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  • 23 Feb 2021 9:18 AM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    The Township of North Glengarry is seeking an independent, enthusiastic, dynamic individual who is also a strong team player to support clients through economic development activities. The emphasis will be on business retention & expansion strategies, business start-up assistance and the continued implementation of the Township’s Community Improvement Plan, Development and Marketing Strategy, and Economic Development Strategic Action Plan.

    The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience in a related field, and marketing and/or public relations skills. The candidate will also possess excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to multi-task. Relevant post-secondary education and/or economic development designation are considered an asset.

    A full descriptions for this position, including the skills and knowledge required, can be found on our website at www.northglengarry.ca.

    ______________________________________________________________________________________

    To apply to become part of our team, please submit your resume and cover letter by 12 (noon) on Friday, March 19th, 2021 to:

    Anne Leduc

    Director of Community Services

    Township of North Glengarry

    90 Main Street South

    Alexandria, ON K0C 1A0

    Fax: 613-525-1649

    Email: anne@northglengarry.ca

    We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The Township of North Glengarry is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Township will endeavour to accommodate a candidate in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

  • 16 Feb 2021 8:54 AM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    The Business Development Branch at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is focused on encouraging and facilitating growth, development and investment in industries related to food and beverage processing, bio-product and, secondarily, rural manufacturing businesses, and is looking for a skilled individual to provide ongoing client relationship management with these business clients, and key stakeholder groups, and act as a main point of contact for providing knowledge, connections and resources.

    What can I expect to do in this role?

    • Manage client relationships with key industry stakeholders, businesses and government officials
    • Provide a variety of business development and advisory services
    • Work closely with key business clients to evaluate business needs and opportunities
    • Prepare briefing notes and Minister's letters in support of policy and program development

    Location: Guelph

    How do I qualify?

    Mandatory requirements:

    • You must be able to travel to locations not accessible by public transportation.

    Specialized Knowledge

    • You have experience in sales and account management and demonstrated interpersonal skills to develop and build strategic relationships with a portfolio of clients.
    • You have knowledge of current and emerging issues in the food, beverage and bio-product manufacturing industries.
    • You have knowledge of business administration (including finance, marketing, sales, economics, business analysis, etc.) and economic development to review and assess business issues and develop solutions.

    Analytical Skills

    • You have analytical, conceptual and evaluative skills to evaluate and assess issues, problems and opportunities, determine investment cases, assess business development needs and determine the information, resources, services and alternative solutions required to meet client needs.

    Project Management and Policy Development Skills

    • You have project management, organizational and prioritization skills to plan and execute concurrent projects, organize competing priorities, and address client issues according to their urgency, materiality, and political sensitivity.
    • You have knowledge of government policy development and implementation processes.

    Communication Skills

    • You have oral and written communication skills to provide information and prepare briefing notes, sector overviews, project proposals, etc.
    • You can work independently and as part of a team.

    Salary Range: $1,467.32 - $1,872.86 Per Week

    Additional information:

    • 1 Permanent, 1 Stone Rd W, Guelph, West Region

    Please apply online, only, by Monday, March 1, 2021, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers and entering Job ID 159980 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

    If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

    www.ontario.ca/careers

  • 21 Jan 2021 2:44 PM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    Exciting things are happening at the City of Brampton. Take a look at what employees are working on related to our Term of Council Priorities moving us forward towards The Brampton 2040 Vision.

    COORDINATOR, INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    POSTING NUMBER:  103942

    HIRING SALARY RANGE:  $79,926.00 - $89,917.00 PER ANNUM

    MAXIMUM OF SALARY RANGE:  $99,908.00 PER ANNUM

    AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:

    Reporting to the Innovation and Technology Sector Manager, Economic Development, the Innovation and Technology Coordinator plays a critical role in growing the City of Brampton’s innovation and technology ecosystem that will coincide with the newly created Innovation District. The Coordinator will support the Innovation and Technology Sector Manager by producing innovative programming for talent development; forge relationships with corporate, educational and non-profit organizations and a credible network immersed in the innovation and technology space; and drive interest into the ecosystem. The purpose of the Coordinator’s activities is to support technology-sector business development and support job creation to meet the City’s vision to be a world-class city of opportunity.

