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Closing March 15, 2019 - Economic Development Director - Wawa Economic Development

28 Feb 2019 2:44 PM | Kerri Schuttel (Administrator)

This is a rewarding career opportunity for motivated and innovative economic development professionals to make a real difference in the economic, social and environmental well-being of Wawa businesses and residents.

The EDC of Wawa is seeking an experienced Economic Development Director to provide leadership and support to a volunteer Board of Directors and contract staff to promote the economic well-being of Wawa. The Economic Development Director will be responsible for the identification and implementation of strategies to achieve community economic development goals with an emphasis on supporting business start-ups, retention, expansion. The EDC Director will oversee and manage the EDC daily operations and should be a qualified, dedicated, enterprising and results-oriented leader who can work effectively with potential investors, other levels of government, community organizations, local business groups and Municipal Council.

Applicants must have a post-secondary education in planning, marketing, business and/or related field; a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience; working knowledge of Non-Profit Corporation regulations and have a background in managing staff and budgets. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven ability to develop and implement economic development strategies, complete successful funding applications and have excellent public speaking and presentation skills. Compensation will be based on qualifications and experience. This is a Contract position with a salary range of $60,000 to $75,000 for a fully qualified candidate. A detailed job description is available by e-mailing

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and detailed resume, indicating the job title in the subject line by 4:30 p.m. on March 15, 2019 to:
Hiring Committee
EDC of Wawa
Box 63
Wawa, ON
P0S 1K0

or e-mail

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Russell Reid at 705-856-1648.

The EDC of Wawa is an equal opportunity employer. Only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the EDC of Wawa will provide accommodations throughout the hiring process. Please inform the EDC of Wawa of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Protection of Privacy Act.

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