Location: Kamloops, British Columbia Job Opportunity: Full-time, on site Closing Date: Open until filled Salary Range: $63,240 - $74,460
Reporting to the Executive Director and working with the Venture Kamloops team, this position is responsible for the execution and implementation of economic development initiatives in the areas of business attraction, retention and expansion to support business within the City of Kamloops.
This role is an opportunity to collaborate on current, award-winning Venture Kamloops programs and design new and innovative approaches to economic development. Venture Kamloops operates on an in-person office work model, but with the added benefit of exceptional flexibility. This position is eligible to participate in the Venture Kamloops four-day work week program. Qualified applicants are invited to apply to this great opportunity to reside in and contribute to the growth and success of Kamloops.
We are looking for someone who has demonstrated experience in creating, implementing and maintaining economic development strategies, programs and services. You have strong knowledge of local, regional, national and international economic matters and possess a client first mindset. The ideal candidate has a strong ability to develop and maintain strong relationships and partnerships, a strong network and is able to prospect new relationships.
You have demonstrated proficiency in all forms of communication, particularly verbal and written, together with strong organizational skills, organizational commitment, and ability to align with the organizational values and priorities. You must have the ability to respect and maintain confidentiality, be professional at all times, and analyze, report, and present on data and findings.
The population & economy of Kamloops, B.C. has been rapidly growing in the past 5 years due to its affordable lifestyle, career opportunities, and friendly small-town atmosphere. It's the 5th fastest growing metro area in Canada with over 100,000 people, providing the amenities of a larger centre and easy access to major cities like Vancouver and Kelowna. With over 2,000 hours of sunshine a year, a low amount of rainfall, and a strong sense of community, Kamloops is an ideal place to build a career, start a business, or raise a family.Learn More About Kamloops
Implement business attraction initiatives to increase the awareness of Kamloops to external marketplaces by:
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
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We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this exciting opportunity, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
The population of Kamloops is expected to grow by 5,000 people between 2017 and 2022.