Business Development Officer – City of North Bay

North Bay is a vibrant and progressive City situated between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake in Ontario’s beautiful Near North. This growing city of 51,000 residents is conveniently located just three and a half hours from Toronto and Ottawa.

The City of North Bay’s Economic Development Department is seeking a highly energetic and creative individual who enjoys working as part of a team.  Driven and self-motivated to contribute to the goals of the organization, the successful applicant will be an outgoing, independent professional who can effectively utilize their skills and network to advance our mandate.  Familiar with government programming and business support systems, this individual will work directly with community partners to implement relevant programming and provide industry with access to tools that support business growth.

The candidate’s effective, customer focused approach to business will result in opportunities for new investment and job growth in the community.  As a proven collaborator with strong project management experience, the individual will lead internal initiatives and provide end to end client support for businesses.

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of 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 successful 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.

We are seeking an individual who is proficient with office and online systems and available to work outside of traditional business hours.  With some requirement for travel, valid travel documents and a valid Ontario driver’s license are a must.  Bilingualism is considered an asset.  The candidate’s professional and thoughtful problem resolution skills are complementary to his/her responsive client focused approach.  This individual enjoys working in a demanding, fast pace environment where their ability to effectively manage competing priorities results in successful projects and innovative new ideas.

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, June 30th, 2017 to email:

staffing@cityofnorthbay.ca

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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