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Foreign Affairs and Trade Vacancy N.N. 10744210
Austrade Closing date: Monday, 25 February 2019
Job Title: e-Commerce Adviser
Division: Trade and Investment
Branch: State Operations
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $76,155 - $93,320
Location: Sydney - NSW
Broadband: APL 2 (APS5-6) (APS Level 5, APS Level 6)
Classification: APS Level 5, APS Level 6
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 4382
Agency Website:

Job Description


About Austrade

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission – or Austrade – is responsible for promoting Australian trade, investment and education to the world.

We help Australian businesses grow by linking them to global export opportunities; we attract international investment to help Australia reach its economic potential; we help startups innovate and go global and we promote Australias leading-edge education services to the world. Our tourism policy and programs also help to build a thriving tourism industry.

With employees working in over 80 offices around the world, our work can be found in all kinds of places. Find out more by visiting our website.

Trade and investment

Austrade’s Trade and Investment Division is looking for a globally oriented, data and digital savvy, client focused person to join our team.

The Trade and Investment Division works with our global network, peak industry bodies and other stakeholders to develop trade and investment strategies, provide advice to businesses, promote Australian industry capability and help Australian businesses to connect with international customers and potential investors.

Our small e-Commerce team works across a number of Austrade’s priority sectors to promote the use of e-Commerce as a channel to overseas markets, increase literacy of doing business online and reduce barriers for exporters.

The team focusses on:

•understanding and promoting Australian capability for products and services sold online overseas, both B2C and B2B;
•maintaining working knowledge of major overseas online sales platforms and working with Austrade’s overseas offices to plan and implement Australian online promotions;
•understanding supply chains to overseas end customers and working to reduce barriers for online exporters eg high logistics costs, understanding changing regulatory environments overseas;
•upskilling Austrade and other advisers providing assistance to exporters about selling and marketing online overseas eg state governments through training sessions;
•working closely with stakeholders in Australia to increase the reach of Austrade’s online exporting content, advice and overseas market development activities;
•developing written guides and tools for businesses and stakeholders to assist understanding of selling online and related supply chains.

What we are looking for

We are looking for an Adviser to work in the e-Commerce team within our Trade and Investment Division.

Adviser e-Commerce

As an Adviser in the Trade and Investment Division, you will work as part of the e-Commerce team to develop and implement trade and investment strategies, and deliver practical advice to businesses and Austrade internal teams about selling and marketing through digital channels overseas.


The successful applicant must be an Australian citizen and be willing to undergo a pre-employment screening process as a condition of employment.

To Apply

Selection Documentation:
Position Contact: Belinda Hay, (02) 9392 2038
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS07-Mon - 11 Feb 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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