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Executive Director, Brazil- U.S. Business Council

Job Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW: Manage the Brazil-U.S. Business Council, a membership organization, within the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, of more than 100 U.S. companies committed to expanding trade and investment with Brazil.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Set policy and programs; build alliances and coalitions in the United States and Brazil; represent U.S. business community’s views to the press; liaise with executive branch agencies concerned with Brazil; prepare testimony and testify; oversee council operations and finances; identify and develop strategies to achieve council’s objectives; manage staff and recruit and retain corporate members; develop and support U.S. Chamber initiatives vis-à-vis Brazil, and maintain close ties with Brazilian Embassy, U.S. Embassy in Brasilia, and AmChams in Brazil.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years’ experience in international business, business organizations, and U.S. government economic and commercial activities; strong knowledge of economic and political relationships in Brazil; experience with policy development, including trade, intellectual property, and taxation; excellent verbal and written communications; skilled in public speaking and in directing major events; bilingual (English and Brazilian Portuguese); and flexibility for frequent travel. Advanced degree preferred.

Apply online at www.uschamber.com/careers.

Salary commensurate with experience. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our recruitment and employment policies are inclusive. We respect both the spirit and letter of the laws of equal employment opportunity.