Innovation & Economic Development Officer – Cape Breton Partnership

Published August 8, 2022


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


Coordinator, FDI Africa and Caribbean Markets – City of Brampton

Closing Date: October 7, 2022
The Coordinator will foster partnerships and identify opportunities for investments and job growth in the City of Brampton by generating quality leads and providing superior client consultation services to business prospects. This role will lead the coordination of the...

Economic Development Officer, Marketing and Communications – Burlington Economic Development

Closing Date: October 12, 2022
We are looking for a marketing and communications professional looking to build a career in economic development. You will play a direct role in supporting the attraction, retention and growth of business in Burlington through strategic marketing initiatives and...

Director, Economic Innovation & Growth – Sturgeon County

Closing Date: October 21, 2022
Sturgeon County ( is a vibrant municipality that offers a great deal in the residential, agricultural and industrial sector.  Located just north of the Cities of St Albert, Fort Saskatchewan, and Edmonton, Sturgeon County appeals to investors that require...

Economic Development Officer – Town of Blackfalds

The EDO provides leadership and active participation on the Economic Development and Tourism Advisory Committee (EDTAC) and provides accurate development and economic growth-related information to the public and developers. Coordination of assigned activities with other Municipal departments and outside...