The Town of Collingwood Seeks:
Manager, Economic Development (Full-Time)
Collingwood is a responsible, sustainable, and accessible community that leverages its core strengths: a vibrant downtown, a setting within the natural environment, and an extensive waterfront. This offers a healthy, affordable, and four-season lifestyle to all residents, businesses and visitors. Collingwood is located in the heart of Ontario’s finest four-season destination area and offers a combination of old time charm and history with the best recreation in Southern Ontario. Live, Work and Play!
Reporting to the Director of Planning, Building & Economic Development, the Manager, Economic Development is responsible for leading development and implementation of economic development strategy, programs and projects, ensuring that Collingwood is investment-ready, local and re-located businesses are supported and assisted to help grow the local and Regional economy, smart decisions and projects are made to support and grow the tourism sector, Collingwood’s reputation for knowledge based, innovative, sustainable businesses and business ideas is strengthened and sustained and the Collingwood brand is promoted and marketed. The Manager makes recommendations and implements approved direction to guide the economic growth of the community, as well as leads and facilitates the Business Development Centre (BDC). The main duties and responsibilities of the position are in the areas of leading development and implementation of economic development strategy, ensuring Collingwood is investment-ready, workforce development, and division administration functions.
Qualifications include a degree/diploma in Economics, Business, Public Administration or related discipline; possession of a Certified Economic Development (Ec.D.) designation an asset. Normal hours of work are 35 hours per week; flexibility in scheduling is necessary as there will be the requirement to attend to functions outside of normal work hours and/or work overtime as needed. The salary range for the position is $96,660.20 to $117,444.60 per year.
Please refer to the Town of Collingwood website at www.collingwood.ca/council-government/employment for further position details. Interested qualified applicants are invited to forward their cover letter and resume quoting Job #2020-38 no later than November 30, 2020 by 4:00 p.m. to:
Manager, Human Resources
Town of Collingwood, P.O. Box 157
Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5