    Project Management

    • Manage and execute projects focusing on talent development, business attraction and retention in alignment with the Economic Development Master Plan and/or Brampton Innovation District within allocated budget and in compliance with purchasing policy and procedures, as defined within RFPs, negotiated contracts and City regulations
    • Use data-driven analysis to research and develop new projects and enhance the execution and programming of existing projects
    • Leverage ecosystem partnerships through multi-year engagements to develop activation plans and advance our strategic objectives
    • Coordinating and executing on foreign and domestic investment missions
    • Scope includes managing events, programmatic activations, partnership launches, trade shows
    • Prepare executive briefs for senior management that include outcomes, strengths and recommendations

    Opportunity/Lead Generation

    • Identify and provide recommendations for new innovation-related programs, speaking and partnership opportunities from current and potential partners that support the strategic outcomes and amplify the Innovation and Technology narrative
    • Support the creation a long-term roadmap based upon KPIs to deliver on ecosystem growth
    • Maintain current knowledge of local economic trends and policy, which impacts businesses and provide presentations before stakeholders

    Relationship/Partnership Nurturing

    • Support partner discovery and development to expand on the City of Brampton’s Innovation sector
    • Liaise with businesses, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and ecosystem partners to attract investment
    • With Sector Manager support, develop a strategic framework to identify and monitor prospective opportunities, needs, strengths and participation of stakeholders and partners
    • Conduct business visits. Collaborate with identified new and existing companies, to nurture relationships and ensure business growth services,
    Implementation of Marketing/Communications Initiatives
    • Coordinate with the Strategic Communications team to prepare speaking notes and develop marketing collateral in alignment with the Innovation and Technology Sector messaging for public distribution
    • Write thorough marketing briefs with expected outcomes
    • Generate and present content ideas that supports the innovation narrative
    • With Sector Manager support, prepare summary briefs, PowerPoint decks, council reports, media releases and graphical data

    Champion Thinking and Ambassadorship 

    • Facilitate outcome-driven meetings with partners and working committees, utilizing best practices  for diplomacy and negotiations where you track, document and implement ideas
    • Champion the Innovation District and the Innovation and Technology Sector, promoting messaging to internal and external stakeholders
    • Actively promote program launches, business profiles and sector successes

    Outcome Measurement

    • Develop metric-driven goals in alignment with sector KPIs per project to measure success and impact of Innovation and Technology initiatives
    • Collect and compile data-driven feedback from partners, event participants, and community members and provide analysis and recommendations for program refinement

    SELECTION CRITERIA:

    • Post-secondary degree or diploma in economic development, business administration, public relations, sales and marketing or equivalent.
    • Partial or full completion of EcD professional designation an asset.
    • 3+ years work experience in a similar partnerships and program/project management role and experience with events management, planning and execution specific to Innovation ecosystems
    • Proven track-record of forging and nurturing relationships
    • Experience in writing briefs and preparing presentations to executive audiences
    • Driven by solutions and outcomes with a thorough attentiveness to detail
    • Strong acumen with Customer Relationship Management softwares and Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel and Word)
    • Innate interpersonal skills and excellent verbal, written and communication skills
    • Understands, incorporates feedback and best practices from business and technical backgrounds
    • Ability to articulate a vision clearly and concisely to stakeholders
    • Ability to navigate ambiguity with a high degree of business acumen
    • Partial or full completion of EcD professional designation an asset
    • Experience with start-up entrepreneurship is an asset
    • Valid Ontario non-probationary Class G driver’s License and have access to a personal vehicle.

    **Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

    Job Status: Permanent

    Job Type: Management and Administration

    Applications must be received by: January 31, 2021

    Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

    As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation.  Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.

    If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: www.brampton.ca/employment quoting reference #103942 by January 31, 2021 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

    Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition. 

