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Position: Economic Development Officer
Company: Alberton & Community Development Corporation (ACDC)
Date Posted: Apr 2, 2019
Closing Date: Apr 19, 2019
Category: Miscellaneous
Employment Type: Unknown
Region(s): West Prince
Details: Economic Development Officer at Alberton & Community Development Corporation (ACDC)
AlbertonPosted on: April 2, 2019$50,000 + per year for 40 hours per week Starting Date: May 6, 2019Contract Full-timeJob Listing Expires: April 18, 20191 Vacancy120563
The Economic Development Officer is accountable to the Advisory Committee of the Alberton Community Development Corporation (ACDC) for implementing the actions associated with the West Prince Economic Development Opportunities strategic priorities. The individual will strive to ensure that the Alberton Community Development Corporation (ACDC) is best positioned to take advantage of strategic economic development opportunities for the West Prince region. The individual will also develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with the local business community and key stakeholder groups.

Completion of a degree, diploma or equivalent from a post-secondary institution in Business/Public Administration, Economic Development, or similar field of study;
Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a similar position;
Or an acceptable combination of education and experience.
Knowledge and awareness of community and economic development principles and strategies to help identify and assess the West Prince Region’s priority needs and develop and implement strategies;
Understanding of marketing, business attraction, clusters, strategic alliance;
Proven leadership abilities to perform as a team player and build effective relationships with business leaders, investors, government officials as well as community partners;
Proposal writing skills;
Ability to work with limited supervision, high level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning and discretion;
Ability to provide high quality strategic advice on a range of focus areas related to business development, both on broad issues and in cases where specific knowledge of issues and/or sectors;
Outstanding interpersonal skills including: Exceptional communication skills (listening, written and oral); Adept at human relations and negotiating; Experience in public relations; Ability to work effectively with a variety of people; Ability to effectively deal with sensitive situations;
Strong analytical and decision making skills, including ability to make decisions relative to urgency and importance;
General knowledge and understanding of computers including a variety of computer applications;
Ability to processes challenges into a solution or new opportunities, seek “out of the box” entrepreneurial solutions.
Other Requirements: Possess a valid PEI Driver’s License with no restrictions. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references by email, to by April 18th, 2019.

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