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Imports/Exports Intern – International trade
Description de l'entreprise
FLY is the exclusive retailer of a wide variety of Electric vehicles and Accessories based in Belgium.
Description de la fonction
The import export assistant operates in a company that has an international dimension. His role is to help and assit the company in buying or seling goods or services foreign countries. Thus, experts are required to frame the different issues of international trades.
The imports/exports assistant intern therefore undertakes various activities supporting the sales manager. He is in touch with his customers abroad on a daily basis and makes sure that transactions follow the respective international regulations. He also has to manage logistical issues of such transactions. An import export internship requires an intern who is good in organization and communication with clients and providers.
Tasks of an Import/Export Intern
Here are the main tasks that an intern in imports/exports can undertake:
Administrative management of transactions.
Preparing and issuing documents needed for trade: bill of landing, letter of credit…
Making sure that terms and customs rules are respected.
Following-up with clients and/or providers.
Controlling activities related to the transaction.
Following-up with transport partners.
Skills and Qualities
If you want to be a successful commercial assistant in imports and exports, you need several qualities.
First of all, having strong knowledge about international trade is required. Customs rules and the main principles of imports and exports must be known.Transactions must be administratively followed with precision. Obviously, you will not be alone while following these procedures as your supervisor will support you continually. Normally, if you are studying one of the courses mentioned above, you should have the required abilities.
Furthermore, your English must be professional. Indeed, the internship is abroad and within an international context as well. You can imagine that this language is used daily. You must understand and speak it as you will be in continuous contact with your clients. If you can’t understand it sufficiently, you will not be able to encompass subtleties during negotiations or define specifications. Speaking a third language in addition to English and your native one would be appreciated.
Must be in posssesion of a Driving License
Finally, other qualities like rigorousness and business sense would make your application really attractive. This position demands a high-level of organization and focus to handle transactions which are often very important. Considering the commercial sense, it is useful to maintain good relationships with your partners. It can be a client, a provider, a carrier…
We offer meaningful challenges from day one with effective and constant training. Thus, we bring to bear the strengths of our employees and develop them to become phenomenal leaders. In addition, diversity is very important for us: we seek the most diverse talent so that we always know how to innovate to exceed the expectations of our consumers. Therefore, working with us is the best opportunity to do what you love, with constant challenges and to be recognized for its results. More than that, it's the ideal opportunity to help us touch and improve lives in our world. We value leadership as well as deep understanding and offer fulfilling career opportunities that make us an unbeatable force in our industry.
Fresh fruit, tea and coffee
Social events and fantastic colleagues from all over the world.
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Résumé de l'offre
- Anglais: avancé
- Néerlandais: bon