    The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact TalentAcquisition@brampton.ca or 905.874-2150 with your accommodation needs, quoting the job opening ID#, job title. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 

  • 15 Jan 2021 9:34 AM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    Exciting things are happening at the City of Brampton. Take a look at what employees are working on related to our Term of Council Priorities moving us forward towards The Brampton 2040 Vision.

    COORDINATOR, FDI AFRICA & CARIBBEAN MARKETS

    POSTING NUMBER:  103941

    HIRING SALARY RANGE:  $79,926.00 - $89,917.00 PER ANNUM

    MAXIMUM OF SALARY RANGE:  $99,908.00 PER ANNUM

    AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:

    Reporting to the Manager, Investment Attraction, this role will develop and implement a plan to attract inward investment to Brampton from African and Caribbean markets.

    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 City’s participation in incoming delegations from African and Caribbean countries; and coordinate outbound missions to these markets.

    This position encompasses multi-stakeholder engagement, significant research and analysis and requires excellent communication and presentation skills. A strong background in Economic Development in African and Caribbean markets is required. The Coordinator, FDI African & Caribbean Markets, provides project management expertise for the development and implementation of initiatives while establishing a positive and authentic image for Brampton as an ideal location to invest.

    OPERATION SUPPORT

    • Develop and implement a plan to attract inward investment to Brampton from African and Caribbean markets;
    • Generate high quality investment leads and work with ED team to close deals;
    • Coordinate and participate in missions, events and activities that will help build relationships with African and Caribbean markets;
    • Lead and participate on cross-divisional project teams within the City and with other stakeholders as required to implement approved projects;
    • Constantly update own knowledge of Brampton’s assets while continuously building an understanding of the city’s value propositions for businesses looking to locate or expand in Brampton;
    • Develop and implement tactics based on Brampton’s value proposition to specifically target African and Caribbean markets;
    • Research and consolidate relevant information in the preparation of copy for all corresponding mission narratives, statistics, PowerPoint presentations, council reports, social media and media releases (pre and post mission) that will effectively build a business case for Brampton as an ideal global business location;
    • Track the development of leads, contacts, opportunities, and the progression of lead generation campaigns in CRM;
    • Stay current on key and future business trends, including international trade agreements specific to African and Caribbean markets, and any developments that impact Brampton’s competitiveness;
    • Identify factors which may impact project success and provide mitigation strategies to address these factors;
    • Other duties as assigned.

    CUSTOMER SERVICE

    • Provide customer service support to prospective investment clients from African and Caribbean markets while promoting Brampton as an ideal business expansion location;
    • Respond and handle public enquiries; prioritize requests and escalate for resolution as required to meet corporate service standards;
    • Build and maintain a relationship with cross-functional departments, team, management and externally, to foster and support coordination while carrying out accountabilities;
    • Demonstrate corporate values at all times.

    COMMUNICATION AND REPORTING

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills to deal effectively and tactfully with a broad range of senior management personnel, elected officials, staff, external agencies, other levels of government and the general public.
    • Manage communication plans to ensure timely messaging with Mayor and members of Council, internal and external stakeholders;
    • Create and maintain detailed project documentation and ensure all necessary sign-offs and approvals meet corporate policies and confidentiality requirements;
    • Achieve departmental operational objectives by contributing expertise, information and recommendations to strategic plans and progress reviews, including preparing and completing business and action plans specific to attracting investment from the African and Caribbean markets;
    • Prepare presentations and reports that include measurement of progress against set project goals and objectives;
    • Act as the main point of contact for content and production of materials and assist with content and proof approvals.

    CORPORATE CONTRIBUTION

    • Lead and facilitate research and engagement strategies using internal and external project teams to support project planning and implementation objectives;
    • Participate in business reviews to improve service delivery and integration with other key city departments;
    • Maintain knowledge of collective agreements, City policies and practices, legislation, regulations to assist in the revision of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure the needs of stakeholders are continually met.

    BUDGET SUPPORT

    • Use effective resource and expense management at all times to meet corporate policies and guidelines;
    • Meet financial objectives by forecasting requirements, assists in preparing annual budgets, scheduling expenditures, analysing variances and initiating corrective actions.

