Business (Economic) Development Officer

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Posted On: Sep 19, 2018
Closing Date: Oct 5, 2018
 
 
Business (Economic) Development Officer
 
The City of North Bay, is seeking a creative and innovative team player to focus on implementing and maintaining strategies to support and encourage new investment attraction and the expansion and diversification of the existing business base.
 
The incumbent will leverage their strong business networks and resources to attract new investments and facilitate strategic partnership with industry key sectors to support economic growth.  As a proven collaborator who enjoys working in a fast pace environment, the successful candidate will have a strong project management background and will lead internal initiatives while providing end to end client service to business and stakeholders. 
 
The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of Economic Development, the North Bay economy and Northern Ontario.  With relevant post-secondary education and a minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years on the job experience, or an acceptable combination of formal education and related experience, the candidate will be accustomed to working in the field of economic development and ideally has obtained, or be presently working towards, his/her professional designation in Economic Development.  Bilingualism is considered an asset.
 
We’re looking for a self-motivated team player with a proven track record in the economic development field who possesses extensive networking, customer service, communication and strong interpersonal skills.  The individual must be flexible and work independently in demanding situations, meet deadlines and balance competing priorities.  We are seeking an individual who is proficient with office and online systems and available to travel and work outside of traditional business hours.
 
Qualified individuals interested in being considered for this position are requested to submit, in confidence, a resume and covering letter clearly demonstrating how they meet the requirements and qualifications of the position, no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, October 5th, 2018 to email:
 
 
While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
An Equal Opportunity Employer