Innovation & Economic Development Officer – Cape Breton Partnership


Published August 8, 2022

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Are you a driven, multi-talented individual with a passion for business attraction, investment readiness, and Innovation Driven Entrepreneurship? Are you seeking a supportive work environment where you can do your best work and thrive among a team of professionals? Then you could be the Cape Breton Partnership’s next Innovation and Economic Development Officer (InEDO) focused on the Strait Region of Cape Breton – Unama’ki (primarily Richmond County and the Town of Port Hawkesbury), and creating and managing projects to foster Innovation Driven Entrepreneurship throughout Cape Breton – Unama’ki!

Reporting to the President & CEO and an important part of the Partnership’s Island-Wide Economic Development team, the InEDO has three priority areas:

  • Lead business attraction and investment readiness initiatives and respond to investment attraction inquiries and individual business requests within Richmond County and Town of Port Hawkesbury regions of the Cape Breton Regional Enterprise Network (CB REN).
  • Lead the development, implementation, and management of island-wide innovation initiatives, including plans and initiatives included in the recently completed Innovation District project and collaborative work with partners across Cape Breton – Unama’ki and throughout the region;
  • Lead the Partnership’s efforts to support green energy development in Cape Breton – Unama’ki, including off-shore wind, hydrogen, ammonia, on-shore wind, solar and other opportunities as they arise.

For the complete posting and information on how to apply please click Here.

  • Position: Innovation & Economic Development Officer
  • Type: Full-time

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