    TEAMWORK AND COOPERATION

    • Manage, lead and facilitate project coordination and team meetings as required to meet project needs;
    • Work well within diverse groups in support of project and operational goals and objectives;
    • Demonstrate corporate values at all times.
    SELECTION CRITERIA:
    • Post-secondary degree or diploma in economic development, business administration, public relations, sales and marketing or equivalent.
    • 3-5 years’ experience in municipal economic development, corporate business development and marketing. Project management experience and application of methodology.
    • Advanced knowledge, experience or exposure of investment attraction strategies within African and Caribbean markets and best practices and techniques within a municipal setting.
    • Project management experience and application of methodology.
    • Experience providing excellent customer service, networking with diverse groups and building strong relationships.
    • Exceptional communication and analytical skills.
    • Computer proficiency with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Customer Relationship Management software (CRM).
    • Solid organizational skills; detail oriented and well organized to coordinate activities and tasks meeting conflicting priorities and timelines.
    • Excellent report writing and demonstrated track record in presenting to small and large groups.
    • Knowledge of Municipal, Regional, Provincial and Federal Governments and applicable Legislations is an asset.
    • Valid Ontario non-probationary Class G driver’s License and have access to a personal vehicle.

    **Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

    Job Status: Permanent

    Job Type: Management and Administration 

    Applications must be received by: January 21, 2021

    Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

    As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation.  Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.

    If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: www.brampton.ca/employment quoting reference #103941 by January 21, 2021 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

    Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition. 

    The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact TalentAcquisition@brampton.ca or 905.874-2150 with your accommodation needs, quoting the job opening ID#, job title. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 

  • 07 Jan 2021 2:03 PM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    Manager of Economic Development

    The United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SDG) is located along the St. Lawrence River in the south-eastern corner of Ontario. SDG is “Where Ontario Began”, and is rich in heritage, tradition, and culture with an abundance of historical sites, great events, and beautiful attractions. With a population of 65,000, SDG is primarily rural yet close to urban centres such as Cornwall, Ottawa, and Brockville.

    The County is presently accepting applications for the full-time position of Manager of Economic Development. This position reports to the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for developing, managing, and implementing the approved economic development programs and initiatives of the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry. The Manager of Economic Development is an integral part of the Corporate Services team and is responsible for managing the tourism staff and activities of the County.

    Main duties include but are not limited to:

    • Supervise and manage the Tourism Coordinator and Administrative Assistant – Economic Development and Communications. Coordinate the tourism activities of the County.
    • Manage and oversee the County Regional Incentives Program.
    • Promote and encourage industrial, commercial, residential and agricultural development that increases assessment, employment, and social opportunities.
    • Recommend, develop and implement program alternatives to market SDG for economic growth. Implement approved corporate marketing strategies and liaise with various external agencies/organizations on projects with common focus.
    • Develop strong relationships with local municipalities within SDG and collaborate and assist when possible for the mutual benefit of local businesses and residents.
    • Coordinate regional economic development themes, provide assistance in planning, promoting, researching and monitoring.
    • Identify and analyze the needs of different sectors and pursue possible funding opportunities that promote and enhance the capacity of SDG to provide economic development services.
    • Develop, organize, and maintain SDG’s economic related statistics, databases, prepare related reports and ensure that data for available properties is accurate and current for potential investment opportunities.
    • Develop annual budgets. Responsible for monitoring, controlling and reporting budget variations.
    • Respond to and direct development inquiries and coordinate with local municipalities.
    • Appropriately represent the County at various public events/meetings, including speaking/presenting as required. Attend relevant conferences/seminars.

    Qualifications:

    • Post-secondary education in business administration, commerce, economic development, marketing, communications, or related discipline.
    • EcD designation is an asset.
    • 3 to 5 years’ experience in economic development in the municipal or broader public sector is an asset.
    • Knowledge of economic development strategies, theories and programs, as well as excellent communication skills, advisory and customer service skills, knowledge of social media, analytical and report writing skills.
    • A valid Ontario Class 'G' driver's license is required for this position.

