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  • 20 Jun 2017 10:00 AM | Brittany Bruce (Administrator)

    MANAGER, CULTURE

    AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:

    The Manager, Culture, is a driven cultural management professional, skilled in bridging the gap between cultural practice and strategic planning. Critically minded and highly personable, they identify links and forge productive relationships to strengthen and advance cultural development. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Cultural Services, the Manager, Culture, plans, connects and enables the conditions for culture to happen, while building capacity in the local cultural sector.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    1.     Cultural Planning

    ·       Lead the development and implementation of the Cultural Master Plan and other key cultural plans and policies

    ·       Actively research best practises and new directions in cultural management and its applications for economic vitality and social change

    ·       Participate on cross-departmental working teams to apply a cultural lens to municipal priorities and planning projects  

    2.     Capacity Building

    ·       Develop an in-depth understanding of the local cultural sector, including their strengths, needs, and challenges, and create programs and strategies to support the sector and build capacity 

    3.     Networking and Partnerships

    ·       Establish and maintain effective relationships and strategic partnerships with key stakeholders, public and private organizations, and other levels of government to strengthen and advance cultural development

    4.     Education

    ·       Manage the design and delivery of cultural education programs, to enrich the diverse audience engagement experience and enhance community cultural consciousness

    5.     Public Art

    ·       Oversee the continued development and implementation of the public art program, including the ongoing maintenance and curatorial management of the City’s public art collection

    6.     Film Services

    ·       Guide the promotion and provision of film industry services, including filming locations, permit issuance and other support services, and facilitating relations with the local community and businesses

    7.     Team Leadership

    ·       Participate as a key member of the Cultural Services management team

    ·       Lead and motivate the Culture team to deliver high-quality programs and services, that support the vision for Cultural Services and advance development of the cultural sector

    ·       Coach, mentor and train staff as required to meet service goals and objectives

    ·       Lead business improvement and change management initiatives within the unit as required to support the corporate strategic direction

    8.     Corporate Contribution

    ·       Prepare reports, presentations and other communications to support business needs

    ·       Attend City Council, leadership and other corporate meetings as required

    ·       Develop and manage the unit’s budget and participate in the divisional and corporate budget process

    ·       Ensure compliance with relevant policies, processes and legislation, where applicable

    SELECTION CRITERIA:

    • Post-secondary degree in Cultural Management, Arts, Economic Development or related discipline
    • 5-7 years progressive experience in cultural administration, with a leadership or management position
    • Ability to interact with internal and external key stakeholders, community groups, government agencies, public and private sector organizations
    • Solid Customer Service and People Management skills
    • Solid Negotiation skills to negotiate with key stakeholders, vendors and consultants to ensure optimal resources are in place to meet project and operational deliverables
    • Solid Organizational skills; Detail oriented, well organized and able to prioritize complex tasks with critical deadlines
    • Solid Analytical skills for complex problem solving
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft office/software.

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

    TO APPLY: Please apply quoting the file number 102552 by July 6, 2017 at: www.brampton.ca/employment or via www.workopolis.com and search for key words City of Brampton. If you require assistance with the application process, please contact us directly. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview with be contacted. We are dedicated to equal opportunity.

    The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 

  • 19 Jun 2017 9:59 AM | Brittany Bruce (Administrator)

    JOB   P O S T I N G

    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

    *$20.90 - $28.04/hour

    35 hour week

    The Corporation of the City of Brockville invites applications from qualified and interested candidates for the full time position of Economic Development Coordinator.  This position is covered by the C.U.P.E. Local 115 (Inside) collective agreement.

    Reporting to the Director of Economic Development, the successful candidate will assist in the delivery of economic development programs and projects and provide administrative support to the Director.  The candidate will work with the Director and other City staff to build and maintain relationships with existing companies to help retain and grow these businesses and maintain a client relationship management (CRM) system to track communications with existing businesses and potential investors.  Maintain and develop economic development promotion material, including managing the photo and image library, and managing the Economic Development department’s social media presence.

