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Fulltime (term position)

Communications, Project Management, Sales


Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is Canada's largest industry and trade association. We represent businesses in all sectors of manufacturing and exporting activity across Canada. Our mandate is to promote the competitiveness of Canadian manufacturers and the success of Canada's goods and services exporters in markets around the world.


Position Summary

This position will support the efforts of the Trade Champion as well the Technology Coordinator in assisting manufacturers develop trade as well as technology capabilities and initiatives. The key elements of the position are market research / analysis, event planning / coordination, sales / promotion of initiatives, and surveying clients to build a database of information.


Nature & Scope 

Work mostly with Trade Champion along with the Technology Coordinator and CME office staff to carry out above activities. Also, work with Trade Committee and Special Interest Groups to arrange meetings and conduct surveys/interviews with local and foreign contacts.


Major Responsibilities 

Coordinate all trade related events / activities and stakeholders with strong focus on trade messages, events, activities, and joint efforts with trade organizations. 

  • Market research: analysis, reporting
  • Event planning: coordination, logistics
  • Sales: membership, promotion
  • Survey Clients: Interview, reporting, feedback
  • Similarly support and assist the Technology Coordinator.



Minimum Qualifications Required

A) Technical Knowledge & Experience Required 



B. Comm. / MBA or similar

FITT - CITP designation (an asset) 



Manufacturing and market research experience would be helpful.

Hands on management of multiple projects and diverse industries (an asset)


B) Behavioural Competencies 


  1. Strong communication skills including the ability to communicate with executive suit and top management 
  2. Problem Solving and Decision Making pertinent to position and tasks assigned
  3. Teamwork: Working effectively and productively with others.
  4. Interpersonal Skills: Effectively communicating, building rapport and relating well to all kinds of people.
  5. Organization and Planning: Utilizing logical, systematic and orderly procedures to meet objectives
  6. Independent and self-motivated: Able to understand needs / opportunities and act on them
  7. Able to liaise with clients and understand value proposition in a Not-For-Profit environment.


C) Other Qualifications 


SALES: Able to draw conclusions and make recommendations to the Trade Champion on training, consulting, and other trade related to support

ANALYSIS: Able to analyze and report on competitiveness and trade barriers affecting Manitoba manufacturers. 


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Company Name

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Posted By

Alvina Penner

Job Category

Post Date

July 19, 2012 (Long time ago)

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