Executive Director – Ontario East Economic Development Commission


Published January 16, 2020

The Ontario East Economic Development Commission was created 30 years ago with a mandate to develop, implement and administer strategies to attract new economic investment, facilitate economic growth and to defend against de-investment. Ontario East Economic Development Commission membership is comprised of professional economic developers and associated organizations and businesses representing cities, towns and regions in eastern Ontario, from Kawartha Lakes in the west, along the Lake Ontario shore to the Quebec border and north to Haliburton and Algonquin Park. Representing a region with over 2 million people in thirteen counties and municipalities, the organization exists to leverage the power of the broader economic region to ensure investment is optimized across eastern Ontario.

We are looking for an experienced Executive Director to oversee all operations, functions and activities. The successful candidate will be the face of the organization, responsible for advancing the strategic directions; implementing a high quality vision; providing organizational leadership and risk assessment; responsible for day to day operations managing the administration, finances, programs, events and activities of the Commission.

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and supervises staff and contract positions for approved projects to meet the goals of the organizations. We will offer a competitive salary and opportunity for the Executive Director to be located anywhere within the Ontario East geographic region.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume to the Executive Director Search Committee electronically at the following address: APPLY@ONTARIOEAST.CA

Link to full search profile and information about Ontario East: https://ontarioeast.ca/news/

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that accommodations are available upon request to support the participation of persons with disabilities in applying for jobs and during the interview and assessment process. If you require an accommodation, please contact the Ontario East Economic Development Commission and we will work with you to meet your needs.

  • Position: Executive Director
  • Location: Ontario East Economic Development Commission
  • Posting Date: 01/16/2020

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