Women's International Shipping & Trading Association

Job Posting – Port of Oakland – Manager, Business Development & International Marketing

February 20, 2019

Port of Oakland



SALARY: $14,165 – $17,549 per month

The Port of Oakland is recruiting for the position of Manager, Business Development and International Marketing.  Under general direction, the Manager, Business Development and International Marketing seeks opportunities for foreign markets, formulates and executes market entry strategies; promotes increased use of maritime facilities and assets by establishing targeted marketing programs to maintain current cargo growth and attract cargo which presently flows through discretionary ports and gateways.

The successful candidate will possess a combination of education and experience that reflect the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the position.  A typical combination would include graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors degree with course work in operations, business, economics, finance, transportation, marketing or logistics. An MBA is preferred, PLUS a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in management/supervision with an emphasis on market development or marketing within a port, maritime industry or international trade marketing and price setting. Experience with railroad industry is desirable.

The Port’s compensation and benefit program ranks among the best in the region for public jurisdictions and is designed to reward performance and promote a balanced lifestyle, both at the workplace and away from the workplace, for our employees and their families.  The Port is committed to the health and well-being of its employees and has been recognized as a FIT-Friendly Employer by the American Heart Association.  We offer a comprehensive benefit package including; medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 457 plan and paid leave.  The Port offers retiree medical benefits for employees and dependents after 10 years of CALPERS service (including 5 years at the Port).  To apply for this exceptional opportunity or obtain more details, please visit us at https://www.portofoakland.com/business/job-center/. Application deadline is March 19, 2019 at 5:00pm.


The Port of Oakland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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