    2020 Salary Range: $80,512 to $92,014 with full benefit package and pension

    Location: County Administration – 26 Pitt Street, Cornwall, Ontario

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to visit our website at www.sdgcounties.ca to obtain the complete instruction package on how to apply. Applications will be received by e-mail until 12:00 noon on Friday, January 29th, 2021.

    We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information received in this application will be used solely for employee selection purposes and will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Human Rights Code during the hiring process.

  • 18 Dec 2020 5:05 PM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    The County of Dufferin is an upper tier municipality which sits on the fringe of the Greater Toronto Area, about 100 km northwest of Toronto. It is largely a rural county with three urban settlement areas.  The region is well known for its rivers, rolling hills and excellent outdoor recreation opportunities. The UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, the Niagara Escarpment and the world famous Bruce Trail, run through Dufferin offering spectacular vistas and hiking opportunities. Home to over 61,000 residents the area boasts fabulous restaurants, shopping and amenities.  We are currently recruiting for a:

    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

    JOB ID:      C48-20

    LOCATION: Remote, & Edelbrock Centre

    JOB TYPE: Permanent Full Time (Non Union)

    DEADLINE TO APPLY: January 1, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

    Reporting to the Economic Development Manager, the Economic Development Coordinator is responsible for managing and growing the inDufferin and Tourism inDufferin social media platforms (Instagram and Facebook) through the creation of captivating content and use of new and ever-changing social media tools.

    What you'll do

    • Manage the Join in Dufferin website through the creation of new projects;
    • Create branded marketing materials for economic development and tourism initiatives;
    • Promote Economic Development and tourism programming through a branded booth at several community events, including co-ordination of the public registration process and the setting up/tearing down of the booth;

    • Assist in the scheduling and promotion of events, including but not limited to: event registration, marketing content creation and distribution;

    • Manage public feedback and respond promptly to public comments and inquiries received;
    • Assist with data collection and analysis for economic development and tourism initiatives such as the County’s business retention and expansion projects;
    • Provide support and assistance to the Economic Development Manager and Tourism Manager, and perform other related tasks as assigned.

    What you’ll bring

    • Post-secondary degree in business, marketing, economic development, tourism or equivalent;
    • Minimum of 2 years’ of office administrative and customer service experience required;
    • Assets for the position include courses in economic development, design, photography, and/or marketing, previous experience in a public sector environment, and/or ability to use photo/video editing software;
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and foster internal and external relationships;
    • Experience with preparing content for social media and websites;
    • Intermediate knowledge of Canva or equivalent design programs;
    • Excellent oral, written, and visual presentation skills;
    • A valid “G” Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle.

    What we can offer YOU!

    • A competitive hourly wage ranging between $35.28 – $41.27;
    • Comprehensive health benefits and enrollment in a defined benefit pension plan;
    • Access to an Employee and Family Assistance Program;
    • A supportive and collaborative work environment.

    Ready to apply?
    Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume and cover letter before the closing date and time to: hr@dufferincounty.ca

    As an equal opportunity employer, we seek to attract, develop, and retain highly talented employees with diverse identities and backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We are committed to creating a workplace that is inclusive for all. 

    All applicants are thanked for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will receive a response. Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection and will not be used for any other reason. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

  • 18 Dec 2020 4:55 PM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    The County of Dufferin is an upper tier municipality which sits on the fringe of the Greater Toronto Area, about 100 km northwest of Toronto. It is largely a rural county with three urban settlement areas.  The region is well known for its rivers, rolling hills and excellent outdoor recreation opportunities. The UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, the Niagara Escarpment and the world famous Bruce Trail, run through Dufferin offering spectacular vistas and hiking opportunities. Home to over 61,000 residents the area boasts fabulous restaurants, shopping and amenities.  We are currently recruiting for a:

    TOURISM MANAGER

    JOB ID:      C47-20

    LOCATION: Remote, Museum of Dufferin & Edelbrock Centre

    JOB TYPE: Permanent Full Time (Non Union)

    DEADLINE TO APPLY: January 1, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

    Reporting to the Director of Development and Tourism, the Tourism Manager is responsible for carrying out duties that support the development of Dufferin County’s position as a tourism destination. The position works closely with tourism stakeholders, residents, community representatives and municipal bodies throughout the County, bringing together the various facets of tourism in the region (arts and culture, nature and the outdoors, agritourism) to expand the local visitor economy.

