19 Mar, 2020

Purpose of role

OCO Global are seeking an International Expansion Associate interested in international business and economic development. Working as part of OCO’s US team based in our New York City office the successful candidate will support the delivery of trade and lead generation projects.

OCO Values

The job holder will be expected to work in line with OCO’s values which are; Excellence, Courage, Creativity, Commerciality, Collegiate Behaviour and Our Talent.


Trade: Supporting international private sector clients on entering the US market

  • Be an initial point of contact for new client opportunities, while managing the response process across multiple potential engagements
  • Respond to client inquiries in a timely and professional manner
  • Develop sales proposals to outline our services to prospects
  • Conduct business development activities on behalf of clients
  • Contribute to monthly reporting
  • Author case studies

Foreign Direct Invest (FDI): Supporting foreign and local government client on investment attraction

  • Supporting Project Managers on investment attraction campaigns and successful service delivery against targets
  • Identifying and contacting companies from relevant geographies who are planning cross-border investment to understand their investment needs
  • Telephone and face to face meetings with US companies to provide specific location solutions and sector propositions to help businesses to decide to invest in client territories
  • Attendance at industry events to expand networks and identify investing companies
  • Develop and maintain a network of intermediaries and multipliers
  • Conducting inward investment trends analysis and reporting
  • Monitoring investment trends through daily alerts


  • 4-year college degree
  • 1-3 years’ experience in business development
  • Articulate, dynamic, driven, self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Confident communications skills – both verbal and written
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong research skills
  • Comfortable in working across different sectors
  • Exercises high-level analytical and logical ability in defining problems that are technically complex/conceptually abstract, generates solutions using creative thinking skills/intuition
  • Thinks clearly, stays focused under pressure, proven ability to prioritise workload under pressure to successful conclusion
  • Ability to work well in a small team environment as well as individually
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint
  • You must be eligible to work in the USA


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Life insurance options
  • HSA and FSA options
  • Commuter benefits
  • International Travel Opportunities

If you are interested in applying for this position please send a covering letter and Resume outlining your suitability for the role to hello@ocoglobal.com by April 3rd 2020.

OCO Global is an Equal Opportunities Employer