Job Description

Overview of responsibilities :

The Cape Breton Partnership is looking for a driven multi-talented person to fill the role of Economic Development Officer for the Cape Breton Regional Enterprise Network (CBREN) program. You will produce high-quality work while working in a fast-paced environment.

Qualifications :

Post-secondary level education in a relevant discipline from a recognised academic institution; degree or diploma in Business Administration, Commerce, Economics or similar designation.
Extensive knowledge of municipal government, relevant planning and economic development legislation, development approval processes, business park development, infrastructure requirements for business development, project management and taxation structures.
Valid Driver’s License and current driving abstract.

Knowledge requirements :

Needs to possess a positive, optimistic attitude.
Proven interpersonal skills, being able to exercise sound judgement, tact, and discretion when dealing with others.
Political acuity and sensitivity along with exemplary presentation and analytical skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal direction.
Ability to network with communities, businesses, economic development professionals and a wide variety of other organisations.

Special skills and abilities :

Nice-to-have skills and qualifications
Requires knowledge of business theories and practices as well as knowledge of local and regional economic development potential and opportunities.

Bilingualism would be considered an asset.
Certification in economic development would be considered an asset.

Job Type : Full Time
Employment Category : Business Development

Employer Profile

The Cape Breton Partnership has over 150 investors committed to investing in Cape Breton’s future economic growth. Private sector support and collaboration remains a top priority for the Partnership and continues to be a driving force behind changing our local attitudes and transitioning the economy into a new era of prosperity.

Company Info

Phone : (902) 562-7182
Fax :
Email :
City/Town : : Port Hawkesbury
Province/Territory : : Nova Scotia
Special instructions : Please forward a cover letter and resume as a single PDF file to:
Disclosure statement : :

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