    The ideal applicant should have a post-secondary diploma or degree in business, marketing or economics and a minimum of one (1) year directly related and applicable experience.  In addition, applicants must be competent in the use of a computer, spreadsheets, database and desktop publishing software including proficiency with PhotoShop, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  Candidates must be capable of maintaining an active/complex filing system and accounting principles as well as skilled in use of internet including research and sourcing mechanisms and desktop publishing.

    The personal information submitted is collected under the authority of The Municipal Act and is protected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  The municipality is an equal opportunity employer following the rules and regulations set out by the Human Rights Code and the Integrated Accessibility Standard Regulation.  For applicants with a disability, accommodations are available upon request in the recruitment process should you be selected to participate.

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit your application marked “Economic Development Coordinator” on/before 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017 to the following:

    Human Resources Department

    City Hall, P.O. Box 5000                                                                            

    1 King Street West

    Brockville, Ontario                           email: hr@brockville.com

    K6V 7A5                                            

    The City wishes to thank all applicants and advises that only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.                               

  • 13 Jun 2017 11:12 AM | Brittany Bruce (Administrator)

    Business Development Officer

    North Bay is a vibrant and progressive City situated between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake in Ontario’s beautiful Near North. This growing city of 51,000 residents is conveniently located just three and a half hours from Toronto and Ottawa.

    The City of North Bay’s Economic Development Department is seeking a highly energetic and creative individual who enjoys working as part of a team.  Driven and self-motivated to contribute to the goals of the organization, the successful applicant will be an outgoing, independent professional who can effectively utilize their skills and network to advance our mandate.  Familiar with government programming and business support systems, this individual will work directly with community partners to implement relevant programming and provide industry with access to tools that support business growth. 

    The candidate’s effective, customer focused approach to business will result in opportunities for new investment and job growth in the community.  As a proven collaborator with strong project management experience, the individual will lead internal initiatives and provide end to end client support for businesses. 

    The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the North Bay economy and Northern Ontario.  With relevant post-secondary education and a minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years on the job experience, or an acceptable combination of formal education and related experience, the successful candidate will be accustomed to working in the field of economic development and ideally has obtained, or be presently working towards, his/her professional designation in Economic Development. 

    We are seeking an individual who is proficient with office and online systems and available to work outside of traditional business hours.  With some requirement for travel, valid travel documents and a valid Ontario driver’s license are a must.  Bilingualism is considered an asset.  The candidate’s professional and thoughtful problem resolution skills are complementary to his/her responsive client focused approach.  This individual enjoys working in a demanding, fast pace environment where their ability to effectively manage competing priorities results in successful projects and innovative new ideas.

    Qualified individuals interested in being considered for this position are requested to submit, in confidence, a resume and covering letter clearly demonstrating how they meet the requirements and qualifications of the position, no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, June 30th, 2017 to email:

    staffing@cityofnorthbay.ca

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

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

  • 08 Jun 2017 11:59 AM | Brittany Bruce (Administrator)

    Central Almaguin Economic Development Association is inviting applications for an Economic Development Officer. 

    Central Almaguin is in the heart of the Almaguin Highlands, and is approximately 50 km North of Huntsville. 

    •  Degree or Diploma from an accredited University or College in a related field of study 
    •  Holds or working towards a Certificate in Economic Development/Ec.D. Designation 
    •  Minimum two years of related experience 
    •  Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a reliable vehicle 

    Application Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2017 by 4:00 p.m. 

    For a full job description and more information on Central Almaguin, please visit: www.centralalmaguin.net or www.strongtownship.com 

    Please submit a professional cover letter and resume by mail, email or fax to: 

    Township of Strong 

    Attn: Linda Maurer, Clerk-Treasurer 

    PO Box 1120 Sundridge ON P0A 1Z0 

    Fax: 705-384-5892 

    Email: clerk@strongtownship.com 

    Clearly Marked “Economic Development Officer” 

    We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used for the purpose of candidate selection. CAEDA is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available and will be provided upon request in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. 

    This opportunity is proudly supported by: FedNor and the Government of Canada.


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