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The French-American Chamber of Commerce is Hiring

January 22, 2014 Leave a comment Go to comments

French-American Chamber of Commerce

Temp to Hire Associate, International Career Development Programs 

About the French-American Chamber of Commerce

The French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) is the country’s premier organization for French-American business, providing members access to educational corporate events, high-level speakers, and exceptional networking opportunities.  The Chamber offers international training opportunities for young people, trade services, member-to-member discounts, and an online directory of 17,000+ French Chamber of Commerce members worldwide.

Job Description

The FACC’s International Career Development Programs (ICDP) Department is hiring a temp to hire full-time, paid Associate.

The FACC is an officially designated State Department sponsor for the Exchange Visitor Program. ICDP sponsors trainees to come to the U.S. on the J-1 visa, and has a reciprocal out-bound program for Americans to participate in internships in France.

Responsibilities will include but will not be limited to the following areas:

Administrative–  The candidate will help the ICDP team ensure J-1 visa compliance by collecting visa application documents, and updating internal and external communication materials. This person will be involved in every aspect of the daily operations of the FACC’s ICDP exchange programs including filing, answering general inquiries by phone and by email, reading, organizing and interpreting documents in French and English, dealing with express mail shipments and invoicing issues.

Client & Member Relations– The candidate will interface with FACC members, trainees and interns, non-members, HR representatives and other ICDP constituents on a daily basis in written, spoken and electronic communication in both English and French. He or she will need to have a highly developed sense of customer service, urgency when dealing with client and member needs, professionalism and flawless written and spoken business French and English.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Complete fluency (speaking, reading and writing) in French/English
  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Superior attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Solid understanding and firsthand experience of French culture, education and business
  • Experience in a related field (international exchange or educational programs, international business, non-profit organization) is helpful but not required

This position is an exceptional opportunity to gain exposure to French-American business relations and cultural exchange programs.

Please send your cover letter and resume to Joannah Bell, Director of International Career Development Programs, at jbell@faccnyc.org.

The FACC is located at 1350 Broadway #2101, New York, NY 10018.  The FACC is an equal opportunity employer.  Hourly rate commensurate with experience.

 

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