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We are hiring! Join the FACC-PNW as Executive Director.

Position Title: Executive Director                         Position Type: Full-Time

Deadline to Apply: 01/31/2020                             Preferred Start Date: June 2020

Location: Seattle, WA

 

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Organization Description

The French American Chamber of Commerce Pacific Northwest (FACC-PNW) is a binational non-profit organization seeking to promote the development of relations between the USA & France. The Chamber is a registered corporation in the state of Washington and has jurisdiction over three western states: Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

The FACC-PNW is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors and operates with a bilingual and bicultural team based in Seattle. The Chamber provides trade services for projects in the PNW and in France. It also represents and aids French companies located in the PNW as well as American corporations and individuals interested in doing business with France.

 

Mission and Values

We, the French American Chamber of Commerce in the United States, are a binational non-profit organization that seeks to contribute, through the efforts of our chapters and members, to the development and improvement of economic, commercial, and financial relations between France and the United States.

To achieve this objective:

  • We encourage sales of goods and services between both countries and promote better international cooperation.
  • We provide information on the economy and business environment to French and American enterprises to help promote investment by commercial and industrial enterprises.
  • We work with various French and U.S. governmental and economic agencies, diplomatic and consular agents, and other associations in France and the U.S. that pursue similar goals.
  • We are committed to providing the highest level of service to our members and representing the interest of members to external organizations.
  • We facilitate the interaction among our members to foster continuing good economic, commercial, and financial relationships between France and the United States of America.

 

Position Summary

The Executive Director's primary function is to oversee all operations and activities of the FACC-PNW. The Executive Director is responsible for the implementation of all policies and directions brought forth by the Board of Directors. Additionally, the Executive Director is responsible for overseeing administrative management and organizational finances needed to be conducted on a day-to-day basis, as well as reporting on activity aimed at meeting annual goals and objectives. The Executive Director answers to the President of the Board or to the Executive Committee.

The Executive Director of the FACC-PNW is a key representative and promotes its communities by building strong relationships in the business sectors and advocate for its members in the local community, in the Pacific Northwest and its related states, and France.

The Executive Director builds an effective team and provides guidance and coaching to employees, interns, and volunteers. The Executive Director works to develop and implement strategies aiming to promote the organization’s mission and “voice,” and create plans for the attainment of goals and objectives set by the Board of Directors.

 

Position Responsibilities

The Executive Director of the French American Chamber of Commerce-PNW is responsible for the oversight of a unique organization with a broad mission. The position can be compared to an orchestra conductor -- the team composition varies from one section to the other, so the Executive Director needs to have flexibility and agility to deal with a wide-ranging variety of situations.

The primary responsibility of the position is to manage the administration of all Chamber of Commerce activities, the oversight of all sections of its ongoing development, and the coordination of the business ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest region. The Executive Director represents the Chamber in many situations, in front of company leaders, government representatives, leads a wide range of committees and assists the Board of Directors and its volunteers.

The Executive Director’s responsibilities are:

  • Management, the Executive Director
    • is a legal representative at the head of the nonprofit, authorized to sign and engage the responsibility of the Chamber
    • leads and organizes meetings, annual and regular board meetings
    • Prepares and executes budgets and creates financial reports
    • Executes strategic plan and objectives
    • Hires and supervises employees and volunteers
  • Development, the Executive Director
    • Plans for revenue growth
    • Determines new services and benefits for the members
    • Creates and consolidates marketing material to further boost the image of the Chamber
    • Develops new activities, services or products
    • Builds and supports new partnerships between France and USA; seizes opportunities and looks for synergies
  • Public Relations, the Executive Director
    • Promotes and embodies the image of the Chamber
    • Develops business segments and plans events
    • Oversees public communications and media
    • Serves as liaison with the French corporate, diplomatic and public services
    • Represents the interests of the French people in dealing with local associations and state representatives
  • Advisory services, the Executive Director
    • Welcomes and advises companies
    • Attends and speaks at conferences and events
    • Markets services of the chamber
    • Develops new companies into members
    • Seeks out sponsors and advertisers

Experience and Education Requirements

The successful candidate will be a leader who is an experienced positive and productive manager and who is adept at overseeing finances, teams, public relations, lobbying, events, and business development. The individual will excel in decision making, strategic planning, and execution and supervision of day-to-day operations. The candidate will ideally be bilingual, French and English, a flexible and critical thinker and a great communicator. The successful candidate should demonstrate confidence and patience to develop credibility with the Chamber members and community, and all local, state, international, private and public institutions. The future Executive Director should be well versed in open communication in a bilingual and bicultural environment and demonstrate a willingness to listen to new ideas and offer creative solutions to a variety of challenges.

