Our office is recruiting a new Commercial Attaché who will specialize in sustainable and smart transportation sectors!
The Québec Government Office in Chicago is responsible for developing and promoting business, political and institutional ties between Québec and the American Midwest. The mandates of its Business Development team include promoting the sectors of excellence of the Québec economy; developing a large network of contacts in all relevant sectors of business activity; identifying and facilitating business opportunities for Québec companies in Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Increasing exports and growing the green economy are two top priorities of the Government of Québec, with sustainable, smart, and maritime transportation as key sectors. In addition to world-class companies in the fields of public and electric transportation, maritime transportation and logistics, electric charging and storage infrastructures, smart mobility and AI, Québec’s transportation industry is home to hundreds of innovative businesses that are ready to export. These Québec companies can play an important role in supporting the decarbonization efforts of the private sector, cities, ports and state governments. This dynamic ecosystem of companies is active in a wide range of areas: ground transportation, maritime transportation, logistics, car and truck equipment, fleet electrification and management, energy storage and charging infrastructure, carbon tech, energy-efficient technologies, AI, and more. While ties are already strong, there is potential for even more collaboration with the Midwest region, which is one of the largest markets for public transit in the world.
Minimum qualifications include:
• Education: University degree (minimum B.A.)
• Languages: Fluency in English and proficiency in French
• Experience: Three (3) years minimum of relevant work experience related to trade or investment promotion, sales, government, transportation or energy-related business.
If this sounds like you, and you are interested, find the full job description learn how to apply HERE.