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Export Executive

Aliases: Export Senior Assistant

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks an Export Executive is expected to perform include:

  • ​Planning and co-ordinating the international shipment of goods
  • Negotiating with a variety of people such as shippers, agents and vendors during the course of their work
  • Having excellent customer service skills in dealing with customers/buyers
  • Preparing and managing shipment-related documents
  • Interpreting the export financing methods and terms of payment
  • Handling the Central Excise/Customs Clearance
  • Handling all the regulations, procedures and documentation
  • Ensuring shipping compliance
  • Managing export marketing operations
  • Analysing foreign trade logistics
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system is not available
  • Overtime may be involved
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization​

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferably, graduate 
  • Certified training for Export Executive (programme aligned to AMH/Q 1602 released by Apparel Made – Ups Home Furnishing)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of nature of logistics and supply chains shipping compliance guidelines garment specifications 
  • Knowledge of packing standards and procedures 
  • Knowledge of invoicing instructions and framework of export marketing management
  • Skilled in export promotional strategies and export marketing procedure/processes
  • Basic knowledge of impact of technology: Internet marketing 
  • Knowledge of functions of the export department
  • Skilled in foreign exchange risk management 
  • Knowledge of foreign currencies and conversion
  • Familiar with documentation formalities relating to export transactions 
  • Basic knowledge of export financing methods and terms of payment
  • Knowledge of Central Excise/Customs Clearance like regulations, procedures and documentation 
  • Knowledge of export marketing procedures and documentation
  • Skilled in planning for the export and marketing operations
  • Proficient in analysing the logistics options for shipment
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Training in export marketing procedures and documentation
  • Ability to work in teams
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Colleges across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1, 3, 4

Export Trainee → Export Assistant → Export Executive → Export Manager

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
  • For candidates with experience - Rs 16,000 to Rs 27,500 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Preferably, 1 - 2 years of work experience in export department

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 5

Exporting units

KEYWORDS 

Export Executive

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20153322.6001Export Executive
ISCO 20083322Commercial Sales Representatives
NIC 200846411, 46412Wholesale of textiles, fabrics, yarn, household linen, articles of clothing, floor coverings and tapestry, sports clothes. Wholesale of umbrella and clothing accessories
QP ReferenceAMH/Q 1602Export Executive
NSQFLevel 5Not available
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