Director of International Business Investment
The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) in Tysons, Virginia seeks a dynamic and highly motivated Director of International Business Investment to promote Fairfax County to representatives of the international business community seeking to establish or expand their existing business to the US. Direct and oversee the Assistant Director and four International Business Investment Managers as well as all FCEDA’s overseas offices (currently five). Serve as a representative of the FCEDA to members and organizations within the business community locally, regionally, and globally. Coordinate business investment outreach, both business attraction and retention with other division directors. To refine on an ongoing basis, business investment strategies and initiatives which promote Fairfax County as a global technology business center for both small and larger businesses.
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree and five to seven years of work experience in a relevant field is required. Experience in economic development a plus. Excellent writing and oral communication skills. Accuracy and attention to detail; strong interpersonal communications skills and exceptional customer service are a must; discretion with confidential information; ability to meet deadlines; ability to work well with others. International travel required.
The candidate must satisfactorily complete criminal background and credit checks.
This is a full time position with benefits. This position is attached to Fairfax County government for payroll and like all FCEDA positions, is exempt from county civil service rules and regulations.
Submit resume and cover letter by 4:00 p.m. ET Friday, July 22, 2022. Please include the job title and source of the advertisement within the subject line. No phone calls, please.
For more information, please visit www.fairfaxcountyeda.org/about-fceda/employment-opportunities