Senior Business Development Representative-International Attraction

$69,878 - $93,622 yearly
  • Oakland County
  • Jun 10, 2022
Full time Business Development General Business Government

Job Description

Senior Business Development Representative-International Attraction

$69,878.00 - $93,622.00 Annually
Waterford, MI
Job Type
Full Time
Economic Dev & Comm Affairs
Job Number
Job Summary

Acts as a team leader for projects as requested by the Manager National & International Business Development or senior Oakland County leadership. Receives high visibility assignments and county-initiated projects to promote trade and investment in the county. Acts as a representative for Oakland County in attracting domestic and international business and investment by participating in virtual and in-person meetings and events to promote the county, its key industry clusters, and its resources and services. Assists with the development of marketing plans and strategy and provides support and information for companies considering investment in the county. International travel is required. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments

Minimum Qualifications

Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application: 

  • Thoroughly documented work history
  • Transcript with degree and award date
  • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity
  • Valid Driver's License Number

At time of application, applicant must: 

1. Possess a Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration, Urban Planning, Economics, Public Administration, International Relations, International Business Management, General Studies, Engineering or a related field.

2. Have at least four (4) years of full-time professional work experience in the public or private sector in international trade, international or national business-to-business sales, economic development, urban planning, real estate development, industrial development, or a closely related area.

NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.

NOTE: A Master’s Degree in one of the fields listed in 1 above may substitute for one (1) year of experience listed in 2 above.

3. Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator’s or chauffeur’s license. Out of Country driver’s license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver’s license before the hire date.

4. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.

5. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.

Work History
You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications. 
College Transcripts
You must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, and applicant name; and is in a format that cannot be modified or edited. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information. Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( This documentation must be attached to your application if you are certifying you have an education higher than high school/GED. NOTE: This section is used for TRANSCRIPTS ONLY