Director, Americas (Mexico and Canada)

29 Oct, 2022

Jobs

Director, Americas (Mexico and Canada)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Washington, D.C.

ABOUT US:

If you are passionate about the ability of American business to improve lives, solve problems, and strengthen society, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the place for you. As the world’s largest business organization, we believe in building a future that gives everyone the opportunity to pursue a better tomorrow. We make it our job today–and every day–to build the strongest relationships possible among the American people, business leaders, and elected officials in Washington, D.C., state capitals, and countries around the globe. For them and the businesses we represent, the U.S. Chamber is a trusted advocate and partner.

We are driven by the pursuit of innovation and partnership and hold ourselves to the highest standards. Our commitment to our members is matched only by our commitment to our employees. As part of our team, we will support your long-term career development while delivering relevant learning opportunities. We will empower you to lead, develop deep expertise, and find new approaches to solving the toughest challenges.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Help develop and implement policy advocacy and programming in the Chamber’s Americas Department, focusing on Mexico and Canada.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, promote, and implement Americas department programs to advance North American economic ties.
  • Work with members to develop and advance the program of work related to Mexico and Canada.
  • Recruit new members and build and maintain relationships with existing members.
  • Generate advocacy resources and marketing materials.
  • Provide country-specific intelligence updates on political and economic developments.
  • Prepare written communications including policy documents and reports, memos, congressional testimony, and talking points.
  • Coordinate messaging for press releases, blog posts, and editorials.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations or a comparable field.
  • Minimum 10 years’ related experience, preferably with an international focus.
  • A broad understanding of international policies and politics and how they impact the business community.
  • Strong membership recruitment and fundraising skills.
  • Demonstrated success in providing outstanding member services.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading.
  • Strong organization and attention to detail.
  • Ability to interact with business executives and foreign and domestic government officials.
  • Flexibility to travel.
  • Proficiency in Spanish.
  • Investment issues strongly preferred.

The U.S. Chamber is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that fosters inclusion and diversity. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics. The U.S. Chamber will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities in accordance with applicable law.

Please email bfrantellizzi@uschamber.com with your up to date resume. We will reach out should your background meet the minimum qualifications.

Job posted: 2022-10-29