Fixed Term, Full-time
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
British Embassy
1 April 2018
31 March 2019

Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy in Ireland are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Irish employment law.

Other benefits of this job offer:

  • Membership of Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • €1,000 contribution to LAYA Healthcare
  • 22 days annual leave
  • Learning and Development opportunities.



This is a full-time position, initially on a two year fixed-term contract, 41 hours gross per week, with the possibility of renewal beyond this term.

Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”.

We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered.

Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.

Please be advised that the British Diplomatic Missions will not be able to meet the travel costs incurred when travelling to the interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a job.



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This opportunity is closed to applications.