    What you’ll do

    • Build relationships with Dufferin County businesses, conceptualize and create tourism development training toolkits, lead “tourism readiness” training initiatives and support tourism product development;
    • Work with our member municipalities to identify tourism development opportunities and implement tourism initiatives within the County;
    • Participate in Economic Development Committee meetings and provide updates to member-municipalities on tourism programming;
    • Develop and carry-out annual marketing strategies, including a content development plan, for the purposes of promoting regional stakeholders, events & attractions to target markets and building Dufferin County brand awareness;
    • Provide general management and oversight of the Museum of Dufferin and staff consisting of 5 fulltime staff, 2 part time staff, interns and volunteers;
    • Oversee and be responsible for budgeting, financial administration, reporting and accounting;
    • Perform other related tasks as assigned.
    What you’ll bring
    • Post-secondary degree in tourism, hospitality, recreation, leisure studies, or community economic development;
    • 5 years’ experience working in tourism or a related industry;
    • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a progressive managerial role within the public sector or equivalent;
    • Assets for the position include an Economic Development designation (completed or in progress), courses in economic development and/or project management, knowledge of local and regional tourism potential and opportunities, and/or management experience in a heritage or cultural services environment;
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and foster internal and external relationships;
    • Experience in project management, marketing, and customer service;
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and social media platforms;
    • Excellent oral, written, and visual presentation skills;
    • A valid “G” Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle.

    What we can offer YOU!

    • A competitive hourly wage ranging between $45.92 – $53.71;
    • Comprehensive health benefits and enrollment in a defined benefit pension plan;
    • Access to an Employee and Family Assistance Program;
    • A supportive and collaborative work environment.

    Ready to apply?

    Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume and cover letter before the closing date and time to: hr@dufferincounty.ca

    As an equal opportunity employer, we seek to attract, develop, and retain highly talented employees with diverse identities and backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We are committed to creating a workplace that is inclusive for all. 

    All applicants are thanked for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will receive a response. Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection and will not be used for any other reason. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

  • 17 Dec 2020 9:49 AM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    Job Title: Manager, Economic Development (permanent full-time)

    Closing Date: January 10, 2021; 11:59pm

    Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural and agricultural communities.  Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence.

    In addition to offering exciting career opportunities, the Town also provides a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package.  Come see how you can make a difference.

    The Opportunity

    Reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, this role is responsible for managing the Town’s economic development portfolio. This role leads the development and implementation of the Town of Caledon’s economic development strategy, programs and projects, ensuring that Caledon is investment-ready.   As the Manager, Economic Development, you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:

    • Establish, develop and maintain relationships with business associations and other partners for economic and community wellbeing
    • Provide advice and present reports to Council, and the senior leadership team regarding economic development initiatives and tourism, including identification of issues and trends of strategic importance
    • Develop and oversee the implementation plan and communication strategy for the Economic Development Strategy; collaborate with Town staff and other agencies on the execution of the plan consistent with the Council Workplan
    • Develop and implement marketing programs for the promotion of the Town as an attractive location for new and expanding businesses; advise and assist existing businesses with business expansion strategies

    COVID-19: In consideration of the current pandemic and Public Health orders, the Town of Caledon is providing limited in-person services as Town Hall is open to the public by appointment only. The successful candidate for Manager, Economic Development will be required to work a flexible schedule, including in the office, remotely and after hours (as required).

    The Ideal Candidate

    We are seeking a professional with a training and knowledge in the above, normally acquired from a post-secondary degree or diploma in Economic Development, Business or Planning, or closely related field. Our ideal candidate has 5-7 years experience in a related field and 3-7 years related leadership or supervisory experience. Membership in the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC), with certified Economic Development (Ec.D) designation is a strong asset.

