Provide policy and programmatic support to the U.S.-Egypt Business Council and the U.S.-Kuwait Business Council, activities focused on the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), and other department initiatives as needed. Liaise with a broad range of companies, government agencies, and business associations in the U.S., Egypt, Kuwait, the U.A.E., and other countries across the Middle East.
Help manage council activities and programs, including policy and program development.
Implement and support events in the U.S. and countries in these regions.
Promote and execute business missions and meetings to Egypt, Kuwait, and the U.A.E., as well as visits from senior-level government officials and business leaders from these countries to the U.S.
Prepare fundraising proposals and membership packages.
Work with member companies and identify prospective members to further their business in target countries.
Help manage events, including developing agendas and interfacing with speakers, government officials, and key partners that promote the organization and programs in Egypt, Kuwait, and the U.A.E.
Coordinate with AmChams based in Egypt, Kuwait, and the U.A.E. to advance program objectives.
Handle other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in international relations, international business, or a related field.
8+ years’ work experience.
An understanding and familiarity with business associations and/or U.S. business operations.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Strong written and verbal communications.
Flexibility for international travel.
Arabic fluency is a plus.
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