  • A BA/BS degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years of business management in multicultural environments, with at least 3 years of that experience in non-profit organizations
  • Ability to interact with and influence executives from private companies as well as local government agencies
  • A passion for the French culture
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to work in a truly multicultural and global environment
  • The individual should show responsibility and evidence of accomplishment in the following activities:
  • Employee and volunteer supervision
  • Business development
  • Non-profit and for-profit leadership
  • Board relations
  • Creative and sound fiscal management
  • PR and community building
  • Fundraising and sponsoring
  • Legal
  • Strong business planning and analysis skills
  • Experience managing operational budgets
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills

 

To Apply

If you are interested by this position please apply directly by sending your CV to president(@)faccpnw.org.

 

Apply Now!

 

Position posted on 01/02/2020.


Rover.com is hiring!

Join their team as a Trust and Safety Agent.

Position description:

As a Trust & Safety Agent on the Rover.com team, you treat customers as part of your community because at Rover.com, everyone is passionate about the same thing. Rover.com is looking for candidates that are fluent in French or Canadian French to support their customers in Quebec.  This will include phone and email support. Get more information. 

Position qualifications:

-Native or Full professional fluency in Quebec French is required
-Prior experience in customer experience role
-Ability to manage time and prioritize effectively
-Exceptional communication (phone) and writing (email) skills
-Great interpersonal skills
-Flexible in a dynamic environment with ability to pivot accordingly to ensure team efficiency and deliverables are met
-You embrace change
-Adept at multitasking while maintaining strong ownership
-Passion and enthusiasm for Rover
-Passion for marketplace safety
-Strategic and critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills
-Self-motivated team player ready to make a meaningful contribution to the team from day one

Point of contact for applicants or link to the online application:

Email contact: recruiting(@)rover.com

Application online: https://jobs.lever.co/rover/567c3720-4d74-4130-9830-e09797d95ff9/apply

Company website: https://www.rover.com or https://www.rover.com/careers/

 

Apply online

Position posted on 10/30/2019.


 

PACCAR is Hiring!

Join the PACCAR team as a Managed Dealer Inventory Analyst in Renton.

INFORMATION SUR L’ENTREPRISE

PACCAR est une entreprise Fortune 500 créée en 1905. PACCAR Inc. est leader mondial dans les domaines des véhicules utilitaires, des finances et du service à la clientèle avec des marques de renommée internationale comme Kenworth, Peterbilt et DAF. PACCAR est un leader technologique mondial quant à la conception, la fabrication et le support client de camions légers, moyens et lourds de haute qualité, sous les marques Kenworth, Peterbilt et DAF. En complément de ses activités principales, PACCAR conçoit et fabrique des moteurs diesel de haute technologie, pourvoit également des services financiers, des informations techniques et des pièces de rechanges pour camions faites sur mesures. Si vous souhaitez développer la technologie des transports de demain, accomplir des fonctions administratives pour un leader international dynamique, ou bien développer des produits et services d’excellences, vous trouverez la carrière de votre choix chez PACCAR. Postulez

INFORMATION DE DIVISION

PACCAR Parts exploite un réseau de centres de distribution de pièces de rechanges qui offrent un support après-vente aux concessionnaires et clients Kenworth, Peterbilt et DAF du monde entier. Le service après-vente est formé de centres d'appels pour les clients ouverts 24h / 24 et des systèmes à la pointe de la technologie permettant d'améliorer le contrôle des stocks et d'accélérer le traitement des commandes.

DESCRIPTION DU POSTE

La personne assumant cette fonction est chargée d’évaluer et d’exécuter un plan d’inventaire dans un environnement géré par le vendeur pour un groupe attribué de concessionnaires de camions, de lignes de produits et de pièces de rechange. Le salaire sera en relation avec l'expérience quant à la gestion d’inventaire, du leadership et de la gestion de projet. Ce poste soutiendra les concessionnaires francophones.

