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Export Coordinator - North Dakota Trade Office

Position: Export Coordinator
Location: Fargo, ND


Export Assistants receive a tuition waiver and are paid for working 20 hour a week.  Assistantships are provided at local North Dakota companies.  


Assist Grant Project Director in administrative duties including:

  • accepting applications, reviewing them for completeness and accuracy, forwarding them onto the Review Committee for decisions,
  • communicate with eligible small business concerns regarding missing documentation, budget information questions and other general information,
  • maintain an Excel spreadsheet of approved companies, approved activities and committed funds and reimbursement details,
  • coordinate the collection of receipts and proof of activities from approved companies so that reimbursement can be made to them,
  • forward reimbursement requests to Grant Project Director for approval,
  • forward approved reimbursement requests to accounting for payment,
  • maintain complete and accurate records of all Grant related activities including applications, reimbursements, documents, receipts and proof of activities, payments,
  • forward all Grant related questions and inquiries onto the Project Director or office staff,
  • assist with administration, data collection, document review, reporting, market Research related to international target markets, export documentation, translation and other activities associated with export
  • any other duties that may come up relating to the grant program per the Project Director’s direction


  • NDSU Graduate student
  • Foreign language skills a plus
  • Intermediate knowledge Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) Microsoft Access knowledge preferred but not required.
  • Data entry accuracy
  • Ability to quickly adjust to moving from tasks to task in a very fast paced environment
  • High standard of personal integrity
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities with minimal direction

Application instructions

Please submit a resumé, and references to:

Sharon May
Director of Global Business Development, North Dakota Trade Office 
PH: 701-231-1158

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