    The ideal candidate will have a demonstratedunderstanding of business finance/economics, local government decision-making processes and overall municipal policies and practices, as well as an understanding of real estate principles, marketing; public affairs; and a diverse municipality – urban, rural, agricultural. We are seeking an individual with superior interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively in a team environment and an emphasis on customer contact/relations. Our ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to manage staff within the division and proven commitment to excellence in municipal government.

    This position offers a salary range of $96,596.84 – $119,288.40 plus a competitive benefit package.

    Satisfactory passing of a criminal record check, and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position.

    The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace.  If your application requires accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.

    How to Apply

    To learn more about employment with the Town of Caledon and to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity, visit: www.caledon.ca/careers

    If needed and upon request, this document can be made available in an alternative format.

  • 16 Dec 2020 11:43 AM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    Economic Development Coordinator

    (1 Year Contract)

    The Township of Selwyn is seeking applications for an Economic Development Coordinator (1 Year Contract) who will work in collaboration with the Economic Development and Business Committee, and provide effective leadership to advance the economic growth of the Township, with a focus on business retention, expansion and attraction programs, tourism development, and community and business development.  More information is available on the Township website www.selwyntownship.ca.

    Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by 12 noon, Friday, January 15th, 2021  to:

    Kim Berry, HR Coordinator                                    Office Location

    Township of Selwyn                                                1310 Centre Line, Selwyn, ON

    Box 270                                                                     Telephone:    705-292-9507

    Bridgenorth, Ontario                                              Fax:                705-292-8964

    K0L 1H0                                                                    e-mail: kberry@selwyntownship.ca

    In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will only be used for the purpose of candidate selection.  Accommodation for accessible purposes is available upon request during the recruitment process.

    https://www.selwyntownship.ca/en/business-centre/Employment-Opportunities.aspx

  • 07 Dec 2020 10:11 AM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    Business Development and Real Estate Officer

    Infrastructure & Planning Services

    File #20-P-64

    Job Details

    Act as the key contact for economic development inquires related to City owned properties, business/technology parks and new Business Improvement Areas.  Strategize with internal and external colleagues to optimize Economic Stimulus opportunities

    Lead the acquisition and disposition of real estate for all City Departments. Lead and/or coordinate activities and processes related to the acquisition, development, management, and sale of new employment lands. Provide expertise, advice, and guidance on all City real estate and employment land development matters.

    Qualifications

    Knowledge and experience normally associated with a 4 year University degree in Business, Planning Economic Development, or a related field, along with specialized training in land development, real estate, Engineering with a minimum of 5 years multi-disciplinary municipal experience which will ideally include experience conducting, facilitating, and negotiating real estate transactions. A background in real estate law or as a licensed real estate broker/agent would be a definite asset. Certification from the Economic Developers Association of Canada (Ec. D) or equivalent certification would also be considered an asset.

    Position requires detailed knowledge and understanding of planning and economic development procedures and processes, planning and engineering processes, municipal procurement processes, and of how legal issues are addressed relating to real estate acquisition and disposition; proven project management skills and experience in successfully leading large capital/strategic planning projects and initiatives; excellent decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills; advanced communication, negotiation, presentation, and public relations skills; sound financial, budget, and contract management skills and experience; the ability to exercise sound judgment and resolve complex issues in a constructive and principled manner that considers both short and long-term impacts; the ability to review, interpret, and work with legal documents, engineering drawings, surveys and maps, and prepare written reports, policies, procedures, and contracts; a high level of proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software; and a valid driver’s license to fulfill the requirements of the position.

    Salary

    $96,922.00-$105,943.00 (2021 rate)

    Application Information

    Qualified applicants are invited to submit a résumé and cover letter, quoting file number 20-P-64, no later than 12:00 p.m. on December 22, 2020, to:

    City of Peterborough, Human Resources Division, City Hall, 500 George Street North, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3R9. Fax: (705) 742-7021 hr@peterborough.ca

    The City of Peterborough is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all individuals have access to the City's goods, services and facilities. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

    The personal information submitted for employment is collected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. We thank you for your application but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    www.peterborough.ca/jobs

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