FONCTIONS ET RESPONSABILITÉS DU POSTE

  • Évaluer et optimiser un plan d’inventaire pour chaque concessionnaire de camions assigné et toutes ses pièces de rechange.
  • Analyser et ajuster de manière proactive les paramètres de prévision et de stokage pour atteindre les objectifs.
  • Coordonner les demandes de retour des concessionnaires assignés.
  • Coordonner avec les concessionnaires MDI la mise en œuvre de nouvelles gammes de produits, de modèles de pré-stock et de nouveaux emplacements pour les vendeurs
  • Planifier le stock pour les plans de promotions mensuelles et saisonnières des concessionnaires désignés.
  • Analyser l’état de l'inventaire du concessionnaire, les mesures et les méthodes de commande et recommander des actions correctives au sein de la chaîne d'approvisionnement.
  • Coordonner les activités avec les départements de marketing, de vente, l'administration et aussi avec les clients et les fournisseurs, selon les besoins, pour établir des relations clients exceptionnelles et atteindre les objectifs de l'équipe
  • Maintenir l'intégrité des fichiers système en mettant à jour en permanence les paramètres de réapprovisionnement et de prévision, les fichiers de promotion des concessionnaires et les données du système, et en examinant les exceptions.
  • Comprendre les problèmes commerciaux des clients et développer des paramètres d'inventaire et de prévision afin de les résoudre.
  • Communiquer les problèmes, les progrès et les résultats du programme de MDI aux autres départements et à la direction.
  • Participer à l'élaboration du processus et des procédures pour soutenir la mise en œuvre et les modifications de logiciels.
  • Aider à la coordination des cliniques de formation des concessionnaires MDI et des autres événements du MDI.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Obligatoire: Baccalauréat en commerce, en chaîne d'approvisionnement ou dans un domaine analytique
  • Obligatoire: maîtrise du français
  • Excellentes compétences en communication et capacité de travailler en groupe
  • Faire preuve d'une initiative exceptionnelle pour comprendre les problèmes commerciaux des clients et développer des paramètres d'inventaire et de prévision pour résoudre ces problèmes
  • Au moins deux années d'expérience dans le contrôle des stocks, la planification ou la distribution de produits est préférées
  • Expérience souhaitée en planification / achat d’entrepôt
  • Compétences intermédiaires pour Excel et Access souhaitée. Les compétences JDA, Tableau, R Studio et Snowflake sont un plus
  • Excellentes compétences interpersonnelles et en résolution de problèmes

 

Postulez en ligne!

Position posted on 10/25/2019.


Astronics is Hiring!

Join the Astronics team as a Business Development Manager (2019-103)

For more information on the qualifications and on how to apply, see the online job posting here

 

Company: Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO)               

Position Title: Business Development Manager (2019-103)        

Location: Kirkland, WA          

Position Type: Full-Time

Summary: Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO) serves the world's aerospace, defense, and semiconductor industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. This position supports the Astronics PGA (PGA) division. PGA has grown into a globally renowned manufacturer of seat-motion, lighting, in-flight entertainment, connectivity and cabin management systems for the executive and commercial aviation industry. PGA markets include commercial transport (Boeing and Airbus), business jet (several), and VIP aviation.  Their U.S. office is based in Kirkland Washington, within the sister division Astronics AES (AES). PGA has over 300 employees, where AES has over 500 employees, and has won awards as the best place to work on the Seattle Eastside for 10 years consecutively.

The Business Development Manager (BDM) for Astronics PGA has the primary responsibility for developing the allocated Customer accounts and achieving the sales plan in line with the objectives of the company with commercial customers including Airlines, Seat Manufacturers, Operators and other prospects. The BDM serves as the customer advocate and manages the customer relationship throughout the life cycle of an opportunity. The position requires a high level of interaction with other PGA team members, as well as with other Astronics subsidiaries. As the primary face to the customer, the BDM plays a significant role in determining customer strategies to optimize current and future business opportunities. As such, the BDM will guarantee the development of the Customer portfolio, the gross margin of the engaged business and the identification of diversification opportunities Market, Customers and Products.

See the online job posting here. 

Position posted on 9/4/2019


 

The French-American School of Puget Sound (FASPS) is Hiring!

Two Positions Open: Preschool Teacher Assistant, Substitute Teachers (Grades YPK-8)

The French American School of Puget Sound is a bilingual French and English school located on Mercer Island for students in Young Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8. The School’s program satisfies requirements set forth by the Common Core of State Standards and the French National Curriculum from the French Ministry of Education.


Preschool Teacher Assistant

Position Summary: Assistant Teachers play an important role by working in partnership with both the French program teacher and English program teacher. The Assistant Teacher needs to be bilingual in French and English. Assistant Teachers help to implement the curriculum, provide supervision, and maintain the classroom. They should be aware of, support, comply with and implement all school and personnel policies and procedures as described in the Employee Handbook.

For more information and to apply as a a preschool teacher assistant, please visit: https://fasps.myschoolapp.com/ftpimages/710/download/download_3540079.pdf

 

Job posted on 08/29/2019


Substitute Teachers (Grades YPK-8)

Position Summary: FASPS is looking for English grade substitute teachers and accepting applications for substitute teachers at all grade levels. Substitute teachers are responsible for implementing the mission and philosophy of the School. With a flexible schedule, substituting is an excellent way to work with great students and their community, and experience independent school teaching.

For more information and to apply as a substitute teacher, please visit: https://fasps.myschoolapp.com/ftpimages/710/download/download_2969872.pdf

 

Job posted on 08/29/2019


 

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