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Export Documentation Officer Vacancies

We are seeking a highly-motivated individual with ambition to develop knowledge, competency and experience to join Liverpool Chamber’s International Trade function in the role of Export Documentation Officer. 

Position: Export Documentation Officer
Reports to: Finance & Operations Director
Contract: Permanent

Liverpool Chamber of Commerce delivers a high-impact commercial offering within the Liverpool City Region that creates business. We provide business membership and support services and are the ‘go to’ organisation when businesses want to connect, support and thrive.

One of our business support specialist areas is the delivery of Export Documentation services.

The issuing of export documentation certificates provides businesses who trade goods internationally with the evidence required to trade goods across borders in compliance with trade and customs law, minimising the risk of incurring penalties from customs authorities.

This post is a developmental role that is ideal for a candidate seeking to develop a specialism in international trade & customs, legal compliance and/or administration.

Through a training programme, the post-holder will become experts within the entire export documentation function, learning all aspects of the process including issuing, checking and authorising export documentation and communicating with customers on compliance, billing or training issues.

The training, development and experience gathered through this role is an ideal grounding for a career in international trade customs, logistics and shipping.

Progression opportunities within the Chamber business is strong with the role being capable of stimulating a specialist career pathway or opening up future opportunities.

Crucial to undertaking the role is a willingness to learn quickly, to be focussed on detail and to communicate with colleagues and customers. A basic understanding or awareness of international trade or documentation would be helpful but is not required – a willingness to learn and acquire the knowledge is!

If you have the potential required to be successful in this post, then please review the attached Job Description for the role and apply.

If you wish to apply for the role, please send a CV (maximum 2 sides of A4) along with a covering letter (maximum 2 sides of A4) to Melissa Healy, Office Manager at Please ensure that you explain within your application how you meet the requirements of the Person Specification for the role.

Liverpool and Sefton Chambers of Commerce is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.  If you require any adjustments as part of the recruitment and selection process, please note these in your covering email.

If you require any adjustments as part of the recruitment and selection process, please note these in your covering email.

Please note that following the provision of a conditional offer to an appointable candidate, we will reserve the right to undertake the following checks prior to confirming a formal offer:

  • Right to work in the UK
  • References
  • Fitness to Work (Occupational Heath)
  • Qualifications, professional registrations and memberships
  • Declaration as to unspent criminal convictions