Join SBA’s Export Finance Team. International Trade & Finance Specialists

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Join SBA’s Export Finance Team.
International Trade & Finance Specialists

International Trade & Finance Specialist

GS-1101-13; Office of International Trade located in multiple locations. Open to the Public. The International Trade & Finance Specialist will provide guidance to U.S. small businesses on entering international markets through trade development and export finance programs.

International Trade & Finance Specialist

GS-1101-13, Office of International Trade located in multiple locations. Open to Federal Employees in the Competitive Service; Individuals with Disabilities, Military Spouses, Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista, Veterans, Career Transition Applicants, and Land Management Applicants. The International Trade & Finance Specialist will provide guidance to U.S. small businesses on entering international markets through trade development and export finance programs.

Positions can be located in any of the following locations:

  • Denver, CO
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Boston, MA
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Omaha, NE
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Washington, DC
  • Wichita, KS
  • Portland, OR
  • Louis, MO
  • New York, NY
  • Providence, RI
  • Seattle, WA

The Office of International Trade in the Small Business Administration (SBA) seeks qualified candidates to provides expert guidance to U.S. small businesses on entering international markets through trade development and export finance programs.

Responsibilities

An International Trade and Finance Specialist performs the following key duties:

  1. Provides trade and export finance expertise to local business and lending communities; provides strategic planning for the marketing and delivery, of SBA technical assistance and export finance programs.
  2. Actively markets SBA’s export finance programs to lenders and small businesses, and proactively solicits export loan applications from participating lenders; provides training and other expert technical assistance in the use of these programs to both the lending and business communities; underwrite and service SBA’s export working capital loan guarantees; and assist with loan liquidations.
  3. Meets with state, national, and international representatives and explains SBA programs in a wide range of venues, including trade shows, seminars, and export-related speaking engagements, as well as to the media.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

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