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International Investment Manager - ASIA

Richmond, VA

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) seeks an experienced international marketing professional to aggressively promote Virginia to Asian companies in order to attract their business facilities.  Join a team located in 6 countries that recruits international companies into Virginia.


The International Investment Manager will generate international projects by conducting extensive marketing outreach, and will work with company executives and regional and local economic developers to successfully locate new business operations in Virginia.  Private-sector experience or relevant international economic development experience preferred, as well as a demonstrated ability to aggressively sell and close deals while effectively providing client support.


Candidates must possess considerable successful, executive level sales and marketing experience in a corporate business environment or in a local or regional economic development office, including demonstrated experience in developing and implementing a sales and marketing plan to effectively close deals. Must have experience working in the Asian market.  Candidates are expected to demonstrate the ability to manage in a team environment and leverage partners in the public and private sectors, including higher education partners, and local and regional economic development partners. The International Investment Manager must have excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, and culturally-savvy interpersonal skills.  Applicants must also have strong organizational skills and be able to plan and successfully manage multiple marketing projects.  Proficiency in using multiple PC software packages is required.  Experience with Salesforce is a plus. Extensive domestic and international travel is required.  Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and passport.  Undergraduate degree in marketing, business administration or economics or equivalent work experience is required.  Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) designation or other industry certification is a plus. 


All candidates must apply through our website  Application deadline: Open until filled.



VEDP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities. It is VEDP’s intent that its employment and personnel policies and practices conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.   Applicants requiring more information or requiring assistance may contact VEDP Human Resources at 1-804-545-5630 or TDD 1-800-828-1120


Date Posted: July 22, 2015