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Closing September 23, 2020 - Director, Economic Development - Niagara Region

02 Sep 2020 3:35 PM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

Niagara Region has a Permanent Full-time Director, Economic Development position available

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director Economic Development is responsible for providing leadership and management to the Region’s economic development division whose principal activities, include strategic planning, foreign direct investment, external marketing, business development, site selection, research and analysis, advocacy and sector support. The Director develops strategies in conjunction with key internal and external stakeholders to promote a strong and sustainable regional economy and to achieve economic goals for Niagara region, including expanding investment in our communities.

The successful candidate has:

  • An undergraduate degree in Economic Development, Business, Commerce, Marketing, Economics or related discipline.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • 10 years of senior management experience in complex/diverse business environments and not-for-profit management in a complex multi-stakeholder environment. 
  • 10+ years of senior management experience in leadership and administration of municipal economic development and redevelopment in large sized communities (400K+ population) with rural/urban mix is preferred.
  • The experience and ability to drive Niagara’s economic development performance; creating growth and prosperity for all who live and do business in the region.

To view the full job description and requirements, visit our Careers page.

Uncover the wonder of the Niagara Region and join a team dedicated to meeting tomorrow’s challenges…!

Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your online application to job opening # 26546 no later than September 23, 2020 before midnight by visiting our ‘Careers’ page at

We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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